Actor, Author and Accountant: Brian Baumgartner from The Office Comes to Campus

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Production Editor Brian Baumgartner brought a piece of Scranton to the Bronx as he joined the Jasper community on Saturday, Oct. 15 for Family Weekend. Best known for his iconic portrayal of Kevin Malone on “The Office,” Baumgartner joined fans of the show on the quad for a conversation and Q&A led by executive director of Student Engagement, John Bennett.  Bennet … Continue reading Actor, Author and Accountant: Brian Baumgartner from The Office Comes to Campus

Award Winning Filmmaker and Actress Visits MC for DAsH Event

By Mars Ross, Photography Editor  Allyson Morgan, a writer, producer and actress, came to speak at Manhattan College last Thursday to give insight into building a sustainable life in the world of art and film production. During the event she also screened two of her short films, one of which is commissioned by 20th Digital Studio and is airing on Hulu.  Not only does Morgan … Continue reading Award Winning Filmmaker and Actress Visits MC for DAsH Event

MARS Welcomes Jia Tolentino: Discussions on the Internet and Journalism

by Kyle Guilfoil, Staff Writer Manhattan College’s Major Author Reading Series (MARS) returned last Thursday with guest speaker Jia Tolentino, a staff writer for “The New Yorker.”  MARS is an event held once a semester that hosts an author for a reading and Q&A session. Adam Koehler, a professor of English at MC, has been hosting the MARS program since 2011. Koehler had originally invited Tolentino to … Continue reading MARS Welcomes Jia Tolentino: Discussions on the Internet and Journalism