The Quadrangle: When did you start playing baseball? Paul Genners: Around 5 years old. TQ: Growing up did you play other sports? If so, what made Baseball special for you? PG: Other than baseball, I played football, basketball, and soccer. Baseball was special to me because I would watch my older brothers’ games every weekend. They have always been my role models, so I wanted … Continue reading Paul Genners On Healthy Eating
by Chelsey Zane Guest Writer The following is the opinion of a guest writer, and does not reflect the stance of The Quadrangle, its editorial board or Manhattan College. Through my studies in Dr. Cherubini’s Kinesiology and Public Health course, I am continually inspired to become more physically active. Furthermore, as one of the requirements for the course, I am required to support and encourage community-wide … Continue reading What Health Means to Me: A Health Major’s Perspective
HOW MC STUDENTS COPE WITH THE STRESS OF COLLEGE By Michevi Dufflart & Alyssa Velazquez, Contributor & Editor Wake up, eat, attend class, study, participate in clubs and/or athletics, possibly go to the gym, socialize and sleep. This paints the image of the ideal student that many at Manhattan College aspire to become. After reality sets in though, it is evident that students cannot meet these expectations without … Continue reading Eat, Sleep, Study… Repeat
In the midst of midterm season, it’s easy to see why the proposition is a tempting one. Spending a few dollars on a prescription pill that can help turn out an essay put off until the last minute, cram for tomorrow’s test or knock out a pile of homework in little time is an ever-present option for college students should they so choose to take … Continue reading The “Study Drug” Situation
Sports – Concussion (2015) Director: Peter Landesman The movie is based on a true story, portraying the life of Bennet Omalu, a Nigerian-American neuropathologist, who was the first physicist to discover and publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in football players. Will Smith’s performance as Dr. Omalu is the highlight of the film, as he shows the uphill battle he faced in bringing the … Continue reading Top Five Films for Health Awareness
by Dr. Shawn Ladda Guest Writer The following is the opinion of a guest writer, and does not reflect the stance of The Quadrangle, its editorial board or Manhattan College. I always think of my own college experience as a wonderful time of growth and excitement. It is a time that usually allows one to continue to impact all the dimensions of overall wellness including the … Continue reading Got Health?
Manhattan College Health Services provides care for sick or injured students, faculty, and staff on a daily basis. Students are given access to this basic health care as a part of their health services fee. Students that suffer from your average common cold to students with broken bones or collapsed lungs are all welcomed to visit the Health Service Center. Nurse Practitioner Amy Dall is … Continue reading Health Services Grapples with Demand and Catholic Morality
The JasperFit personal training program is a growing option for members of the Manhattan College community looking for a boost to their workout program. Open to students, faculty, administration, staff, and even alumni who may hold gym memberships to the Kelly Commons Fitness Center, the program features student certified personal trainers who can offer professional expertise in the gym. “The goal of our program is … Continue reading JasperFit Personal Training Program Provides Guidance in the Fitness Center
By RikkiLynn Shields, Editor Sophomore Lisa Fajardo of the Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field team plays a key roll in the success of the team, along with many of the other talented jaspers. Fajardo placed 15th overall at ECAC’s this past weekend, clocking in her 5k at 17:13.79. However, Fajardo does not attribute all of her success to her vigorous training– she also has … Continue reading Eating Healthy While Training All Year?: How Lisa Fajardo Does It!