The All-American Rejects Rock the Spring Concert

MICHELLE DEPINHO & SEAN SONNEMANN EDITOR & EDITOR-IN-CHIEF The student antics surrounding Alesso’s evening performance at SpringFest 2013 led to last year’s Jasper Days being a mid-morning country music concert with relatively poor student attendance. This year, the return of the carnival, barbeque and The All-American Rejects headlining an afternoon concert proved to be a winning formula that appeased students and administrators alike. “I think … Continue reading The All-American Rejects Rock the Spring Concert

MC’s “Dirty Little Secret”

The All-American Rejects to Headline Spring Concert It seems that Manhattan College students can’t get enough of middle school-era music nostalgia. Following the acoustic performance by members of Boys Like Girls for this past fall’s Quadstock, alternative rock band The All-American Rejects is set to take the stage for this semester’s spring concert. After receiving over 40 percent of the vote in an online survey … Continue reading MC’s “Dirty Little Secret”

Jasper Days Artist Selection is Underway

BY KIERAN ROCK AND KELLY BURNS ASST. FEATURES EDITOR AND ASST. A&E EDITOR/PRODUCTION EDITOR Students may have voted for their top choices for a Jasper Days artist, but securing an artist is not as simple as that according to John Bennett, director of student activities. Bennett said his office will be conducting negotiations with the artists over the next two months in an attempt to … Continue reading Jasper Days Artist Selection is Underway

Students to Vote for Upcoming Jasper Days Artist

This spring, students will have a say in the artist that is chosen to perform at the Office of Student Activities’ annual Jasper Days, the popular weekend event formerly known as SpringFest that features a concert and a day of school-sponsored activities. The idea to use a survey came after complaints from students saying that they had little to no say in last year’s performance … Continue reading Students to Vote for Upcoming Jasper Days Artist

Jasper Days Stirs Response from Students & Administration

This year’s “Jasper Days” was a far calmer than last year’s “Springfest” and that is exactly how administration intended it to be. This year’s festivities included a concert, dorm wars, a comedy show, a special mass, a performing arts concert, and a Yankees game. This year’s “Jasper Days” was a far calmer than last year’s “Springfest” and that is exactly how administration intended it to … Continue reading Jasper Days Stirs Response from Students & Administration

Country Meets City at Jasper Days

New York City seems like an unlikely place for a country music concert, but this past weekend, Draddy gymnasium was the spot to be for country music fans. With performances from Brynn Marie, Craig Campbell and Kellie Pickler, the Jasper Days concert was a welcome break from the stress of the ending semester. Starting much earlier than last years nighttime concert by Alesso, Brynn Marie … Continue reading Country Meets City at Jasper Days

SNL Comedian Brooks Wheelan Brings Laughs to Jasper Days

Brooks Wheelan took the stage for an unorthodox standup show in Draddy gymnasium, and had a lot of room to joke with MC students. Not only did the empty space of the gym allow Wheelan to move around to accompany his jokes, the college audience gave him a chance to try new material. After the cancelation of the fireworks show Student Activities quickly replaced the … Continue reading SNL Comedian Brooks Wheelan Brings Laughs to Jasper Days

Jasper Days Fireworks Replaced with SNL Comedian

BY: KIERAN ROCK & KELLY BURNS Assistant Features Editor and Production Editor/Assistant A&E Editor The Quadrangle broke the news on Twitter on April 12 that the fireworks show planned for Jasper Days had been canceled. Manhattan College Student Activities Department announced it on their own Twitter on April 16. Student Activities announced on their twitter yesterday that the fireworks show has been replaced with a … Continue reading Jasper Days Fireworks Replaced with SNL Comedian