Quick Q&A with The Quad Staff: Kieran Rock

Who? Kieran Rock, Assistant Features Editor Year: Sophomore Major: English   Q: Who would you want with you if you were stranded on a deserted island (& why)? A: I would want my friends, because we could have a good time regardless of being stranded.   Q: Who is your favorite author/what is your favorite book? A: My favorite author is Ernest Hemingway, and my favorite book … Continue reading Quick Q&A with The Quad Staff: Kieran Rock

Leaving MC: Life After Transferring

“I could just see myself going to school there.” This was the initial thought that crossed Lindsay Preece’s mind when she visited Manhattan College. Many students could say the same thing when they think back to their first visit to campus. The first time they walked across the quad, saw students smiling on their way to classes, or heard about the small school environment in the big city setting. … Continue reading Leaving MC: Life After Transferring

Fire Alarm Systems Operational in Jasper and Overlook

Failed parts in the fire alarm systems of Jasper Hall and Overlook Manor have been replaced and the residence halls’ systems are now almost fully functional. For about two weeks, fire alarm systems in the two Manhattan College residence halls were not fully operational due to separate failures in each building, according to Andrew Ryan, vice president of facilities. “Jasper is fully operational. Overlook has … Continue reading Fire Alarm Systems Operational in Jasper and Overlook

Jasper Hall, OV Without Functioning Fire Alarm Systems Indefinitely

Residents of Jasper Hall will be without smoke detectors for an indefinite period of time, according to vice president of facilities Andrew Ryan. Overlook Manor will also be without fire alarm panels indefinitely.  “We would not have people in the building if there was an issue that [made it] not safe to be in there,” Ryan said. Signs were recently placed in Jasper Hall stating … Continue reading Jasper Hall, OV Without Functioning Fire Alarm Systems Indefinitely