MC Students Gain a New Perspective On Immigration

By Mack Olmsted, Asst. Production Editor A group of Manhattan College students took a trip to the Lower East Side to learn about the history of immigration in the city, while also taking a look into modern day issues that immigrants face in society.  The trip was led by coordinator of social action Jacquie Martin, graduate assistant Jubilee Aguilar and student leaders Sabrina Beharry and … Continue reading MC Students Gain a New Perspective On Immigration

Winter L.O.V.E. Trips Emphasize Solidarity

by HALEY BURNSIDE & RIKKILYNN SHIELDS, Senior Writers This past winter break, four groups of students traveled to four different cities to be of service through L.O.V.E. trips. Their efforts took them to three U.S. cities: El Paso, Flint and New Orleans, as well as one international trip to Ecuador. Through their travels, the student participants learned about the local communities while ultimately serving the citizens in … Continue reading Winter L.O.V.E. Trips Emphasize Solidarity

The Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding Program

by BRIGID SHEA, Staff Writer This summer, students from Manhattan College will be traveling to Mexico to participate in the Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding Program. This program takes students from different Lasallian colleges and universities around the world to learn leadership skills in a global setting. The Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding program has been at Manhattan College for five years now. Last summer, Brother … Continue reading The Lasallian Leadership and Global Understanding Program

L.O.V.E. Trips Return To MC After Blizzard Jonas Delays Travel Plans

Participating on a trip with the Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience club, or L.O.V.E., is a rewarding opportunity offered by Manhattan College. Each trip takes months of planning in advance to ensure an amazing experience. Flights, housing, itinerary, and budgets are all accounted for well ahead of time but some things you just cannot plan for. When record breaking snow storm Jonas hit, L.O.V.E groups New … Continue reading L.O.V.E. Trips Return To MC After Blizzard Jonas Delays Travel Plans

To Jamaica, Haiti, Louisiana and Back: Students Reflect on Their L.O.V.E. Trip

Manhattan College students are no strangers to humanitarianism. For years, the Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience (L.O.V.E.) Program has allowed students to travel to various cities and countries all over the world to build homes, provide disaster clean up, and work with impoverished families. This month, a handful of students gave up a week of their breaks to lend a hand to those in need. Emily … Continue reading To Jamaica, Haiti, Louisiana and Back: Students Reflect on Their L.O.V.E. Trip

Winter Break at Home (and Away)

Manhattan students are inevitably looking beyond finals week to the elusive winter break. Breaks from school are often times that we spend at home, relaxing and spending time with family, but over winter break and spring break, many Manhattan College students spend their time helping others. The Manhattan College Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience (LOVE) offers students “service and social justice travel experiences” according to the … Continue reading Winter Break at Home (and Away)

“I have a feeling we’re not in New York anymore…”

This astute observation was first made famous by Dorothy Gale in “The Wizard of Oz,” though of course she said Kansas instead of New York and was talking to her terrier Toto at the time. Surprisingly enough, over this past mid-semester break Manhattan College students found themselves murmuring something close to these words at one point or another while on international trips the school had … Continue reading “I have a feeling we’re not in New York anymore…”