Ali James ‘23 Presents Research on the Dangers of Microaggressions at WAGS Brown Bag

By Mary Haley, Staff Writer Alixandria James, a senior at Manhattan College, brought to light important issues at her research presentation, named “The Impact of Racial Battle Fatigue on Individuals of Color at Predominantly White Institutions and its Contributions to Health Disparities in Stress-Related Disease.” The Women and Gender Studies (WAGS) Brown Bag event was held in the Alumni Room of O’Malley Library on Wednesday, … Continue reading Ali James ‘23 Presents Research on the Dangers of Microaggressions at WAGS Brown Bag

The LWGRC Celebrates its 4th Birthday with the Opening of the ‘It’s on Us’ Chapter 

By  Karen Flores, Asst.  Features Editor  The LWGRC celebrated its fourth birthday along with the launch of Manhattan College’s new It’s On Us chapter on Oct 19.  According to the It’s On Us website, the national campaign was founded in September 2014 by the Obama-Biden White House that “has grown into the nation’s largest nonprofit program dedicated to college sexual assault prevention and survivor support … Continue reading The LWGRC Celebrates its 4th Birthday with the Opening of the ‘It’s on Us’ Chapter 

The LWGRC Hosts Consent Training On Campus

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center hosted Consent Training for Sexual Harassment, Assault and Rape on Oct. 5. The teachings ranged from the definition of power to the difference between verbal and nonverbal consent.  The event had a guest speaker, Jamie Pytlik. Pytlik is an Enough is Enough Coordinator who works in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office in the … Continue reading The LWGRC Hosts Consent Training On Campus

LWGRC Hosts its First Bystander Training Program

Tiffany French teaches participants how to use the 6 D’s to approach a situation.KAREN FLORES/THE QUADRANGLE  By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor Tiffany French, assistant dean of engineering, with the support of the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, held a Bystander Intervention Training on Sept. 28 with the goal of teaching students how to strategically assess and intervene if they witness a potentially dangerous … Continue reading LWGRC Hosts its First Bystander Training Program

The LWGRC Will Continue Hosting #MeToo Mondays to Support Victims of Sexual Violence

By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center will revitalize #MeToo Mondays for the fall semester on Oct. 3 in Kelly 3C. #MeToo Mondays is a student-led support group for survivors of sexual abuse and harrassment. This year, the group will be led by senior Kate Behrens.  #MeToo Mondays were started in 2019 by Julia Ettere ’21 while she was … Continue reading The LWGRC Will Continue Hosting #MeToo Mondays to Support Victims of Sexual Violence

Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer The annual Take Back the Night event, hosted by the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center, raised awareness about gender-based violence and taught techniques to help support survivors. This student-coordinated event consisted of speakers and students on campus that shared their stories.  The overarching message of the event was that survivors are never alone, even though the situation they may … Continue reading Jaspers Host Take Back the Night Event on Campus

Women Lead in Clubs & Organizations Despite Gender Ratio 

By Christine Nappi, Senior Writer Women’s involvement on campus is higher than their male counterparts– despite the college’s male-dominant gender ratio.  According to the manhattan.edu facts and stats page, 54 percent of the 3,894 undergraduate students are male, and 46 percent are female, which places Manhattan College in a unique position. Compared to the national average for the 2020-21 academic year, 59.9 percent of college students … Continue reading Women Lead in Clubs & Organizations Despite Gender Ratio 

LWGRC to Host Mental Health Training Session

By Alexandrea Velez, Contributor The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center is hosting a mental health training event to better equip students to identify and assist with mental health-related situations.  This is the first Mental Health First Aid training course that is being provided to MC, and it is being planned to run once a semester yearly.  Alixandria James, an intern in the center majoring in public … Continue reading LWGRC to Host Mental Health Training Session

LWGRC Creates New Podcast

By, Maria Thomas and Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer and Contributor If your morning commute has been boring you lately, the LWGRC has you covered with an inspired new podcast. Two interns at the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center (LWGRC), sophomore Emilia O’Neill and junior Caitlin Lambe, started The LWGRC Podcast in conjunction with the center, which focuses on bringing feminism, social justice and representation … Continue reading LWGRC Creates New Podcast