#MeToo Mondays Come Back for Virtual Semester

by Madalyn Johnson, Web Editor As the Jasper community adapts to college life both inside the classroom and online, many student-led clubs are finalizing plans for how they will address this fall semester. Campus programs are now forced to be creative in how they can create a welcoming atmosphere through the computer screen. #MeToo Mondays is one program at Manhattan College that started last March … Continue reading #MeToo Mondays Come Back for Virtual Semester

Working Definitions and Other Points of View: Women’s Week Brings MC Students to the Leslie Lohman Museum of Art

by Jilleen Barrett, Asst. Features Editor On March 7, one day before International Women’s Day, the Lasallian Women and Gender Center partnered with Campus Ministry and Social Action to organize a trip to the Leslie Lohman Museum of Art. August Kissel, an international studies major who works as a senior intern for the LWGRC and work study employee for the CMSA, led the trip. Located on … Continue reading Working Definitions and Other Points of View: Women’s Week Brings MC Students to the Leslie Lohman Museum of Art

Catching up with the LWGRC

by Anna Woods, Assistant News Editor  Tucked away in the corner of the 3rd floor of Kelly Commons lies the Lasallian Women and Gender Research Center or the LWGRC. A room where women can come for advice, a safe space and to advocate for gender equality here at Manhattan College. This semester the LWGRC hopes to continue to make a difference on campus. For the 2020 … Continue reading Catching up with the LWGRC

MC Achieves Menstrual Equity Breakthrough

by Jilleen Barrett & Jessica McKenzie, Asst. A&E Editor & Asst. Features Editor Menstrual products are now available in fifteen bathrooms on Manhattan College’s campus. Since Oct. 2018, there has been a tremendous effort to improve menstrual equity in the MC community. As spring semester begins, these products have been made available to the student body. Kaylyn Atkins, senior political science and international studies major and … Continue reading MC Achieves Menstrual Equity Breakthrough

LWGRC Spotlights Student Artwork

The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center (LWGRC) has been siding with students since the day it arrived on campus.  The center is home to many student-run initiatives and is an active partner of several student clubs on campus. However, the advocacy of the LWGRC takes more than one form.  In addition to student-run initiatives, the Center is also home to many pieces of student … Continue reading LWGRC Spotlights Student Artwork

Fr. James Martin Joins LWGRC to “Agitate the Charism” at MC

by Rose Brennan & C. Garrett Keidel, A&E Editor & Sports Editor Fresh off of his trip to the Vatican to speak with Pope Francis regarding LGBTQ issues, Fr. James Martin stopped by Manhattan College for a Q and A with the community on Monday, Oct. 7 at 4:30 p.m. The event, titled “A Conversation with Fr. James Martin on the LGBTQ+ Community and the Catholic Church,” was … Continue reading Fr. James Martin Joins LWGRC to “Agitate the Charism” at MC

MC Lecture Series Presents: Rachael Denhollander and Her Journey to Exposing Larry Nassar

by Gillian Puma & Jilleen Barrett, Staff Writers On Thursday, Oct. 10, students and faculty gathered in Kelly 5A to hear attorney and advocate Rachael Denhollander share her journey on exposing former Michigan University and USA Gymnastics national team doctor, Larry Nassar. The event was held through Student Engagement and co-sponsored by the Lasallian Women & Gender Resource Center, Office of Diversity, Equity & Title IX, and … Continue reading MC Lecture Series Presents: Rachael Denhollander and Her Journey to Exposing Larry Nassar

LWGRC Holds “Nomination Night” for Student Leaders

by Lauren Schuster, Social Media Editor On the evening of International Women’s Day in the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center (LWGRC), a group of students gathered to attend a “Nomination Night,” during which their work on campus promoting intersectional feminism and activism would be acknowledged and celebrated by the center’s staff. The event was organized and hosted by the center’s graduate assistant, Jo-Ann Mullooly and … Continue reading LWGRC Holds “Nomination Night” for Student Leaders

LWGRC Spotlights Martha Joy Rose and Motherhood Exhibit

by Shannon Gleba & Samantha Walla, Staff Writer & Production Editor Sociology professor Martha Joy Rose has been a major proponent for the sociological study of families and motherhood on Manhattan College’s campus for a number of years, and has been able to educate many students through her organization and conference. In 2003, Rose came into contact with the study of motherhood at academic conferences while creating … Continue reading LWGRC Spotlights Martha Joy Rose and Motherhood Exhibit