Tiny Talk: Kyla Guilfoil Takes On Eating Disorder Misconceptions

by Megan LaCreta, Asst. Features Editor On Wednesday Nov. 3, the Multicultural Center hosted Manhattan student Kyla Guilfoil as part of the Tiny Talks program. The sophomore political science and communication major and intern at the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center presented a talk focused on the misconceptions and stigma that surround eating disorders today. Guilfoil is aiming to bring awareness to the issue … Continue reading Tiny Talk: Kyla Guilfoil Takes On Eating Disorder Misconceptions

“Fighting the Flame of Burnout: LWGRC Hosts Slow Burn Roundtable”

by Jilleen Barrett & Caroline McCarthy, Asst. A&E Editor & Staff Writer  The Lasallian Women and Gender Center teamed up with Women in Business to continue their ongoing series called Slow Burn, where students discuss their experiences with burnout. This lecture primarily focused on the effects of burnout during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jordan Pascoe, Ph.D. was involved in the creation of the series during the fall … Continue reading “Fighting the Flame of Burnout: LWGRC Hosts Slow Burn Roundtable”

The Role of Feminism on MC’s Campus

by Nicole Fitzsimmons & Zoe DeFazio, Asst. News/Features Editor & Staff Writer  Manhattan College accepted its first women undergraduate students in 1973, after 120 years of being an established institution. Nearly 47 years later, the question still remains: has the college yielded a place where women and men can thrive at the same levels, inside and outside of the classroom? Classes, faculty and programs at Manhattan … Continue reading The Role of Feminism on MC’s Campus

LWGRC Hosts Annual “Love in the Dark” Event

by Shannon Gleba & Jasmine Allen, Copy Editor & Contributor On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center hosted their annual event titled “Love in the Dark,” with a new focus on love during the time of COVID-19. The event was held virtually and had an attendance of around 20 participants, with four moderators from the LWGRC including faculty members and alumni … Continue reading LWGRC Hosts Annual “Love in the Dark” Event

#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