Sarah Sheehan: The Woman Behind the Stacks

By Lauren Raziano, Copy Editor/Web Editor The Tom and Mary Alice O’Malley Library is filled with stacks of books and wonderful people. One of the staff members of the O’Mally Library is the Director of Reference and Instruction, Sarah Sheehan MSLS, M.ED, AHIP. Sheehan has been with Manhattan College for six years, but has spent over 30 years being a librarian. She has always been … Continue reading Sarah Sheehan: The Woman Behind the Stacks

O’Malley Showcases Hayden Greene’s Exhibit 

by Lauren Raziano, Social Media Editor As the Director of the Multicultural Center and a prize-winning, fine art photographer, Hayden Greene has many talents. Currently, Greene has pieces on display in the O’Malley library from his three collections: “Magritte Reimagined,” “Wanderlust” and “By Any Mean Essential.” Greene’s chosen medium is photography because he says with photos, he is able to capture the world as art … Continue reading O’Malley Showcases Hayden Greene’s Exhibit 

Brother Ralph Bucci: “Closed Vessels, Dolmens, -scapes” Exhibit to Remain in O’Malley Library Until Thanksgiving

by Alexa Schmidt, A&E Editor & Managing Editor You may have noticed the art installation in O’Malley Library and wondered who made the sculptures, or where they came from. Ralph Bucci, F.S.C., who works in the Center for Career Development, is the face behind “Closed Vessels, Dolmens, -scapes,” which arrived on Oct. 5 and will remain on view until Thanksgiving.  Carefully arranged on pedestals or shelves, … Continue reading Brother Ralph Bucci: “Closed Vessels, Dolmens, -scapes” Exhibit to Remain in O’Malley Library Until Thanksgiving

O’Malley Library’s Nascent DVD Collection Begins to Expand

bestaby Leah Cordova Editor The DVDs are in. On the fourth floor of the O’Malley Library, past the couches and tables, right next to the busiest study rooms, now sit over 500 films available for checkout. They are neatly organized on their shelves, finally for everyone to see. “We had space and we felt that not many people knew we even had a film collection. When … Continue reading O’Malley Library’s Nascent DVD Collection Begins to Expand

Pipe Repairs Behind O’Malley Library Enter Fourth Month

Repairs to underground pipes behind O’Malley Library are getting closer to completion, following a burst steam pipe which caused disruptions to the library and to Hayden Hall. The repairs, which were contracted out by Manhattan College last November to plumbing company Mr. Rooter, will cost the institution roughly $100,000, according to Andrew Ryan, P.E., the college’s Vice President of Facilities, who oversees the physical plant. … Continue reading Pipe Repairs Behind O’Malley Library Enter Fourth Month

Where Old Books Find New Life

Sophomore Repairs and Restores Archaic Works for MC Library Tim Gress, a work study student at Manhattan College’s O’Malley library, stands in the empty computer room on the first floor. The room, with six enormous windows and tons of empty bookshelves around its perimeter, is the space that is being dedicated to a massive collection of rare books, a project that fell into Gress’s lap … Continue reading Where Old Books Find New Life

Printers to be Added in Student Commons

by MEGHAN DREHER, Staff Writer & AUGUST KISSEL, Staff Writer Each day, students rush to class, always leaving with enough travel time to arrive to class in a timely manner. A typical pit stop along the way is the library. Upon entering, a common sight is to find a mass of students either waiting to use or using the computers, hoping to quickly print out their assignment … Continue reading Printers to be Added in Student Commons

Students to Paint New Mural Under Founder’s Bridge

The dull, rust-stained wall underneath Founder’s Bridge will soon transform into a concrete canvas. This semester a group of students will paint a mural there that will also serve as the first permanent, student-created, public art installation on campus. “There is nothing on campus that displays the students’ own perspective of the college,” Mark Pottinger, P.h.D. and chair of Manhattan College’s Visual and Performing Arts … Continue reading Students to Paint New Mural Under Founder’s Bridge

Beneath O’Malley: The Secrets of the Subfloors

CLAIRE LEADEN & SEAN MCINTYRE MANAGING/FEATURES EDITOR & SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR Spanning across 85,000 square feet, it’s unlikely that each Jasper has been in every single nook and cranny of O’Malley Library. Though frequented by students all days of the week (and all hours of the night), most studiers have probably never found their way into the depths of resource space beneath O’Malley: the subfloors. … Continue reading Beneath O’Malley: The Secrets of the Subfloors