A COVID Anniversary

by Kelly Cwik & Megan LaCreta, Asst. A&E Editor & Staff Writer Last week, Manhattan College reached a milestone: the one-year anniversary of the school closing due to COVID-19. To reflect on the past year, The Quadrangle spoke with three students to see how they felt remembering the one-year mark and how they have managed these strange times. Alex Castro, a senior mechanical engineering student, looked back … Continue reading A COVID Anniversary

Pandemic or Not, The Multicultural Center Continues to Shine

by Whit Anderson, Staff Writer Despite this pandemic creating numerous obstacles for Manhattan College organizations, the Multicultural Center is still doing all they can to achieve its goals this semester.  Located on the third floor of Kelly Commons, the Multicultural Center was created as an area where students of all different backgrounds and identities can feel comfortable. Hayden Greene, the Director of Multicultural Affairs, has … Continue reading Pandemic or Not, The Multicultural Center Continues to Shine

Voices on the Quad: Returning Home for Thanksgiving and Beyond

by Maria Thomas, News Editor  With the holiday season approaching, on-campus students will be traveling home for the rest of the semester amid the on-going pandemic, making Thanksgiving look different for many. The Quadrangle spoke with various students to see how they feel about returning home and celebrating this holiday in a new way.  Christopher Iannace, Sophomore, Civil Engineering Major Where is home for you? Home … Continue reading Voices on the Quad: Returning Home for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Start the Countdown: Jasper Basketball Set to Return at End of the Month

by Pete Janny, Managing Editor & Sports Editor The start of the college basketball season is less than a month away, and the clock is ticking. While Manhattan students will be vacating campus for Thanksgiving break, the school’s basketball teams will be getting back in the swing of playing competitive games again. That is, of course, if the novel coronavirus pandemic doesn’t get worse than … Continue reading Start the Countdown: Jasper Basketball Set to Return at End of the Month

How do Students Feel About COVID Restrictions?

by Anna Woods & Victor Franco, Asst. News & Features Editor, Staff Writer  Manhattan College has implemented new COVID-19 restrictions this semester that students have to follow on campus in order to stop the spread of the virus. These new restrictions have changed student life on campus causing students to form their own opinions. The Quadrangle spoke with some students who have been faced with the … Continue reading How do Students Feel About COVID Restrictions?

The Pandemic, Protests, and Polls: CMSA’s “A Slice of Social Justice” Explains It All

by Jilleen Barrett & Jocelyn Visnov, Asst. A&E Editor & Staff Writer The Campus Ministry and Social Action suite hosted “A Slice of Social Justice” on Wednesday, Sept 30. The purpose of this virtually-held event, that is part of a series of events, was to draw attention to disaster-related protests and the role they play in social justice.  Jordan Pascoe and Mitch Stripling hosted the … Continue reading The Pandemic, Protests, and Polls: CMSA’s “A Slice of Social Justice” Explains It All

GrARTitude Returns to the LWGRC Bringing Positivity During the Pandemic

by Kyla Guilfoil & Anna Woods, Staff Writer & Asst. News & Features Editor  The Lasallian Women and Gender Resource Center at Manhattan College is still diving into this semester with resources, support and activities despite the new virtual medium. GrARTitude made its first appearance this semester on Wednesday, Sept. 23.  GrARTitude was brought to Manhattan College last fall by MC senior and intern for the LWGRC, … Continue reading GrARTitude Returns to the LWGRC Bringing Positivity During the Pandemic

Voices on the Quad: How Students Are Staying Social With COVID Restrictions

by Adrianne Hutto, Contributor  Meeting new people, spending with friends, and socializing often are main components of the college experience. However, the social aspect of college has changed as a result of COVID-19. On top of adapting to online classes, students are now faced with adjusting their regular social activities to COVID-safe and socially distant alternatives. While it may seem like there are not a lot … Continue reading Voices on the Quad: How Students Are Staying Social With COVID Restrictions

Jaspers Commit to Lasallian Values Amid Pandemic Through Hosting Summer Camp

by Christine Nappi, Features Editor For Edgar Zavala, MC’s director of non-credit programs, commitment to education and community is one of the most important Lasallian values that should be present, even in the time of COVID-19. Although summer 2020 was a whirlwind of uncertainty when trying to decide whether or not undergraduate students would return to campus in the fall, Zavala and other dedicated Jaspers … Continue reading Jaspers Commit to Lasallian Values Amid Pandemic Through Hosting Summer Camp