COVID Update: Isolation Period Shortened to Five Days for Some Cases

By Jilleen Barrett, Features/Managing Editor Each semester seems to bring adjustments to COVID guidelines at Manhattan College. This semester brings one of the most significant changes the school has seen since classes went online in spring 2020 — a shortened isolation period. According to a OneManhattan email sent on Jan. 28, students and employees who test positive for COVID will be required to isolate themselves … Continue reading COVID Update: Isolation Period Shortened to Five Days for Some Cases

Hangry in Horan: My Experience in Quarantine

by Jilleen Barrett, A&E Editor In case you needed another reason to wear a mask– or even two– around campus, here’s one: the on-campus quarantine experience is absolutely dreadful. I recently found out that one of my friends, an avid double masker and a believer in science, tested positive for COVID-19. All of her suitmates got it, as well. I had seen them all for … Continue reading Hangry in Horan: My Experience in Quarantine

Letter to the Editor: Quarantine Conditions

Dear Anna Woods,  I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing this in hope to raise some awareness on some students who need the help of the entire school. I’ve been the VP of Finances for Student Government all of this time, but it’s become true now, more than ever, that the strength of the people will surpass the likes of individuals like … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Quarantine Conditions

Creativity in a Restrictive Reality

by Victor Franco, Staff Writer This semester has been a challenge for student life on campus. Many activities and events were either canceled or turned fully virtual due to COVID-19, thus forcing students to have to create some activities of their own and manage the engagement of their friends. These activities are done while being socially distant in order to create an awareness of a … Continue reading Creativity in a Restrictive Reality

The Lady Jaspers Return to the Court Tonight Providing a Dose of Normalcy for Manhattan Basketball

by Pete Janny, Sports Editor & Managing Editor It all started with a false start; and later it became a false positive. That’s the best way to describe the whirlwind day the Manhattan women’s basketball team had on Thanksgiving Eve. The day started out with an abundance of hope and promise but later ended with the Lady Jaspers being sent into quarantine after the discovery … Continue reading The Lady Jaspers Return to the Court Tonight Providing a Dose of Normalcy for Manhattan Basketball

Vlogging Through Quarantine

by Jilleen Barrett, Asst. A&E Editor Now that all classes are online, many Jaspers are taking up new hobbies to avoid getting cabin fever during quarantine. One of these students is senior economics and finance major, Ian Scheuer. Scheuer has been making vlogs on his Instagram account @schu.vlog. Scheuer is involved with many extracurriculars on campus, giving him little time to pursue film. As vice … Continue reading Vlogging Through Quarantine