By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor One of the main things that I love about NYC are the delis. Not only are they walking distance, but they are a place where you could buy just about anything you want. Jasper Deli bears the same green colors as MC and in a way, has become a staple place on campus. Now, if you have gone to … Continue reading Jasper Jams: J-Deli Edition!
By Zoe DeFazio, Asst. Arts and Entertainment Editor Draddy Gymnasium is a staple of Manhattan College’s campus. In it lives “the sixth borough.” The 2,345-seat multi-purpose arena sits at the highest point of Manhattan College’s campus next to Walsh Plaza. Draddy Gymnasium gets its name from Manhattan College alum, Vincent De Paul Draddy. Draddy was captain of Manhattan College’s football team before the termination of … Continue reading Who’s your Draddy?
By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor A white board hangs in the MC fitness center with the names of previous Jaspers who showcased their strength and set records within the powerlifting community. On Dec. 1, current Jaspers put their strengths to the test and set out to put their names on the board during this semester’s powerlifting competition. Jay Ahmed, director of the fitness center, … Continue reading Jasper Powerlifters REPresent a strong community at the MC Powerlifting Competition
By Brooke DellaRocco, Staff Writer Over the last 100 years Manhattan College, along with colleges around the nation, have seen fluctuating tuition prices. As MC is a private institution in New York City, tuition prices have constantly changed and varied. According to manhattan.edu, the average tuition price for the 2022-2023 school year is $44,100. This, however, is calculated without many other expenses such as room … Continue reading 100 years of MC Tuition
By Kelly Kennedy, Social Media Editor Manhattan College has been recognized for its dedication to honoring and serving student veterans, ranking as a Top 10 Gold-Ranking Military Friendly School. What many don’t know is that Manhattan’s relationship with the military dates back all the way to the Civil War, before Manhattan College even found its home here in the Bronx. Tiana Sloan, director of the … Continue reading The History of Student Veterans at Manhattan College
By Lauren Raziano, Copy Editor and Web Editor Libraries are an essential part of the Lasallian tradition at Manhattan College. Deep in the archives of the O’Malley library, historical records detail the transformation of these academic spaces over the course of Manhattan College’s Bronx history. In 1924, the first study space dedicated for students was located in Miguel Hall, which is currently the Campus Ministry … Continue reading The Cardinal Hayes Library 1938 Dedication and The O’Malley Expansion
By Jocelyn Visnov, Production Editor/Web Editor From worldwide conflicts to minor disputes over campus policies, Jaspers have come together to express their views and show their support in a variety of different ways. As the physical campus has changed over the past 100 years, so has the way in which students express their opinions on important topics and decisions. Before officially becoming a co-ed institution … Continue reading Jaspers Use their Voices: the Evolution of Activism at MC
Original photo of Manhattan College when it was first founded in Manhattan in 1853.MANHATTAN.EDU/ COURTESY By Rebecca Kranich, Assistant Social Media Editor As Manhattan College celebrates 100 years in the Bronx, some in the Jasper community may ask: why is MC in Riverdale and not in the borough it’s named after? “When I first applied to Manhattan College, to be quite honest, I didn’t realize … Continue reading Before the Bronx: How and Why MC Came to Riverdale
Manhattan College celebrates 100 years in the Bronx. MANHATTAN.EDU/ COURTESY By Mary Haley, Staff Writer Manhattan College is celebrating its hundredth year of being in the Bronx, and many banners have been seen around campus expressing the college’s Bronx location as opposed to Riverdale, the neighborhood of the Bronx the college’s campus is located in and has been advertised in since the 1970s. According to … Continue reading Riverdale vs. The Bronx: Why Both Locations Matter for MC