The Differences Between the Women’s and Men’s Rowing Teams Explained

The Manhattan College Women’s Division 1 Rowing Team on the water in November 2021. @MANHATTANROWING/ COURTESY By Jilleen Barrett and Kelly Cwik, Managing Editor/Features Editor & Staff Writer The Manhattan College rowing program is not just categorized by different genders – the teams are also housed under completely different departments at the college. While both teams have common experience, there is one uncommon factor: the … Continue reading The Differences Between the Women’s and Men’s Rowing Teams Explained

 Pre-Game Meals at What Cost

By, Anna Woods and Caroline McCarthy, Managing Editor and Sports Editor Food insecurity has been a topic of conversation in the Manhattan College athletic department this school year, as teams have faced issues with designated practice times interfering with shortened Locke’s Loft hours, resulting in lack of dinner for many student athletes. The men’s basketball team, however, seems to have found a loophole.  At a … Continue reading  Pre-Game Meals at What Cost

Manhattan Shortstop Makes Brooks Wallace Award Watchlist

By, Victor Franco, Staff Writer David Bermudez, a transfer from Rider University and a current Manhattan College graduate student, has been put on the watchlist for the Brooks Wallace Award. The highly prestigious award given by the College Baseball Foundation (CBF) aims to recognize the top college shortstop at the national level.  Bermudez has helped MC Baseball compete with other top schools in Division I … Continue reading Manhattan Shortstop Makes Brooks Wallace Award Watchlist

 Jessie Rising Named Valedictorian of the Class of 2022 

Jessie Rising posing for her softball team headshot. GOJASPERS/ COURTESY By Katie Heneghan, Senior Writer Senior Pitcher Jessie Rising of the Manhattan College softball team was recently named the Valedictorian of the Undergraduate Class of 2022. As a student-athlete, Rising has gone above and beyond the expectations of her peers, teammates and professors. In her four years at Manhattan, Rising has accumulated quite the resume … Continue reading  Jessie Rising Named Valedictorian of the Class of 2022 

Residence Life Announces New Personalized Themed Housing for Fall 2022

By Lauren Raziano, Web Production and Assist. Sports Editor  Starting in Fall 2022, there will be four new unique themed housing communities on campus, announced in a Residence Life email sent out to students in February.  AJ Goodman, the associate dean of students and director of residence life, is looking forward to this new personalized housing option for Manhattan College students.  “Themed Housing was created … Continue reading Residence Life Announces New Personalized Themed Housing for Fall 2022

Women Lead in Clubs & Organizations Despite Gender Ratio 

By Christine Nappi, Senior Writer Women’s involvement on campus is higher than their male counterparts– despite the college’s male-dominant gender ratio.  According to the manhattan.edu facts and stats page, 54 percent of the 3,894 undergraduate students are male, and 46 percent are female, which places Manhattan College in a unique position. Compared to the national average for the 2020-21 academic year, 59.9 percent of college students … Continue reading Women Lead in Clubs & Organizations Despite Gender Ratio 

Letter from the Editor: The UNCOMMON Issue

Dear Readers, Happy special issue! I cannot believe that we are at the final issue of the semester, including our special issue for this spring, entitled the Uncommon Issue.  When deliberating potential special issue topics early this semester, our staff was determined to highlight the uncommon experiences that come with attending Manhattan College–both the good and the bad. I feel that we’ve found a strong … Continue reading Letter from the Editor: The UNCOMMON Issue

Greek Life Brings Community Service to Campus

APP sisters at their paint a pot event on Earth Day. ANGELICA NIEDERMEYER/COURTESY By Angelica Niedermeyer, Staff Writer Manhattan College is home to two fraternities and two sororities, something Catholic colleges are not typically known for having. After the last year of being online and assimilating back to being more involved on campus, these Greek life organizations are thriving philanthropically.  The four Greek Life organizations … Continue reading Greek Life Brings Community Service to Campus

Professor Profile: Meet Jordan Pascoe: The Feminist Philosopher

By Jocelyn Visnov, Web Editor/Asst. Production Editor Jordan Pascoe, Ph.D., combines her love of philosophy and flair for social justice to challenge social norms and facilitate change on campus. Since joining the Jasper community in 2012, Pascoe has made lasting contributions within the philosophy department and beyond.  As an associate professor of philosophy at MC, Pascoe teaches courses which analyze aspects of race, gender, politics … Continue reading Professor Profile: Meet Jordan Pascoe: The Feminist Philosopher