Meet your Student Body President: Kevin Rojas

by Katie Heneghan, Web Editor Last Spring, amid the madness of a virtual semester, students elected senior Kevin Rojas as student body president. In his four years at the college, Rojas has immersed himself in all the campus has to offer — from academia to study abroad, extracurriculars, and more. Rojas has been a warm and welcoming presence on campus and has some big plans … Continue reading Meet your Student Body President: Kevin Rojas

Senate Meeting Details Plans for Fall Semester

by Caroline McCarthy & Jilleen Barrett, Asst. Features Editor & A&E Editor The Manhattan College Senate held their second virtual meeting of the calendar year on Feb. 16. This session largely consisted of discussions about COVID-19 and the outlook for hyflex classes during the 2021-2022 school year. Provost Steven Schreiner, also a member of the senate, announced during the meeting that there will no longer … Continue reading Senate Meeting Details Plans for Fall Semester

COVID-19 Era Student Government Elections Lead to Rule Violations, Near Sweep

by Anna Woods, Asst. News & Asst. Features Editor  Prior to the end of last semester, Student Government held their annual executive board elections. The election resulted in campaign violations which caused a party’s disqualification, and delayed results. Despite the chaos, ultimately it was a large majority of the members of the  Bronx Party — led by president Shannon Gleba — who won the election.  The … Continue reading COVID-19 Era Student Government Elections Lead to Rule Violations, Near Sweep

Cooper Administration Hosts Last Assembly Meeting

by GABRIELLA DEPINHO, News Editor On Wednesday, May 1, the Cooper administration held its last assembly meeting of the semester. Prayer Space Resolution The Muslim Student Association prayer space resolution passed through Student Government via a vote in GroupMe to gain traction on the resolution. The resolution, written by assembly member and MSA president, Rabea Ali, requested that Manhattan College designate a space on campus … Continue reading Cooper Administration Hosts Last Assembly Meeting

Student Government Assembly Discusses Student Concerns, Engineering and Surveys

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor On Wednesday, March 27, Student Government held an assembly meeting to discuss club updates and upcoming events. BAC After establishing the assembly had quorum at 12:07, Ryan Kwiecinski, Vice President of Finance, called the AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) representative forward to discuss their budget allocation request. Senior Bryan Smyth came up and explained the competition they would be attending … Continue reading Student Government Assembly Discusses Student Concerns, Engineering and Surveys

Student Government Holds Last Assembly Meeting Before Spring Break

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor On Wednesday, March 6, Student Government hosted its fourth assembly meeting of the semester in which they discussed dining concerns, committee updates and other miscellaneous subjects. Nick Valinotti, Gourmet Dining Manhattan College’s head of Gourmet Dining, Nick Valinotti, was in attendance at the meeting and was there to give updates and receive feedback from the student body. Valinotti commented on the fact … Continue reading Student Government Holds Last Assembly Meeting Before Spring Break

SGA Talks New Clubs, Parking Passes, Among Other Topics

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor The Student Government Assembly held their third meeting of the semester in Jasper Lounge on Feb. 20, where they discussed the lift on the new club freeze, updates to the academic integrity policy and attendance at athletic events, among other topics. New Club Process Restarting President Jaycie Cooper reported the Club Oversight Committee updates for Vice President of Club Affairs, Haley Nightingale, … Continue reading SGA Talks New Clubs, Parking Passes, Among Other Topics

SGA Holds First Meeting of the Spring Semester

by Gabriella DePinho, News Editor Student Government held its first assembly meeting of the spring semester on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at noon in Kelly 4B, filling in an open position, discussing committee updates and other new or future plans. Mentor System After taking attendance of all assembly members and any club representatives, President Jaycie Cooper announced a new mentorship system for assembly members. “The [executive] board, after … Continue reading SGA Holds First Meeting of the Spring Semester

At Halloween Meeting, Assembly Looks at Constitution, Commencement

by Taylor Brethauer, Editor-in-Chief The recent assembly meeting for Student Government turned into an open forum for topics of discussion such as changes within the organization’s constitution, the elimination of curriculum programs and the issue of commencement tickets. Constitutional Amendments The first discussion was about amendments being revised and added to the Student Government constitution, as suggested by the Cooper administration, in order to have all assembly … Continue reading At Halloween Meeting, Assembly Looks at Constitution, Commencement