MARS Welcomes Jia Tolentino: Discussions on the Internet and Journalism

by Kyle Guilfoil, Staff Writer Manhattan College’s Major Author Reading Series (MARS) returned last Thursday with guest speaker Jia Tolentino, a staff writer for “The New Yorker.”  MARS is an event held once a semester that hosts an author for a reading and Q&A session. Adam Koehler, a professor of English at MC, has been hosting the MARS program since 2011. Koehler had originally invited Tolentino to … Continue reading MARS Welcomes Jia Tolentino: Discussions on the Internet and Journalism

“Wonderful Town”: New York Stories from “The New Yorker”

by Sophia Sakellariou, Staff Writer Finding time to leisure read during the semester can be challenging. With dozens of reading assignments for classes, exams to study for and a social life trying to be balanced, curling up with a good book doesn’t always fit into a busy schedule. That’s why “Wonderful Town” is an ideal book for a busy student. Edited by David Remnick, this book is … Continue reading “Wonderful Town”: New York Stories from “The New Yorker”