O’Malley Library’s Nascent DVD Collection Begins to Expand

bestaby Leah Cordova Editor The DVDs are in. On the fourth floor of the O’Malley Library, past the couches and tables, right next to the busiest study rooms, now sit over 500 films available for checkout. They are neatly organized on their shelves, finally for everyone to see. “We had space and we felt that not many people knew we even had a film collection. When … Continue reading O’Malley Library’s Nascent DVD Collection Begins to Expand

The Art of Protest

An estimated nearly 5 million people marched around the world on Jan. 21 as part of the Women’s March on Washington and sister marches held in major cities across the globe. Aside from just the sheer number of individuals participating, a striking component of most images from the day were the creative and colorful protest signs held aloft by the marchers. While there is a … Continue reading The Art of Protest

The Upper East Side’s New Ride

After about 50 years on the drawing board, and more than 40 years of on-again, off-again construction, residents of the Yorkville neighborhood on the Upper East Side finally have a way to get to work. Q trains got rolling on the brand new Second Avenue line earlier this year, serving three new stations under Second Avenue at 72nd Street, 86th Street and 96th Street. Also … Continue reading The Upper East Side’s New Ride

The Manhattan College Pep Band: the Musical Soul of the College

Located in a leaky Thomas 517 is a practice space used by many performing arts groups on campus. Students can hear music floating out of the windows nearly every single night, filling the Quad up with sounds of drums or bagpipes or trumpets. Or while people meet up for dinner in Locke’s Loft, vibrations from a bass guitar can be felt. Quite possibly, you could … Continue reading The Manhattan College Pep Band: the Musical Soul of the College

Manhattan College Professor Wins The Berlin Prize to Study in Germany

By RikkiLynn Shields, Asst. Editor Asking Dr. Mark Pottinger, the founder of the Visual and Preforming Arts Department here at Manhattan College, where he’s from is a challenging question. Although his family is Jamaican, he has lived in many different places in the United States, and even England. Pottinger grew up in upstate New York with his mother, father and two older brothers. Living across … Continue reading Manhattan College Professor Wins The Berlin Prize to Study in Germany