Manhattan Caucus: What Issues Will Matter Most in This Election?

by Sophia Sakellariou & Kyla Guilfoil, Senior Writer & Staff Writer Social justice, climate change, and healthcare policy are a few issues that have always been at the forefront of candidates’ agendas. However, this year these issues have taken on greater significance as 2020 has proven to be tumultuous in all three areas. With a global pandemic, raging wildfires on the West Coast, and an economy comparable to … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: What Issues Will Matter Most in This Election?

Manhattan Caucus: Gearing Up to Vote

by Sophia Sakellariou, Senior Writer Welcome to Manhattan Caucus, a biweekly column that provides the Manhattan College community with election news and information as we gear up for the 2020 Presidential Election. To kick off this semester, we’ve started with the basics: voting.   Voting is one of the greatest ways to be politically active and perform your civic duty as an American citizen. However, it is not … Continue reading Manhattan Caucus: Gearing Up to Vote

The Intersectional History of Women’s Voting Rights Brought to Manhattan

by Nicole Fitzsimmons, Asst. News Editor  Women’s Week 2020 at Manhattan College kicked off with a presentation and brief discussion about the long history and fight towards women’s suffrage and the intersectionality of this continuing social struggle of inequality. Gerry Russo from the League of Women Voters visited Manhattan on Wed., March 5 to speak with a group of students and faculty members about the history of … Continue reading The Intersectional History of Women’s Voting Rights Brought to Manhattan