Speaking Out Over Silence: V-Day Addresses Violence Against Women

by EMILY CENTER, Contributor “My silence speaks.” The end of the night’s last poem hung in the air as applause slowly began to take over Hayden 100. Actors in this year’s V-Day production, My Silence Speaks, left the production in a single file line of black clothing and without any closing remarks. The absence of finality left an uneasy audience deliberating and celebrating the powerful words of … Continue reading Speaking Out Over Silence: V-Day Addresses Violence Against Women

Students and Faculty Participate in NYC’s Second Annual Women’s March

by HALEY BURNSIDE & GABRIELLA DePINHO, Editors  One year ago, men and women alike brought witty protest signs and wore knitted pink hats as they marched the streets of major cities all around the world. The famous occurrence was dubbed the Women’s March, making international headlines. This past Saturday, an anniversary march was held in New York City, as well as in other cities. Sydney Kukoda and … Continue reading Students and Faculty Participate in NYC’s Second Annual Women’s March

Minors Only (Part 1 of 2)

This week The Quadrangle is featuring programs that are offered exclusively as minors at Manhattan College. Women and Gender Studies By: Kieran Rock, Asst. Features Editor Manhattan College was once a school only for men. In 1973, MC accepted its first female undergrads and women now comprise almost half of the full-time student body, according to the college’s website. Our campus has felt the change since 1973, … Continue reading Minors Only (Part 1 of 2)

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Dr. Ashley Cross Discusses Literary Dialogue and Queer Panic in Robinson’s Works

SENIOR WRITERS: PAMELA SEGURA AND CAROLYN QUEST Dr. Ashley Cross, chair of the English department, spoke at the most recent brown bag event, a series hosted by Manhattan’s Women and Gender Studies (WAGS) program. Students and faculty members gathered in Cornerstone on March 26 to hear Dr. Cross read bits from her forthcoming book, “Mary Robinson and the Generation of Romanticism: Literary Dialogues and Debts, 1784-1832.” The event was entitled, … Continue reading Brown Bag Lunch Series: Dr. Ashley Cross Discusses Literary Dialogue and Queer Panic in Robinson’s Works