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New hair trends to look forward to this spring season

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Anyone who has ever had that crazy impulse to book a hair appointment and do something drastic with their locks knows the power of hair. A new look is associated with making a fresh start, with new beginnings and opportunities. It's almost magical how cutting, coloring and shaping your hair can alter...

Spring fashion highlights neutral tones, color-blocking

Spring fashion highlights neutral tones, color-blocking

Aliyah Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Daylight saving time has come, which means spring is just over the horizon. With warm weather finally on the way, many may be wondering how to transition from the burden of winter layers to something lighter. New York, Paris, London and Milan’s fashion weeks are behind us, and it’s time to look towards...

The nostalgia effect: Childhood favorites returning in college

The nostalgia effect: Childhood favorites returning in college

Maria Desir, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Most people have a favorite childhood memory, whether that includes listening to a classic singer, binge-watching shows on Disney Channel, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon or trends ranging from clothes to everyday lifestyle. When we see a resurgence of the things that used to make us happy as a child,...

Experiences of being a transfer student at Iona

Kasey Campbell, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Iona College is home to a diverse student body, with students from all over the country and international community, as well as students that transfer to the college. Just like any other school, Iona has benefits and drawbacks for transfer students. For some, the school is very adaptable to make new...

The ultimate college guide to planning this year’s spring break

Katherine Conner, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

As the cold melts away, and winter break seems further behind than ever, students are turning their focus to spring break. Studying abroad or a week spent somewhere tropical are great options for some, but if you don’t save far enough in advance it can really break the bank.  While some students may...

American Sign Language Club returns to campus, aims to raise awareness for deaf, hard of hearing

American Sign Language Club returns to campus, aims  to raise awareness for deaf, hard of hearing

Julia O'Regan, Features Editor

February 28, 2019

Every semester there is a scramble for students to sign up for the more popular classes on campus. One such class is American Sign Language, with the course filling up almost every semester. As a mostly hearing campus, the interest in learning ASL is popular. What students may not know, however, is there...

Preparing for midterms: How to maintain your motivation during the semester

Sara LeStrange and Julia Fabrizio

February 28, 2019

As midterms are quickly approaching, the stress of studying and getting good grades is quickly setting in. Although it can be overwhelming, there are plenty of ways to study and prepare that can allow you to walk into your exams confidently. Every semester, classes begin and before we know it, midterms...

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight

Julia O’Regan, Features Editor

February 28, 2019

Name: Hannah Schultz Year: Senior Major: Environmental Studies,Concentration in Political Science Clubs and Activities: President of the Council of Greek Governance, Gael Community Ambassador for the Office of Off-Campus and Commuter Services, Networking and Recruitment Chair for IonaTHON, M...

Perks of being a resident versus being a commuter at Iona

Perks of being a resident versus being a commuter at Iona

Maria Desir, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

There are two types of people that make up the student body at a college: residents, those that live on campus, and commuters, those that live off. The college experience may be very different based on which type of student you are, but there are pros and cons to both. Residential Life Freedom A resid...

Dear Iona: Dating in College

Krystal Ortiz Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Dating in college can be both fun and difficult at times. However, let us not forget about our single students as well! With the spirit of Valentine’s Day in the air, Iona students were asked about all the ups and downs of dating and being single!Dating Upside: “[An upside of dating is] definitel...

Tips, tricks for interning while in college

Katherine Conner Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Life as a college student is busy. Classes, papers, clubs and work can make college life overwhelming and lead to an intense schedule. The idea of adding an internship during the semester can be daunting, to say the least. Yet, for most fields, internships are integral to finding employment after col...

Gaels discuss life after graduation: What’s next?

Edona Maracaj Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

Senior year could not have come faster for Gaels in their last semester. With the end of another school year slowly coming to a close, graduation marks the beginning of the ‘real world.’ Graduates will be starting a new chapter of their lives.While some have already decided on which graduate schools th...

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