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A Gael’s guide to Galentine’s Day

Kasey Campbell Staff Writer

February 13, 2019

With Valentine’s Day coming up, many single ladies are left with no plans for a romantic evening with a significant other. Galentine’s Day culture allows women to have a day for themselves to celebrate with their gal pals. It’s a chance for girls to take a break and enjoy being with friends du...

Why New Year’s resolutions are important in college

Katherine Daly Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

New Year's Eve often brings a party, but the new year itself often brings hope for change and growth. Many college students approach the new year the way Charlie Brown approaches the football in those famous Peanut cartoons. Although Lucy has whisked the ball away every time, he is still optimistic and ...

How to change your style, beauty routine this season

How to change your style, beauty routine this season

Nia Sago Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

It is officially that time – winter is here, and along with winter comes a change in our appearance. As a result, it can be hard to know what to wear to stay warm while still being fashion-forward or what makeup brands and techniques will help with dry skin. Winter comes hand in hand with change when...

A look at Greek life’s Rush Week

Julia Fabrizio Assistant Features Editor

January 30, 2019

With the new semester comes a new Greek life recruitment season! At the beginning of every semester, the fraternities and sororities on Iona’s campus host recruitment, where potential members can learn about the organizations in order to ultimately have the opportunity to join a fraternity or sororit...

Starting the semester off right

Kasey Campbell Staff Editor

January 30, 2019

Students often strive to set a goal or reevaluate their priorities in the beginning of the semester in order to kick off the new term on a good note. It may be hard to hold oneself to these goals throughout the term as students slowly begin to lose their motivation. Here are some tips and tricks to ...

Easy ways to celebrate holidays while in college

Katherine Conner Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

It’s that time of year again, when the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, wreaths adorn the doors of homes and eight candles are lit in others. Regardless of which holiday, or holidays, you celebrate, there seems to be something undeniably fantastic about the month of December. There’s a...

Decorating your dorm: How you can get festive this holiday season

Decorating your dorm: How you can get festive this  holiday season

Kasey Campbell Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

As the holiday season starts to set in, celebrating is often the last thing on a college student’s mind. With finals week just around the corner, many don’t feel very festive at all.However, getting ready for the break may be exactly what stressed students need, and what better way to remind you of t...

Students share their favorite spots on campus

Julia Fabrizio and Julia O’Regan Assistant Features Editor and Features Editor

December 6, 2018

The Iona College campus becomes home to commuter and resident students alike during their four years at Iona. A home away from home, campus serves as the classroom, kitchen, living space and social scene for all students. As students spend time here, they develop places they prefer to go and hidden s...

How Iona students can practice healthy habits for finals

Edona Maracaj Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

The weeks after Thanksgiving can seem like they drag on forever. With the end of the semester approaching, stress levels and exhaustion are higher than ever. As final papers, presentations and projects come to a close, finals week begins its grueling process. Here are a few tips and tricks for mainta...

Iona students share what they are thankful for

Edona Maracaj Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Come Nov. 22, Iona students will head into Thanksgiving break. For many, it is a much-needed chance to catch up on work or sleep. Most importantly though, Thanksgiving break is an opportunity to spend time with loved ones and remember what we’re thankful for. While Iona students celebrate the holi...

How Iona students can give back to their community during the holiday season

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

November 14, 2018

With Thanksgiving almost upon us, some students may be wondering how they can reach out and give thanks to their community. As a college that emphasizes service and giving back to others, this attitude is very prominent at Iona. The holiday season is all about helping others, so consider what you can do to h...

Fun activities in Westchester County to try out this fall

Katherine Daly Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Don’t let the cold keep you and your friends huddled up inside this winter. College students often hibernate in the cold weather, choosing to stay inside and study more often. This is especially true as finals season creeps up. It’s easy to overwork yourself during the colder months, so finding a...

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