The Ionian


A college student’s guide to online shopping

Nia Sago Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Online shopping isn’t for everyone. Some people love that they can buy what they need or want without even leaving their bed. Others hate it, because waiting for the product to ship can be excruciating. Often times, online shopping is what’s most convenient for the average college student. Most ...

How to stay motivated in ending semester strong

Kasey Campbell Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The period before Thanksgiving break is often the most stressful point of the semester for students. With the whirlwind of midterms and looming finals, it can be difficult for many to find the motivation to finish the semester on a good note. Students tend to burn out, lacking the initial drive that th...

What can students do to help improve the environment?

Julia O'Regan Features Editor

November 14, 2018

The world has received startling news in the last month – the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a study that suggests that the world is at a crucial point in saving the planet. With global warming progressing, the IPCC has announced that radical changes must be implemented if w...

The reality of past fashion trends returning to modern day

Katherine Daly Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

With the new season upon us, it is becoming clear that the trends that were established in the summer are coming back in full force for the fall. Not only that, but some of these trends are also showing how fashion that first became popular in the past is being reinvented for the present.The most apt ex...

Learning to practice healthy habits in college

Stacey Franciamore Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Most, if not all college students often have a lot on their plates, as they are constantly busy with school, work, family or friends. A busy schedule can keep a student involved and focused, but one must also consider the impact that responsibilities and day-to-day activities can have on their health and w...

The S.H.E. Summit 2018: Changing the conversation

Julia O'Regan Features Editor

October 31, 2018

The S.H.E. Summit graced the 92nd Street Y again this year on Oct. 18 and 19, bringing a host of guest speakers for corporate change makers and influencers alike.Some names you may recognize from the summit include Sarah Michelle Gellar, Wade Davis, Victoria Arlen, Chiney Ogwumike and many more.Previou...

Student perspective: The Brett Kavanaugh hearings

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

October 18, 2018

The Kavanaugh confirmation hearings have caused quite the stir. Supreme Court Justice Brett Cavanaugh’s confirmation hearings began on Sept. 4 after it was announced earlier this summer that President Trump would nominate the judge to the Supreme Court. During the hearing, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford ca...

How to prepare for hair, makeup trends in every season

Edona Maracaj Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

The fall season is finally starting to set in, and with the change in weather comes a change in clothing choice, styling and shoes. While our choice of wardrobe changes, so do our physical appearances, especially our hair and makeup.For every new season, there are colors and aesthetics that fit in wit...

A look at the Iona Counseling Center

Maria Desir Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

Every individual deserves to have optimal mental health and wellness. If you doubt you can achieve this, the services provided by the staff at the Iona College Counseling Center can help change your attitude toward yourself and your environment. Located on the second floor of Spellman Hall, the Counseli...

Cost-effective costume ideas

Julia O'Regan Features Editor

October 17, 2018

It can be difficult to find that perfect, budget friendly costume for Halloween in college, especially when “Halloweekend” lasts for three or four days! If you want to blow your budget on a crazy costume for one night – so you need cheaper options for the other three days – or you’re just l...

A look at the Iona College Pep Band

Katherine Daly and Julia O’Regan Contributing Writer and Features Editor

October 4, 2018

The Iona College Pep Band has been a staple at basketball games since its founding in 2015. Students who participate in the band have traveled with the team to games throughout the season, including the MAAC Championships and the NCAA Tournament.As the Pep Band gets ready for another school year, The Ionian go...

‘I’m sick’: The complete guide to student excuses for forgotten assignments, all-nighters, oversleeping

Kasey Campbell Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018

Midterm season is almost here at Iona College. At this point, the typical college student is tired, stressed and probably coming down with a cold. Students tend to break most if not all of their new school year resolutions, ultimately crying to their professors for an extension on an assignment beca...

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