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Alana KeeleyStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

A new school year means new friends, classes, professors and of course, new clubs to join.  There are many various clubs students can join at the beginning of the year. Being a freshman myself, there are many clubs I have yet to hear of.  One club in particular that has been dormant for a year or so bu...

Students decide to go Greek

Ryan Karpusiewicz Features Editor

October 12, 2010

On Oct. 1 Iona's sororities and fraternities, affiliated with the Council for Greek Governance, celebrated Bid Night in the Hynes Gymnasium. The night, in which prospective students announce their intentions to join sororities or fraternities of their choice, marks the end of a long recruitment proc...

A warm welcomer…

Sinead KnightlyStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

Move-In Day probably felt like the first day of kindergarten to an Iona incoming freshman.  But there is one person who surely made the hesitant new Iona residential student feel at home – the RA.  While we've all heard the horror stories of RAs writing students up for being too loud during quiet h...

A victory for St. Vincent’s

A victory for St. Vincent’s

Sinead KnightlyStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

With midterms fast approaching, and the pace of the fall semester picking up, there is no doubt that Iona students are looking back on their summer vacations fondly.  While students likely spent the summer break relaxing and catching up with friends and family, many also chose to study and take part ...

The pinnacle of progress: the mistake

Ryan KarpusiewiczFeatures Editor

September 30, 2010

A couple of weeks ago, singer and celebrity personality Lady Gaga led a rally in Maine in an effort to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy in regards to homosexuals serving openly in the military. The policy, enacted in the 1990s, prohibits service- men or women from openly disclosing ...

Iona celebrates a day of peace

Robert Droel Staff Writer

September 30, 2010

The spirit of peace filled the air on Sept. 21, as the Iona Community celebrated, for the first time, the International Day of Peace. The day, established in 1981 by the United Nations, is dedicated to nonviolence and commited to promotiong continuing peace throughout the global community. Several eve...

A true go-getter…

Monique PelletierStaff Writer

September 30, 2010

Everyone knows Resident Assistants play a tremendously important role in the residential life at Iona College.  From the first floor meeting of the semester, to the programs, and eventually the saddening checkout, they are there for you.  RA's are meant to be a building block, a friend, and role model...

H.O.L.A. celebrates Hispanic roots

Eva Renski Staff Writer

September 30, 2010

It is an inescapable concept in the realm of the modern era. Diversity, and the celebration of our own individual differences and triumphs, permeates every aspect of American society. The Iona campus is no different. The Iona campus is compiled of a diverse student population. To accommodate this diversity, Iona...

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