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Creating the ultimate summer bucket list

Dominic Fernandez Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

When it comes to summer what isn’t there to love? Whether it be all the free time you might have, to the perfect weather to even some of the greatest memories with your closest friends, summer is a time to unwind, relax and even cross some things off of your bucket list. Now, I get that it might be a l...

The impact of Iona course evaluations

Edona Maracaj Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

For college students, course evaluation e-mails are a sign that finals are approaching and another semester is coming to an end. But the true meaning of course evaluations isn’t simply to mark the end of another semester, but rather a way for students and professors to look back and reflect on how th...

Fashion trends to look out for this summer

Nia Sago Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Despite the current weather, summer is quickly approaching us, and this one is going to be pretty exciting. Winter seems to have taken years to end, and even though we all love our boots and sweaters, most people are ready to give them a rest. We’ve all been waiting to pull out our sunglasses, sanda...

Local shelter provides safe home for animals

Jasper Ingrassia Contributing Writer

May 2, 2018

Correction: Previous print and online versions of this article did not credit the photos to Ally Maggio. It was incorrectly credited to Jasper Ingrassia. The online version below has been updated.Do you love animals? Do you wish you could play and work with animals, even when you’re at college? The Hu...

Student Spotlight : John Manzione

Julia Fabrizio Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Name: John ManzioneYear: SophomoreMajor: FinanceClubs and Organizations: Delta Upsilon, Finance Club, Intramural BasketballWhat is your favorite place on campus?"I love the gym, because I like to work out and play basketball with my friends on the intramural basketball team."When did you know Iona was the school for you...

Glitter makes a sparkling comeback this spring

Jessica Restrepo Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

We have seen many makeup trends come and go throughout the years. Specifically, glitter came back in a big way in 2017 with eye shadows and highlighters. We’ve also seen many different forms of glitter being used for makeup, such as in metallic makeup palettes and liquid lipstick.The best part about g...

Students contemplate faith in their college years

Sara LeStrange Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

College is a time for reinvention and self-discovery. Students switch their majors, their future plans, even their perspective on the world. College may be many students’ first time consciously making the decision to practice or not practice their religion or faith. For some, this means defining, reaff...

The real side of skincare: Can you afford to take care of your face in college?

The real side of skincare: Can you afford to take care of your face in college?

Nia Sago Contributing Writer

April 18, 2018

Skincare is something that not everybody takes part in but is actually very important to your overall appearance. Having clear, healthy skin makes you look healthier and can make makeup application much easier. Most products can be too expensive for a college student’s budget, and not everybody wa...

Hope Community Services works to help homeless

Jasper Ingrassia and Julia O’Regan Contributing Writer and Features and Lifestyle Editor

April 18, 2018

Note: A previous online and print version incorrectly said that Ingrassia is a volunteer at Hope. Hope Community Services’ soup kitchen—which is right next to the New Rochelle train station—is a place where people can donate food to those in need. While many people are able to comfortably waste fo...

Finding ways to connect with nature in college

Sara Lestrange Contributing Writer

March 22, 2018

If you’re feeling stressed about school work, taking some time outside can be relaxing and healthy. The spring weather is approaching, making it that time of year to escape the fluorescent lights and get outdoors!Just because you are on a college campus doesn’t mean you can’t go outside. Homework and studying...

Studying tips for end of semester

Julia O’Regan Features and Lifestyle Editor

March 22, 2018

Are you ready for finals week? Midterms may have just ended, but the most stressful part of the semester is right around the corner. It doesn’t hurt to be prepared in advance! If you have a studying contingency plan in place, it can make all the difference when finals week comes around. Here are som...

Getting back into the routine of school after break

Brianna Rinaldo Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

Doesn’t spring break always seem like it goes by too quickly? Well, that’s because it does. It can be very overwhelming coming back to school and being slammed with loads of work. Professors just seem to cram every exam and assignment from March to May. With the weather warming up, getting back in...

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