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Student activism tackles one of that nation’s longest running debates: Gun control

Julia Fabrizio Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Note: A previous print and online version incorrectly stated that a march was being held at Manhattanville College. There is no official march planned at Manhattanville College, according to their communications department, as of March 20.After the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, students ar...

Social media sparks debate on privacy

Edona Maracaj Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

People often discuss the transition of cellphones from the flip phone to the smart phone. However, people rarely discuss the major side effect that came with this transition -- social media.Social media is key when it comes to staying in contact with others. This especially stems from the fact that ne...

An A-Z guide to Iona College

Julia Fabrizio Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

A is for alumni. Iona alumni are so much more than just people who have graduated from Iona College. They are people who will forever have Gael pride and promote Iona's mission in their endeavors. Alumni are the past and the future all in one; they represent Iona's history and what current Iona stud...

The ultimate Spring Break staycation idea list

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

February 21, 2018

Spring Break is iconic in college. Movies and TV shows glorify the week as a wild adventure that serves as a rite of passage for the average college student. That said, a warm weather getaway isn’t the only option students have.For some, making spring break a reality can be a little trickier. Tropical ...

Is online shopping right for you?

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

February 21, 2018

When you’re stuck on a college campus and you don’t have a car, it can be difficult to get to a store. Therefore, if you have an event coming up that you need a new outfit for—or you just feel like treating yourself—online shopping is your best bet.For shopper convenience, many stores have cre...

The importance of taking care of your skin

The importance of taking care of your skin

Victoria Sanseverino Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Ladies and gentlemen, this is a PSA: Taking care of your skin is important! True, there is nothing more daunting that walking into a store like Sephora or Lush and seeing endless vials of lotions and potions, but it doesn’t have to be that way! With a little online research and a DIY home remedy her...

A look at Iona’s fashion culture

A look at Iona’s fashion culture

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

February 21, 2018

Note: The previous article in print and online did not mention junior Justin Henry as the stylist for the photos shown. The online version has been updated.Every student has their own unique sense of style. No one person is exactly the same and many students at Iona choose to express themselves throug...

2018 is the year for better hair care

Edona Maracaj Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018

Avid social media users are probably familiar with the whole concept of “new year, new me.” However, people rarely stick to the resolutions that they’ve promised themselves.One promise that should be kept this year is better hair care. Through Instagram and Twitter, it has become nearly impossib...

SAGE Cafe looks to ‘bring the restaurant business back to New Rochelle’

Maxim Zaino Contributing Writer

February 8, 2018

Sage, stylized as SAGE, Cafe Market More is the newest architectural addition to the Iona College campus and it officially opened for business on Jan. 1. Located on the ground floor of the North Avenue Residence Hall, Sage offers a fine dining experience at prices students can afford. Sage is also of...

Valentine’s Day date ideas

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

February 8, 2018

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, students may be scrambling to find something creative and affordable for the day of love. While there are some people who may prefer the standard dinner and a movie, this list is for the more adventurous types. However, this isn’t just for couples—these ac...

The scoop on college relationships

Rachel Winchester Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

People usually base their perspective of college on how it is portrayed in the media, even before they step foot on campus. That said, there is more to the college life than the stereotypes we usually see.In particular, people really have the potential to find the loves of their lives in this wild, four...

What students do next: Is graduate school right for you?

Julia O’Regan Features Editor

January 25, 2018

For most students, figuring out what to do after graduation can be a daunting task. Just like applying to college, choosing between graduate school, alternate higher education, entering the work force or joining a volunteer organization can be one of the most significant choices you make in your life...

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