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Desserts are the best way to cap off a meal, so here are four places with great desserts around New Rochelle.

Restaurant Review: Dessert Special

Luis Lopez, Staff Writer May 4, 2023

Everyone has a favorite dessert. It could be a type of pie, cake, something cold like ice cream or something warm like a fried dessert.  However, a dessert is only as good as the place that makes it,...

Kevin Villa is everyone’s favorite Starbucks Barista. 

‘Kevin from Starbucks’: Bringing positivity to Iona’s campus

Niomi Nunez, Features & Lifestyle Editor October 9, 2022

Kevin Villa is more than a Starbucks barista; he might actually be the kindest person alive. With his go-to lighthearted catchphrases, Villa is one person everyone can count on to brighten even the darkest...

Bruno Pozzani gives his insight on his understanding of the English language.  

A personal account of Bruno, an international student

Bruno Pozzani, Contributing Writer March 31, 2022

“The word ‘shoes’ is something so common in the English language. However, shoes in the military are not simply part of an outfit, they signify who you are. Shoes in the military mean hard work,...

Actor and professor Michael Carrera-Grecco underlines the qualities needed in becoming an actor and some of the issues you might face once in the industry.  

For Michael Carrera-Grecco, life without passion is meaningless

Tiffany Persaud, Features & Lifestyle Editor February 13, 2022

Lights! Camera! Action! Or for Michael Carrera, recent days have consisted of taking attendance. Love for his craft and his teaching proceeds all else. Although he strictly wears head-to-toe neutrals,...

Dr. Hilary Jones  reflects on women in entrepreneurship

Dr. Hilary Jones reflects on women in entrepreneurship

Tiffany Persaud, Assistant Features & Lifestyle Editor March 11, 2021

Since the boom of women entering the workforce in the 1960s, women have had a tumultuous time making themselves equal to men. It’s Women’s History Month, and as a female-led newspaper, we want...

Gael chat: Dream jobs

Tiffany Persaud, Staff Writer September 18, 2020

Iona College is well known for its LaPenta School of Business, but students are also well-versed in the various majors and minors on campus. Ranging from those in the STEM field, business and liberal arts,...

Student Spotlight

Aliyah Rodriguez, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

Atira Barber-Ellis Year: Senior Major: Public Relations Involvement: Vice President for BSU, Captain of the BSU Dance Team, Praise Dancer with Mission and Ministry Why did you choose your major? It...

Farewell to seniors

Julia Fabrizio, Features Editor May 15, 2020

Iona has been home to the senior class over the past four years, but as the semester nears its end, seniors are reflecting on all their memories and experiences from their time at Iona. Senior Kaitlin...

Dr. Cosby re ects on life, career, Black History Month

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features Assistant February 27, 2020

Dr. Nadine Cosby Department: Media and Strategic Communications   Where did you grow up? How was your family situation? “I was actually born in Jamaica. My parents moved here when I was...

Dominique Lopez plans on getting her masters degree and a doctorate in business so can work towards starting her Makeup by Domm cosmetics line.

Student Spotlight

Julia Fabrizio, Features Editor February 1, 2020

Dominique Lopez Year: Junior Major: Business Management Involvement: BSU, BSU Dance Team, Fashion Club, Resident Assistant   Why Iona? I have a twin brother here, and he committed...

Cordaro says joining the Gaels Activities Board was the best decision she made at Iona.

Student Spotlight

Julia Fabrizio, Features Editor October 17, 2019

Name: Alyssa Cordaro Year: Senior Major: Mass Communication Concentration: Broadcast Media Minor: Criminal Justice Clubs/Organizations: Gaels Activities Board (GAB), Iona College TV (ICTV),...

Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

Maria Desir, Staff Writer October 4, 2019

What is your role here at Iona? “I’m currently the senior career development specialist for the Gerri Ripp Center for Career Development. I’ve been working in the career center for seven years and...

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