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Br. Novak had served on the Iona faculty for over four decades.

Professor Emeritus of Physics Br. Novak passes away

Margaret Dougherty, Editor in Chief November 17, 2022

Br. Robert Novak, Iona University Professor Emeritus of Physics, has passed away as announced in a campus-wide email on Nov. 14 from President Seamus Carey.  Br. Novak served as a member of the faculty...

This land is whose land? What local organizations are doing to help with the refugee crisis

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 17, 2022

“Refugees in Westchester County: The Local Response to a Global Crisis” was held on Nov. 15 as part of the Week of the Peacemaker.   The Week of the Peacemaker is held annually after Veterans...

The education club hosted an elementary school themed hospitality dinner.

Iona’s rebranded education club hopes to make difference

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza and Megan Nolan November 17, 2022

Founded by a group of sophomore education majors, the education club has made its mark on Iona University. Even though the education club launched this month, it has been around a couple of times in the...

Iona alumni gives back by teaching life skills for improvement of self and profession

Paul Lawani, Contributing Writer November 17, 2022

   Networking specialist & A-Wakened Events founder Flory Hiatrides gave a seminar to Iona fraternity students on Nov. 12 at the Hynes Institute.   The discussion highlighted the multi-disciplinary...

Freedom Farm is located in upstate New York, teaching people how to reconnect to the planet.

Co-founder of Freedom Farm gives talk on sustainable consumption

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 17, 2022

Edgar Hayes, the executive director and co-founder of Freedom Farm, gave a talk as a part of the Week of the Peacemaker on Nov. 15.   Freedom Farm is a Christian-based youth education organization...

Common misconceptions about neurodiversity were both metaphorically and physically destroyed.

Smashing pumpkins, Iona Neurodiversity Club challenges stereotypes

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 3, 2022

The Iona University Neurodiversity Club hosted a pumpkin smashing event to challenge stereotypes at the Murphy Green on Oct. 27.  Students had the chance to write stereotypes pertaining to neurodiversity...

Outside Iona

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 3, 2022

Throughout our hectic student lives, we should always remain aware of what is happening around us. In this column, I find some of the most significant things around us and provide you with a small blurb...

Iona announces name of flagship building of New York-Presbyterian School

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 3, 2022

The flagship building of the New York-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences will be named the Kelly Center for Health Sciences. The school is named in honor of benefactors Alfred F. Kelly Jr. ‘80,...

‘Stranger Things’ dance hosted for Halloween

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 3, 2022

W.I.S.E. and Phi Gamma Chi hosted a “Stranger Things” themed Halloween dance in the Mulcahy Gym on Oct. 28.  Costumes related to the show or the 80s were recommended but not required. There was...

Meta Client Partner Grazia Ochoa meets with Iona students to discuss the her work in developing the Metaverse.

Meta representative shares future of Metaverse at CEO GaelTalk

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 22, 2022

Facebook/Meta client partner Grazia Ochoa visited Iona University to discuss her work in the Metaverse with students as part of CEO’s GaelTalk series in the Hynes Institute on Oct. 13.   Ochoa spoke...

Outside Iona

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor October 22, 2022

Throughout our hectic student lives, we should always remain aware of what is happening around us. In this column, I find some of the most significant things around us and provide you with a small blurb...

DEIB hosts conversation with chief human resources officer for Morgan Stanley

Margaret Dougherty, Editor in Chief October 22, 2022

The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) hosted a conversation with Mandell Crawley, the chief human resources officer for Morgan Stanley, in Romita Auditorium on Oct. 18.   The...

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