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Driscoll Professorship holds Jewish-Christian dialogue

Driscoll Professorship holds Jewish-Christian dialogue

Alison Robles, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2019

The Brother John G. Driscoll Professorship in Jewish-Catholic Studies hosted a lecture, “Jews and the Pharisees: Reality vs. Their Portrayal in Christian Preaching,” on Sept. 23 in Burke Lounge. The lecture is a part of the “Shared Roots, Divergent Paths” series, which focuses on the historical...

Students concerned about safety in the garage

Stacey Franciamore, Managing Editor

October 4, 2019

With Iona’s large commuter population, the parking garage near the Hynes Athletic Center is an essential space for those who drive to campus. “As a commuter student, parking is important,”Timothy Thomas, a commuter from New Rochelle, said. To ensure the safety of students and their vehicles,...

Alumna discusses entrepreneurship, passion

Alumna discusses entrepreneurship, passion

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

October 4, 2019

The Hynes Institute of Entrepreneurship & Innovation hosted an eTalk featuring graduate student Jullian Cea on Sept. 24. Hynes hosts eTalks, where a speaker or panel considered to be entrepreneurs in their field speak to students about their successes, failures and how entrepreneurship fits into...

Students learn entrepreneurship, prototyping in making ideas

Katie Malling, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

The Iona Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization hosted a Low-Fi Prototyping Workshop designed for young entrepreneurs interested in creating prototypes for their ideas in the Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation on Sept. 26. Rob Kissner, adjunct professor for the Hynes Institute for...

Students raise awareness for suicide prevention

Students raise awareness for suicide prevention

Maureen DeGregorio and Krystal Ortiz, Social Media Manager and News Editor

October 4, 2019

The Psychology Club and Psi Chi, the honors program for psychology students, hosted “100 Reasons to Stay,” in accordance to suicide awareness month, in front of Spellman Hall on Sept. 24 and Sept. 26. The event raised suicide awareness by prompting students to think about what makes them happy...

Iona remembers lives lost in 9/11 terrorist attack

Iona remembers lives lost in 9/11 terrorist attack

Margaret Doughtery, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2019

Members of the Iona College community gathered on Wednesday Sept. 11 at the Ryan Library Memorial Park for the annual commemoration of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack. The gathering began with a rendition of “Amazing Grace” played by the Iona College Pipe Band. Words of welcome were then...

New space for students to collaborate in Hynes Institute

New space for students to collaborate in Hynes Institute

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

September 19, 2019

The Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new workspace over Spellman Hall on Sept. 12. The Hynes staff will open its doors to students and faculty so that the Iona community can build a sense of entrepreneurship. Founding...

Gallery exhibition shows women in abstract

Gallery exhibition shows women in abstract

Katherine Malling, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

The Iona College Council on the Arts hosted a gallery talk reception for the exhibit “Woman in the Abstract: A Solo Exhibition” in the Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery on Sept. 11. Award-winning artist Steve Lyons spoke about his artwork and inspiration by discussing how women are multidimensional...

Counseling Center highlights hazards of vaping

Counseling Center highlights hazards of vaping

Julia Fabrizio, Features Editor

September 19, 2019

The Counseling Center hosted a Juuling Exhibit on the Spellman Portico to educate students on the dangers of Juuling on Sept. 12. Vaping is a phenomenon affecting young people in their teens and early 20s. The nicotine product, mainly marketed towards cigarette smokers who are trying to quit, h...

Weeks of Welcome kicks off new semester

Stacey Francimore, Managing Editor

September 5, 2019

Iona kicked off the semester with the semiannual Weeks of Welcome events, a series of activities that celebrate the new academic year and welcome new students on campus. Coordinated by campus organizations such as the Office of Student Development, the Gaels Activities Board and Iona Athletics, the events...

New institute aims to inspire action to help environment

Alison Robles, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2019

The Sister Kathleen Deignan C.N.D. Institute of Earth and Spirit, a newfound initiative on campus, aims to promote the protection of the environment through education and spiritual teaching. The namesake of the IES, Deignan has been a religious studies professor at Iona for 40 years and plans on retiring...

Mass of the Holy Spirit commemorates student leaders

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

September 5, 2019

Student leaders were commemorated and given pins during the Mass of the Holy Spirit on Aug. 29 on East Hill. The mass began with a blessing and an oath for student leaders to uphold so that they carry out the mission of Iona College. The leaders were involved throughout the mass by bringing the gifts...

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