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Gaels give back with annual Thanksgiving basket drive

Gaels give back with annual Thanksgiving basket drive

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

December 5, 2019

The Office of Mission and Ministry ran Iona College’s annual Thanksgiving basket collection involving various clubs and organizations on campus on Nov. 25 in the Mulcahy Gym. The office gathered 150 baskets and loaded them onto trucks to be driven to different organizations for distribution to families...

Alumna speaks on entrepreneurial mindset

Alumna speaks on entrepreneurial mindset

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

December 5, 2019

The Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation hosted “How to Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset Through Experience” as a part of their Fall 2019 Hynes Distinguished Speaker Series on Nov. 14 in Romita Auditorium. The Distinguished Speaker, Tania Vargas, graduated from Iona in 1990...

Outside Iona

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

December 5, 2019

Taliban discusses peace with President Trump. United States talks with the Taliban regarding peace are finally back in session after being cancelled by Trump in September. The talks were cancelled after the Taliban claimed an attack that killed a dozen people including an American soldier in Kabul,...

Gerri Ripp Center hosts mock interviews to prepare seniors for career search

Stacey Franciamore, Managing Editor

December 5, 2019

The Gerri Ripp Center for Career Developmentconducted mock interviews as part of their career readiness program for seniors and student leaders on Nov. 22. The mock interviews were conducted with career advisors, and the goal of the sessions was to provide students with an opportunity to practice...

Students reflect on role behavior plays in different social situations

Students reflect on role behavior plays in different social situations

Krystal Ortiz, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Sophomore Chyanne Blaklyhosted a panel on the importance of code switching, the act of purposefully changing your behavior in an interaction, on Nov. 21. The panel’s purpose was to raise awareness on code switching by encouraging students to distinguish themselves from others. It also aimed to teach...

Outside Iona

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

November 14, 2019

The 40thWorld Climate Conference declares the world in a state of ‘climate emergency.’ A report published in the journal BioScience details that the earth is facing “untold suffering” due to unsustainable human behavior. Over 11,000 scientists signed the report during the conference.Major changes th...

Student leaders prepare for potential Gaels

Student leaders prepare for potential Gaels

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

November 14, 2019

Student leaders and faculty are preparing for the arrival of potential incoming students as Iona hosts its second open house of the year on Nov. 16. Open House at Iona typically takes on the same schedule every year with students and families checking in and enjoying breakfast at 9 a.m. The potential...

Campus Safety informs students on gun safety practices, laws

Stacey Franciamore, Managing Editor

November 14, 2019

Iona College Director of Campus Safety Adrian Navarette gave a beginner’s guide to guns and gun safety at the event, "Gun Talk: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask," as part of Week of the Peacemaker on Nov. 5. Navarette has been a member of the Iona community since he graduated...

President and Chief of Advertising Revenue of CBS-Viacom shares experience, insight with students

President and Chief of Advertising Revenue of CBS-Viacom shares experience, insight with students

Julia Fabrizio, Features & Lifestyle Editor

November 14, 2019

Iona College welcomed President and Chief Advertising Revenue Officer at Viacom and CBSJo Ann Ross to campus as part of Iona’s celebration of 50 Years of Women on Oct. 30. Ross shared her story of entering the advertising field and struggling as a professional woman. She also provided advice for...

AIL hosts Mario Kart tournament, welcomes all players

AIL hosts Mario Kart tournament, welcomes all players

Maureen DeGregorio, Social Media Manager

November 14, 2019

The Admirers of Illustrated Literature hosted a Mario Kart Tournament in the Game Room on the ground floor of the LaPenta Student Union on Nov. 7. Students were able to compete in the tournament and socialize with one another while the competition slowly advanced. During the tournament, members of...

Outside Iona

October 31, 2019

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS following a fundamentalist Salafi jihadist doctrine of Sunni Islam, was killed during a raid involving U.S. special operatives. Al-Baghdadi was known to be the most wanted terrorist leader in the world. An ISIS spy from the Syrian Democratic Forces provided a...

Art exhibit showcases faculty talent

Art exhibit showcases faculty talent

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor

October 31, 2019

The Counsel on the Arts is hosting the Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition from Oct. 15 through Dec. 5 in the Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery. The gallery displays artwork developed by faculty featuring Brother Kenneth Chapman, Jeffrey Price, Thomas Ruggio and Ryan Seslow. The artworks include photography,...

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