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In-person vs. Zoom attendance: Is it a question of convenience or safety?

Stacey Franciamore March 8, 2021

COVID-19 has dramatically changed the learning landscape. When students first transitioned to Zoom they felt uncomfortable and awkward, but as the one year mark approaches many students have become more...

Black people to watch in the 2020s

Black people to watch in the 2020s

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features & Lifestyle Editor February 25, 2021

Some decades are defined by stars and artists that give the era a little extra glamour. While entering the second year of the 2020s, here are some Black writers, actors, activists and creatives alike...

Kissner stressed the importance of getting creative and letting go of pre-set ideas while brainstorming to come up with effective solutions while problem solving in the lens of design thinking.

Workshop focuses on letting go of constraints and free thinking in problem solving

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor February 25, 2021

The Identifying Problem & Ideation workshop, intended to help students with “design thinking,” was hosted by Rob Kissner on Feb. 18.     Kissner, Founder & CEO of the Digital...

Outside Iona

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor February 25, 2021

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

Dr. Kaalund reflects on background, diversity, Black History Month

Dr. Kaalund reflects on background, diversity, Black History Month

Stacey Franciamore, Editor-in-Chief February 25, 2021

Where are you from? Where did you grow up?    “I am from North Carolina. I grew up in North Carolina. I attended graduate school in North Carolina so I’m a Tar Heel Born & Bred as we like...

The exhibit brings awareness of many different struggles, especially those caused by the pandemic and racial discrimination. Photo from @newrochelleny on Twitter.

Art exhibit portrays struggles, emphasizes hope

Margaret Dougherty, Managing Editor February 22, 2021

The art exhibit “Struggle: An Exhibition for Our Times” opened on Feb. 15 at the Rotunda Gallery in the New Rochelle City Hall. Due to COVID-19, the exhibit is also available virtually. “Struggle”...

ManiPlease is one Black-owned business based in New Rochelle to support. 
Source: @maniplease_ on Instagram.

Black-owned businesses to support in New Rochelle

Margaret Dougherty, Managing Editor February 11, 2021

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat. For Black-owned businesses in particular, this hardship is even more difficult. According to CNBC, from February...

Iona celebrates black excellence through series of events

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor February 11, 2021

Iona is hosting a series of virtual and in-person events in honor of Black History Month which started from Feb 2 to Feb 24.     The events, coordinated by Melissa Aponte, director of student development,...

How Black representation in film and television can impact, empower

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 11, 2021

Whether it be through film, television, literature or any other type of medium, representation in media can critically influence the public perception of ideas, topics, and, most importantly, people....

The Bluest Eye and Their Eyes Were Watching God are some books to read for Black History Month. | Photo from Aliyah Rodriguez.

10 Books to read for Black History Month

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features & Lifestyle Editor February 11, 2021

In a world where Black stories are often told through a white gaze in film, one may wish to turn to novels written by Black authors that will give them a different perspective on life. From autobiographies...

Students gathered on the steps of the Spellman Portico and were led by Dean of Students Joel Quintong as they chanted “Save local orgs.” 

Photo Credit - Nicholle Parsons

Greek Life saves local organizations at Iona College

Stacey Franciamore, Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2020

Council for Greek Governance President Siena Clarke and Service Management Chair Nicholle Parsons organized a demonstration in protest of the expansion of national Greek organizations at Iona College in...

Chemical Society celebrates Mole Day despite move to virtual setting

Chemical Society celebrates Mole Day despite move to virtual setting

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor November 2, 2020

The Chemical Society hosted a Mole Day event to commemorate Avogadro’s number on Oct. 23.     The Chemical Society, known as the chemistry club, is a student affiliate chapter of the...

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