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The Kelly Center for Health Sciences is the flagship school of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences.

Iona dedicates Kelly Center for Health Sciences

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor January 27, 2023

The flagship building of the NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences on Iona’s new Bronxville campus opened its doors on Jan. 17.   An opening ceremony was held for the Kelly Center...

At Ionas Serbian Day Festival students learned about Serbian culture firsthand.

Iona celebrates Serbian heritage, culture with festival

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor January 27, 2023

Iona’s International Club hosted Serbian Day Festival: A Cultural Feast in Burke Lounge on Jan. 20. The club not only represents more than 70 international students, but the international community as...

Outside Iona

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor January 27, 2023

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...

Aiden Rodriguez and Alejandro Flores Anguiano pose together with jibbitz.

GAB rocks with crocs at campus event

Ellory Rose Hankla, Contributing Writer January 27, 2023

With students returning to campus and classes starting, the Gaels Activity Board (GAB) decided to celebrate by offering students something to express themselves in the form of Crocs jibbitz at an event...

The lighting of the creche and Christmas tree took place on a cold and rainy December day.

Iona University celebrates annual lighting of creche and tree

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor December 8, 2022

Gaels came together for the holidays to light the creche and tree on the Murphy Green despite the rain on Dec. 6.   The event began with an introduction from Aidan Connolly, senior and SGA president....

Slime can be grounding in times like these.

“Slime Away Your Stress”: Gaels play with slime as they get ready for finals

Ellory Hankla, Contributing Writer December 8, 2022

The Gaels Activity Board (GAB) and the Iona Counseling Center hosted “Slime your Stress Away” as the first event of the university’s annual Stress-Free Week on Dec. 5.  Dec. 5 at Iona University...

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...

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