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President of WIUR Cameron Deshnad performs the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

WIUR rebrands, reopens studio

Margaret Dougherty, Editor In Chief September 22, 2022

WIUR reopened its studio in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the LaPenta Student Union on Sept. 14.  WIUR is the student-run radio station of Iona University. All students are welcome to produce and host...

Sr. Norma Pimentel gives emotional, powerful lecture on immigration crisis

Jack Allen, Contributing Writer September 22, 2022

Guest speaker Sr. Norma Pimentel presented the lecture “Restoring Human Dignity: Lecciones De La Frontera” to an Iona audience in the Mulcahy Gymnasium on Sept. 15.  Compassion, tenacity and awakening...

Crowds of students, faculty and staff showed up to celebrate the universitys 82nd birthday.

Iona celebrates 82nd birthday

Margaret Dougherty, Editor in Chief September 22, 2022

Iona University celebrated its 82nd birthday with a party in the center of campus on Sept. 19.  The celebration kicked off around 12:30 and lasted until 2:00. Students, faculty and staff passed through...

The faculty jam united students and professors alike with the power of music.

Faculty and staff host jam session

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

Members from the Iona faculty and staff kicked off the semester on Sept. 14 with a back-to-school concert on the new Murphy Green on Iona's campus.   The concert took place in the newly paved stone...

The night was still young after the jovert at the All White Party.

W.I.S.E kicks off back to school

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor September 8, 2022

One of the newest clubs on campus is Iona University’s West Indian Student Establishment otherwise known as W.I.S.E. The organization was established last year to showcase Caribbean culture on campus...

Iona officially gains university status

Emily Varker, Copy Editor September 8, 2022

Iona officially became Iona University on July 12 after an announcement in the LaPenta School of Business atrium.  Faculty, students, alumni and members of the Board of Trustees gathered with palpable...

Iona obtains full accreditation from National Association of School Psychologists

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor September 8, 2022

Iona University recently received full accreditation from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) that will be effective through Aug. 1, 2022, to Aug. 1, 2027. The NASP credential will...

Outfits similar to those worn by victims were displayed in Burke Lounge to show that clothing does not matter for the perpetrator.

‘What Were You Wearing?’ showcases importance of awareness about sexual assault

Emily Varker, Copy Editor May 5, 2022

A unique and powerful exhibit, “What Were You Wearing?,” was held in Burke Lounge as a collaboration between the Fashion Club, Office of Residential Life, Office of Mission and Ministry and the brand-new...

Recipents of commencent awards of the 17th Gael Awards pose for a picture.

17th annual Gael Awards celebrate student excellence

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor May 5, 2022

What has been affectionately referred to as Iona’s Oscars, the 17th annual Gael Awards returned to a fully in-person setting for the first time since the start of the pandemic on April 25. The award...

Seniors in Media and Strategic Communications Department advocate for mental health

Emily Varker, Copy Editor May 5, 2022

Four seniors hosted an event to spread mental health awareness to their fellow college students on April 20 for their capstone project for MSC 499.   One of the main parts of the event was the student...

Dr. Wheeler named president of SUNY New Paltz

Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief May 5, 2022

Provost Dr. Darrell P. Wheeler has been named president of SUNY New Paltz, as announced in a campus-wide email sent by President Carey on May 3.   Over the past four years at Iona College, Dr. Wheeler...

Ionas new campus set to open Spring 2023.

NewYork-Presbyterian Iona School of Health Sciences set to open spring 2023

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor May 5, 2022

Iona’s second campus in Bronxville is set to open its doors next year. Renovations of what once was Concordia College are currently underway.  To celebrate the start of renovations on the new campus,...

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