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Data journalist Betsy Ladyzhets discusses data journalism in the COVID era

Stacey Franciamore and Kyle Ross May 6, 2021

Iona recently hosted a discussion with data journalist Betsy Ladyzhets, who has been analyzing gaps in data and misinformation about the pandemic that have occurred over the past year.   Ladyzhets founded the COVID-19...

Br. Gunn explained how the statue of Edmund Rice in the quad portrays his relational teaching style.

Br. Gunn gives presentation on Edmund Rice pedagogy

Margaret Dougherty, Managing Editor April 22, 2021

As part of Iona College’s 2021 Heritage Week, held on April 15, Br. Dennis Gunn gave a virtual presentation on teaching and learning the Blessed Edmund Rice Tradition. Many students and faculty...

Women leaders on campus reflect on their roles

Margaret Dougherty, Managing Editor March 22, 2021

Every March is set aside to celebrate the contributions of women in American history and appreciate just how much progress has been made in advancing women’s rights. However, focus is also put on...

Dr.  Stanionis retires after 60 years at Iona

Dr. Stanionis retires after 60 years at Iona

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor March 11, 2021

Dr. Victor Stanionis, professor of physics at Iona College, will retire this coming summer after devoting over 60 years of service to the college.    Stanionis earned his bachelor’s degree...

Many classes have little to no in-person attendance.

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

Stacey Franciamore, Editor-in-Chief March 11, 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...

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...

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”...

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...

Counseling Center discusses power in relationships

Counseling Center discusses power in relationships

Stacey Franciamore, Editor-in-Chief October 16, 2020

The Counseling Center hosted “Let’s Talk About Power,” a conversation around power in relationships, as part of their “Circles of Support: Love Shouldn’t Hurt” program via Zoom on Oct. 8.     This...

AIL hosts Marvel Con Illustrator class with Will Sliney

AIL hosts Marvel Con Illustrator class with Will Sliney

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor October 16, 2020

The Admirers of Illustrated Literature Club hosted a Marvel Con Illustrator class, where students had the opportunity to learn how to draw characters from the Marvel Universe, on Oct. 7.     The illustrator...

Lawn Games promote engagement, give students time to unwind

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor October 16, 2020

The Office of Student Development hosted Lawn Games, outdoor activities that students were able to choose from in between classes, on Oct. 6 on East Hill.    There were different lawn games set...

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