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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...

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...

Queer-Straight Alliance celebrates Coming Out Week

Queer-Straight Alliance celebrates Coming Out Week

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor October 16, 2020

The Queer-Straight Alliance hosted a series of events in honor of Coming Out Week from Oct. 10-9.    The events took place on campus and online to allow all students, virtual and in-person,...

Diversity speaker encourages voting and acceptance

Diversity speaker encourages voting and acceptance

Ciara Serpa, Advertising Manager October 16, 2020

The Office of Student Development hosted author, filmmaker and activist Paola Mendoza virtually on Oct. 6. Students attending had the opportunity to listen to Mendoza speak about topics like the...

Members of the fashion club demonstrated how to achieve an everyday makeup look for the participants watching through Zoom.

Fashion club hosts virtual makeup masterclass

Aliyah Rodriguez, Features & Lifestyle Editor October 1, 2020

ona College’s Fashion Club hosted a makeup masterclass event  where students got to learn how to accomplish an everyday makeup look on Sept. 25.   The event was led by senior Brianna Fornasari,...

The sessions are themed with issues that are amplified by the pandemic. The sessions offer tactics to counteract the impacts.

Counseling Center hosts virtual meetings to support students through COVID-19

Krystal Ortiz, News Editor October 1, 2020

The Counseling Center has been hosting “Circles of Support,” a series of weekly virtual meetings designed to help students cope with the impact of COVID-19 on their daily lives and will continue...

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