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Reminders of the Sept. 1 flood can still be found in the North elevators.

North Avenue Residence Hall continues to recover from flood

Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief December 9, 2021

North Avenue Residence Hall – simply known as “North” – is still facing the effects from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which hit New Rochelle on the evening of Sept. 1.   North – the newest...

Located on North Avenue, the JoAnn Mazzella Murphy ’98H Arts Center, honors a longstanding trustee.

Iona renames art center after cherished trustee JoAnn Mazzella Murphy ’98H

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor December 9, 2021

Last month, Iona dedicated the arts center to beloved trustee JoAnn Mazzella Murphy ’98H.   Murphy was a member of the Iona community for over 20 years. She was on the Board of Trustees...

Home for the Holidays brought the Iona community together as a second family.

Iona celebrates season with Home for the Holidays

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor December 9, 2021

The Christmas season is finally upon us. To celebrate, Gaels gathered for the annual Home for the Holidays event. Hosted by the Center for Student Engagement, Office of Mission and Ministry and...

Student entrepreneurs in the Iona community held a panel to discuss their journeys with starting their own creative businesses.

CEO hosts Iona Student Entrepreneurship Panel in Hynes Institute

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor December 9, 2021

On Nov. 18, CEO at Iona College hosted a student entrepreneurship panel featuring three groups of student entrepreneurs and business owners from the Iona community within the Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship...

The Hynes Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation set collobrate with IVMF fostering new opportunities for veteran entrepreneurs and their familes.

Iona forms partnership with Syracuse University’s IVMF to assist veterans in entrepreneurial ambitions

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 18, 2021

Iona is partnering with Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF)’s Community Navigator Pilot Program. Funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the $5 million federal...

Quiles has spent over two decades crafting her skills in event planning and design.

Iona alum joins cast of new HGTV show

Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief November 18, 2021

Yaz Quiles, a celebrity event producer who graduated from Iona in 1998, is joining the cast of the new HGTV competition series “Table Wars.”  Quiles, who received her degree in mass communications,...

Students were required to show vaccination proof or a negative test upon entrance

Gael Gate: Iona celebrates beginning of basketball season

Jocelyn Arroyo-Ariza, News Editor November 18, 2021

Defending their MAAC championship, the men’s basketball team played a historic game last week against Appalachian State. The regular season home opener had the most students and employees in...

Mix’d Kinish a weekly podcost that focuses on LGBTQ+ issues was recorded in front of Gaels at the End Zone.

Pasta and podcast: Event brings live recording to Iona studio audience

Margaret Dougherty, Editor-In-Chief November 4, 2021

A podcast was recorded live in front of an Iona studio audience on Oct. 28 in the End Zone sponsored by the Counseling Center, Office of Mission and Ministry, and the Office of Residential Life. Mix’d Kinish is...

Iona chapter of Sigma Tau Delta restarts annual Halloween event

Emily Varker, Copy Editor November 4, 2021

The Iona Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, hosted its first in-person Halloween event since 2019 on Oct. 27, celebrating the feast day of St. Oran. St. Oran has...

Memorial service held for professors

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor November 4, 2021

A memorial service for Iona professors Fran and Ken Bailie was held at the Church of the Holy Family in New Rochelle on Oct. 23.     The church was filled with family, friends, and Iona faculty...

Peter Godwin examines the important of the free press in the modern age.

Foreign correspondent Peter Godwin discusses democracy and freedom of press

Jason Piccolomini, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Iona’s annual “Week of the Peacemaker” took place from Oct. 24 to Oct. 29. For over 30 years, the school has decided to dedicate a week to peacemaking.   The many events that Iona hosted revolved...

“Sounds of Silence” (SOS) teaches students importance of music

Katherine Daly, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Burke Lounge in Spellman Hall was transformed into a musical getaway for the event “Sounds of Silence” (SOS) on Oct. 26 through the efforts of Iona’s social work department.     As...

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