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Annual Relay for Life raises over $84,000

Annual Relay for Life raises over $84,000

Alison Robles, Managing Editor

April 4, 2019

Colleges Against Cancer hosted Relay for Life, an annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, in the Hynes Gymnasium on March 30.   Relay for Life has been on campus for five years, according to CAC President and senior Rebecca Lundgren. Alumna Kaitlin Winteroll was the student who...

Outside Iona

Outside Iona

Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

March 14, 2019

What’s been happening in the world since the last issue of the Ionian? Michael Cohen Testimony Michael Cohen testified before the House Oversight Committee on Feb. 27 to give evidence for claims he has made against the president. He said that he was ready to come clean after lying to Congr...

A look at Iona’s Council for Greek Governance, impact Greek life has on students

A look at Iona’s Council for Greek Governance, impact Greek life has on students

Krystal Ortiz, Assistant News Editor

March 14, 2019

Many students participate in Greek life at Iona. A big part of Greek life is the Council for Greek Governance. The main responsibility of the organization is to make and enforce policies of the fraternities and sororities on campus.   Senior Hannah Schultz, president of CGG, said that CGG...

Long Island art gallery director shares her experiences, advice to students

Long Island art gallery director shares her experiences,  advice to students

Daniel Macri, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2019

GaelVentures welcomed Beth Giacummo, an artist and art curator, on March 8 to speak to students about her experience directing art galleries and using the arts to revitalize her community. Giacummo is from Long Island, where she has planned various art galleries. Giacummo notably worked with...

Speech Communication Studies partners with Westchester County to help local veterans

Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

March 14, 2019

The Iona College Speech Communication Studies Department has partnered with Westchester County in its effort to support Westchester veterans and assist them in finding work. The county was awarded a Workforce Development Institute grant on Feb. 26 to fund a project called Westchester County Veterans...

Panel discusses past, future of sexual abuse in Catholic Church

Krystal Ortiz, Assistant News Editor

March 14, 2019

Iona College hosted a series of presentations and panels from March 11 to 13 that discussed the sexual abuse scandals involving the Catholic Church. The discussions included ways to examine, bring awareness to and prevent further sexual abuse incidents in the Catholic Church.   When introducing...

Exhibit, gallery talk showcases female artists’ perspectives

Exhibit, gallery talk showcases female artists’ perspectives

Stacey Franciamore, Assistant News Editor

March 14, 2019

The Iona College Council on the Arts hosted the gallery talk for the exhibit “SHE Voices: Expressions of Femininity” in the Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery on March 11 in celebration of Women’s History Month.   The exhibition, which has been on display since March 6, includes the work...

Outside Iona

Outside Iona

Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

February 28, 2019

What’s been happening in the world during the past few weeks? Trump declared a national emergency for the border wall President Donald J. Trump announced that he was declaring a national emergency on Feb. 15 for a border wall along the southern US border with Mexico. 16 states’...

Iona Black History Month showcases Black culture

Iona Black History Month showcases Black culture

Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

February 28, 2019

Iona celebrated Black History Month during February with events that centered on Black history and culture. The month featured two art showcases, starting with “Influenced by Matisse: New Works by Alvin Clayton” in the Brother Kenneth Chapman Gallery, which was on from Jan. 27 to Feb. 28, and...

Iona hosts Hudson Valley colleges for medieval, early modern literature symposium

Stacey Franciamore, Assistant News Editor

February 28, 2019

The Iona English Department hosted the fifth annual Hudson Valley Medieval and Early Modern Undergraduate Symposium on Feb. 23.   Students from various colleges and universities presented their works ontopics in art, literature, religion, history and politics. The event was divided into five...

Local college expected to close, Iona reacts

Local college expected to close, Iona reacts

Abigail Rapillo, News Editor

February 28, 2019

Iona announced in a press release on Feb. 25 that it has hired a professor from the College of New Rochelle and is offering support to CNR students who wish to transfer to Iona, after the college made a statement that it will likely close in the summer of 2019. In an email to its students on Feb....

Outside Iona

Outside Iona

Abigail RapilloNews Editor

February 13, 2019

What’s been happening in the world since last issue? 1. Hurricane Maria Hurricane Maria, which hit Puerto Rico on Sept. 20, left the U.S. territory without power, internet connection or access to phone lines. Mayors across the territory have been asking the federal government to help the ...

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