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Students wear purple for anti-bullying

Amanda KellyStaff Writer

October 26, 2010

Iona College has spirit. Taking part in the nationwide event Spirit Day, Iona students, faculty, and staff answered the call to "Wear Purple" on Oct. 20, to bring attention to the recent suicides of six teenagers who were victims of homophobic bullying.   The tragic story of Rutgers University stude...

Ionian goes online

Mary J. MorganStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

The Ionian has gone digital. After spending years in development, the Web site is finally up and running. The idea to have an online edition of the newspaper was first proposed several years ago. Only recently has this idea been turned into a reality. Vice Provost for Information Technology Joanne Steel...

Dartmouth College Chemistry Professor visits Iona as part of Careers in Science Program

Dartmouth College Chemistry Professor visits Iona as part of Careers in Science Program

Megan BroderickStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

On Oct. 7, Dr. Dean E. Wilcox, a chemistry professor at Dartmouth College, came to Iona College as part of the Careers in Science at Iona (CSI) Program. This program is a series of presentations hosted by professor Dr. Sunghee Lee and Dr. Jerome Levkov of the Chemistry Department at Iona. Wilcox got his ...

Panelists try to answer “Why are we there?” about U.S. wars

Panelists try to answer “Why are we there?” about U.S. wars

Ali MudanoStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

The ongoing war in Afghanistan and the United States' continued occupation in Iraq are arguably the most controversial issues in today's society. Americans are divided over a withdrawal from the Middle East or a continuation of our presence there. The U.S.-Iraq Status of Forces Agreement is currently...

Iona launches polling center for upcoming elections

Michael O'ConnorNews Editor

October 12, 2010

Iona College has launched a polling center that seeks to fill the gap in assessing the opinions and concerns of Westchester voters. Director of Honors Jeanne Zaino and Dean of Arts and Science Brian Nickerson were actively involved in the process of launching th polling center. They believe that the c...

Ayala celebrates Careers in Student Affairs Month

Richard GiacovasStaff Writer

October 12, 2010

Many Iona students may not know that October is Careers in Student Affairs Month.   Student affairs offers students a variety of different programs that provide development in embracing student learning, helping students with academic and career decisions, mentoring students, and the development of l...

H.O.L.A. kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

H.O.L.A. kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Michael GiordanoStaff Writer

September 28, 2010

On Sept. 16, with the help of students and faculty, H.O.L.A. kicked off Hispanic Heritage month in the LaPenta Student End Zone. H.O.L.A., the Hispanic Organization for Latin Awareness, jazzed up the End Zone with decorations and music to prepare students for a month of Spanish culture. The festivities...

Graduation moved from Madison Square Garden for the first time in five years

Michael O'Connor News Editor

September 28, 2010

For the first time in five years, Iona's graduation will not take place at Madison Square Garden, but on Iona's own campus. The change is the casualty of an extensive renovation plan at Madison Square Garden. From April to September of the next three years, MSG will undergo renovations that will shut do...

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