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Using one of the 17 sustainable development goals the United Nations has pushed for global implementation by 2030, Pam Chasek’s class broke into smaller groups to examine dorm, paper, food and plastic waste on campus, all while seeking out ways to reduce poverty. It’s all in-line with two of the U.N.’s green goals of responsible consumption and production, and no poverty. more
To Rob Walsh, there’s something magical about the baseball field in Van Cortlandt Park. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, he looks around at the meager stands and the holey backstop, the grass encroaching on the infield and the graffiti-scarred scoreboard. more
The space that once was home to the short-lived Caffe Buon Gusto near Manhattan College could soon make way for a 16-unit apartment building. more
Heading into last season, the Jaspers were coming off two near back-to-back appearances in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference championship game. Because of that, there was sky-high optimism the Manhattan College women’s soccer team was primed for another run at the title. more
It seems like an ever-repeating pattern: A mass shooting happens. Talk of gun reform is ubiquitous. Politicians make grand speeches about legislation to either limit gun access or to strengthen Second Amendment rights. Bills are written that die in committees, and the issue is untouched until the next tragedy. more
This is not how Tom Cosgrove envisioned his 2019 baseball season unfolding. more
There are a number of potholes that can litter the road to the Major Leagues for aspiring baseball players. Slumps are never good. Neither are injuries. But Fabian Peña is facing a rather unusual obstacle as he plays his first full season of professional baseball. His road to playing time is currently being blocked not by a slump or injury, but instead by one Joey Bart. more
Joe Jacques didn’t know what to expect as he prepared for his first professional spring training last February. What he got was his most fervent wish — and more. more
Undocumented students who attend New York schools can now apply for state financial aid thanks to passage of the Dream Act in this year’s legislative session. The state legislation, championed by the late Queens Sen. Jose Peralta, was inspired by the federal DREAM Act to offer legal status for eligible undocumented students who came to the United States as children. The bill never made it out of Congress. more
Parked in the new Raymond Kelly Student Commons at Manhattan College are two zipcars filling a central Riverdale zipcar vacuum. Those cars will save MC students and neighboring residents a great deal … more
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