The Monitor

A New Exhibit at The Met

This photo is a set of gauntlets for Maxi- milian from 1499

Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

When most people think of a medieval European king, they probably picture something along the lines of Henry VIII of England: a portly man in frilly clothing, who rarely leaves his castle. However, Maximilian I was not that kind of king. Famous for his reputation as a fearless combatant and honorabl...

Reveal of the Next Met Gala Theme

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Gwen Attridge, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute has been bathed in the luscious pink of Camp: Notes on Fashion for the past five months. The Met Gala this past May churned out some of the best looks the event has ever seen. While we are still taking in all of the amazing content that Camp had to o...

What it Means to Be Thankful

What it Means to Be Thankful

Elena Maldonado-Dunn, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Well, Thanksgiving is coming up, and even though the origins of the holiday may be slightly controversial, it is undeniably a time to give thanks and bring the family together. Also, it’s time to eat food. Lots and lots of food. Every family’s Thanksgiving traditions are different, and every indivi...

Glen the Security Guard

Glen the Security Guard

Ariana Contreras, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Working 80 hours weeks would absolutely drain the vibrancy out of most people. Yet somehow local Marymount superstar and beloved security guard Glenn Boyette shines brighter than anyone you will come across at Marymount Manhattan. Boyette has been working for our institution since 2014 and has made quite a...

Core Council Grant

Core Council Grant

Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

The Core Council Professional Development Grant is a new grant created this year by Core Council. It is designed to help students alleviate financial hurdles and encourage them to further their student leadership skills. The grant funds students to attend a conference or workshop of a professional a...

New History Major

New History Major

Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

On Friday, November 8th, Dr. Laura Brown, Associate Professor of History and Dr. Brad Herling, Chair of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department announced the resurrection of the MMC's History Major, which is available for students to declare now. In said email, the program is “designed to be its...

Stand-Up and Speak Out

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Madeline Nortz, Staff Writer

December 7, 2019

Stand Up, Speak Out Film Festival took place on Monday, November 18 in the Commons West and showcased creative works formed in collaboration with Marymount students and students of the Bedford Hills College Program. The Bedford Hills College Program offers 14-16 college courses of all levels each seme...

United Nations Annual Summit Introduces Timely Discussion

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

The United Nation’s annual summit filled with world leaders opened on September 23rd with U.N. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, calling this major summit to promote actions to slow climate change. It’s safe to say the United Nations Summit was not free of tensions as the assembly convenes amid simmering t...

Growing Up in The School Shooting Era: What It Is Like to Endure This Fear

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Ariana Contreras, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

The pathway to self-discovery is hard enough, and when you add living in an era where mass shootings are nearly an everyday occurrence, sometimes just getting through one day free of anxiety is hard enough.  It seems as though the members of “Generation Z”, those born in the mid-1990s to the early 2000s...

Artistic Value Questioned with Practice of Graffiti

Artistic Value Questioned with Practice of Graffiti

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

Graffiti is an artistic concept that is constantly being scrutinized by neighborhoods and businesses. While many people consider it vandalism by law, others consider it a form of artistic expression and art. From a legal standpoint, the only distinction between street art and graffiti is permission....

Students Attend Public Forum Regarding Threats, Security

Students Attend Public Forum Regarding Threats, Security

Madeline Nortz, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

In response to student security concerns following the school closures on Tuesday, October 1 through Sunday, October 6, Marymount Manhattan College sent an email releasing a Fact Sheet on October 6 providing answers to the questions that many students and faculty had been asking. The email also announced a serie...

Mount Vernon Museum Entices Attendees with Murder Mystery

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Aryana Lee, Staff Writer

November 2, 2019

Halloween is just around the corner and many places have already begun to set the scene for the spookiest and most candy-filled holiday. Living in New York, it can be extremely difficult to find fun and safe activities to do for the holiday, especially while also living on a strict budget.  Many p...

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