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MMC Clubs & Orgs. During COVID-19

MMC Clubs & Orgs. During COVID-19

Jenna Fanelli, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

In the midst of the uncertainty and change surrounding COVID-19, many of Marymount’s clubs and organizations have had to make drastic changes in order to adapt as online learning has taken the place of physically attending campus. The Monitor, for example, is still functioning remotely with Zoom mee...

What to do When You’re Stuck Self-Quarantining

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Gabrielle Fiorella, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

We’re all stuck in quarantine and it’s common knowledge that it’s not the best, but we have to make the most of it. It’s better to be safe and protected rather than sick and not doing so well. So while we are stuck at home with so much free time, here’s a list of activities that I am sure will...

Relationships in Quarantine

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Averee Nelson, Staff Writer

April 14, 2020

A typical Friday date night out on the town has now turned into a night on the couch with a bucket of popcorn and a soda to set up a Zoom date with your partner. As a veil of quarantine mandates has covered the globe, many people in relationships have been forced to go digital. Long-distance relationships...

MMC’s Alternative Letter Grading

MMC's Alternative Letter Grading

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

With COVID-19 wreaking havoc across the globe, many schools have turned to Pass/Fail grading to lessen the weight on students. Within the last month, Marymount Manhattan College has made the decision to allow Pass/Fail as an option as an alternative to letter grades. Faculty will continue grading students...

Feature Friday: Madison Weisend

Feature Friday: Madison Weisend

Madeline Nortz

November 22, 2019

Senior Madison Weisend is a Politics and Human Rights and Environmental Studies major with a minor in International Studies. Originally from Newark, Ohio, Madison came to Marymount because she loves the city. Although if she had to change one thing, she would create a more environmentally conscious mindset...

A Look into the debate last night

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Neil Gunnion, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

It would not be far-fetched for anyone to claim that politics is important. After all, the decisions that politicians make can at times literally be life-or-death for many people. So why, then does the American media continue to view politics as a spectacle, and rob it of the gravity it requires? Well,...

International Food Festival and other news at MMC

International Food Festival and other news at MMC

Seamus Fallon

November 18, 2019

The International Food Festival is happening on Tuesday, November 19th from 12:00pm till 1:30pm. Led by The Cultural Peer Mentors, the festival is being hosted in a potluck style lunch. The Peer Mentors encourage international students and resident students to bring their favorite foods from their nati...

Feature Fridays: McKenna Smith

Feature Fridays: McKenna Smith

Madeline Nortz

November 15, 2019

McKenna Smith is a senior Communication Arts major. She is president of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s official honor society. Although her hometown is Granville, Ohio, McKenna began her college career at Furman college in Greenville, South Carolina. She transferred to Marymount Ma...

Weekly Feed: 11/15-21

Weekly Feed: 11/15-21

Neil Gunnion

November 14, 2019

Thursday, November 14th’s “Girls Who Code” event has been cancelled. However, students can still join MMC Alum “Clarice Dubois” for a lesson in Drag at 5:00 PM in the Commons today. On Sunday, November 17th, students can give back to the community by volunteering to serve hot meals at S...

Wellness Wednesday: Taking time for yourself

Wellness Wednesday: Taking time for yourself

Gabrielle Fiorella

November 13, 2019

College is stressful, we all know this. Essays, internships, jobs, career searching, and just classes in general. These are only a small fraction of what we students have to go through and there are many other things that students go through that pack on a workload to overwhelm us. The quote “Everyone...

Talent Tuesday: America’s Least Wanted

Talent Tuesday: America’s Least Wanted

Ariana Contreras

November 12, 2019

  Welcome to Talent Tuesday’s here at The Monitor. Every Tuesday from now on the Monitor will be showcasing the sheer genius talent that flows throughout our halls. Whether it be conveyed through drawing, acting, dancing, or producing; the varying outlets in which the student body has creat...

Bring It On: The Musical comes to the stage

Bring It On: The Musical comes to the stage

ana coakley

November 11, 2019

Bring It On, a musical based on the 2000 Kirsten Dunst film of the same name, is a show that illustrates the competitive world of cheerleading and their rivals while battling with the “clash of class, race, body type, and gender meeting at a cheer competition, each character in Bring It On learns ...

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