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What to Expect Summer 2021

What to Expect Summer 2021

Alyssa Rosado, Astrology Reporter May 19, 2021

After another long school year, the anticipation for summer has been universally shared and heavily desired. Luckily, summer 2021 has some fun things in store for you: your love life and emotions. This...

The White Symbol Behind Captain America’s Shield

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

The new Marvel show “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” that debuted on Disney+ discusses a lot of issues surrounding racism and race like where the symbol behind Captain America’s shield intersects...

NEWSCAST of A BFA In Creative Writing Is Coming To MMC

May 17, 2021

Nick Cerqua, President of Mount Studios, presents the final segment of The Monitor's collaboration with Mount Studios. This story is centered on Gabrielle Fiorella's piece, "A BFA in Creative Writing...

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A BFA In Creative Writing Is Coming To MMC

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

In Fall of 2021, Marymount Manhattan College will officially be introducing a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. In 2004, when Dr. Jerry Williams first came to MMC as a tenure-track professor,...

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The Best Part of 2021

Alyssa Rosado, Astrology Reporter May 13, 2021

While 2021 has been significantly better than 2020, there is still a peak of greatness that awaits us beginning May 13th. Jupiter will enter its home sign of Pisces on May 13th and leave on June 20th....

MMC's Theatre Department Introduces Intimacy Education

MMC’s Theatre Department Introduces Intimacy Education

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief May 12, 2021

Since September 2019, The MMC Intimacy Education program has been implemented within the Theatre Department, spearheaded by Professor Emeritus in Theatre Arts and Coordinator for Movement of Actors, Haila...

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MMC Community Takes on Twyla Tharp’s “The One Hundreds”

Abby Boldy, Guest Writer May 11, 2021

To say that Twyla Tharp is a trailblazer in both modern and ballet dance is an understatement. Her contributions to the art form are groundbreaking and everlasting as she has forever altered the notion...

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Shining a Spotlight on MMC’s Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2021

Marymount Manhattan College offers two Post-Baccalaureate Programs: Biology and Speech-Language Pathology. Biology feeds into various degrees and Speech-Language Pathology is regarded as more niche. Post-Bac...

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Stand Up Against APIDA Hate

Aubreyne Brizette Tolentino, Guest Writer May 7, 2021

Almost two months ago as we begged for a semblance of normalcy in the times of COVID, we were rudely awakened by the harsh truths of our non-pandemic reality.  On March 16th, six women of Asian descent...

Newscast on THE IMPORTANCE OF YOUNG ADULT FICTION AND THE HUNGER GAMES ERA

May 7, 2021

In this segment of The Monitor's collaboration with Mount Studios on "The Marymount Newscast," the story is centered on Rayiah Ross's piece "The Importance of Young Adult Fiction and the Hunger Games...

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The World’s Outlaws

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

Outlaws, bandits, fugitives and social pariahs. We often look through the lens of historic cowboy roots fighting against the influence of European settlers. We think of white men with their blue jeans,...

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Eagle Witt: Comedian Tackles Social Issues while Dodging Cancel Culture

Myah Lake, Guest Writer May 5, 2021

Eagle Witt is a 26-year-old comedian from Brooklyn, who doesn't believe in Cancel Culture and isn't afraid to joke about anything. . To Witt comedy “is the hardest thing in the world to do, but once...

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