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Jerry Banks and a Conversation About Advocacy

Jerry Banks and a Conversation About Advocacy

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

Cheyenne Jericho Alan Banks is a new student at Marymount Manhattan College, but he’s already made quite the impact. While most people might know him from a viral picture of him holding a sign at the BLM protests that reads “Dear White People: Stop Using Dr. King As An Example of a Peaceful Protes...

Dr. Jennifer Brown and the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial

Dr. Jennifer Brown and the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine Trial

Shelby Hall, Guest Writer

October 9, 2020

Late last week I got the opportunity to interview Dr. Jennifer Brown, a Marymount professor and a recently accepted participant in the upcoming Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine trial.  Below you will find my entire interview with Dr. Brown as well as more information on the trail, how you apply to partici...

Navigating Life as a Virtual Peer Leader

Navigating Life as a Virtual Peer Leader

Najla Alexander, Guest Writer

September 29, 2020

MMC Peer Leaders are student leaders who help and guide new incoming Griffins throughout The Big Apple! Being a new student and getting welcomed into the city life can be an overwhelming wave of emotions happening all at the same time. Will I like city life? Will I make any friends or will I miss ho...

The Monitor’s New Editor-In-Chief

The Monitor's New Editor-In-Chief

Gabrielle Fiorella, Editor-In-Chief

August 17, 2020

Hey everyone, current, and new members! I’m Gabrielle Fiorella, The Monitor’s new Editor-In-Chief for the 2020-2021 school year! I am a sophomore majoring in Digital Journalism, and minoring in International Studies. I just wanted to introduce myself, as I will now be the one in which new members...

FEATURE FRIDAY: Professor Catherine Cabeen

FEATURE FRIDAY: Professor Catherine Cabeen

Meghan Keeney, Guest Writer

May 22, 2020

Highly accomplished dancer Catherine Cabeen found herself celebrating her 30th birthday in her blue Honda Civic, parked in urban Seattle. She packed her clothes and all her belongings into her trunk; she slept in the backseat with the doors locked at night. She was basically homeless, showering in the...

The Retirement of Dr. Carol Jackson, PhD

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Seamus Fallon, Staff Writer

April 15, 2020

On April 8th it was announced to the Marymount community that Dr. Carol Jackson, Vice President of Student Affairs, will be retiring effective June 30th. President Kerry Walk “confess[ed]” in the email sent out that she “earnestly asked [Jackson] to stay” but this year Dr. Jackson had “resisted...

Senior Spotlight: J.K. Larkin

Senior Spotlight: J.K. Larkin

Michael Dunlap, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 crisis and its effect on Marymount Manhattan College's Class of 2020 Commencement, The Monitor will be publishing a weekly "Senior Spotlight" to honor the graduating class and their achievements at the College. This week's spotlight is on J.K. Larkin. Larkin is a major in...

Shaelyn McFadden & Rose Sheridan

Shaelyn McFadden & Rose Sheridan

Shelby Hall, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The Collective is a combination of art, beauty, and magic. It is a collection of people from all talents and interests, joining forces to make art together. The Collective takes photos and makes artistic shots by incorporating paint, various costumes, and outfits and utilizing props. The Collectiv...

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...

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...

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...

Anonymous meme account may stand as vocal outlet for students

Anonymous meme account may stand as vocal outlet for students

ELENA MALDONADO-DUNN

November 11, 2019

Most Marymount students have seen the username “marymountmemehattan” pop up on their Instagram feeds at some point or another. The account was originally the brainchild of Jaswin “Billie” Sangha, who started the account anonymously with humorous posts based around Shawn Mendes. The memes were co...

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