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The Rising Poet Whose Head is in the Stars: Shelby Hall

Averee Nelson, Digital Managing Editor March 12, 2021

After 10 years of thinking and dreaming about publishing her first poetry book, Shelby Hall took to her Instagram, surprising her followers that grey eyed would be ready to order in a mere few days....

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Professors That Have Inspired Us: Profile on Professor Tatiana Serafin

Meg Masseron, Features Editor February 17, 2021

I can vividly recall the feeling of instantaneous relief when I sat down in Professor Tatiana Serafin’s office in September 2019 for a frantically-scheduled meeting about my first opportunity to be published...

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A Force to Be Reckoned With

Ben Lewis, Guest Writer January 26, 2021

When 15-year-old Sarah Goody was in sixth grade, her teacher presented a unit on the harsh effects of climate change and what that meant the future could look like for her, her community, and her generation....

The Zoom Undergraduate: The Past, Present, and Future of a MMC Student

The Zoom Undergraduate: The Past, Present, and Future of a MMC Student

Imani Rivera, Social Media and Website Designer December 24, 2020

In 2016, I had gone through several changes in one year: I attended my first college, St. Bonaventure University in Allegheny, New York, with seven of my high school friends and slipped into a slight depression...

An Advocate and an Arts Hero

An Advocate and an Arts Hero

Meg Masseron, Features Editor November 24, 2020

The nature of which Brooke Ishibashi sat down for her interview with her alma mater’s newspaper certainly reflected the strangeness of this moment for many performers across the United States this year:...

Film Production in the Time of COVID-19

Film Production in the Time of COVID-19

Mary Durocher, Guest Writer November 5, 2020

‘‘I miss being able to be in a room with everyone and talk about our films,’’ says Clara Battle, a twenty-one-year-old Junior at Marymount Manhattan, where she’s a double major in Digital Media...

A College Student working as a Poll Worker

A College Student working as a Poll Worker

Shelby Hall and Greta Bergin November 4, 2020

Poll workers are another one of our many groups of heroes of 2020. More than ever, people are needed to work the polls this year, especially because many Americans decided to vote early. In fact, 66 million...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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