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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...

More Than A Dancer

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Tylee Hunt, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

For many students, adjusting to a college education online for the remaining semester has been a bit of a shift. Biology majors have resorted to doing labs at home, journalism majors have continued to write online, but for dance majors, the adjustment has been more intense.  In the blink of an eye, Marymount dance majo...

Gap Year/Alternative Semester

Gap Year/Alternative Semester

Rayiah Ross, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Because of the spread of COVID-19 in recent months, many colleges and universities shut down their campuses and are forcing their students to work in an online format. With the semester coming to a close and the summer slowly approaching, a new question is raised about what faculty and administration...

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...

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...

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...

A Transfer’s Experience at MMC

A Transfer's Experience at MMC

Michael Dunlap, Guest Writer

February 18, 2020

Each semester at Marymount Manhattan College brings new classes, experiences, knowledge, and most importantly, new students.  Like most colleges, Marymount Manhattan has the option for students coming from other colleges, for any number of reasons, to be admitted upon acceptance to MMC through a tra...

Student Internships

Student Internships

Madeline Nortz, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

There are many opportunities and experiences that we as students are excited to take advantage of during our time in college. Studying abroad, living in New York City, internships, fellowships, and more. While these are all amazing opportunities, many of us get so busy wrapped up in schoolwork, part-...

MMC Directing Projects

MMC Directing Projects

Michael Dunlap, Guest Writer

December 16, 2019

Each semester, Marymount Manhattan College puts on what is known as the directing projects. This semester’s directing projects ran the weekend of the 6th - 8th of December. The directing projects are short plays or excerpts from longer plays that are entirely student-run productions. They are done ...

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...

Update on Esias Johnson

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Meg Masseron, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

As the end of the semester nears, the concerns of Marymount Manhattan students are not only surrounding finals or holiday travels. A common cause of worry regards Esias Johnson, the “person of interest” who began harassing the College the first week of October. The concerning situation had come to a halt ...

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...

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