Marist: Myth or Fact?

Like any college, Marist has its own campus legends. Here is your rundown of Marist lore passed down from generation to generation of Red Foxes. Are these the real deal? Or simply Marist Myths? The Lost Gartland Amusement Park When my Philosophy professor told me that Marist students used to spend their breaks on a…

Trayvon Martin Defense Attorney to Speak at Marist

Jasmine Rand, Esq. is coming to Marist on March 11th to speak on “Civil Rights, Social Justice, and Media: Becoming a Positive Force for Change.” Rand was the attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice. She made many appearances in the media concerning the prominent cases, fighting on behalf of…

Spring Sports to Look Out For

With the Spring 2020 season underway, here are the sports to be watching: Baseball With some breakout players like Alex Pansini (’21), who was named the season’s first MAAC pitcher of the week, and Reece Armitage (’21) with a batting average of .385, our Red Foxes are sure to see a successful season. Make sure…

Marist “Jeopardy” Feature

Red Foxes tuning in to last week’s Jeopardy were delightfully surprised when Marist received a shoutout during the iconic game show. The $200 question asked: In the 1960’s Marist College in Poughkeepsie began admitting them, just as nearby Vassar stopped admitting only them.” As answered by the second contestant, the correct answer is, “What are…

An Inside Look: Marist Singers

I’ve always loved to sing. Whether or not I’m any good is up to debate, but the fact remains that I have a passion for making music with others. I was heavily involved with my high school’s music program, but didn’t expect this participation to carry over into the college sphere. After all, college is…