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News
Taco Bell Returns To DAC Eatery In Late-Afternoon Launch
Olivia Seaman, Managing Editor
After closing for nearly three years, the popular dining location is back.
The newly-constructed monument honoring the former members of the St. John’s football team.
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News
St. John’s Football Alumni Committee Constructs Monument To Commemorate Now-Defunct Football Team
Brady Snyder, Editor-in-Chief
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The exterior of Taco Bell in the D’Angelo Center food court on Jan. 19, 2023.
News
Taco Bell Returns on St. John’s Dining Website Ahead Of Jan. 23 Reopening
Dea Hoxha, News Editor • January 19, 2023

St. John’s University’s Dining Services department recently added Taco Bell to their Dine On Campus website as an on-campus dining location,...

The community garden in the St. John’s University residence village.
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News
St. John’s University Ranks 39th Among Most “Green Colleges” Nationwide
Dea Hoxha, News Editor • November 29, 2022
St. John’s University ranked 39th most eco-friendly university nationwide on The Princeton Review's “2023 Top 50 Most Green Colleges” list. The University’s Office of Sustainability tracks St. John’s initiatives to keep the campus green.
AJ Storr takes a shot in a Nov. 15 game against Central Connecticut State University. 
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Sports
St. John’s Struggles Against New Hampshire, But Holds On For 64-51 Win
Brady Snyder, Editor-in-Chief • December 11, 2022
The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team struggled to score in their return to non-conference play Saturday, Dec. 10 against New Hampshire, but a late-game push secured the 64-51 win. Three days after putting together what was arguably their best all-around performance of the season against DePaul, the Johnnies failed to execute in scoring opportunities.
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Sports
St. John’s Shines 95-68 in Slaughter Over LIU
Joseph Featherston, Staff Writer • November 30, 2022

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team started strong and never looked back against Long Island University on Tuesday, Nov. 29, improving...

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Opinion
Why New York Democrats Lost Long Island
Tomas B. Dominguez, Contributing Writer • December 8, 2022

At this point, it is agreed that the 2022 U.S. midterm elections did not turn out to be a “red wave” for the Republican Party. The party...

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Opinion
Trump’s Announcement Shows Why He Shouldn’t Be the GOP Nominee in 2024
Sergio Padilla, Opinion Editor • November 30, 2022

In John Wayne’s last movie "The Shootist," released in 1976, a little under three years before his death, the legendary actor plays an...

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Features
The Best Places to Visit in NYC This Christmas
Olivia Rainson, Staff Writer • December 21, 2022

New York City during the holiday season has always been a popular destination. With Christmas right around the corner, there is so much to...

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Features
Tips and Tricks for College Employment and Resume Building
Abigail Grieco and Dea Hoxha December 8, 2022

As college students reach their junior and senior year, many start considering and applying for internships, part-time or full-time jobs....

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Culture
“The Fabelmans:” A Masterful Remix of the Biopic Genre
Connor Richards, Senior Culture Writer • January 25, 2023

Biographical films, commonly known as biopics, have been the rave for audiences and award voters alike in past years; “The Theory of Everything,”...

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Culture
CURATED COLLECTIONS: The Best Albums of 2022
Maria Villarroel, Culture Editor • November 30, 2022

With the year quickly winding down and Apple Music’s and Spotify’s end-of-year user reviews rolling out this week, it is finally time...

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