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SJU celebrates its 26th annual New York Christmas Spectacular

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The traditional Grucci Fireworks Display were on full display on the 26th annual Winter Carnival on Dec. 7.

SJU celebrates its 26th annual New York Christmas Spectacular

Chyna Davis, Staff Writer

St. John’s 26th annual Winter Carnival was a hit this year just before preparation for final exams became the campus’ main focus. With decorated buildings and lighted...  Read More »

Dec 24 • No Comments

Students temporarily ditch their books for finals relaxation

Students temporarily ditch their books for finals relaxation

She’s not exactly a licensed therapist, but as the arranger of the water beads station, senior T...  Read More »

Conversations about diversity and inclusiveness sparked

The annual Cultural Roundtable, held by the President’s Multicultural Advisory Committee (PMAC), took...  Read More »

Post election recap: Campus Reacts

One month after the presidential election, students and faculty at St. John’s have been vocal about ...  Read More »

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Best hot cocoa

Julia Kotaev, Contributing Writer

As the weather continues to get chillier, nothing is more satisfying than a steaming cup of tasty hot chocolate. However, getting...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

The old new: Thrifting in NYC

The old new: Thrifting in NYC

December 7, 2016

Clothing is a way of self-expression and thrift shops have commonly been seen a...  Read More »

Meet St. John’s tech students

Meet St. John’s tech students

December 7, 2016

It’s modern romance at its finest: first you swipe right, and the next thing...  Read More »

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Flames of the Torch

There’s no question that this past semester was arguably one of the most eventful times for not only the St. John’s commu...  Read More »

Dec 9 • No Comments

Tips to thrive during Finals Week

December 7, 2016

Finals week is intense, and it is easy to feel overwhelmed because of it. Yet,...  Read More »

We are more than our shortcomings

December 7, 2016

To some students, final exam week feels like a time in which any failings th...  Read More »

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“Manchester by the Sea” explores the full depths of tragedy

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“Manchester by the Sea” explores the full depths of tragedy

David Rosario, Staff Writer

When someone says that they never want to see a movie again, this is usually indicative of the film’s quality and suggests t...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

Holidays with Bad Astronauts

Holidays with Bad Astronauts

December 7, 2016

On Thursday Dec. 1, the St. John's improv group “Bad Astronauts” had a room...  Read More »

Album review – “Late Blooma”

Album review – “Late Blooma”

December 7, 2016

You could argue that jazz is a thing of the past, but Sha Briggs-Hall is ch...  Read More »

Voices of Victory brings the Gospel back to Christmas

Voices of Victory brings the Gospel back to Christmas

December 7, 2016

Voices of Victory staged their 28th annual Christmas concert this past Saturday even...  Read More »

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Missed opportunities spoil St. John’s upset bid against Villanova

Malik Ellison scored 10 points for the Red Storm. (Photo Credit: RedStormSports.com)

Missed opportunities spoil St. John’s upset bid against Villanova

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor

Since the start of the Chris Mullin era in Queens, St. John's players, coaches and even fans have preached the ongoing "process" of rebuilding the Red Storm into the national...  Read More »

Jan 15 • No Comments

St. John’s has three-game win streak snapped by Creighton

St. John’s has three-game win streak snapped by Creighton

January 5, 2017

Red Storm win second straight to open Big East Play

Red Storm win second straight to open Big East Play

January 1, 2017

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