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“Kinks, Curls and Pearls:” SJU’s A.K.A. Sorority and Haraya talk about all things hair

Jasmine Imani Davis, Entertainment Editor
October 21, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Style

One of the biggest topics in black and Hispanic culture nowadays is hair. Whether it is kinky, curly, locs, relaxed, texturized or in a weave, ethnic hair has been a subject that brings people together. Last Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Nu Mu Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and members of the Haraya ... Read more »

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Sequel On the Way

Kori Williams, Staff Writer
February 11, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Style

Pulitzer Prize winning author Harper Lee is releasing a sequel to her world famous work “To Kill a Mockingbird” titled “Go Set a Watchman” on July 14. The book is currently #1 on Amazon. The book, 55 years after its predecessor, follows a number of characters from “Mockingbird” including... Read more »

College- budget friendly Valentine’s Day ideas

Kori Williams, Staff Writer
February 6, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Style, LifeStyle, LifeStyle

As the #Blizzardof2015 got the semester off to a rocky start, it makes sense that Valentine’s Day isn’t at the forefront of everyone’s mind. But don’t fret; here are a few last minute crafty gift ideas that will show your loved ones just how much you care without breaking the bank. Date Night P... Read more »

Holiday gift giving suggestions

Jasmine Harris, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Style, LifeStyle, LifeStyle

Giving gifts can be extremely difficult when you’re a college student. Our minds tend to be preoccupied with finals and the ever-present ‘broke college student’ lifestyle, but despite the struggles, it is still possible to pick out a good gift for everyone in your life. A good place to start... Read more »

Tips to stay healthy during the holidays

Taylor Leonard- Coleman, Staff Writer
December 3, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Life & Style, LifeStyle

The holidays are one of those times during the year when you really want to feel your best. But there are many health problems such as colds and the flu to party hangovers that can bring down your holiday cheer. Besides getting the flu vaccine, there is a lot you can do to help your body conquer the... Read more »

TWISB: Chris Brown explodes, Rihanna back on IG, and Amanda Bynes tweets

Briawnna Jones, Entertainment Editor
November 6, 2014
Filed under Celebrity, Celebrity News, Entertainment, Life & Style

Social media went wild Monday night as Chris Brown started an Instagram fight with “The Real” talk show hosts Adrienne Bailon and Tamar Braxton. In full attack mode, 25-year-old Brown posted a picture of Bailon with a lengthy caption blasting the two talk show hosts calling them “basic b*tches... Read more »

NYFW: Ease and Comfortable Fashion Looks for Spring 2015

Jasmine Harris, Staff Writer
October 1, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Style

Even though most people are looking forward to the upcoming fall season and Instagramming their pumpkin spiced lattes, the fashion world was preoccupied with spring and summer. Earlier this month, New York Fashion Week displayed some new trends to get us through all of winter. One returning trend... Read more »

New Year, SJU Gets New Look

Brionna R. Jenkins, Contributing Writer
September 17, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Home Scroll, Life & Style, News, On campus

  St. John’s University gives their students the opportunity to study in style, putting their tuition dollars to work through improvements on campus. Last semester, new campus directory and street signs were installed and the university didn’t miss a beat, up-keeping the fresh environ... Read more »

Freshman Writes, Produces Play for Social Justice

Oliva Cunningham, Managing Editor
May 27, 2014
Filed under Features, Life & Style

Jeremy Ashton has big dreams. Someday, he wants to change the world. For now, the freshman English major has settled for writing, directing and producing an original play that was recently performed in the Little Theatre. The proceeds from the play, which was inspired by the children with whom Ashton... Read more »

What To Do? Easter Recess In The City

Sharon Tong, Staff Writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Home Scroll, Life & Style, Off campus

Staying on and or around campus during Easter break? Get out of the area and explore other boroughs. Have you met Brooklyn yet? Or even the other parts of Queens? Take this time to get your tuition’s worth and explore the metropolitan aspect of our mission by getting lost in translation of a largely-populated... Read more »

Young acts showcased on ‘Deans List Tour’

Talia Tirella, Assistant News Editor
March 18, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Features, Life & Style

The Dean’s List Tour, a forum for underground artists to promote themselves, made a stop in the Little Theatre at St. John’s this past Friday night.  The event featured performances from both St. John’s students and local artists. The tour started in 2012 and has been making stops at over 25... Read more »

Paris offers satire, normcore and androgyny

Paris offers satire, normcore and androgyny

Samantha Albanese, Entertainment Editor
March 12, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Life & Style, Lifestyle, Reviews

Paris Fashion Week was a series of emotional highs and lows, mixed in with refreshing designs and noteworthy runway sets that had attendees rushing out of their seats. There was high anticipation as ex-Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière debuted his collection for Louis Vuitton, being sure to honor... Read more »

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