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Torch Eats: Best bites to grab at Winter Village in Bryant Park

Torch Eats: Best bites to grab at Winter Village in Bryant Park

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

We live in a huge city where grabbing a bite to eat may seem a little bit hectic. Lucky for you, Bryant Park’s Winter Village has some of New York’s finest food condensed into one single location. Not only do they have your favorite sweets, complemented with a side of cider, they also have foo... Read more »

Stay busy with these winter activities

Crystal Grant, Staff Writer
November 30, 2016
Filed under Features

No Pants Subway Ride - Pants. Name one person who genuinely enjoys this cruel domain over their lower half. On Jan. 10 at 3 p.m. you don’t have to wait until you come home to free yourself from the evils.Like-minded subway commuters decked out in full winter clothes (minus their pants) unite over their m... Read more »

The Organic Sketch: How a New York Artist creates a masterpiece

The Organic Sketch: How a New York Artist creates a masterpiece

Breanna Robinson
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Arts and culture of the world is something that many people can come to appreciate and recognize, however, despite the beauty of it , art from artists in your “own backyard” is overlooked. One should take a step back and see some of what local artists creativity have to bring to the table, in parti... Read more »

How to Cope with Being Home for the Holidays

Wandy Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Whether you dorm or commute, coming home for winter break is a joyous occasion for some, and stressful for others. Or if you’re like me, it’s joyous up until about day four when you’re already tiptoeing on your family’s last nerve and vice versa. Here are three things you can do to ensure you... Read more »

What to bring on your first Thanksgiving home with your S/O

Kayla Gonzalez
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Thanksgiving is that time of the year where we dress up in our favorite fall colored outfits and where overeating turkey and mashed potatoes is a must. But what happens when you go to your significant other’s house for thanksgiving break? What do you bring, what do you wear, what do you do? Gift ideas ... Read more »

Face by Fatima takes SJU by storm

Face by Fatima takes SJU by storm

Cassidy Seagren
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

Today’s beauty standards call for eyebrows trimmed, plucked and filled in to perfection, highlight on cheekbones poppin’ and a matte lip an essential. For a broke and busy college student, some of these beauty necessities can be hard to maintain when down to the last hour of studying or last... Read more »

More Than Just Clothes: 10th annual Red House Fashion Show “Rebirth”

More Than Just Clothes: 10th annual Red House Fashion Show “Rebirth”

Alexia Dolamakian, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

Many lined up on Friday, Nov. 4 to view the 10th Annual Fashion Presentation. The show, put on by Red House, featured three outsourced collections from different designers and an in house collection made by Red House members. The Voices of Victory Choir drew in everyone with their opening piece... Read more »

St. John’s women find a networking space to inspire all young girls and women to achieve their dreams

St. John’s women find a networking space to inspire all young girls and women to achieve their dreams

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

St. John’s University is home to many successful students and alumni, from J. Cole to Lou Carnesecca. While we love to reflect on some of the these alumni, it is now the  time to take a look at some pretty impressive women at our school who are making an impact. These are the women who you see every... Read more »

Celebrities turned successful politicians

Celebrities turned successful politicians

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Features, Home Scroll, Presidential Election 2016

With Donald Trump being one of the biggest celebrities to ever run for the United States Presidency, here are a few other celebrities who became successful politicians. George Murphy: (Rep-Calif), U.S. Senator (1965-1971) Murphy was an actor and American dancer before he ran for senator, according to Mic.... Read more »

We will surely miss President Obama’s dad style

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Features, Presidential Election 2016

With Barack Obama’s term ending soon, it is hard to say goodbye to one of the most hippest young presidents we have had since John F. Kennedy. With the help of having two young daughters, Obama for sure knows how to pull off that embarrassing dad look. Of course, the POTUS’s style improved over... Read more »

Hillary Clinton’s most stylish moments so far

Hillary Clinton’s most stylish moments so far

Wandy Ortiz, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Features, Home Scroll, Presidential Election 2016

Before we knew her as the 2016 Democratic Party candidate for President of the United States, Secretary of State, First Lady or the queen of pantsuits, there existed a Hillary Rodham Clinton who reflected the era of the “modern woman” with her sense of style. Politics aside, we have to admit that for so... Read more »

Sophomore Lauren Majid brings Spoon University to SJU

Sophomore Lauren Majid brings Spoon University to SJU

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Features

“We are like your best friend who eats all your food but knows exactly where to get the next big thing, right before it breaks,” Lauren Majid, the creator of the St. John’s University chapter of Spoon University, gushed about the new food-crazed organization that promises to be a hit among John... Read more »

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