Fraternity gives back

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
April 20, 2016
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St. John’s brings out the best in students, especially when it allows them to bring to life the Vincentian goals this beautiful University has to offer. One specific organization, Kappa Sigma, is sure to show not only their patriotism, but also their effort in changing the world one event at a time. On... Read more »

Greek Week takes over SJU

Brendan South, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
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Letters bouncing on the stage creating sentences of expression. There were exposed teeth and cheek to cheek grins lighting up the darkened scene; small but consistent blips of enjoyment in a mysterious sea of faces. The lights shined shamelessly on the people on stage, all collected together and glued... Read more »

SJU’s Meet the Artist: Janita

Brendan South, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
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The buzzing of the microphone spread its voice throughout the coffeehouse, where footsteps attacked the floor and conversation littered itself amongst both active and dead ears. The quiet aura of Janita, the self proclaimed “genreless” musician who was gracing St. John’s University with her pres... Read more »

Tap into the ‘Cookie Monster’

Jamie Pfeiffer, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
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When social media exploits a new, popular food trend, I am the first to go try it. I went to Black Tap on my birthday this year with my family on a Monday night. I was glad that my birthday fell on a Monday, considering the reviews I read that stated customers had at lesast a four hour wait. For s... Read more »

Tasting the Rainbow

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
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Have you ever tasted the rainbow? Do you want to? You might think this feat is impossible, but The Bagel Store has accomplished bringing it to Brooklyn, New York. The Bagel Store attracts customers from around the globe with the world’s most creative and beautiful bagel artistry. Owner and head baker... Read more »

Remembering an ‘Angel’

Remembering an ‘Angel’

Livia Paula, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
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If you Google the definition of the word “angel,” you will stumble upon this phrase: “a person of exemplary conduct of virtue.” Another definition characterizes it as “a spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form ... Read more »

Student threads desire into fashion

Student threads desire into fashion

Livia Paula, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
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The beginning of 2016 was a challenging time for Jerome A. Perry in terms of creativity. After almost a year without designing anything new for his clothing line, he reached out to his family for some inspiration and words of wisdom. He spoke with his grandmother and shared his struggle with his... Read more »

Nutrition fair highlights healthy eats at SJU

Nutrition fair highlights healthy eats at SJU

Caroline Krawczynski, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
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We can all agree that eating healthy is not easy. In a world of sky-high burgers, salty potato chips and triple-chocolate chip fudge brownies, why settle for a salad? On Feb. 10, St. John’s Dining Services introduced students to the full 360 on healthy eating through its annual Nutrition Fa... Read more »

Haraya empowers black community and reaches across cultures

Haraya empowers black community and reaches across cultures

Livia Paula, Features Editor
February 17, 2016
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  Pride, dignity and freedom – that’s the meaning behind the Swahili word Haraya. That was also the name that six African-Americans St. John’s University students chose in 1968 when they created the organization. These six individuals probably didn’t know at that time that 48 years lat... Read more »

Celebrating Black History Month with Sonia Sanchez

Celebrating Black History Month with Sonia Sanchez

Lauren Eden, Staff Writer
February 17, 2016
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The audience in Marillac Auditorium sat in admiration as Sonia Sanchez, world-renowned Black Arts movement poet, activist and scholar, spoke inspirational words that reflect her commitment to peace and humanity. A recipient of the Robert Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime service to American poetry... Read more »

Torch Eats: Valentine’s Day special

Torch Eats: Valentine’s Day special

Carolina Krawczynski, Jamie Pfeiffer, and Evelyn Miller
February 10, 2016
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Five budget-friendly places worth trying on Valentine's Day  By Carolina Krawczynski Are you looking for some last minute Valentine’s Day plans for you and someone special? If it’s only for you to enjoy on your own, that’s fine too. We all know the struggle of wanting to go to out to a ni... Read more »

Reach Success By Setting Personal And Career Goals

Reach Success By Setting Personal And Career Goals

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
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 Do you know what you want your career to be? How about the kind of person you want to be? Many individuals know what they want to achieve in their life and they have set personal and career goals because they are committed to attaining what they want. Goal setting is very important since it motivates someone to turn his or her dreams into reality... Read more »