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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 »

St. John’s Love Your Melon helps children battling cancer

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features

Halloween might not be the only holiday dominating the month of October. National Love Your Melon Day, Oct. 20, is meant to bring children a smile and feel confident in their own skin. This day is significant because crew members who partake in Love Your Melon dedicate their time to donating hats to... Read more »

Ghouling around at the Witches Brew

Jamie Pfeiffer, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features

The Witches Brew is the perfect spot to sit and munch while discussing one’s Halloween terrors. The Witches Brew is set up like a local café but is located on a desolate road in West Hempstead, Long Island. There are cozy vintage couches and loveseats to relax on while sipping on a warm potion of on... Read more »

No tricks, just treats this Halloween

Tiana Brownie, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features

Halloween is right around the corner solidifying that fall has arrived. We can all admit it’s one of the most festive and celebrated holidays’ of the year that brings us together to celebrate with costumes, tricks and treats! An obvious favorite, of children and adults alike, even more than the costu... Read more »

2016’s most popular Halloween costumes

Yves Nguyen, Contributing Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Features

Of course you can expect the usual sexy cat, witch or wizard walking around on Halloween, but according to Party City sales and Devin Rubink of HalloweenCostumes.com, expect some Pokemon, politicians and supervillains. With the presidential election just around the corner, political costumes will ... Read more »

A day in the life of ROTC students

A day in the life of ROTC students

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

Most people don’t know the difficulties ROTC students go through. From giving up their social lives and extracurricular activities, to having to change majors due to the program’s intensity, to trying to make a career for themselves within the army, a lot is sacrificed. St. John’s Army Reserve Offi... Read more »

“The One”: How an SJU love story began

“The One”: How an SJU love story began

Reza Moreno and Suzanne Ciechalski
October 19, 2016
Filed under Features

They say that love happens unexpectedly. For St. John’s alumni Michael Cunniff and Nicole Valente, this couldn’t be more true.   The two met while attending St. John’s, but it was an encounter outside of room 125 in the D’Angelo Center in the spring of 2012 that really brought them together. Now, four years ... Read more »

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