Helping veterans battle homelessness

Livia Paula, Features Editor
November 18, 2015
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Every year in November, we have a holiday dedicated to the veterans of this country. We honor the soldiers who fought and risked their lives for the United States, regardless of the fact they were leaving their families and lives behind. Throughout the years, we dedicate special holidays to those... Read more »

Glamour knows no age limits

Tayah Page-Harper, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
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St. John’s students are bridging the gap between two generations in a refreshing way with the organization Glamour Gals. Glamour Gals, a non-profit organization, brings together the elderly and young adults through connections and conversations. By providing complimentary manicures and makeovers... Read more »

Take a tour where art meets modernity

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer
November 11, 2015
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It’s hard to find a little peace and quiet in New York City, but the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) accomplishes it. With six levels of historic artwork covering the walls, it makes for a great day filled with travelling from floor to floor. The Museum is located in midtown Manhattan at 11 West 53rd... Read more »

A taste of Queens’ own piece of Greece

Lauren Eden, Staff Writer
November 11, 2015
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Although Astoria, Queens, has a mix of different races and ethnicities, one of the most prominent cultures present is Greek. This means there’s a plethora of Greek bakeries that have homemade baklava and Greek restaurants that offer the freshest seafood. There is, however, one eatery in particular... Read more »

Die-hard Mets fans experienced history

Die-hard Mets fans experienced history

Nathalie Tigua, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
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It is a Tuesday night at the Sodano Coffeehouse in the D’Angelo Center. Fans are patiently waiting for the Mets vs. Royals game to begin. The room is filled with excitement and anxiety. This is the first time in nine years that the Mets will have made an appearance in the playoffs, and the first ... Read more »

Project gives St. John’s history a voice

Project gives St. John’s history a voice

Livia Paula, Features Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

When St. John’s University was founded back in 1870, its first campus was located in Brooklyn. Over the past 145 years, St. John’s went through various changes such as location, demographics, etc. The Queens campus many people know today was once a golf course, and the idea of expanding the university to Staten ... Read more »

Savor great music and tasty food at B.B. King’s

Savor great music and tasty food at B.B. King’s

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
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Interested in a night out on the town? Dinner and a show, maybe? If so, B.B. King’s Blues Club & Grill is the place for you! The club opened in 2000, and some of music’s greatest legends have performed on its stage. Some notable performers include Aretha Franklin, the Allman Brothers, Alicia Keys, ZZ Top an... Read more »

Appetizing Korean food is a subway ride away

Evelyn Miller, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
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Between 32nd St. and Broadway, there’s a cafeteria catering some of the yummiest Korean food in Manhattan. By taking a quick ride on the E or the F train to Harold Square, you can try many dishes that satisfy a variety of interests and tastes. Although the place might be a little hard to find since ... Read more »

Have a buon appetito at Bianca NYC

Lauren Eden, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
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Now that November is right around the corner, the temperature is starting to drop and it’s getting harder to keep up with the chilly weather. Although motivation can reach an all-time low when this occurs, there are certain things worth getting out for. Bianca, an Italian restaurant located on Bleecker S... Read more »

Spooky in the Big Apple: Halloween to-do list

Crystal Grant, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
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This year, it’s about time to step your Halloween game up from just trick or treating (no shame if you still do it though). New York City always know how to celebrate big dates, and Halloween is no different. We found some of the best events for you to live through some of your greatest fears and the... Read more »

Ramsingh’s freshman year: Real life nightmare

Ramsingh’s freshman year: Real life nightmare

Sabba Manyara, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
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Senior Drew Ramsingh took a long, deep breath as he recalled his state of mind following his four-week hospital ordeal. The normally bubbly actuarial science major and Resident Assistant displays a rare moment of vulnerability. “I was very depressed. I couldn’t believe something like that just happen... Read more »

WaffleWednesdays with Wafels & Dinges

WaffleWednesdays with Wafels & Dinges

Lindsay Gasparri, Contributing Writer
October 22, 2015
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If you’re tired of making your own waffles at Montgoris, you can stop by the Wafels & Dinges food truck here at St. John’s. According to their website, the waffle truck originated in Brussels, Belgium and has been around since 1831. Fast forward to 1964, where the “Brussels Waffle” made ... Read more »