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President Gempesaw, a Queens Power 50 honoree

President Gempesaw, a Queens Power 50 honoree

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor
November 30, 2016
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Students and faculty aren’t the only ones who shine in varying aspects at St. John’s University - the University’s president Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw, Ph.D. was given his own moment to shine as he was named to the Queens Power 50 list at number six. The Queens Power 50 list is an annual series... Read more »

SJU becomes one of ten Global CRS Campuses

SJU becomes one of ten Global CRS Campuses

Ariana Ortiz, Assistant News Editor
November 30, 2016
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On Nov. 28, Carolyn Woo, Ph.D. gave a lecture entitled “Cry of the Earth and Cry of the Poor” at St. Thomas More Church to an audience of over fifty members of the St. John’s community, including President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw. The event, a part of the University’s Academic Lecture Series,... Read more »

SJU nationally recognized for community service campaign

SJU nationally recognized for community service campaign

Beverly Danquah, Contributing Writer
November 30, 2016
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St. John’s was honored with the President’s Community Service Honor Roll this year for fostering exemplary community service programs and raising awareness of practices in campus community partnerships, according to the University’s website. This marks the ninth-consecutive year that the University has be... Read more »

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
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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 »

Seeking Sanctuary

Seeking Sanctuary

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
November 30, 2016
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In an effort to calm deportation concerns sparked by President-elect Donald Trump’s proposed immigration policies, St. John’s sent an university-wide email Monday, Nov. 28 that detailed three key points of its “current practices concerning immigration:” The university does not track a studen... Read more »

The Trump Window

The Trump Window

Angelica Acevedo, Isabella Bruni, News Editor, Chief Copy Editor
November 16, 2016
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A group of St. John’s students in Century Hall is receiving backlash for demonstrating support for President-elect Donald Trump on their dorm window. An image of the window, which has made waves on Twitter, shows a Trump and Mike Pence flag on the left, the U.S. flag in the middle and another T... Read more »

Face by Fatima takes SJU by storm

Face by Fatima takes SJU by storm

Cassidy Seagren
November 16, 2016
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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
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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 »

SJU hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

SJU hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

Beverly Danquah, Contributing Writer
November 16, 2016
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The melodic sounds of St. John’s University’s Mixed Chorus infused the D’Angelo Center Ballroom Monday Nov. 7, recognizing the country’s most courageous people. The St. John’s community reflected on the lives of the men and women who responded and continue to respond to the needs of the ... Read more »

Students respond to last week’s election

Students respond to last week’s election

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
November 16, 2016
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It’s a time for healing and a time for action, some students say. Following last Tuesday’s presidential election, students across campus organized events for their peers to discuss its outcome. From marches to protests to uncomfortable classroom discussions, the overwhelming theme of these e... Read more »

The Trump Window

The Trump Window

Angelica Acevedo, Isabella Bruni, News Editor, Chief Copy Editor
November 16, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

A group of St. John’s students in Century Hall is receiving backlash for demonstrating support for President-elect Donald Trump on their dorm window. An image of the window, which has made waves on Twitter, shows a Trump and Mike Pence flag on the left, the U.S. flag in the middle and another T... Read more »

Jane Elliott challenges students’ perceptions of race

Jane Elliott challenges students’ perceptions of race

Ariana Ortiz, Assistant News Editor
November 16, 2016
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Noted anti-racism activist and educator Jane Elliott spoke to a crowd of more than 400 students, according to Ebony Calvin, Associate Director of Campus Activities, at the Little Theatre as part of the University’s Academic Lecture Series on Nov. 7. The lecture was organized in collaboration with Student Developm... Read more »

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