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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 »

SJU hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

SJU hosts annual Veterans Day celebration

Beverly Danquah, Contributing Writer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

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
Filed under Home Scroll, News

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
Filed under Home Scroll, News

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 »

Students march together on Black Solidarity Day

Students march together on Black Solidarity Day

Megan Solomon, Staff Photographer
November 16, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Philando Castile. Trayvon Martin. Sandra Bland. These were some of the names being chanted throughout the Queens campus on the evening of Monday, Nov. 7. More than a dozen students participated in the march organized by Haraya, with other student organizations such as NAACP and LASO. On the eve... 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 »

Student organizations to host a “Peace and Love March” on Tuesday

Student organizations to host a “Peace and Love March” on Tuesday

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
November 12, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Home Scroll, News

The Students of Consciousness (S.O.C.), Latin American Student Organization (L.A.S.O.), Spectrum and Feminist Unite - among other various organizations - will be organizing a “Peace and Love March” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at St. John’s University’s Queens campus, according to S.O.C.’s secretary, Miguel... 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 »

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 »

SJU’s political groups discuss their positions

SJU’s political groups discuss their positions

Suzanne Ciechalski, Bryant Rodriguez, Isabella Bruni, Angelica Acevedo, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor, Chief Copy Desk, News Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

Young Americans for Freedom Although the Young Americans for Freedom at St. John’s University are not yet a recognized organization by SGI, their conservative beliefs drive the group’s role at the University. President Brian Dugan, senior and Government and Politics MAJOR, tells how the group has... Read more »

Trump wins in stunning upset

Trump wins in stunning upset

Suzanne Ciechalski, Angelica Acevedo, Bryant Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

In a stunning upset, Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the election and will be the 45th President of the United States. Trump won a majority of electoral votes, at 276, as of 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, according to Politico. After surpassing the critical 270 mark, Trump’s win was cemented... Read more »

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