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The Clothesline Project encourages students to speak up

The Clothesline Project encourages students to speak up

Nia Douglas, Contributing Writer
April 27, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

“‘No’ and ‘yes’ are some of the first words you learn in any language - when did capable adults forget their meanings?” Yesterday, Television and Film major Kaylee Kosakowski was able to pose this thought-provoking question to the St. John’s community using only a simple white t-shi... Read more »

Mixed wins for five latest primaries

Mixed wins for five latest primaries

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
April 27, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

On April 26, five states conducted their presidential primaries. Last night, the presidential candidates for the Republican and

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Ish Vitále: St. John’s’ next best artist

Ish Vitále: St. John’s’ next best artist

Brittani Wright, Contributing Writer
April 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Home Scroll

April 15, 2016 was definitely a milestone for St John’s junior, Ishmael Vidal, formerly known by his stage name, Ish Vitále. Not only did the east coast native hit 21 years of age, but he also released his latest song, “HER,” the second single released off his debut album “Vitality.” He... Read more »

Clinton and Trump win their home state

Clinton and Trump win their home state

Talia Tirella, Co Editor-in-Chief Emeritus
April 20, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept New York State Tuesday night with 61 percent and 58 percent in their respective races.

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Eleventh annual Relay For Life breaks records

Eleventh annual Relay For Life breaks records

Elijah Angulo, Contributing Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Over 1,800 students and 115 organizations came together during this year's Relay For Life to collect funds in order to find a cure for cancer.

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Petition fail?

Petition fail?

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

An online petition stating that St. John’s is removing the “long white coat and certificate ceremony” for Physician Assistant students went viral approximately three weeks ago, garnering close to 2,500 signatures. But according to University administration, the petition was misleading. The petition... Read more »

Grooming and connecting the St. John’s community

Grooming and connecting the St. John’s community

Livia Paula, Features Editor Emeritus
April 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

On March 21, 2016, St. John’s University students and staff might have been surprised, and even confused, when they walked through the main doors at the D’Angelo Center and saw a pop-up salon with barbers and beauty professionals providing free haircuts and manicures. Sounds like a dream for all... Read more »

Dukale’s Dream screening and Q&A with director Josh Rothstein

Dukale’s Dream screening and Q&A with director Josh Rothstein

Elijah Angulo, Contributing Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Director Josh Rothstein hosted the screening of his documentary, Dukale's Dream, on Monday afternoon in the D'Angelo Center.

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Presidential candidates visit Big Apple as NY primary nears

Presidential candidates visit Big Apple as NY primary nears

Crystal Simmons, Staff Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

With the New York primaries drawing near, candidates have recently visited the New York City area.

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“Outta Space”

“Outta Space”

Bryant Rodriguez, Opinion Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Performing arts in need of places to practice

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What has #SJUDemands achieved so far?

What has #SJUDemands achieved so far?

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor Emeritus
April 13, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Since the demonstration hosted by the Students of Consciousness (SOC) in February, students, administration, alumni and faculty have been working cohesively to implement the nine demands introduced by the group in an effort to improve diversity at St. John’s. SOC is a student-led movement that seeks bet... Read more »

More Republicans agree to hold hearings for SCOTUS nominee

More Republicans agree to hold hearings for SCOTUS nominee

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor Emeritus
April 3, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

While pressure for Senate Republicans to meet with Supreme Court Justice nominee Merrick Garland continues to rise, it looks like the wait is slowly breaking free from the Congressional limbo. According to the New York Times, Republican Senators Susan Collins of Maine and John Boozman of Arkansa... Read more »

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