“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 »

ACE takes it all

ACE takes it all

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
April 3, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

A new Executive Board for Student Government Inc. (SGI) was announced on March 18, with the ACE ticket taking the win. Numerous goals and ambitious plans characterize the new e-board, ensuring the St. John’s community should expect bigger and better activities for the 2016-17 year. The ACE ticket... Read more »

St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

St. John’s women’s run ends in NCAA Tournament loss to Auburn

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 21, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

One of the most fruitful seasons in St. John’s women’s basketball history came to an emotional end on Friday. Unable to overcome a massive deficit, the Red Storm fell to Auburn, 68-57, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The loss concludes an inspiring season that saw the team earn their fi... Read more »

Which 2016 candidate is the real tycoon?

Which 2016 candidate is the real tycoon?

Miles Kopley, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, Opinion, Presidential Election 2016

If we could all agree on one thing about the 2016 election, it’d most likely be that Donald Trump is great at getting people’s attention. He’s the kind of guy you’d expect to see shove you out of the way as the subway car doors close, if he ever actually gets close to public transportation. He’s... Read more »

New core plan draws attention

New core plan draws attention

Suzanne Ciechalski, Opinion Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

As the University works to restructure the core curriculum, more than 100 students and faculty have expressed disappointment with the administration as they consider dropping the current foreign language requirement that exists in some schools. In fact, some are so dismayed that they have drawn up a pa... Read more »

Remembering an ‘Angel’

Remembering an ‘Angel’

Livia Paula, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

If you Google the definition of the word “angel,” you will stumble upon this phrase: “a person of exemplary conduct of virtue.” Another definition characterizes it as “a spiritual being believed to act as an attendant, agent, or messenger of God, conventionally represented in human form ... Read more »

Student threads desire into fashion

Student threads desire into fashion

Livia Paula, Features Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

The beginning of 2016 was a challenging time for Jerome A. Perry in terms of creativity. After almost a year without designing anything new for his clothing line, he reached out to his family for some inspiration and words of wisdom. He spoke with his grandmother and shared his struggle with his... Read more »

Nutrition fair highlights healthy eats at SJU

Nutrition fair highlights healthy eats at SJU

Caroline Krawczynski, Staff Writer
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

We can all agree that eating healthy is not easy. In a world of sky-high burgers, salty potato chips and triple-chocolate chip fudge brownies, why settle for a salad? On Feb. 10, St. John’s Dining Services introduced students to the full 360 on healthy eating through its annual Nutrition Fa... Read more »

GOING DANCING

GOING DANCING

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

As the clock struck 7 p.m. on Monday night, the hundreds of St. John’s students, family, friends, alumni, and student-athletes waited with bated breath as the NCAA Women’s Basketball tournament field of 64 was revealed. The anxiety turned to relief and joy as the women’s basketball team foun... Read more »

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

BEASTS OF THE EAST: St. John’s wins first conference title since 1988

Dylan Hornik, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, March Madness, Sports, Women's Basketball

For the first time since 1988, the St. John’s women’s basketball team are the champions of the BIG EAST. A title-worthy defense brought the team a 50-37 victory over Creighton, its third win in as many days, a fourth conference title, and a ticket to the NCAA Tournament. The Red Storm held the Blu... Read more »