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Trump: Poll numbers, health records, economic plan

Anthony Savino, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
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Republican candidate Donald Trump is constantly in the news cycle with election day less than two months away-especially in such a tight race like this one. To the Democrats’ dismay, he has been leading in national and statewide polls. On Wednesday, Trump tweeted his thanks to Nevada citizens, wher... Read more »

St. John’s University has day of service

Nickool Castro, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
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St. John’s held its annual University Service Day (USD) on Sept. 24, marking its 15th anniversary. The USD usually takes place the third or fourth week of September during Founder’s Week in remembrance of Saint Vincent DePaul, whose teachings emphasize respect for the service to the needy, and h... Read more »

Greek fair

September 28, 2016
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The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life held its annual Greek fair September 12 at 4 p.m. on Montgoris Strip. Interfraternity Council fraternities, Panhellenic sororities and the African & Latino Fraternal/Sororal Alliance organizations were present, showcasing their paddles, awards and provi... Read more »

Prime Minister of Kosovo visits St. John’s University

Chyna Inez Davis
September 28, 2016
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On Thursday night faculty and students throughout the St. John’s community had the opportunity to listen to Kosovo’s Prime Minister, Isa Mustafa, who addressed economic and political developments in the country following independence from Serbia in February of 2008.   “I am very honored to b... Read more »

Students react to first round of presidential debates

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
September 28, 2016
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On Monday, Sept. 26th, the first 2016 Presidential Debate between Republican candidate, Donald Trump, and Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, was shown live inside the Sedona Coffee House inside the D’Angelo Center. Many gathered inside to catch a glimpse of the buzz about the presidential ... Read more »

St. John’s University has multicultural mixer

Nickool Castro, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
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The Office of Multicultural Affairs, along with the department of Global Studies, the School of Education, and the Institute of Asian Studies, held its third annual Multicultural Mixer last Friday at 4:00 p.m. on the Great Lawn. More than 54 student organizations were present providing informati... Read more »

Peace week advocates unity

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
September 14, 2016
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Yearly, International Day of Peace is celebrated worldwide, and this year it lands on Sept. 21. Declared by the United Nations, this year’s International Day of Peace advocates the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as stated on the International Day of Peace website. During the week of Sept. 19-23, Catholic Rel... Read more »

St. Thomas More Church hosts its first annual carnival

Erin Bola, Social Media Manager, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
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Students gathered on the Great Lawn this Sunday afternoon to enjoy the first annual St. Thomas More Carnival, hosted by Campus Ministry, Red Zone and Student Affairs. The event was held in conjunction with Red Remembers, a program dedicated to honoring the lives lost in the terror attacks on 9/11. ... Read more »

President Gempesaw State of the University Address

President Gempesaw State of the University Address

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News, On campus

With the start of a new academic year, President Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw emphasized the importance of student success by introducing his strategic plans to recruit, retain and support Johnnies during the State of the University Address. On Sept. 7, President Gempesaw conducted his second annual addre... Read more »

Haraya hosts Peace Vigil

Haraya hosts Peace Vigil

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Discussion of racial discrimination, gun violence, police brutality and the St. John’s students made victims of these causes were the reason for the melancholy energy on Sept. 8 during Haraya’s Peace Vigil. The vigil, hosted by Haraya, was broken up into three sections: opening thoughts, keynote speak... Read more »

St. John’s community reacts to recent gun violence

Ariana Ortiz, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2016
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Students and faculty alike are mourning the recent deaths of St. John’s students Tiarah Poyau and Arshell Dennis, as well as alumna Karina Vetrano. Poyau, 22, a graduate student of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, was shot and killed in the early hours of Sept. 5 in the midst of the J’... Read more »

SGI implements plans for new year

SGI implements plans for new year

Bryant Rodriguez, Opinion Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under News

Student Government Inc. (SGI) held its first meeting of the 2016-17 school year to review goals and initiatives they hope to accomplish throughout the academic year. Four new members of SGI were also voted in. President Chiara Miuccio said an important goal of hers is to create a new constitution... Read more »

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