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Post election recap: Campus Reacts

Suzanne Ciechalski and Isabella Bruni
December 8, 2016
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One month after the presidential election, students and faculty at St. John’s have been vocal about their thoughts and concerns regarding the result. There have been organized discussions about student concerns, a controversy surrounding Trump flags in dorm window, a petition to make the school ... Read more »

Students in R.I.S.E. Network feel a loss

Students in R.I.S.E. Network feel a loss

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
December 7, 2016
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Students and a faculty member connected to the The R.I.S.E. Network say they are disappointed and confused by the recent departure of a popular administrator who they say was instrumental in the rise of the African American and Latino student mentoring program. Since October, seven students and one facult... Read more »

SGI President, Student Affairs Chair talk Winter Carnival themes

SGI President, Student Affairs Chair talk Winter Carnival themes

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
December 7, 2016
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This year’s Winter Carnival is well underway, with the festivities beginning earlier this Christmas season from Monday, Nov. 28 to Wednesday, Dec. 7. Chiara Miuccio, president of Student Government Inc. (SGI), as well as some representatives of the Student Affairs Committee, spoke about the them... Read more »

Alumni come back for “Lessons and Carols”

Alumni come back for “Lessons and Carols”

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor
December 7, 2016
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Students and alumni gathered in St. Thomas More Church on Saturday, Dec. 3 to listen to music and psalm readings to welcome the season of Advent and be in each other’s company.   Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs and St. John’s University Performing Arts, as well as Alumni Relations a... Read more »

Phishing attacks on campus

Phishing attacks on campus

Beverly Danquah, Staff Writer
December 3, 2016
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The Office of Information Technology has received reports of phishing attacks appearing on campus. On Tuesday Nov. 29, Joseph J. Tufano, Vice President and Chief Informations officer, sent out an email reminding St. John’s students that the University will never ask for “your e-mail name or password... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Student Affairs releases letter following the presidential election

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
November 21, 2016
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The Division of Student Affairs released a letter to the student body regarding services available to students following the presidential election. The letter, sent from Kathryn Hutchinson, the vice-president of Student Affairs, last Wednesday, stated, “We want to be sure that the strong feelings... Read more »

The Trump Window

The Trump Window

Angelica Acevedo and Isabella Bruni
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 »

Writing Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Writing Center Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Marybeth Gerdelmann, Staff Writer
November 16, 2016
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On Nov. 3, the St. John’s University Writing Center celebrated two decades of helping Johnnies become more confident and talented writers. St. John’s students, faculty and alumni gathered at the Writing Center in St. Augustine Hall to reflect on 20 years of growth and dedication. According to ... Read more »

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