Solidarity Festival encourages reflection on worker justice

Solidarity Festival encourages reflection on worker justice

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under News

Last Saturday marked the first ever Solidarity Festival at St. John’s University, coordinated by Dr. Meghan Clark, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. The event brought together students, faculty and various organizations from within New York state who ... 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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N.Y. primary sees Trump and Clinton with ‘Yuge’ victories

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor Emeritus
April 20, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, News

Tuesday night’s New York primary saw big wins for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and real estate tycoon Donald Trump, both who have called the Empire State their home in the past. The twain candidates beat their opponents in a landslide win, with Trump gaining 60 percent of votes, ... Read more »

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 »

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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The Panama Papers: Why are they important?

The Panama Papers: Why are they important?

Chyna Davis, Staff Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under News

The Panama Papers were leaked from Mossack Fonseca, one of the biggest law firms in the world, with over 11 million documents. Many powerful investors, politicians, wealthy families and celebrities are linked to the obscure firm.

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Have you registered for an absentee ballot yet?

Have you registered for an absentee ballot yet?

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
April 13, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, News

As primary season continues, there are many students here at St. John’s who are unaware of the fact that they are able to vote even when they can’t be physically present in their state.

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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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Research Day: Highlighting students’ discoveries

Research Day: Highlighting students’ discoveries

Nia Douglas, Contributing Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under News

The St. John's community comes together to celebrate Research Month.

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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 »