Canadian Parliament Shooting

Matthew Maneri, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2014
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A gunman fatally shot a soldier in a ceremonial post before entering a nearby Parliament building in Canada’s capital last Wednesday. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was serving as the honorary guard of the National War Memorial when... Read more »

Canadian Parliament Shooting

Matthew Maneri, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
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A gunman fatally shot a soldier in a ceremonial post before entering a nearby Parliament building in Canada’s capital last Wednesday. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was serving as the honorary guard of the National War Memorial when... Read more »

Socctober fest celebrates men’s and women’s soccer

Matthew Maneri, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2014
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St. John’s held its first ever SocctoberFest celebrating the men’s and women’s soccer teams in front of Belson Stadium last Wednesday and Thursday before the matches against Creighton and Georgetown. ... Read more »

World Food Day event informs students

Ceciliana Sturman, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2014
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The Food and Agriculture Organization has celebrated World Food Day every year on Oct.16 since its commemoration in 1945. This year, on Oct.16, Dr. Barrett Brenton’s medical anthropology class opened the door for... Read more »

‘Take Back the Night’ event raises awareness

Nathalie Tigua, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014
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Every Thursday, ‘DAC After Dark’ has a theme. Themes vary from a “Friends” showing in the coffeehouse to Fondue night. However, this week’s theme was different. This week, the theme dealt with sexual violence as DAC... Read more »

‘It’s On Us’ here at St. John’s

Livia Paula, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014
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St. John’s University aired its own version of the “It’s On Us” video campaign against sexual assault on Friday, Oct. 17 during the university basketball teams’ Tip-Off. The St. John’s version of the campaign features... Read more »

Federal investigations search for Title IX indiscretions

Cheyanne Gonzales, Photo Editor

October 23, 2014
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In April, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released a list of 55 colleges and universities under investigation for mishandling sexual violence and harassment complaints, which is a violation of Title... Read more »

Are assault preventatives effective?

Amanda Umpierrez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014
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Within the last year, potential date rape preventatives have been created in order to help prevent sexual assault and violent crimes. Companies such as DrinkSavvy and LifeShel are among the three latest manufactures to generate... Read more »

St. John’s Student Code of Conduct

Amanda Umpierrez, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014
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The St. John’s Board of Trustees updated the Student Code of Conduct on Oct. 1 changing and adding a major emphasis on the policies and procedures of sexual violence. “It’s a critical piece because a lot of times I think... Read more »