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Student organizations to host a “Peace and Love March” on Tuesday

Student organizations to host a “Peace and Love March” on Tuesday

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
November 12, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Home Scroll, News

The Students of Consciousness (S.O.C.), Latin American Student Organization (L.A.S.O.), Spectrum and Feminist Unite - among other various organizations - will be organizing a “Peace and Love March” on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at St. John’s University’s Queens campus, according to S.O.C.’s secretary, Miguel... Read more »

SJU’s political groups discuss their positions

SJU’s political groups discuss their positions

Suzanne Ciechalski, Bryant Rodriguez, Isabella Bruni, Angelica Acevedo, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor, Chief Copy Desk, News Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

Young Americans for Freedom Although the Young Americans for Freedom at St. John’s University are not yet a recognized organization by SGI, their conservative beliefs drive the group’s role at the University. President Brian Dugan, senior and Government and Politics MAJOR, tells how the group has... Read more »

New York’s local election winners

New York’s local election winners

Ariana Ortiz, Assistant News Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, News

This past Tuesday, many New York residents cast their votes for local candidates running for New York State Senate, New York State Assembly, the Supreme Court and Congress. St. John’s is located within the 14th Senatorial District, 24th Assembly District, 11th Judicial District and Fifth Congressional... Read more »

Trump wins in stunning upset

Trump wins in stunning upset

Suzanne Ciechalski, Angelica Acevedo, Bryant Rodriguez, Editor-in-Chief, News Editor, Opinion Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

In a stunning upset, Republican candidate Donald Trump has won the election and will be the 45th President of the United States. Trump won a majority of electoral votes, at 276, as of 3:25 a.m. Wednesday, according to Politico. After surpassing the critical 270 mark, Trump’s win was cemented... Read more »

Rock the Vote sponsoring van to drive students to polling site

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
November 7, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, News

Rock the Vote will be sponsoring a van to drive students who are registered to vote in the neighborhood surrounding the University back and forth to Hillcrest Jewish Center on Tuesday. The service will last from 12-6:30 p.m., and is free of cost to students. The van will be located at Gate 6,... Read more »

19th Annual President’s Dinner Raises $2.3 Million

19th Annual President’s Dinner Raises $2.3 Million

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Pride for St. John’s was overflowing last Thursday, Oct. 27 at the Waldorf Astoria in midtown Manhattan. Dozens of alumni, administration, faculty, students and other supporters gathered for the annual President’s Dinner to raise money for student scholarships at the University. The dinner raised $... Read more »

Sigma Pi brings puppies to Marillac

Sigma Pi brings puppies to Marillac

Chyna Davis, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Emphasizing the importance of service dogs for Veterans suffering with PTSD, brothers of Sigma Pi Fraternity held their annual Sigma Puppies event in Marillac Terrace on Oct. 27. “What Sigma Puppies is, is basically the Sigma Pi Fraternity here [bringing] out numerous service dogs as well as the... Read more »

Senate elections to know

Senate elections to know

Bryant Rodriguez, Opinion Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, News

While the majority of recent media focus has centered on the presidential election, there are several important senatorial races occurring around the country that will have a large impact on how our new president will be able to govern. Currently, Republicans hold a majority of the seats in both hous... Read more »

SJU hosts Meet the Candidates Night

SJU hosts Meet the Candidates Night

Ariana Ortiz, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Election 2016, Home Scroll, News

This past Monday night, students and New York residents gathered in DAC 206 for the University’s ninth annual “Meet the Candidates Night,” where local candidates campaigning for election to state and federal offices discussed issues pertaining to the community. The event was moderated by Brian Browne, pro... Read more »

SJU holds panel on the Shroud of Turin

SJU holds panel on the Shroud of Turin

Marybeth Gerdelman, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

In 1898, Secondo Pia, the first person to photograph the Shroud of Turin, commented on his experience, stating, “It was a face that spoke of an immense patience and of a noble recognition. I feel certain that I was looking at the face of Jesus.”   The release of this rare photo by Pia spark... Read more »

Red House choreographs flash mob

Red House choreographs flash mob

Veronica Harris, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

The Red House members organized a flash mob on Monday during common hour to promote their upcoming events. Students in the Red House formed a circle in front of the D’Angelo Center and struck a pose. The president of the Red House, Vachon Osby, crouched in the center of the circle with a piece ... Read more »

The Ron Brown Center Receives $125,000 Grant

The Ron Brown Center Receives $125,000 Grant

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights at St. John’s recently received a $125,000 grant from the Access Group Center for Research and Policy Analysis to strengthen its pipeline program. It will be used to strengthen its current Ronald H. Brown Law School Prep Program for College Students. ... Read more »

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