Advertising During The Holidays

Ethan Brown, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

After surviving the hot and humid days of summer, everyone looks forward to the cooler, but still comfortable, autumn weather.  Not to mention that this time of year brings the re-emergence of pumpkin-flavored everything, the... Read more »

Would You Pay For Facebook?

Kaylee Kosakowski, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

If I told you that Facebook planned to start charging its users $2.99 per month in three days, would you still use it?  Or, outraged at the sudden change, would you immediately delete your account, bidding “goodbye” to the... Read more »

Students and Faculty Welcome President Gempesaw to SJU

Amanda Umpierrez, Staff Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Catharine Mariampillai, Junior Q: For an event of this magnitude, do you believe the investiture met its standards? Why? A: I think it exceeded its standards. It was very organized, fluent and beautiful. There was... Read more »

Fox News “War On Women”

Suzanne Ciechalski , Staff Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Fox News stirred the pot this week when its own Kimberly Guilfoyle stated that young women should be excused from jury duty because they are young, healthy, hot and stress-free. She suggested that young women be excused from jury... Read more »

Marginal Taxes and Economic Equality

Angel Vera, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The 1950s were a golden era for American life and prosperity. As industries boomed, the market was healthy and wealth was accumulating. Long-term unemployment was at a low of .2% averaging about .4% percent within the decade,... Read more »

Life Of A Commuter At Saint John’s University

Nicole Gubelli , Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The life of a commuter at St. John’s University can be described as, “frustrating, time-consuming and expensive,” as put by senior hospitality management major Towhida Rahman, who has been commuting to St. John’s for four... Read more »

Flames Of The Torch: On Rape Culture

Editorial Board

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The increase of sexual assaults across the nation has quickly become a hot topic, and has triggered campaigns for more awareness and preventative measures. ... Read more »

Student Sparks: Rape Culture

Suzanne Ciechalski and Kyle Fitzgerald, Staff Writer and Features Editor

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Lindsay Dalton, Freshman Q: How do you feel about the issue of women’s safety on college campuses in the US? A: “I feel that it’s not taken as seriously as it should be and... Read more »

Why Voting Is Important This Year

Ethan Brown, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Our generation is consistently being ridiculed by our elders for being lazy, whiny and selfish. Technology, they say, has not assisted us millenials in learning how to communicate or figure things out for ourselves; rather,... Read more »

Enterovirus: Deadlier Than Ebola

Kristen Catalano, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion

With the news currently focusing on Ebola, another deadly disease is on the rise. Enterovirus, specifically the D68 strain, is making its way across the United States; according to latest data from the Center for Disease Control,... Read more »

Should We Take Ebola Seriously?

Abhishek Joshi, Contributing Writer

October 22, 2014
Filed under Opinion

  Recently, cases of Ebola Virus Disease, also known as EVD or just Ebola, were registered in North America, causing panic amongst Americans. The recent death of a patient in Texas has only increased the intensity of... Read more »

Top 15 Things You Must Do In NYC This Fall

Alexa Vagelatos, Opinion Editor

October 1, 2014
Filed under Opinion

  Summer might have come to an end in New York City, but the fun hasn’t. In fact, a whole new series of events and opportunities to travel are at the fingertips of all New Yorkers, and those who wish to visit during... Read more »