Six reasons why you should stop going to starbucks

Ethan Brown, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

By now, Starbucks has become synonymous with New York City; its hard to pronounce flavors and overpriced beverages and snacks fit right in with the hustle and bustle of New Yorkers. While there are many places to get a cup... Read more »

Why climate change is so important

Suzanne Ciechalski, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The New York Times published an article a little over a week ago that discussed the United Nations’ recent pleas to curb the burning of fossil fuels as an effort to slow down climate change. According to the UN, if emissions... Read more »

Tim Cook continues to inspire

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Last Thursday was just like any other day. The first thing I did after waking up was look and check the news with the help of my smartphone as I laid in bed. The first article that I read that morning was that Apple’s CEO... Read more »

Five reasons why having a dog in your life is awesome

Ethan Brown, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Let’s take a moment for the cat lovers out there—they are missing out on the great experience of having a dog in their life. Dogs are truly man’s best friend. They’ll support us when we do something wrong, and the greatest... Read more »

Reality TV is what you make of it

Kristen Catalano, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Everyday millions of people around the world tune into countless reality TV shows. Some people love them and religiously watch their favorite contestant on “Dancing with the Stars,” while others hate them and criticize everything... Read more »

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 »