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Don’t be bored this spring break with these three New York activities

Crystal Grant, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
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In a city where we have world renowned museums like the MET and Museum of Natural History, smaller museums like the Neue Galerie tend to go unnoticed. But like they say, size doesn’t really matter because the Neue Gallery boasts an extraordinary collection of early 20th century German and Austrian ... Read more »

Interning at NYFW

Interning at NYFW

Kyra Donahoo, Contributing Writer
February 22, 2017
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New York Fashion Week is the most raved about event during the fall, winter, spring and summer seasons. This gives upcoming and experienced designers the opportunity to showcase their visions to the world through a runway show or a fashion presentation. I have been granted the opportunity to work ... Read more »

Student experiences Alexander Wang fashion show

Student experiences Alexander Wang fashion show

Wandy Ortiz, Staff Writer
February 22, 2017
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On Saturday, Feb. 11, Alexander Wang held his New York Fashion Week runway show entitled “No After Party,” for Fall/Winter 2017. Sebastian Rico-Cintron, a journalism major at SJU and a NYC fashion/lifestyle blogger, was one of a select few to gain access to this email invite-only show, held at the a... Read more »

Women on Wall Street

Women on Wall Street

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
February 22, 2017
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Wall Street is one of the most well known streets in New York City. It is a big tourist attraction and also a placeholder for our economy. Many people would assume that a majority of men work on Wall Street or even the business industry. Catherine Felle is a junior from New Jersey currently studying b... Read more »

Most memorable spring break stories

Most memorable spring break stories

Julia Kotaev, Contributing Writer
February 22, 2017
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Spring break is coming up on Feb. 27-March 4 and all of St. John’s University students have exciting plans coming up. Whether you’re going somewhere warm or staying on campus and enjoying the city, make it one for the books. Natalie Artiles is a junior who studied abroad spring 2016 and was a part of t... Read more »

Student journalist brings NABJ to SJU

Student journalist brings NABJ to SJU

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
February 22, 2017
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An organization that focuses on diversity in the newsroom is making its way into St. John’s University. In an interview with the Torch, Beverly Danquah, the president of The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), spoke about her career as a journalist so far and the organization’s incept... Read more »

From Facebook Friends to Fiancés: Johnny Love Birds

From Facebook Friends to Fiancés: Johnny Love Birds

Wandy Ortiz, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
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In fall of 2014, Philadelphia native Brooke Schaeffer, then a junior criminal justice major and Resident Assistant in Hollis Hall, was scrolling through her “suggested friends” list on Facebook. At the time she was a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a co-ed community service fraternity on campus. Having jo... Read more »

SJU Winter Fashion Trends

SJU Winter Fashion Trends

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
February 1, 2017
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“He Will Not Divide Us” Exhibit

“He Will Not Divide Us” Exhibit

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor
February 1, 2017
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Amidst much political tension recently in the U.S., and New York City, an exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria calls for unity and peace. Created by Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Säde Rönkkö and Luke Turner, their exhibition called “He Will Not Divide Us” opened on Inauguration D... Read more »

Dior’s ‘WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS’ shirt

Dior’s ‘WE SHOULD ALL BE FEMINISTS’ shirt

Mayeli Botello, Contributing Writer
February 1, 2017
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It is a rare instance when fashion and activism coincide. Fashion, like all art, acts as an escapade from the cold reality in which we live in. However, now-a-days it seems that fashion is taking a tip from the women marching in the streets. Thanks to Dior’s new creative designer Maria Grazia Chiuri, yo... Read more »

Top Five Museums to Check Out On a Rainy Day

Top Five Museums to Check Out On a Rainy Day

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
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The city is quiet, except for the drops of rain hitting the pavement. Don’t let rainy days in New York City get you down. There are plenty of things you can do to beat the rain and have some adventure. Hit the ground running by visiting some of the finest museums in town. Let’s start with... Read more »

SJU New Year Resolutions

Loraina London Calderon, Contributing Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features

With every new year comes a floodgate of resolutions or goals people want to complete for themselves that same year. The new year is a time to start fresh and become a “new you” because it is the recognized clean slate everyone needs. It signifies a lot for people, other than the fact that it’s a... Read more »

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