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President Trump’s first 100 days: Week two

President Trump’s first 100 days: Week two

Anthony Savino, Staff Writer
February 12, 2017
Filed under News, Trump's First 100 Days

Roll Back on Business Regulations President Trump met with small business leaders at the White House, Monday Jan. 30 to discuss an executive order he promised to put in place during his campaign.  The order instructs agencies to to abolish two pre-existing regulations whenever they introduce a ... Read more »

“He Will Not Divide Us” shuts down after 20 days

“He Will Not Divide Us” shuts down after 20 days

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor
February 12, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

After “Artwork created an unexpectedly volatile situation and serious public safety hazards,” the exhibition “He Will Not Divide Us” at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria has been shut down as of Friday, Feb. 10. The museum released a statement Friday explaining that “The installation... Read more »

Students came together for the ‘March Against the Ban’

Students came together for the ‘March Against the Ban’

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Dozens of students gathered in front of the D’Angelo Center (DAC) on Monday, Feb. 6 to march in protest of Trump’s week-old executive order, which banned citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. The march was organized by three juniors, Morgan Popek, ... Read more »

Man arrested for murder of SJU alumna Karina Vetrano

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor
February 9, 2017
Filed under News

Six months after the body of St. John’s alumna, Karina Vetrano, 30, was found in Spring Creek Park, her alleged murderer was arrested.   According to the Queens Chronicle, Vetrano was sexually assaulted and found strangled to death on Aug. 2, 2016 just 15 feet from the trail she was jogging on i... Read more »

Political groups don’t make it through

Political groups don’t make it through

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

After a contentious election season, students may be surprised to learn that none of the political groups on campus—College Democrats, College Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) and Young Americans for Freedom (YAF)—became officially recognized through Student Government Inc.’s “... Read more »

Students talk Trump order

Students talk Trump order

Suzanne Ciechalski and Angelica Acevedo
February 1, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

An executive order on immigration has shaken the nation with a force that’s being felt here at St. John’s. President Donald Trump on Friday issued an executive action that effectively suspends the issuance of visas and bans citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries--Iran, Iraq, Libya,... Read more »

Lunar Year Dinner

Lunar Year Dinner

Nickool Castro, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The Office of Multicultural Affairs celebrated their Annual Lunar New Year Dinner on  Thursday, Jan. 26. According to Ching-Wen Rosa Yen, Director of Multicultural Affairs, approximately 450 people gathered in Marillac Terrace including students, faculty, administrators, staff, alumni, Vincentian ... Read more »

Students attend March for Life

Students attend March for Life

Angelica Acevedo and Ariana Ortiz
February 1, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Tens of thousands of activists, including dozens of St. John’s students, gathered in Washington D.C. this past Friday, Jan. 27 for the 44th March for Life, an annual protest against the legalization of abortion. According to the University’s website, Campus Ministry and SJU Students for Life ... Read more »

Cops break up attempted robbery at Chase bank on Union Turnpike

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under News

New York City Police said they arrested two men attempting to rob the Chase Bank on the corner of Union Turnpike and Utopia Parkway this past Saturday, Jan. 28 at about 9:15 a.m, shortly after it opened. The first suspect, who police said was armed and behind the teller area, was ordered to drop ... Read more »

SGI recognizes more organizations

SGI recognizes more organizations

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Every year, many organizations go through a vigorous process called “Power to Organize” in order to get recognized by Student Government Inc. (SGI). On Nov. 30, 2016, 12 student organization were recognized by SGI. Half of these organization are non-budgetary, which means that they’re an... Read more »

President Trump’s first 100 days: Week one

President Trump’s first 100 days: Week one

Anthony Savino, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News, Trump's First 100 Days

President Trump’s first week in office consists of him signing many executive orders, meeting with world leaders and continuing to tweet his thoughts throughout it all. Due to some of his controversial executive orders, high tensions, marches and protests have also ensued throughout the nation.... Read more »

MLK display and dinner unites students, faculty

MLK display and dinner unites students, faculty

Ariana Ortiz and Kaylee Herndon
February 1, 2017
Filed under Home Scroll, News

On the eve of Black History Month, the University hosted two events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr., on Monday, Jan. 30. These events consisted of an art display in Marillac Terrace, as well as an annual dinner. “This was a huge collaboration from everyone from the Black History Month c... Read more »

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