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Nas performs his classics at this year’s Spring Concert

Nas performs his classics at this year’s Spring Concert

Reza Moreno and Angelica Acevedo, Features Editor and News Editor
May 19, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The hip hop king of Queens himself, Nas, sparked up Carnesecca Arena May 5, as St. John’s students and alumni filled the stadium to hear the legend perform. The anticipation of Nas flooded the place as people were patiently waiting for the rapper to come on stag. “It was amazing to be that close to... Read more »

ACE takes it all

ACE takes it all

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
April 3, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

A new Executive Board for Student Government Inc. (SGI) was announced on March 18, with the ACE ticket taking the win. Numerous goals and ambitious plans characterize the new e-board, ensuring the St. John’s community should expect bigger and better activities for the 2016-17 year. The ACE ticket... Read more »

Religious diversity shines at Festival of Lights

Religious diversity shines at Festival of Lights

NIckool Castro, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The Festival of Lights, an annual celebration of all religious holidays during the month of December, took place in D’Angelo Ballroom yesterday night at 7 p.m. Magdaline Hurtado, vice-president of the Latin American Student Organization and Jonathan Bembry, chapter president of the Alpha Phi Alph... Read more »

The Winter Carnival’s Cost: Inside the event’s expenses

The Winter Carnival’s Cost: Inside the event’s expenses

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor
December 2, 2015
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The 25th annual Winter Carnival aims to celebrate holiday spirit and spread cheer and joy throughout campus. With numerous horse carriages emulating a ‘Central Park Christmas’ to an ice skating rink for students to enjoy, the week long event currently taking place on campus racks up not only schoo... Read more »

What happens to SGI’s remaining funds?

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor
April 15, 2015
Filed under News

In a recent interview, Student Government Incorporated (SGI) President Robert Koehler revealed that SGI’s budget money is not immediately terminated or allocated into another fund at the end of the academic year in May. In fact, any remaining money is allotted into a money market account where SGI can... Read more »

Seniors unable to vote in SGI election

Talia Tirella, News Editor
March 25, 2015
Filed under News

The student who lost the race to become Student Government Inc. president by only 90 votes says the election was clouded by confusion at the voting tables that left many upperclassmen unable to cast their ballots. Andy Chang, a junior finance student, said some juniors, all seniors and all fourth... Read more »

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board Candidates: Chiara Miuccio, ICE vice presidential candidate

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board Candidates: Chiara Miuccio, ICE vice presidential candidate

Anabelle Madho, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Chiara Miuccio, currently the sophomore senator of Student Government, Inc. (SGI), is running for vice president on the ICE Ticket.  In addition to Student Government, Miuccio interns at the St. John’s Center for Psychological Services and serves as the secretary of the Italian Cultural Club. She... Read more »

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board Candidates: Ridge McKnight, ICE presidential candidate

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board Candidates: Ridge McKnight, ICE presidential candidate

Amanda Umpierrez, Assistant News Editor
March 12, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

As a Student Government presidential candidate for the ICE ticket at St. John’s University, Ridge McKnight plans to add and uphold three main pillars: ‘prioritizing student services for greater student success,’ ‘fortifying the St. John’s community’ and ‘strengthening the Student Government... Read more »

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board candidates: Sarah Hanna, CORE vice presidential candidate

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board candidates: Sarah Hanna, CORE vice presidential candidate

Bridget Higgins, Staff Writer
March 12, 2015
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Sarah Hanna, a junior in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is running for vice president of Student Government, Inc. (SGI) on the CORE ticket. The founder of an organization, and a member of many more, Hanna hopes to translate her experiences into action through SGI. Hanna founded... Read more »

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board candidates: Andy Chang, CORE presidential candidate

Meet the 2015 SGI E-Board candidates: Andy Chang, CORE presidential candidate

Talia Tirella, News Editor
March 12, 2015
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Andy Chang believes that students come first. One of his projected goals both personally and as Student Government, Inc. (SGI) president is to devote more time to student concerns and needs by strengthening the relationship between SGI and University administration as well as by personally meeting... Read more »

Proposed class schedule prompts divided opinions

Amanda Umpierrez, Assistant News Editor
December 4, 2014
Filed under News

On Nov. 21., St. John’s Student Government Incorporated (SGI) released a survey on a proposed class schedule for the Fall 2015 academic year. The survey lists the scheduled proposed classes as Monday/Wednesday, Tuesday/Thursday and Friday classes, as opposed to the current Monday/Thursday, Tuesday/Friday... Read more »

New freshmen reps act as advocates, gain experience within SGI

New freshmen reps act as advocates, gain experience within SGI

Amanda Umpierrez, Staff Writer
November 5, 2014
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St. John’s Student Government Inc. announced nine new freshman representatives who will each serve as agents to the different St. John’s colleges on Oct. 20. Similar to sophomore, junior and senior representatives, each college will carry two freshman representatives, with the exception of one... Read more »

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