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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 »

Conversations about diversity and inclusiveness sparked

Ariana Ortiz, Assistant News Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under News

The annual Cultural Roundtable, held by the President’s Multicultural Advisory Committee (PMAC), took place last Thursday, Dec. 1 during common hour in the Sodano Coffeehouse. According to the University’s official website, PMAC is “an advisory group to the President of the University that a... Read more »

SGI President, Student Affairs Chair talk Winter Carnival themes

SGI President, Student Affairs Chair talk Winter Carnival themes

Angelica Acevedo, News Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under News

This year’s Winter Carnival is well underway, with the festivities beginning earlier this Christmas season from Monday, Nov. 28 to Wednesday, Dec. 7. Chiara Miuccio, president of Student Government Inc. (SGI), as well as some representatives of the Student Affairs Committee, spoke about the them... Read more »

Student Government, Inc. talks Trojan rating at last floor meeting

Reza Moreno, Features Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

On Monday, Oct. 17 another Student Government Inc. floor meeting went on in Marillac Terrace A from 5-6:30 p.m. Around 50 students attended and among them were members of SGI’s different committees. SGI Secretary Frank Obermeyer said he is working with Yovanna Roa-Reyes, secretary of Feminists Unit... Read more »

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

No shortage of spirit for SJU Senior

Troy Mauriello and Carmine Carcieri
October 5, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Men's Basketball, Men's Soccer, Men's Tennis, Sports, Sports Scroll, Track & Field, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Tennis

If you told Brendan Eugene three years ago that he’d be running the official student fan group of St. John’s University, RedZone, he himself wouldn’t have believed you. Eugene, a 20-year-old senior from Bay Shore, NY, was a self-described shy freshman as he began school at St. John’s in 20... Read more »

SGI discusses Tip-Off performance, annual budget

Erin Bola, Social Media Manager
October 5, 2016
Filed under News

The St. John’s Student Government Inc. held a floor meeting Monday night in the D’Angelo Center and discussed multiple matters affecting the University, ranging from the highly anticipated Tip-Off to annual budgets for campus organizations. The School Spirit Committee addressed the numerous rumors... Read more »

SGI implements plans for new year

SGI implements plans for new year

Bryant Rodriguez, Opinion Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under News

Student Government Inc. (SGI) held its first meeting of the 2016-17 school year to review goals and initiatives they hope to accomplish throughout the academic year. Four new members of SGI were also voted in. President Chiara Miuccio said an important goal of hers is to create a new constitution... Read more »

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
Filed under Home Scroll, News

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 »

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