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Features
Sweatshirts or Mini Skirts: How Fashion Changes Motivation
Carlyann Carey, Staff Writer
Long classes, morning classes and simple exhaustion makes it difficult for students to take the time to get ready before leaving each day. The typical college student might wear sweatpants or t-shirts to remain comfortable during each lesson.. But are there really benefits to dressing up for class?
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Features
Cozy and Chic: Winter’s 2022 Fashion Predictions
Olivia Rainson, Staff Writer
The community garden in the St. John’s University residence village.
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News
St. John’s University Ranks 39th Among Most “Green Colleges” Nationwide
Dea Hoxha, News Editor • November 29, 2022
St. John’s University ranked 39th most eco-friendly university nationwide on The Princeton Review's “2023 Top 50 Most Green Colleges” list. The University’s Office of Sustainability tracks St. John’s initiatives to keep the campus green.
Prof. Diane Heith educates students on the outcomes of the 2022 Midterm Elections.  
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News
St. John’s Government and Politics Department Sponsors Biennial Election Recap
Olivia Seaman, Managing Editor • November 29, 2022
Students and faculty gathered in the D’Angelo Center on Nov. 14 for a biennial election recap held by the St. John’s University Government and Politics Department. The event, titled “Election 2022: What Happened and What’s Next,” provided a midterm election recap from a political science perspective and was hosted by Prof. Diane J. Heith, Ph.D. of the University’s Government and Politics program.
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Sports
St. John’s Shines 95-68 in Slaughter Over LIU
Joseph Featherston, Staff Writer • November 30, 2022

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team started strong and never looked back against Long Island University on Tuesday, Nov. 29, improving...

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Sports
St. John's Halftime Shift Powers 91-74 Win Against Central Connecticut State
Brady Snyder, Editor-in-Chief • November 15, 2022
The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team was disconnected and ineffective in the game’s first half. A change in defensive strategy turned the tides.
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Opinion
Trump’s Announcement Shows Why He Shouldn’t Be the GOP Nominee in 2024
Sergio Padilla, Opinion Editor • November 30, 2022

In John Wayne’s last movie "The Shootist," released in 1976, a little under three years before his death, the legendary actor plays an...

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Opinion
Why Record-Breaking Temperatures Represent A Need For Change
Olivia Rainson, Contributing Writer • November 29, 2022

Although many St. John’s University students are ready to break out their heavy winter sweaters, the temperature outside calls for shorts...

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Features
It’s All or Stuffing: Eight College Student-Friendly Thanksgiving Dishes
Abigail Grieco, Features Editor and Human Resources Manager • November 23, 2022
With Thanksgiving Day quickly approaching, SJU students are looking for college-friendly recipes that will keep their kitchens clean and bellies full. And since some students are remaining local rather than returning home, easy turkey-day recipes for appetizers, main courses, side dishes and desserts are a must. Listed here are eight simple, affordable and downright delicious recipes that will serve up chef-like quality courses for students this Thanksgiving!
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Features
Curated Collections: SpectrumU’s On-Demand Offerings (Free For SJU Students)
Connor Richards, Senior Culture Writer • November 16, 2022
Johnnies can stream hundreds of films at no cost just by connecting to the campus Wi-Fi.
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Culture
CURATED COLLECTIONS: The Best Albums of 2022
Maria Villarroel, Culture Editor • November 30, 2022

With the year quickly winding down and Apple Music’s and Spotify’s end-of-year user reviews rolling out this week, it is finally time...

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Culture
Review: Bestselling Author Colleen Hoover Returns With "It Starts With Us"
Dea Hoxha, News Editor • November 17, 2022

Colleen Hoover returns with a sequel to her #1 New York Times Bestseller “It Ends With Us,” six years after its release. “It Starts...

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