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Week in Review: Men’s Soccer Gains National Recognition After Strong Week
Brady Snyder, Sports Editor • October 27, 2021

After struggling to score in multiple weeks, both Men’s and Women’s Soccer broke through to secure crucial wins against tough...

Tip-Off 2021: Students “Show Out” For First Ticketed Event Since 2020
Brady Snyder, Sports Editor • October 27, 2021

St. John’s held their annual Tip-Off event on Friday, Oct. 22 in their first ticketed event at Carnesecca Arena since March...

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St. John’s Opens Carnesecca to Fans for First Time Since Pandemic
Brady Snyder, Sports Editor • October 21, 2021

RedZone, the St. John’s University student section, and the athletic department held an open practice for fully-vaccinated students...

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Week In Review: Soccer Holds Down the Line in Queens
Brady Snyder, Sports Editors • October 20, 2021

St. John’s teams all made significant progress in their quests for postseason contention, but only have marginal results to...

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Animes to Get You Ready for (Or to Watch Over) Halloween Weekend
Alicia Venter, Editor-in-Chief • October 27, 2021

Tired of the cliché halloween classics? Looking to watch something deeper and darker that raises questions over the value of...

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Bon retour, Wes Anderson! “The French Dispatch” arrives in theaters
Connor Richards, Contributing Writer • October 27, 2021

With a limited release this past week before reaching all theaters on Friday, Wes Anderson’s highly anticipated project “The...

Halloween is in Session
Priyanka Gera, Managing Editor • October 27, 2021

It is that time of year to buy a costume and have a bowl of candy corn on the counter with a scary movie playing in the background....

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Ashli-Amari Bent, Contributing Writer • October 19, 2021

October is the month in which we observe and raise awareness of the effects of domestic violence across the nation. According...

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St. John’s Community Responds To New Electric Bikes
Alana Campbell, Contributing Writer • October 13, 2021

On Saturday, Sept. 25, there was a new addition to the St. John’s Queen Campus: Electric bikes. Tons of them. They appeared...

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Dear MTA, Give My Wallet a Break
Alicia Venter, Editor-in-Chief • October 27, 2021

My first semester as a timid American southerner, going to Manhattan on the...

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COVID-19: Not Gone, But Almost Forgotten
Dea Hoxha, Contributing Writer • October 27, 2021

COVID-19 affected so many people, especially by disseminating fear of catching...

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No More Masks for Professors
Sharmin Haque, Contributing Writer • October 20, 2021

Last Tuesday, on Oct. 12, St. John’s announced that fully vaccinated professors...

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When Will it Feel Right to Fly Again?
Priyanka Gera, Managing Editor • October 20, 2021

Before the pandemic, spending time in a closed space with well over 100 people...

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Why I Still Buy My Movies
October 13, 2021
Student Government Incorporated’s (SGi) election season is already underway for the 2021-22 academic year. TORCH PHOTO/BRENDEN WILLSCH
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