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St. John’s Falls to Kansas, 95-75, in First Ever Basketball Game at UBS Arena
Brady Snyder, Sports Editor • December 5, 2021

St. John’s fell to No. 8 Kansas by a score of 95-75 on Friday, Dec. 3 as the Johnnies quickly found themselves in a ten-point...

2022-23 St. John’s Basketball commit AJ Storr.
Welcome to Queens, Storr and King
Isabella Cautero, Contributing Writer • November 25, 2021

The Johnnies have scored two magnificent guards, AJ Storr and Kolby King, as high school athletes across the country put pen to...

St. John’s warms up before the start of the second half versus Fairleigh Dickinson on Nov. 20, 2021.
St. John’s Narrowly Takes Down Fairleigh Dickinson, 87-74
Brady Snyder, Sports Editor • November 23, 2021

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team got back in the win column against Fairleigh Dickinson Saturday night with an 87-74 victory...

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Knapp Leads St. John’s to NCAA College Cup Victory vs. Princeton in Tri-State Showdown
Brady Snyder, Sports Editor • November 20, 2021

St. John’s sent the red-hot Princeton Tigers packing Thursday night in a physical 1-0 victory in the opening round of the NCAA...

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Taylor Swift releases the long-awaited re-recording of “Red”
Andrea Rivas, Contributing Writer • November 23, 2021

On Nov. 12, singer-songwriter Taylor Swift released her version of her previous album “Red” from 2012. Swift is in the process...

“Tick, Tick… Boom!”
Connor Richards, Staff Writer • November 23, 2021

When film companies turn to the theater industry, they typically roll out some adaptation that, in most cases, ends up performing...

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Thanksgiving Recipes for the College Kid
Alicia Venter, Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2021

Thanksgiving is finally here! After two months with nearly no breaks, and November packed with an intense workload for many, the...

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Students and Staff Take On In-Person Midterms
Ashli-Amari Bent, Contributing Writer • November 3, 2021

The halfway point of the semester has already arrived at the University.  Taking midterms back in the traditional classroom setting...

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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Native American History Month: Celebration & Sobering Reminders
Sergio Padilla, Contributing Writer • November 17, 2021

In 1990, President George H. W. Bush signed into law a joint resolution declaring...

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I Said ‘Goodbye’ to Instagram – for a little bit
Danielle Louie, Contributing Writer • November 17, 2021

After mindlessly opening and scrolling through Snapchat and Instagram with nothing...

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Misogyny as a Hate Crime: Equity Not Equality
Maria Villarroel, Staff Writer • November 15, 2021

Sarah Everard was a 33-year-old marketing executive in the UK. In March of this...

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It’s Time to Scratch Daylight Savings Time
Sara Rodia, Opinion Editor • November 10, 2021

Daylight Savings Time (DST), that dreaded day when we either lose an hour or...

Student Government Incorporated’s (SGi) election season is already underway for the 2021-22 academic year. TORCH PHOTO/BRENDEN WILLSCH
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