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International Student Enrollment Drops

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International Student Enrollment Drops

Isabella Bruni, Co-News Editor

Undergraduate international student enrollment dropped significantly for the fall 2017 semester after years of a steady rise, but the University says it’s working to change t...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Solar-Powered Tables Soon To Be Installed at SJU

Solar-Powered Tables Soon To Be Installed at SJU

Five solar-powered tables will be installed in different locations on the Queens campus this week. Th...

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Some students and faculty members from the St. John’s community participated in the the annual Making Stride...

Take Back the Night ‘SOARs’ Through SJU

Take Back the Night ‘SOARs’ Through SJU

“Take Back the Night,” an event meant to promote awareness for sexual assault prevention, was held Tu...

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Men’s Soccer Impresses When It Counts

Andrew Withers is one of several Red Storm soccer players to produce consistent play this season (Torch Photo/Nick Bello)

Men’s Soccer Impresses When It Counts

Derrell Bouknight, Co-Sports Editor

Nearly one month ago, in their eighth game of the regular season, the St. John’s men’s soccer team walked onto the field at B...

October 19, 2017No Comments

Red Storm Roundup: Big Week for Golf Teams

Red Storm Roundup: Big Week for Golf Teams

October 19, 2017

Men's Golf Competes in Two-Day Event The Red Storm's men’s golf team finished in an 11th-place tie in the Connecticut Cup. T...

University to Unveil Joe Lapchick Statue in December

University to Unveil Joe Lapchick Statue in December

October 15, 2017

St. John’s University will honor its rich history yet again, as the unive...

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Joining the Mission to Lead from a Classroom

Teach For America

Joining the Mission to Lead from a Classroom

Bryant Rodriguez, Managing Editor

Everyone grows up wishing to change the world. The only question is, “How?” I used to change my mind frequently when it ...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Uncalled for Study Abroad Changes

Uncalled for Study Abroad Changes

October 18, 2017

Seville, Rome and Paris. since my freshman year, these were the countries that h...

PET PYVES: How Much is Your RA Worth?

PET PYVES: How Much is Your RA Worth?

October 18, 2017

St. John’s considers its residence life to be a cornerstone of student life and well-being, especially as we continue to be...

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“The Addams Family” Spooks Up SJU

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“The Addams Family” Spooks Up SJU

Christopher Viola, Staff Writer

Thursday, Oct. 5, was opening night for the Chappell Players Theater Group’s production of “The Addams Family” in the Little ...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Bad Astronauts Kick Off the New Year with a Bang

Bad Astronauts Kick Off the New Year with a Bang

October 18, 2017

A slight departure from their usual performances in the DAC Coffeehouse, the Bad...

What’s Poppin: “Happy Death Day”

October 18, 2017

In Christopher B. Landon’s “Happy Death Day,” sorority girl Tree (Jes...

What’s Poppin: “The Florida Project”

October 18, 2017

In a mere hour and fifty-five minutes, director Sean Baker has managed to succe...

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Introducing the Mujeristas Collective

PHOTO COURTESY/MUJERISTAS COLLECTIVE

Mujeristas Collective's zine, published in the summer of 2017.

Introducing the Mujeristas Collective

Angelica Acevedo, Opinion Editor, Co-Social Media Manager

Group gives Latinx, Afro-Latinx communities a voice through art, community events

October 18, 2017No Comments

Student Takes a Modern Twist on a Bookstore Favorite

Student Takes a Modern Twist on a Bookstore Favorite

October 18, 2017

SJU Alum Participates in Hollywood’s HollyShorts Film Festival

SJU Alum Participates in Hollywood’s HollyShorts Film Festival

October 6, 2017

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