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Controversial Turkish President Has Ties to University

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President Erdoğan’s during an August 2016 press conference alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Queens District Attorney Brown To Retire

Queens District Attorney Brown To Retire

After seven consecutive terms and nearly three decades in office, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown...

University Raises $2.4 Million At Leader of Year Dinner

University Raises $2.4 Million At Leader of Year Dinner

Held at the New York Marriott Marquis in Manhattan, St. John’s University hosted its 24th Annual Insurance...

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick Hosts “Power of Sport” Seminar

Dr. Richard E. Lapchick Hosts “Power of Sport” Seminar

Earlier this month, St. John’s welcomed scholar and human rights activist Dr. Richard E. Lapchick back...

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Bob Guerriero Set To Begin As Head Coach

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Lacrosse Ready To Build on Promising 2018 Campaign

Lacrosse Ready To Build on Promising 2018 Campaign

February 6, 2019

The 2019 St. John’s Men’s Lacrosse season will kick off on Feb. 9 when...

Mullin Remaining Optimistic as Red Storm Struggle

Mullin Remaining Optimistic as Red Storm Struggle

January 30, 2019

The stakes were high on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden....

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Is Legalizing Marijuana the Right Move for N.Y.?

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Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo is facing opposition for his desire to legalize marijuana in the state.

The Message Behind Covington Catholic Vs.The  Indigenous People March

The Message Behind Covington Catholic Vs.The Indigenous People March

February 6, 2019

As readers and writers, we’re responsible for the stories we read and how...

The Misappropriation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Misappropriation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

February 6, 2019

Before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, Vice President Mike Pence invoked...

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New Projects in Independent Music

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Girlpool is comprised of friends Harmony Tividad and Cleo Tucker.

The Controversy of “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

February 6, 2019

At the 2019 Sundance Movie Festival, the new Ted Bundy film, titled “Extremely...

Netflix’s Deadly Art: “Velvet Buzzsaw”

Netflix’s Deadly Art: “Velvet Buzzsaw”

February 6, 2019

What can be best described as the Hope Diamond curse meets the art world;...

Top Movies of 2018

Top Movies of 2018

January 30, 2019

The Horror Film “A Quiet Place” “A Quiet Place” is the most unique...

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5 Products That Will Save Your Skin This Season

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Outside Resources for Reporting Sexual Assault Instances Compiled

January 30, 2019

How This SJU Alumna Uses Her Company To Help Women And Heal After Losing Her Son

How This SJU Alumna Uses Her Company To Help Women And Heal After Losing Her Son

January 30, 2019

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The Independent Student Newspaper of St. John's University
The Independent Student Newspaper of St. John's University