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Project Callisto: SJU Adopts Sexual Assault Reporting System

Project Callisto: SJU Adopts Sexual Assault Reporting System

Chyna Inez Davis, Staff Writer

St. John’s University is one of 13 schools nationwide to have partnered with an upstart online sexual assault reporting system that says it’s having success nationwid...

September 20, 2017No Comments

SJU Celebrates Annual Cultural Mixer

SJU Celebrates Annual Cultural Mixer

This past Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, the Office of Multicultural Affairs, in collaboration with over 60 d...

Are SJU Students Really the Least Studious in the Nation?

Are SJU Students Really the Least Studious in the Nation?

According to a recent survey by The Princeton Review, St. John’s students spend the least amount of hours...

Sigma Pi Commemorates 9/11 with Various Events

Sigma Pi Commemorates 9/11 with Various Events

The members of the Sigma Pi-Iota Tau fraternity spent Tuesday, Sept. 12 remembering the events of th...

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The Doubleheader: Searching for Spirit

The Doubleheader: Searching for Spirit

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

Over two weeks have passed since St. John’s unveiled its “Spirit Rock,” a symbol of the strength of the St. John’s community and the passion that stud...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Withers Recognized for Stellar Play

Withers Recognized for Stellar Play

September 20, 2017

Andrew Withers entered Saturday’s Big East opener against Seton Hall with ...

Freshman Wood No Stranger to Success

Freshman Wood No Stranger to Success

September 20, 2017

She obliterated the volleyball record books at John Cooper High School in T...

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Flames of the Torch

Flames of the Torch

St. John’s recently partnered with the Callisto Project, an online reporting system for victims of sexual assault. SJU is one o...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Millennial Think

Millennial Think

September 20, 2017

There’s nothing more satisfying than checking your latest post to see the likes climbing up and the comments rolling in. Ret...

Pet Pyves

Pet Pyves

September 20, 2017

Recently, I had a class where my professor banned laptops because they said people process information better through handwri...

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Professor Launches Global Film Series

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Professor Launches Global Film Series

Isabella Bruni, Co-News Editor

There’s no doubt that St. John’s is made up of a culturally diverse study body, so it only makes sense to implement a movi...

September 20, 2017No Comments

New in Music: ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ by Taylor Swift

New in Music: ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ by Taylor Swift

September 20, 2017

Taylor Swift has once again become a topic of interest with the release of he...

Season Premiere: Bojack Horseman

Season Premiere: Bojack Horseman

September 20, 2017

“Bojack Horseman” season 4 confronted its characters’ humanities head o...

TV Premieres: Nuts and Bolts

September 20, 2017

In Viceland's new documented film, “Nuts and Bolts,” rapper and producer, ...

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Hurricane Season 2017: Irma

Aria Hall

Tree uprooted in a backyard in Florida as a result of 100 mph winds.

Hurricane Season 2017: Irma

Alexis Gaskin, Staff Writer

This past month, two record breaking hurricanes have impacted St. John’s students. From the destruction that left Southern Texas flooded, to the more recent Hurricane Ir...

September 20, 2017No Comments

Reflections on Hurricane Harvey

Reflections on Hurricane Harvey

September 13, 2017

Ice-cream Joints to Visit Before the Summer Ends

Ice-cream Joints to Visit Before the Summer Ends

September 13, 2017

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