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“Kinks, Curls and Pearls:” SJU’s A.K.A. Sorority and Haraya talk about all things hair

Jasmine Imani Davis, Entertainment Editor

October 21, 2015

One of the biggest topics in black and Hispanic culture nowadays is hair. Whether it is kinky, curly, locs, relaxed, texturized or in a weave, ethnic hair has been a subject that brings people together. Last Wednesday, Oct. 14, the Nu Mu C...

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ Sequel On the Way

Kori Williams, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015

Pulitzer Prize winning author Harper Lee is releasing a sequel to her world famous work “To Kill a Mockingbird” titled “Go Set a Watchman” on July 14. The book is currently #1 on Amazon. The book, 55 years after its...

College- budget friendly Valentine’s Day ideas

Kori Williams, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

As the #Blizzardof2015 got the semester off to a rocky start, it makes sense that Valentine’s Day isn’t at the forefront of everyone’s mind. But don’t fret; here are a few last minute crafty gift ideas that will show your...

Holiday gift giving suggestions

Jasmine Harris, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

Giving gifts can be extremely difficult when you’re a college student. Our minds tend to be preoccupied with finals and the ever-present ‘broke college student’ lifestyle, but despite the struggles, it is still possible...

Tips to stay healthy during the holidays

Taylor Leonard- Coleman, Staff Writer

December 3, 2014

The holidays are one of those times during the year when you really want to feel your best. But there are many health problems such as colds and the flu to party hangovers that can bring down your holiday cheer. Besides getting...

TWISB: Chris Brown explodes, Rihanna back on IG, and Amanda Bynes tweets

Briawnna Jones, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2014

Social media went wild Monday night as Chris Brown started an Instagram fight with “The Real” talk show hosts Adrienne Bailon and Tamar Braxton. In full attack mode, 25-year-old Brown posted a picture of Bailon with a lengthy...

NYFW: Ease and Comfortable Fashion Looks for Spring 2015

Jasmine Harris, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

Even though most people are looking forward to the upcoming fall season and Instagramming their pumpkin spiced lattes, the fashion world was preoccupied with spring and summer. Earlier this month, New York Fashion Week displayed...

New Year, SJU Gets New Look

Brionna R. Jenkins, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014

  St. John’s University gives their students the opportunity to study in style, putting their tuition dollars to work through improvements on campus. Last semester, new campus directory and street signs were installed and the university didn’t miss a beat, up-...

Freshman Writes, Produces Play for Social Justice

Oliva Cunningham, Managing Editor

May 27, 2014

Jeremy Ashton has big dreams. Someday, he wants to change the world. For now, the freshman English major has settled for writing, directing and producing an original play that was recently performed in the Little Theatre. The...

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