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The Gotham Beat: Why You Should Be Nice to Telemarketers

Katie Morgan, Online Editor

September 19, 2011


Filed under Opinion

I have had a lot of jobs in New York City. Rent is high, food is terribly expensive, and Con-Edison is a cruel mistress. I’ve been a writer, a waitress, a babysitter and a tutor – usually several at once. But perhaps the most interesting job I’ve had in New York was working for a non-profit organization...

Nike Affiliation Contradicts Vincentian Mission

Ramiro Funez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011


Filed under Opinion

The next time you sport your St. John’s athletic backpack or Red Storm cap, you might want to do some research on how the product was made. Currently, the University uses Nike products for sporting kits, fan apparel and uniforms for several departments. St. John’s also uses Nike as its principle...

Enter San Man: How to Use the First Ammendment Improperly

Bill San Antonio, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2011


Filed under Opinion

On Sunday, most of us paid our respects to those who died in the World Trade Center attacks 10 years ago, either in spirit and prayer or in pilgrimage to ground zero for the heartfelt anniversary ceremonies. Some people, however, weren’t feeling as reverent as the rest of us. Instead, they grabbed...

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