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Top 20 Songs of 2016

Top 20 Songs of 2016

Isabella Bruni and Angelica Acevedo

January 26, 2017

Isabella’s List 1. Closer- The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey Hands down The Chainsmokers produced the song of the year. The retro dance song featuring Halsey took over the second half of 2016 and was played on pretty much every pop radio station, as well as one of the most played songs on Spotif...

Laptop fee increase shocks students

Laptop fee increase shocks students

Kaylee Herndon, Staff Writer

October 19, 2016

The laptop program offered by St. John's underwent a dramatic change over the summer, to the surprise of many students. Freshmen now have to pay a fee every semester to retain their laptop, which will cost them roughly three times more over their college career than what the upperclassmen paid. D...

Nas performs his classics at this year’s Spring Concert

Nas performs his classics at this year’s Spring Concert

Reza Moreno and Angelica Acevedo, Features Editor and News Editor

May 19, 2016

The hip hop king of Queens himself, Nas, sparked up Carnesecca Arena May 5, as St. John’s students and alumni filled the stadium to hear the legend perform. The anticipation of Nas flooded the place as people were patiently waiting for the rapper to come on stag. “It was amazing to be that close to...

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