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INSIDR APP: SJU Alum Creates App to Keep Students Connected

INSIDR APP: SJU Alum Creates App to Keep Students Connected

Raven Haynes, Staff Writer

November 19, 2017


Filed under Features

When most people graduate, they think back on the fun times they had, but Emmanuel Geffrard  thought more about what he wishes he had. The 27-year-old 2016 alumnus, wishes he had a better way of connecting himself with his classmates when he was majoring in economics at St. John’s. So, he came up I...

SJU Alum Participates in Hollywood’s HollyShorts Film Festival

SJU Alum Participates in Hollywood’s HollyShorts Film Festival

Beverly Danquah, Features Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Home Scroll

When Jared Adkins graduated from St John’s 2 years ago, he never imagined that having a college roommate who was film-savvy, and taking advice from his then public relations professor would influence his passion for film production. A Far Rockaway native, Adkins’ latest film, Note To Self, was a participa...

Movie Review: “Note to Self” Displays Exciting New Talent

Movie Review: “Note to Self” Displays Exciting New Talent

Michael Ambrosino, Entertainment Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Culture

SJU alumnus Jared Adkins serves as producer on “Note To Self,” an incredible short film that explores a man’s relationship with both his girlfriend and his career as he faces a difficult decision that binds both priorities. Written and directed by Dennis Williams II, a good friend of Adkins and long-t...

St. John’s alumnus, former NY governor Mario Cuomo passes away

St. John’s alumnus, former NY governor Mario Cuomo passes away

Joanne Corrielus, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Home Scroll, News

On Jan. 2, just hours after his son Andrew Cuomo was sworn into his second term as governor, former New York Governor and St. John’s alumnus Mario Cuomo passed away due to heart failure. A fixture of the Democratic Party, Governor Cuomo was loved and admired by New Yorkers from all walks of lif...

Alumnus Appears in Blockbuster Film

Alumnus Appears in Blockbuster Film

Jon Perez, Sports Editor

May 1, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Culture, Featured A&E

Not since the days of Field of Dreams and For the Love of the game have baseball enthusiasts had a story that they could watch and feel a sense of fulfillment and accomplishment. These same enthusiasts feel their sense of entitlement when Billy Chapel completes his no-hitter or when Ray Kinsella plays...

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