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Curated Collections: Earth Day Documentary Picks

Samantha DeNinno, Culture Editor Emeritus

April 17, 2019


Filed under Culture

Earth Day has continuously been a day that highlights the beauty that biodiversity offers and the current anthropogenic problems that face our environment. Established in the spring of 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day’s purpose has been to bring these issues to national attention –– a goal accomplished within the ...

Curated Collections: Kanopy Black History Month Picks

Curated Collections: Kanopy Black History Month Picks

Jewel Antoine, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Culture

Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service that provides access to over 30,000 documentaries and films to subscribers — including St. John’s University students, provided through the university library. This February, in celebration of Black History Month, Kanopy has an entire category...

Curated Collections: Underrated Netflix Gems for Winter Break

Curated Collections: Underrated Netflix Gems for Winter Break

Asia Cureton, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Culture

When most people think of Netflix, they think of the shows and films with large cult followings like “Stranger Things,”  “Black Mirror” and “Orange is the New Black.” However, there are some more obscure films and TV shows that deserve just as much recognition and praise. "Wentwor...

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