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NAACP Hosts Discussion on Gun Violence and Terrorism

NAACP Hosts Discussion on Gun Violence and Terrorism

Kenneth Carter, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2018

The NAACP at St. John’s University held an open discussion titled “Gun Violence and Domestic Terrorism,” on Thursday, Nov. 29. NAACP President Tamia Morris and Educational Chairwoman Sloane Walker ran the event. To start off the conversation, they presented information about two shootings that ...

Law School Hosts Discussion on U.S. Immigration Policy

Law School Hosts Discussion on U.S. Immigration Policy

Maher S. Maher, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018

In an effort to examine executive immigration policy, dozens of St. John’s Law students gathered for an event sponsored by the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and the Coalition for Social Justice. The Thursday evening at the Mattone Family Atrium at St. John’s Law School began with a t...

Interfaith Dialogue Promotes Communication and Understanding

Christopher Viola, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

In the attempt to contribute to diversity in the St. John’s community, the University opened the floor to a discussion of other religions to explore the common values between them. This occurred as Campus Ministry and the Office of Multicultural Affairs presented an Interfaith Dialogue on Oct. 18 ...

SJU Speaker Series Hosts: “Clarissa”

SJU Speaker Series Hosts: “Clarissa”

Arianna Pintado, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017

The St. John’s University English Department introduced Baruch College/CUNY assistant professor and author, Stephanie Insley Hershinow, during one of their “Speaker Series” events in St. John Hall Wednesday, April 12. The evening began with Hershinow reading a recent article she had written ...

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