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Midterm Elections Recap

Midterm Elections Recap

Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor

November 14, 2018

Just last week, New York residents had their chance to cast their votes for candidates running on the federal, state and local levels for positions in the New York State Senate, New York State Assembly, Congress and more. St. John’s is located within the 14th Senatorial District, 24th Assembly Distri...

A father’s fight for health and justice: 15th anniversary of 9/11

Caitlyn McAloon, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Fifteen years ago on Sept. 11, many people were going about their day as if it were any other. But it was on that September morning that everything changed when the United States came under attack. Sophomore Emily Thomas had just started preschool. Her father dropped her off, as was their daily mor...

St. John’s community reacts to recent gun violence

Ariana Ortiz, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016

Students and faculty alike are mourning the recent deaths of St. John’s students Tiarah Poyau and Arshell Dennis, as well as alumna Karina Vetrano. Poyau, 22, a graduate student of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, was shot and killed in the early hours of Sept. 5 in the midst of the J’...

Not another Weiner

Nayab Khan, Contributing Writer

September 7, 2016

Anthony Weiner, a former New York congressman, was caught once again in a sexting scandal. Last week, the New York Post published an incriminating photo of Weiner, which resulted in repercussions a bit different than those that came about during his last two sexting scandals. For one, the photo depicted...

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