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SJU NAACP Hosts Workshop Led By Community Activist Imani

SJU NAACP Hosts Workshop Led By Community Activist Imani

Crystal Simmons, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


Filed under News

Students organizing is common to many college campuses across the nation, and that includes St. John’s. In light of students using their own platforms to share a message, the St. John’s chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held an organizing workshop for st...

‘This loss is a great one’

‘This loss is a great one’

Suzanne Ciechalski and Reza Moreno

September 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Home Scroll

A St. John’s student lost his life roughly three weeks ago. Arshell “Trey” Dennis III was shot while sitting on a front porch with a friend in his native Chicago, according to news reports. Following the shooting, officers said that they believe it was a case of mistaken identity. As the Un...

St. John’s NAACP chapter to hold demonstration

Samantha Albanese, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014


Filed under News

The St. John’s University chapter of the NAACP is hosting a “Die-In” demonstration on Thursday, Dec. 4. In honor of Michael Brown, the NAACP at SJU will host the silent protest in the D’Angelo Center at 1:50 p.m. during common hour. The Die-In, more commonly referred to as a “lie-in,”...

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