St. John’s University Freshman Year Bucket List

You received your acceptance letter, made your decision, paid your enrollment deposit (and housing deposit if dorming) and now you’re waiting for August to roll around. You’re officially a Johnny! Graduation is approaching and you can see that diploma less than a mile away. However, you’re probably thinking about what you should do once you…

MY TRIP TO ROME, ITALY

This past week, I had the amazing opportunity to be able to travel to Rome and explore everything it had to offer. I went with the “Global Passport Program” at my University that offers freshman students a chance to “internationalize” their academic experience from their very first days at St. John’s. Students can either go to…

WHY YOU SHOULD STUDY ABROAD AT ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY

Studying abroad can make a huge difference when it comes to having a good college experience. It allows you to step out of your comfort zone, try new things, meet new people and learn how to be independent. While many students are quick to hop on the “study abroad train”, there are some who are…

St. John’s University Becomes A Fair Trade University

On Thursday, April 27, St. John’s University became a designated Fair Trade University by Fair Trade Campaigns, a subdivision of Fair Trade USA. This is a nonprofit organization and the largest third-party certifier of fair trade products in the country. St. John’s is the third Fair Trade College or University in New York City, the fifth in…

College Students React to Shea Moisture’s Controversial Commercial

Shea Moisture, a very popular hair company with deep ties to the black community, is fighting backlash on social media from their recent commercial launched earlier this week that opened with a black woman discussing the difficulties of dealing with her natural hair, but quickly transitioned to two white women — a blonde and a redhead….

The Press and Politics: A new era

Rick Klein of ABC News discusses journalism in the age of President Trump A crowd of students, professors and faculty filled Sullivan B-13 to hear ABC News’ political director and journalist, Rick Klein, speak about “The Press and Presidential Politics” on Monday, April 24. About 40 people sat in during Klein’s question-and-answer session, which was…

10 Easy Ways To Take A Break During Finals Week

Finals week is approaching fast, and summer 2017 is on the horizon. Almost every college student knows the struggle of finding a good, quiet place to study when the library is jammed packed. And after studying all night and cramming for that exam, sleep seems like the only possible thing left to do. However, that’s…