The Lady Johnnies are going international. Following in the footsteps of the St. John’s men’s basketball team last summer, the women’s basketball team will travel through Italy and Spain for pre-season games in the program’s first experience traveling abroad. The Red Storm will play four games during the journey from Aug. 16 through Aug. 27, against the Dutch National […]
Queensborough Community College received $11.5 million from a state grant that aims to provide seed money to CUNY schools pursuing educational projects, according to CUNY. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the winner of the CUNY 2020 grant last week as part of a larger 2014-15 executive budget of $110 million to fund tech and health projects […]
After recovering from six surgeries, former Queens College soccer captain Peter Touros is making strides toward his dream to become a pro. The Astoria native was chosen as one of five grand prize winners in Gatorade’s “Unreal Around the World” contest and will have the opportunity to train with elite football clubs Liverpool, Arsenal, Barcelona, AC Milan and Boca […]
The music booms silently at one Astoria beer garden. Every other Friday, guests are greeted at the Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden, located at 29-19 24th Ave., with wireless headphones and a quiet dance floor. Once they put on their headphones, the party begins. This biweekly party is called “Quiet Clubbing” and is organized by […]
The sixth annual RBC Decathlon was held at St. John’s University on Sunday and raised $1.4 million for cancer research. The contest, which tests the physical fitness of Wall Street’s workers, fielded hundreds of competitors from the financial industry for the 10-event competition on DaSilva Memorial Field. Mark Rubin of Barclays won the male side […]
Ana Santos only flinched once as all her hair fell to the ground. The 30-year-old former St. John’s University student was one of nine women and 47 men to shave their heads Thursday during a child cancer research fundraiser in the school’s student center. “Hair is nothing,” the East Meadow speech pathologist said. “We’ve lost a lot […]
An unsatisfying season for the St. John’s men’s basketball team ended with a sour taste. Despite being a No. 1 seed, the Red Storm were upset by the Robert Morris University Colonials in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT), 89-78, in front of a small crowd of 1,027 fans at Carnesecca Arena on Tuesday, crushing the Johnnies‘ hopes of making a […]
Despite a tremendous effort by St. John’s sophomore guard Aliyyah Handford, the Red Storm women’s basketball team lost to the DePaul Blue Demons, 65-57, in its first Big East Conference tournament championship game since 1988.
Middle Village resident Danielle Fabiilli helped the Hofstra University dance team to a second place overall finish in the Universal Dance Association national championship last month. In addition to the overall finish, the team also took second place in the Division I Hip Hop and Doubles Jazz competitions. Fabiilli was also a member of the team that was the national champion in 2012 and 2013.
Sixteen students, faculty, administrators and support staff from the Graduate School of Social Work braved freezing temperatures from midnight until the wee hours of the morning recently to help New York City with its annual count of the numbers of homeless living on the streets, and offering to take them to shelters. The evening marked the fifth consecutive year the graduate school […]