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Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/30/2012 at 7:45AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming east 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Friday night: A slight chance of rain or drizzle after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. EVENT of the DAY: Shirley Valentine [...]

Johnnies take season opener
Sports Billy Rennison 11/15/2012 at 11:19AM

Celebrating head coach Steve Lavin’s return to the sideline, St. John’s opened the season with a block party. In his collegiate debut, freshman Chris Obekpa broke the school record with eight blocks, leading the Johnnies to a 77-74 win in their season opener against Detroit on Tuesday, November 13. “I just kept playing like the [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 11/08/2012 at 8:19AM

Today’s Forecast Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northwest wind 17 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 11 to 16 mph. Event of the Day: Bruce Lee Fights Back From the Grave Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/25/2012 at 7:39AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of drizzle. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East wind 6 to 8 mph. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 3 to 6 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Arthur Hammer Memorial Exhibit Opening Reception Marvel at a large collection of paintings of people, places and things [...]

St. John’s opens season with Tip-Off event
St. John’s opens season with Tip-Off event
Sports Terence M. Cullen 10/15/2012 at 6:00PM

A St. John’s athletic communications staffer entered the media room of Carnesecca Arena to face a gaggle of reporters following the men’s basketball team’s October 12 Tip-Off. He asked the pool which of the “veterans” the reporters would like to speak with. Instinctively, they called out “D’Angelo [Harrison]” and “Amir [Garrett]” and then everyone seemed [...]

From the mound to the hardwood, Amir Garrett gears up for the basketball season
Sports Terence M. Cullen 10/15/2012 at 5:00PM

While his teammates reconvened in Queens for “summer school,” Amir Garrett was training with another team. Luckily, he didn’t have to change the colors on his uniform. Garrett, a 22nd round draft pick of the Cincinnati Reds in 2011, spent the summer training with the baseball team as part of an agreement that lets him [...]

John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
John Starks and St. John’s Dribbles for a Cure
News Terence M. Cullen 9/24/2012 at 2:02PM

In front of nearly 400 students, children and family members, St. John’s men’s basketball coach Steve Lavin stood in his trademark black pants and white sneakers. His focus wasn’t basketball, the upcoming season or the string of new Dribbles recruits he has ushered in. Instead, Lavin reminded the crowd that cancer, in one way or [...]

St. John’s fencers meet Obama
St. John’s fencers meet Obama
News Terence M. Cullen 9/20/2012 at 7:36AM

They got to travel and compete in London, and now two St. John’s University fencers can add meeting the president to their stat sheet. Seniors Daryl Homer and Dagmara Wozniak met President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden last week as part of the commander in chief’s meeting with USA’s [...]

St. John’s fencer finishes sixth in men’s individual saber at Olympics
St. John’s fencer finishes sixth in men’s individual saber at Olympics
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/30/2012 at 5:46PM

Daryl Homer was underrated going into the men’s individual saber event in the London Olympics, since it was his first-ever appearance in the pinnacle of athletic competition. But the 18-seeded Homer shocked everyone when he upset world ranked No. 2 Alexey Yakimenko of Russia, 15-14, showcasing the strength of the U.S. fencing team. “In my [...]

Two Johnnies fence for Olympic gold
Two Johnnies fence for Olympic gold
Sports Liam La Guerre 7/27/2012 at 9:57AM

The Red Storm has had a lot to talk about lately. Its women’s basketball team made its first appearance in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen; the baseball team broke into the NCAA Super Regionals and had five players drafted by the major leagues; and Maurice Harkless is the first Johnny to be drafted by the NBA [...]