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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 [...]

New citizens sworn in at Queens Center
New citizens sworn in at Queens Center
News Alana Manning 9/29/2011 at 3:12PM

“I pledge allegiance to the flag…” rang out the voices of 30 children who had become citizens of the United States just moments before the patriotic ceremony held at the Queens Center Mall. The young men and women were administered the Oath of Allegiance to the United States in the 11th Annual Citizenship Ceremony held [...]