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Forgiveness: An Understanding of Self

0 by / on April 23, 2014, 11:29 pm / in Opinions

Forgiveness is something that we do not often practice, and can lead to unwanted habits. The most difficult part about forgiveness is that many do not often practice it, and this lack of practice drives our lack of inner healing. The reason why forgiveness is so essential in spiritual practice […]

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SPU: an Agent of Jersey City’s Gentrification

SPU: an Agent of Jersey City’s Gentrification

0 by / on April 23, 2014, 11:27 pm / in Opinions

Sora Development, a company based in Maryland, has partnered with Saint Peter’s and other private investors to create a twenty-story residence tower which will house both students and other tenants in “market price apartments,” according to a January 17 press release from Saint Peter’s University. Dr. Anna Brown of the […]

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Rebecca White, Director of Operations and Features Editor at Narratively presenting at the College Media Association conference on the issues women face in media.

I’m Not a B**ch, I’m a Journalist

0 by / on March 19, 2014, 9:05 pm / in Opinions

I spent my last college spring break at media conferences while a majority of my friends soaked up the sun on the beaches of Cancun and Miami. I attended the College Media Association (CMA) conference in New York City along with a few of our other editors. We went to […]

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The Saint Peter’s Burn Book

The Saint Peter’s Burn Book

0 by / on March 12, 2014, 8:05 pm / in Opinions

Remember Regina George’s “Burn Book” in the 2004 movie Mean Girls? Remember its awful, defaming contents scribbled on each page by a popular, wealthy, yet miserable teenager whose life eventually crumbled before her very eyes right before prom. Now, remember Cady Heron, the innocent offspring of two zoologists who had […]

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My Home Number 10

My Home Number 10

0 by / on February 1, 2014, 2:23 pm / in Opinions

Most people have one home, some have two, but in my fourth year here at Saint Peter’s University, I have started to notice that I have three. My first home is the place where I live and where I send my Amazon packages. My family lives there, I sleep there, […]

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Why Switzerland Is Cooler Than Us

Why Switzerland Is Cooler Than Us

0 by / on January 15, 2014, 11:53 am / in Opinions

Switzerland is holding a public referendum after a truck dumped eight million coins — one for every citizen — outside the Parliament building on October 4. Along with the coins were 125,000 signatures petitioning for every Swiss citizen, no matter how old or young or rich or poor, to be […]

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FAFSA After The Death of a Parent

FAFSA After The Death of a Parent

0 by / on November 23, 2013, 2:08 pm / in Opinions

Your parent is someone who is responsible for you. Your parent is likely someone who took care of you, who made sure you were fed and wearing clean clothes and got to school on time. Your parent is someone you’ll miss when they’re gone. When your parent dies, though, they […]

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Editorial: A NOLA Bookshop Tour

Editorial: A NOLA Bookshop Tour

0 by / on November 10, 2013, 3:17 pm / in Opinions

Mardis Gras, Bourbon Street, gypsies and voodoo fill the minds of tourists as they envision New Orleans, but there is so much more to the culture of this lively city. Artists and street performers make the French Quarter and Jackson Square their home while the merging sounds of jazz and […]

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My Conflict with the ‘F’ Word

My Conflict with the ‘F’ Word

0 by / on October 19, 2013, 11:24 am / in Opinions

As a gay man, I have heard the term many times in my life. At times, directly at me, and other times being said in conversation which I was not included in. In mainstream use, the word is known to have a negative connotation and history. The word starts with […]

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Saint Peter’s University – Our Home

Saint Peter’s University – Our Home

0 by / on October 11, 2013, 12:03 pm / in Opinions

As residents of Saint Peter’s University, we live on campus, we dine on campus, and we attend class on campus. We even invite our family, friends, and significant others to see our very humble abodes. We hike up the steep stairs of Pope, stopping for a breath at every floor. […]

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The Student-Athlete Blues

The Student-Athlete Blues

0 by / on September 24, 2013, 4:01 pm / in Opinions

As a junior at Saint Peter’s University, I am fully aware that the real world is running towards me, probably faster than I am running towards it. As I attempt to balance the highs and lows of college, I learn more and more that in May 2015, I will not […]

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America, The World’s Policeman

America, The World’s Policeman

0 by / on September 24, 2013, 2:43 pm / in Opinions

You know who Miley Cyrus is, but can you find Syria on a map? The Syrian civil war was front page news when it first began in 2011, but lack of interest by Americans and the media has buried the issue until now. Since then, the Syrian government has been […]

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Twerk, Miley, Twerk!

Twerk, Miley, Twerk!

0 by / on September 11, 2013, 3:08 pm / in Opinions

Young celebrities are typically painted as innocent role models for children. Many of them make pop songs about puppy love and holding hands walking home from school. Some star in sitcoms as the teenager going through the trials and tribulations of adolescence; someone we all can relate to. We often […]

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Stand Your Ground: The Time My Brother Was Almost Oscar Grant

0 by / on September 1, 2013, 7:54 pm / in Opinions

Since the Newtown shootings, approximately 21, 982 people, according to CDC, have died due to guns in the United States. 370 teens, 140 children and 1 Trayvon Martin. Roughly 60% of deaths by firearms in America are caused by suicide but America still holds one of the highest records of […]

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