Viewers Not Blind to ‘Bird Box’

By Kevin Quinitchett, Vice President It’s the Netflix movie seen around the world. Released on Dec. 21, just in time for the holiday break, the post-apocalyptic thriller “Bird Box” stars Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Trevante Rhodes and John Malkovich as they fight against a life-threatening force. *SPOILER ALERT* - Do not read further if you’re … Continue reading Viewers Not Blind to ‘Bird Box’

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Alternative Winter Break

By Heather Mannkopf, Editor-in-Chief Eight SJC Long Island students and two staff members gathered in a circle Jan. 6, exchanging names and one fun fact about themselves. Thus began a one-week journey of faith, community and service in Camden, New Jersey, for SJC’s 2019 Alternative Winter Break trip. It was an opportunity for students to … Continue reading Alternative Winter Break

‘Anastasia’ Review

By Nicole Gerasimovich Released in 1997, "Anastasia" is a dazzling 94-minute animated musical film. When the dark shadow of revolution falls on the house of the Romanovs, the royal family's youngest daughter Anastasia barely escapes. Ten years later, the Grand Duchess knows herself only by the name Anya due to amnesia caused by hitting her … Continue reading ‘Anastasia’ Review

Hey Erin!

By Erin Nickels Hey Everyone! I’m Erin, and I have no right to tell you what to do...but I’m going to try. You can think of this as an advice column if you’d like, or you can treat it as an open forum to discuss topics that matter to you. All you need to do … Continue reading Hey Erin!

Student Wellness at SJC

By Arden Kerson The stresses of school, work and family can be overwhelming. Thankfully, there is a place where students and staff can go to feel relaxed and safe. The Center for Wellness, located at 319 W. Roe Blvd., offers many no-cost services, with individual counseling being the main focus. Other services offered include group … Continue reading Student Wellness at SJC

MLK & Today

By Kevin Quinitchett Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream that many people shared, especially during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Not only was his influence felt during the 1960s, his historic leadership and determination is to be admired even in the present day. While those who discuss his historic influence … Continue reading MLK & Today

How to Survive Finals

By Gina Gatti As the semester comes closer to an end, the thought of being faced with multiple finals can be intimidating. Planning out how you will tackle preparing for your exams could keep you relaxed and can help avoid a complete stress-related meltdown (because we have all been there, right?). -ORGANIZE: Keep your workspace … Continue reading How to Survive Finals

Make a Difference Day

By Heather Mannkopf, Editor-in-Chief 'Tis the season for making a difference! Here at SJC, we pride ourselves on our five pillars: integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility and service. Campus Ministry has proven to be an incredible outlet to actualize these pillars. On Oct. 13, Make a Difference Day (MADD) began with a morning … Continue reading Make a Difference Day

Study Abroad Conference

By Gina Gatti The Office of Global Studies at St. Joseph’s College has several study abroad opportunities for students to take advantage of, whether it be short-term faculty-led programs, or even semesters abroad. Students have the chance to work on customizing their own study abroad experiences by meeting with staff members from the global studies office, … Continue reading Study Abroad Conference

‘A Simple Favor’ Review

By Kevin Quinitchett, Talon Vice President Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick make a dynamic pair in the cat-and-mouse mystery thriller that is "A Simple Favor." Director Paul Feig, of "Bridesmaids" and "Spy" fame, leads the cast with a production that has Anna Kendrick’s and Blake Lively’s characters charm the audience with more than enough charisma, wit and allure to keep … Continue reading ‘A Simple Favor’ Review

Kicking for Gold

By E.J. Fredericks, Talon Secretary The St. Joseph’s Golden Eagles women’s soccer team is on a roll as of late. After a rough start to the season in September, they have finished by winning eight of their last ten matches and four straight to close it out. Now, their overall record sits at nine victories … Continue reading Kicking for Gold

SJC’s Environmental Sustainability Committee is Planting Seeds for a Brighter Tomorrow

By Michelle Frati On Saturday, June 9, World Environment Day was held at Blue Point Brewery in Patchogue, N.Y. The day included environmental groups, interactive tables, live music, food truck fare and raffles. SJC Long Island's own Environmental Sustainability Committee hosted an info table and was joined by dedicated students from SJC’s Biology Club, who … Continue reading SJC’s Environmental Sustainability Committee is Planting Seeds for a Brighter Tomorrow

Going for the Gold

By Andrew Capitelli In only the program’s second-ever season, the St. Joseph’s College (L.I.) men’s volleyball team claimed its first Skyline Conference championship in 2018. After a regular season that saw the Golden Eagles produce a 21-8 overall record and an undefeated 10-0 mark in conference play, SJC swept the College of Mount Saint Vincent … Continue reading Going for the Gold

SJC Drama Society Produces “Arsenic and Old Lace”

By Sally Mellina This semester, the St. Joseph’s College Drama Society produced “Arsenic and Old Lace,” a dark comedy about the Brewster family. The dark twist? Some of the members of the Brewster family are not who they appear to be. The production was well attended, with family members, faculty, staff, students and SJC President … Continue reading SJC Drama Society Produces “Arsenic and Old Lace”

Hang in There

By Anthony Aloisio These past couple of weekends started out on the downside, but ended up beneficial for the St. Joseph’s Golden Eagles baseball team. Going into the first weekend of playoffs with an in-conference record of seven wins and one loss, flying high in first place, the Eagles fell to sixth place with a … Continue reading Hang in There