Parents Grateful For “Friday Knights”

By KATE Pierce News Editor While Albertus Hall typically hosts Saint Rose students attending classes, some Friday nights passerby may find a young girl running underneath the railing of the ramp leading up to the…

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From left to right, ____________, Dayana Pichardo, Karlos ______, Ken Diaz, Elenie Martinez, and Michael Lopez are all members of the new student dance group, Sabor Latino. Photo by KAYLA ROYSTER

New Student Group Moves Feet to Latin Beat

By KAYLA ROYSTER Contributing Writer As a new year quickly approaches, many opportunities arise. Sabor Latino is a new dance club created by students Michael Lopez, Elenie Martinez and Kenny Ribot that aspires “to achieve…

Daria Lee, right, and Breanne Colon, center, were among the dozen female students who gathered on the quad Friday afternooon. Photo by  JONAS MILLER

Female Students Stand Up to Social Injustices

By JONAS MILLER Co-Executive Editor Students from three campus organizations came together on Friday to stand up to social injustices across the world. Members of the English Club, Identity and the newly formed Purely Positive…

HIV/AIDS prevention rally for the Bazhong Rural Health Improvement Project in China, 2009. Photo via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

At-risk Teens Help Each Other Stay Disease Free

By NICOLE FOSTER Staff Writer A unique organization is about to make a home in Pine Hills. Real Talk is a program run by at-risk teenagers who want to teach their peers about safe sex…

Rolling Stones concert in Zuiderpark on May, 1976. Photo via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The Rolling Stones: Blue And Lonesome

By TAYLOR FARNSWORTH Staff Writer Rolling Stones’ fans patiently awaited the release of their first studio album on Dec. 2 in over a decade, “Blue and Lonesome.” With the Stones leaving subtle clues, like putting…

David Yates, Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrell and Ezra Miller speaking at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con International, for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". Photo via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

By AARON KREIN Arts Editor With the last of the “Harry Potter” book series printed and its corresponding film saga completed, I always wondered if we would ever return to Rowling’s world of wizards and…

Space-fill drawing of the Cas9 Cascade complex from a Type III CRISPR bacterial immune system from Streptococcus progenies. Photo via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Great Leader of Gene Editing: Thy name is China!

By THEODORE STABILE Staff Writer CRISPR (Clustered interspaced short palindromic repeats) is currently the most versatile, precise and affordable form of genetic engineering tech. At its core, CRISPR uses proteins, most prominently the RNA enzyme…

USC running back Joe McKnight (#4) during a game against the California Golden Bears. Photo via WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The Five Sports Stories You Need to Know

By JOSH HELLER Staff Writer 1. Former NFLer McKnight Killed in Louisiana Last weekend, sad news came out of Terrytown, Louisiana, as former USC Trojan and New York Jet Joe McKnight was shot and killed….