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Secrets of a Career Climb: Make Shit Happen, Deal When It Does

Jim Treacy | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Jim Treacy

Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.

How Wellington Mara Became my Pen Pal & Giant Season Ticket Benefactor

Jim Treacy | Posted 03.30.2015 | Sports
Jim Treacy

Without fail, twice a year, I have a fond thought for a man I never had the pleasure of meeting. Those times: National Football League opening day and during the frenzy leading up to an American holiday called the Super Bowl.

Embattled St. John's President Hits The Door

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.03.2013 | New York

Father Donald Harrington, president of St. John's University in New York City, announced Friday in a campuswide email he will resign on July 31, while...

Did The Dean of Mean Also Kill?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.05.2012 | College

Cecilia Chang, the St. John’s University dean accused of embezzling more than $1 million and making a student hand-wash Chang's dirty underwear in a...

Chinese Student Says College Dean Made Her Hand-Wash Dirty Underwear For Scholarship

Posted 10.16.2012 | College

A disgraced former college dean charged with bribing her students into slave labor and coercing them to help her embezzle more than $1 million to supp...

Greek Life at St. John's University

Sarah Yu | Posted 06.18.2012 | Teen
Sarah Yu

The first thought that comes to mind when it comes to Greek life is one word: partying. But what many people don't know is that philanthropy is a crucial part of being in a fraternity or a sorority.

Freshman Phenom Leads No. 1 Kentucky Over St. John's

AP | By COLIN FLY | Posted 12.02.2011 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Freshman Anthony Davis scored 15 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had eight of a school-record 18 blocks in No. 1 Kentucky's 81-59 vi...

Catholic School Students Fight For Gay-Straight Alliance

Posted 06.20.2011 | College

A group of students protested St. John's University's refusal to allow a gay-straight alliance club on campus on Friday. A Facebook invite for the si...

St. John's Basketball Coach Has Cancer

AP | By JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 06.08.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK -- St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin says he has prostate cancer. The 46-year-old coach says in a statement Friday he was diagnosed in...

New Jersey Devils and Their Fans Take a Bold Step Forward With "Mission Control"

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

The New Jersey Devils, once at the bottom of professional sports in the fan engagement category, have become one of the leaders in a league that uses the digital space better than any other.

St. John's Law Student Expelled For Decade-Old Crime

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A former St. John's University School of Law student is suing the university for expelling him for selling LSD and ecstasy to an undercover officer mo...

St. John's University Dean Accused Of Offering Students As Dates And Au Pairs

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Allegations against former St. John's University Cecilia Chang dean keep coming -- initially charged with embezzling university funds, Chang has now b...

Scholarship Slavery: Does St. John's 'Dean of Mean' Represent a New Face of Human Trafficking?

Louis Klarevas | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Louis Klarevas

The despicable practice of human trafficking is certain to continue unless we do a better job of raising awareness and informing victims -- especially foreigners who might be too scared to speak up otherwise -- of the protections available to them.

Former St. John's Dean Allegedly Treated Students Like Servants

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former St. John's Dean of Asian Studies and Vice President Cecilia Chang, fired in June for embezzling about $1 million worth of donations from the un...

Monday's Top 5

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Northern Iowa? St. Mary's? Washington? Cornell? Did anyone have all four in their Sweet 16? A total of 4.78 million people entered the ESPN pool, and by last night there were no perfect brackets left.

Astoria Characters: The Proud Parader

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

The famed Manhattan St. Patrick's Day Parade excludes gays and lesbians. Brendan Fay and his peers were allowed to march on Fifth Avenue only once -- in 1991.

The New Yankee Stadium Needs the Old "Voice of God"

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Now, more than ever, Yankees fans need Bob Sheppard's golden voice to make us feel at home in our new home.