Hi readers, Snow on the first day of Spring? No, I don't want to talk about it. I hope everyone had a wonderful Spring Break! With half the semester down and only the second half to go, I am slowly checking off a list of things that need to be done before graduation. There's still a … Continue reading Letter from the Editor
Edition 9 2016
Featured Article: On the Center for Academic Excellence
SAMANTHA ROSENTHAL The Center for Academic Excellence offers amazing learning opportunity to all STAC students. The Center gives students the opportunity to learn one-on-one with a peer tutor. The center offers group tutoring as well for students who feel more comfortable doing so. The tutors are able to connect with students and help them succeed … Continue reading Featured Article: On the Center for Academic Excellence
Mirror, Mirror: Am I Fat and Ugly After all? A look into body positivity
By Arianna Sotos There has been a recent increase in body positivity and self-love advocacy, to focus lesson flaws of the body and instead focus on leading happier, healthier productive lives; however,what constitutes a “healthy body?” It has been upheld by society that a thin body is a healthy body, and an overweight body is unhealthy. … Continue reading Mirror, Mirror: Am I Fat and Ugly After all? A look into body positivity
An Interview with Dr. Ellen Chayet
THOMA STAFF Dr. Chayet is one of STAC's favorite criminal justice professors! Read her interview below. Thoma Staff: When did you start working at STAC, and what is the best part about your job? Dr. Chayet: I began teaching full-time in 2005, but was an adjunct professor at STAC in the previous year. Teaching college … Continue reading An Interview with Dr. Ellen Chayet
Are the Wildcats Back?
BIANCA EUGENE Disney Channel’s hit romantic comedy/drama television movie, High School Musical (HSM), is coming back with a fourth installment. There have been rumors for years after the third movie, which premiered in 2008, that there would be a HSM 4, and it is finally happening. This new movie will sadly not feature the original … Continue reading Are the Wildcats Back?
Adjunct Spotlight: An Interview with Professor Edward Kallen
THOMA STAFF The Thoma Staff recently caught up with Professor Edward Kallen, an instructor of Business Law at St. Thomas Aquinas College. Read below to find out more! Thoma Staff: What brought you to academia? Professor Kallen: I paid my way through law school at night by teaching in an inner city public school … Continue reading Adjunct Spotlight: An Interview with Professor Edward Kallen
St. Patrick’s Day in New York!
DEVEN DEL PRIORE What is St. Patrick’s Day? The date marks the death of St. Patrick, Ireland's most celebrated patron saint. The festivities surrounding this date specifically commemorate St. Patrick and the subsequent arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Some people may not treat it that way, though. Most people treat it as a day … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day in New York!
STAC SPORTS NEWS: Impressive Day for STAC Track & Field: Men take 2nd, Women 3rd at ECC Championship
DYLAN BESTLER (Staten Island, NY- February 26th, 2016): Roberts Wesleyan University’s men’s and women’s track teams took home the win at the 2015-2016 ECC Championship. Roberts also won last year’s indoor championship and last year’s outdoor championship. The women were led by Chelsea Hayward, who won the 60- and 200-meter dash, Kathleen Amstad, who … Continue reading STAC SPORTS NEWS: Impressive Day for STAC Track & Field: Men take 2nd, Women 3rd at ECC Championship
STAC SPORTS NEWS:STAC Baseball Heads to Virginia
CHRIS PENNELL The 2016 season for STAC baseball is underway! This past weekend the Spartans traveled down to Dinwiddie, Virginia to kick off their 2016 season. After coming off a third straight ECC championship and a third straight regional appearance, the Spartans are hungry for a chance to defend their title. The Spartans … Continue reading STAC SPORTS NEWS:STAC Baseball Heads to Virginia
STAC SPORTS NEWS: Spartan Basketball Splits in “Think Pink” Game: Lady Spartans Lose in OT and Men Win Big
DYLAN BESTLER (Sparkill, NY-February 11, 2016): The Lady Spartans’ comeback fell short against Daemen, but the men’s team continued their impressive win streak with an 86-62 win, also against Daemen. The Lady Spartans started their Think Pink weekend by wearing their pink warm-ups to support breast cancer while t-shirts and other pink items were … Continue reading STAC SPORTS NEWS: Spartan Basketball Splits in “Think Pink” Game: Lady Spartans Lose in OT and Men Win Big