The Review

Alum wins “Jeopardy!”

Alum wins “Jeopardy!”

Lily McCullough and Eloise Reasoner

May 15, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Showcase

Alexandra Henkoff, who attended SJS until after her sophomore year, won "Jeopardy!"

Anderson creates whimsical ‘Isle of Dogs’

Anderson creates whimsical ‘Isle of Dogs’

Emily Chen and Eli Maierson

May 3, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Culture, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase, Video

Wes Anderson's latest film, "Isle of Dogs," is a whimsical stop-motion genre-bending adventure.

Brett Gutstein (’13) wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship, helps with computer science class

Brett Gutstein (’13) wins Gates Cambridge Scholarship, helps with computer science class

Sinclair Mott and Matthew Giordano

March 29, 2018


Filed under Alumni, Features, Showcase

Brett Gutstein ('13) received the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to further his studies in computer science.

Dr. A. Jordan Wright (’97) speaks to faculty, affinity groups

Dr. A. Jordan Wright (’97) speaks to faculty, affinity groups

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Alumni, News, Showcase

Dr. A. Jordan Wright ('97) spoke with faculty, affinity groups and PRISM about diversity and his experiences as a gay Jewish student.

Lizzie Fletcher (’93) speaks to WHEE about running for Congress as a woman

Lizzie Fletcher (’93) speaks to WHEE about running for Congress as a woman

Mehak Batra and Sophie Gillard

December 15, 2017


Filed under Alumni

Alum Lizzie Pannill Fletcher came to speak to WHEE on Dec. 1 about her experience running for Congress as a woman.

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) premieres fourth collection with on-campus runway show

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) premieres fourth collection with on-campus runway show

Sophia Kontos, Online Section Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Culture, News, Showcase

On Sep. 16, fashion designer Preston Douglas ('13) debuted his St. John's-inspired clothing line, "SAINT JOHNS", with a runway show in Flores Hall.

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) introduces upcoming collection with on-campus runway show

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) introduces upcoming collection with on-campus runway show

Dani Yan, Executive Editor of Assignments

September 13, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Culture, News, Showcase

Designer Preston Boyer ('13) will introduce his upcoming fourth collection, "SAINT JOHNS," with a runway show in Flores Hall a week before the collection is released online. The show is open to all students.

Banana Blender band legacy lives on

Banana Blender band legacy lives on

Izzy Andrews, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Multimedia, Showcase

Hear some of the greatest hits from the Houston band Banana Blender Surprise. Three of the five members are St. John's alumni.

Former Review columnist, Houston Chronicle editor named Pulitzer finalist

Former Review columnist, Houston Chronicle editor named Pulitzer finalist

Iris Cronin and Amy Liu

April 17, 2017


Filed under Alumni, News, Showcase

Evan Mintz ('04) was named a Pulitzer Prize Finalist in Editorial Writing. This reprint of an article from the January 2014 print issue of the Review covers Mintz's journalistic career, from the Review to the Houston Chronicle.

Lawyers Foley (’04) and Williams (’02) journey from storied cloisters to Fulbright Tower

Maggie Ballard, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Showcase

Recently, alumni Lea Williams (‘02) and Tiye Foley (‘04) reconnected at Fulbright Tower, which houses both their law firms. The two discuss their career journeys with the Review Online.

Designer Preston Boyer (’13) channels turmoil into passion

Dani Yan, Assignments Editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under Alumni, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

Struggling with hardships, Preston Boyer Douglas ('13) turned to fashion as a creative outlet. Now, he designs his own luxury brand and maintains thousands of followers on his Youtube channel.

Author pushes YA novel conventions with “The Thousandth Floor”

Kate Habich and Kate Habich

October 31, 2016


Filed under Alumni, Culture

Katie McGee's NYT Bestselling novel, "The Thousandth Floor," explores an optimistic future of the world. See what she has to say about her inspiration. Video included.

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