The Review

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Graduation speaker cooks up change in food industry

Graduation speaker cooks up change in food industry

Claire Furse, Editor

May 17, 2016


Filed under Alumni, Showcase

This year's graduation speaker, Robyn McCord O'Brien ('89), used her knowledge as a food industry analyst to enact change in America's food supply.

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Fastow explores business in China

Sukul Mittal, Staff Writer

January 5, 2016


Filed under Alumni, Showcase

Alumnus Jeffrey Fastow ('14) learned Mandarin and business practices while spending a semester abroad in Beijing.

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Activist alum sounds ‘climate alarm’ in protest

Activist alum sounds ‘climate alarm’ in protest

November 5, 2014


Filed under Alumni, Showcase

Caroline Spears ('13) paraded in the People's Climate March, estimated to be the fourth largest protest in US history.

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Photos provide new lens into school’s past

Photos provide new lens into school’s past

Michael VerMeulen, Staff Writer

October 17, 2014


Filed under Alumni, Showcase

New faces are in the hallways: former SJS students who have been preserved in photographs that now line the walls of the Quad.

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Hohn finds Moby Duck

Hohn finds Moby Duck

Lin Guo, Staff Writer

September 30, 2014


Filed under Alumni

Writer Donovan Hohn ('90) is the 2014 Upper School Book Fair featured author. Learn more about Hohn and his book "Moby-Duck" before he speaks in chapel tomorrow.

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