The Review

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Internships connect students, alumni through work

Internships connect students, alumni through work

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

August 26, 2014


Filed under ALUMNI, SHOWCASE

Several students gained exposure to various professions as part of the alumni internship program this summer.

Senior Send-off photo gallery

Senior Send-off photo gallery

Irene Vazquez, Copy Editor

August 18, 2014


Filed under ALUMNI, MULTIMEDIA

Recent graduates from the class of 2014 gathered in the Traditions Room Aug. 13 for their Senior Send-off.

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