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Juniors and seniors were attending virtual classes as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol. Incited by the  president’s rhetoric about election fraud, the rioters breached the Capitol while Congress was counting the electoral vote. 

SJS community reacts to Capitol insurrection

Gabrielle Solymosy, Copy Editor January 29, 2021
Juniors and seniors were attending virtual classes as Trump supporters stormed the nation’s Capitol. Incited by the  president’s rhetoric about election fraud, the rioters breached the Capitol while Congress was counting the electoral vote. 
In their third PerSPECtives volume, SPEC encouraged readers to use educational resources to learn about the election and political issues.

SPEC, Unity Council promote safe spaces for political discussion

Mia Hong and Annie Jones November 20, 2020

As news outlets called states and made predictions three days after the polls closed, many students frantically checked electoral votes at every opportunity. “I felt anxious about the results,”...

On Feb. 18, Congresswoman Lizzie Pannill Fletcher ('93) spoke to members of SPEC and WHEE about her work on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.

Congresswoman Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (’93) speaks to SPEC, WHEE

Bailey Maierson, Staff Writer March 9, 2020
On Feb. 18, Congresswoman Lizzie Pannill Fletcher ('93) spoke to members of SPEC and WHEE about her work on the House Science, Space and Technology Committee.
New clubs draw attention from the crowds with their colorful signs and offerings of sweet treats.

Club Fair 2019: Photo Gallery

September 8, 2019
This year at Club Fair, students showcased their passions, creativity and common interests.
Erin Mincberg addresses students in the Chao Room.

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher’s campaign manager speaks to SPEC, WHEE

Rahul Rupani and Lucy Haire February 10, 2019
On Jan. 15, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher's campaign manager, Erin Mincberg, visited St. John's.
Students gathered in the plaza to discuss the results of the 2018 midterms in a respectful, educational environment.

Post-midterms political discussion encourages respectful conversation

Ashley Yen and Lily McCullough November 18, 2018
On Nov. 7, SPEC and Unity Council hosted a pizza lunch after midterm elections for students to discuss politics in a respectful environment.
Midterm mayhem: The impact of politics at St. John's

Midterm mayhem: The impact of politics at St. John’s

Ryan Chang and Sophia Kontos November 5, 2018
Between classes like Government and various political clubs, politics play an important role at St. John's. With the midterm elections approaching on Nov. 6, explore the ways politics impact the St. John's campus and student life.
Mayor Turner speaks to students about Harvey, mayorship in SPEC event

Mayor Turner speaks to students about Harvey, mayorship in SPEC event

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer November 28, 2017
Student Political Education Club leaders invited Mayor Sylvester Turner to speak to students. Mayor Turner discussed Hurricane Harvey, his background, and his mayoral campaigns.

Political clubs gather to debate NFL protests

Lily McCullough, Staff Writer October 17, 2017
On Tuesday, Oct 10th, JSA, Unity Council and SPEC discussed and debated NFL players' decision to kneel during the national anthem.
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