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Th[Ink] About Your Future

Th[Ink] About Your Future

By: Rehana Sancho Contributor With celebrities like Lil Wayne, Rihanna, and Justin Bieber showing off their body art on places like their necks, arms, and faces, it is easy to see why young adults outside of Hollywood are increasingly turning towards the tattoo culture. However, students may be unaware of the long-term consequences of having […]


Police Reform: John Jay President Examines Police Tactics

By Fifi Youssef Contributor The need to reform aggressive police tactics by the NYPD was discussed at the 5th installment of 6 breakfast events held by Jack Levinson and  featured John Jay President Travis and Sociology Professor Alex Vitale as guest speakers. Sponsored by The Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, 50 people […]


Prisons Become “The Grey Area”

By Marckincia Jean Contributor   On March 6, the documentary film, “The Grey Area: Feminism Behind Bars,” was screened in the Student Council conference room for students and faculty. The film addresses education, mental health, and the sentences of incarcerated women in the United States. The film, directed by Noga Ashkenazi, s the second out […]


Custodial Cutbacks

By Ashley Arocho Staff Writer With fewer resources available to the Department of Facilities Management and a hiring pause, faculty have had to pitch in by removing their own trash. As John Jay College faces financial difficulties, with their budget deficit, all areas of the college have had to take cuts. According to Robert M. […]


Subway Riders Surf Web

By Mark Sohan Staff Writer In an effort to keep residents online, New York City currently houses the largest public WiFi network in the country, and now subway riders across all five boroughs will be offered free WiFi hotspots by the Metropolitan Transit Authority. The new WiFi service has a licensing agreement with Transit Wireless, […]


John Jay Loses Student In Harlem Explosion

John Jay Loses Student In Harlem Explosion

By: Taja Whitted Staff Writer On a late afternoon in early March, public safety officers appeared at Professor Bettina Carbonell’s classroom. They wanted to know if Alexis (Jordy) Salas was inside. “He said it was just a family matter, but then the other public safety officer came along and reported that they had checked and […]


Rap Album Erupts From Seedy Past

Rap Album Erupts From Seedy Past

By Ryan Durning Staff Writer Top Dawg Entertainment artist Schoolboy Q’s major label debut, OXYmoron, is his most progressive yet frustratingly ignorant record to date. In interviews he has stated that the theme of the album was documenting all the bad he has done in order to support his daughter. The former Hoover Crip/college football […]


Column: Education and Politics by Chris Pruner (The Filibuster Rule)

Chris Pruner is a Sentinel columnist who breaks down political issues for John Jay students. All opinion pieces are his own and does not reflect the views of the Sentinel. By: Chris Pruner The Filibuster Rule is one of the most important powers that our government possesses. It provides the basic principle of the checks […]


Proper Police Prep For Students: All you need to know to apply to the NYPD Police Academy

By: Keyunna Singleton Staff Writer On May 28, 2014 John Jay’s commencement will launch criminal justice seniors into the career world, but will they be prepared for it? Joseph Giacalone, adjunct professor of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay, suggests that students are not prepared because they are not fully aware […]


Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

Movie Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

By: Alex Guzmán Getting in the ring with Martin Scorsese always hits you with a knockout punch. And “The Wolf of Wall Street” is Scorsese at the top of his game. The film overcomes you like that third rail of pure cocaine. Your eyes widen, your jaw clenches, your knuckles turn white and you’re hooked instantly; […]


Movie Review: 12 Years a Slave

By Alex Guzman “Days ago I was with my family, in my home. Now you’re telling me all that’s lost? Tell no one who I am, that’s the way to survive? Well, I don’t want to survive. I want to live.” Solomon Northup, “12 Years a Slave” Only for a portion of 134 minutes is […]


Investing Opportunities Await Students Today

By Ayala Blumenkrantz Staff Writer   Students at John Jay realize money doesn’t grow on trees, but have no idea that money does grow in the stock exchange; the only part of the American economy that is booming rather than flailing. “Oh God, I don’t know anything,” Cynthia Zajaczkowski, a student pursuing a Forensic Science […]


Video Game Review: Batman Arkham Origins

By Ruben Etienne Oct. 25 saw the release of “Batman: Arkham Origins”, the prequel to Rocksteady’s critically acclaimed “Batman: Arkham Asylum” and “Batman: Arkham City” worldwide. The video game was developed by Warner Bros. Montreal and was written by Corey May and Dooma Wendschuch, who between them have written games like “Assasin’s Creed” and “Prince […]


A Truly Good Album

By Din Gjidija Staff Writer Swedish-born D.J. Avicii, otherwise known as Tim Bergling, has always been known for his synth-sounding, electronic dance tracks.  His latest album “TRUE“ released through PRMD/Island Def Jam, is the 24 year old’s first studio album. It moves away from Electronic Dance Music and more toward a newly found folk and dance style. Right before […]


Coach Fenn Has Eyes on Championship: High Expectations for Bloodhounds

Coach Fenn Has Eyes on Championship: High Expectations for Bloodhounds

By Kevin Cruz and Jeffery Nunziato Staff Writers “Championship or bust” is the mantra of the John Jay Bloodhounds basketball team after falling short in last years CUNY championship game against the College of Staten Island. Getting back to the title game will not be without its obstacles though, as the bloodhounds have to deal […]


Grey Scale

Grey Scale

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Dichromatic Winter Wonderland

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NYC Style

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