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University to hold mass for slain students

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

The University last week in an email announced that it would hold mass honoring the lives of Karina Vetrano and Arshell "Trey" Dennis III, who were killed earlier this summer....  Read More »

August 29, 2016

Father Miranda speaks of his experience in the Middle East

On April 27, St. John’s hosted Conflict in Syria: Perspectives from a Missionary Priest. Speaker Fa...  Read More »

Nas performs his classics at this year’s Spring Concert

The hip hop king of Queens himself, Nas, sparked up Carnesecca Arena May 5, as St. John’s students ...  Read More »

Gunshot fired in Hollis Hall

Three males entered an on-campus residence hall earlier today, displaying a gun and firing a bullet, ...  Read More »

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Stand out students

Reza Moreno, Features Editor

This semester, three St. John’s students received honorable mentions in the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence...  Read More »

April 27, 2016

Queens International Night Market

April 27, 2016

The Queens International Night Market is a large, family-friendly open-air night...  Read More »

St. John’s’ biggest spring event

April 27, 2016

There was a cool breeze tying itself around the carnival rides placed on the...  Read More »

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Word of the year winner proves power of language

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor

Now that 2015 has officially bid us farewell, it is appropriate to reflect on some of the larger, memorable phenomena of the year....  Read More »

May 18, 2016

Flames of the Torch

April 27, 2016

A beloved, unofficial, member of the Torch, Public Safety Officer, Gerald “Jerry”...  Read More »

Paving the way for sustainability

April 27, 2016

Back in December of 1978, the Torch reported on then-student Bill Lauto’s...  Read More »

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PRINCE

Brittani Wright, Contributing Writer

As if his life wasn’t a mystery to fans in itself, the death of beloved pop icon, Prince, on Thursday, April 21, 2016 remains...  Read More »

April 28, 2016

Key & Peele, and a cat, strike back!

April 28, 2016

After a successful five year run on the Comedy Central sketch series “Key...  Read More »

Empire! Empire! calls it quits

April 28, 2016

After a decade together, Michigan duo Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)...  Read More »

Tribeca Film Festival takes over

April 28, 2016

The Tribeca Film Festival is one of the greatest events that New York Ciy has...  Read More »

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St. John’s baseball stars take next step

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St. John’s baseball stars take next step

Troy Mauriello, Co-Sports Editor

Just a few days after their St. John’s careers ended earlier than expected in the Big East Tournament, two St. John’s baseball standouts got what many would call a nice...  Read More »

June 15, 2016

Anna Kim leads Johnnies to fifth place finish in Big East Championship

April 27, 2016

St. John’s drops high scoring affair to Villanova Wildcats

April 27, 2016

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