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St. John’s Raises Money for Student Scholarships Through Donor Challenge

St. John’s Raises Money for Student Scholarships Through Donor Challenge

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

For every 50 people who donate to a recently-formed fundraising campaign through the University, a donor will give $10,000 to the school for student scholarships. The...

May 25, 2017No Comments

A Year in Review

A Year in Review

12th Relay for Life: Most impactful yet

12th Relay for Life: Most impactful yet

At this year’s 12th annual Relay for Life, which was held last Friday night in Carnesecca Arena, it w...

The Press and Politics: A new era

The Press and Politics: A new era

A crowd of students, professors and faculty filled Sullivan B-13 to hear ABC News’ political director ...

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Destination Africa Fashion Show

Destination Africa Fashion Show

Amber Borden, Contributing Writer

On April 24, 2017, St. John’s students checked into Carnesecca Arena to board the flight to Destination Africa. Doors opene...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Red House fashion show presents “Truth: A production of unity”

Red House fashion show presents “Truth: A production of unity”

May 3, 2017

The Red House fashion club opened its doors to students and friends as they...

Where to get affordable bites in Harlem

Where to get affordable bites in Harlem

April 28, 2017

If there is one thing that unifies college students, it’s food. There is nothing l...

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Flames of the Torch 4/26/17

Flames of the Torch 4/26/17

Torch Staff

With dreams of summer almost upon us, finals are the last and most challenging things standing in the way of our glorious three...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Advice from a graduating senior

Advice from a graduating senior

April 26, 2017

“Time flies.” “It will be over before you know it.” “Enjoy it while ...

Spend your summer at an internship

Spend your summer at an internship

April 26, 2017

“So what do you want to do?” The question is more than likely one that ha...

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Chairlift’s farewell tour hits Brooklyn

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Indie pop duo Chairlift performed at Baby's All Right in Brooklyn on April 22.

Chairlift’s farewell tour hits Brooklyn

Jon Manarang, Staff Writer

With their final show at new venue Brooklyn Steel on April 22, indie pop duo Chairlift announced an intimate homecoming show at...

April 26, 2017No Comments

LASO Screens “Making of a Gangsta” with Meet the Filmmaker: Adam Ybarra

LASO Screens “Making of a Gangsta” with Meet the Filmmaker: Adam Ybarra

April 26, 2017

“Making of a Gangsta,” a crowdfunded documentary featuring experts on gangs and ...

Bad Astronauts “Make Funny” at End of Year Show

Bad Astronauts “Make Funny” at End of Year Show

April 26, 2017

Serena Williams, Spongebob Squarepants and a deflated soccer ball go to a pa...

What’s Poppin’: “Going in Style”

What’s Poppin’: “Going in Style”

April 19, 2017

“Going In Style” stars Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin. &nbs...

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Solly Walker dies at age 85

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Solly Walker dies at age 85

Derrell Bouknight, Co-Sports Editor

Solly Walker, the first African-American basketball player in St. John’s program history, died last Friday at his home in Brooklyn. He was 85. A native of Brooklyn and...

May 9, 2017No Comments

Track Club sprints past barriers, reaches Nationals

Track Club sprints past barriers, reaches Nationals

April 26, 2017

Red Storm Roundup: Baseball hot, softball stumbles

Red Storm Roundup: Baseball hot, softball stumbles

April 26, 2017

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