Torch Eats: Valentine’s Day special

Torch Eats: Valentine’s Day special

Carolina Krawczynski, Jamie Pfeiffer, and Evelyn Miller
February 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

Five budget-friendly places worth trying on Valentine's Day  By Carolina Krawczynski Are you looking for some last minute Valentine’s Day plans for you and someone special? If it’s only for you to enjoy on your own, that’s fine too. We all know the struggle of wanting to go to out to a ni... Read more »

Reach Success By Setting Personal And Career Goals

Reach Success By Setting Personal And Career Goals

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer
February 10, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

 Do you know what you want your career to be? How about the kind of person you want to be? Many individuals know what they want to achieve in their life and they have set personal and career goals because they are committed to attaining what they want. Goal setting is very important since it motivates someone to turn his or her dreams into reality... Read more »

Gitte Kath: 40 years of posters, a lifetime of inspiration

Gitte Kath: 40 years of posters, a lifetime of inspiration

Caroline Krawczynski, Contributing Writer
February 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll, Top Stories

  A typewriter is old, loud and does not have a delete button. So, what’s its use? To some, it symbolizes the good old days. For others, it is very “hipster,” authentic and retro. However, many consider it to be completely,  utterly and solely a piece of useless waste.  That is not the case fo... Read more »

Super Bowl 50: Where to munch?

Oumou Fofana, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
Filed under Features

Whether you are rooting for the Carolina Panthers or the Denver Broncos, or you’re just watching it for the commercials, Super Bowl Sunday is the time where you munch on wings, nachos and other delicious foods. Here are four restaurants that are showing the anticipated Super Bowl 50 on big screen TVs... Read more »

Basking in Chicken Glory at Queens’ Newest Shake Shack

Basking in Chicken Glory at Queens’ Newest Shake Shack

Lauren Eden, Staff Writer
February 3, 2016
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Ah, Queens Center Mall. A hang-out haven for high school students that make you realize kids are undeniably getting more obnoxious while you are undeniably getting older. What a joyous realization! Many people try to avoid this spot at all costs, but on Dec. 30, an angel came down from above and blesse... Read more »

Fresh food for a fresh outlook

Diana Colapietro, Photo Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

Om. Om. Om. Om. When you think of dining at a local café, meditation may not be the first thing that comes to your mind (certainly not in the daily hustle and bustle of Queens). However, there is one particular place that will, without a doubt, nourish both your body and soul. The Panorama of... Read more »

Caribbean warmth amidst the NY cold

Livia Paula, Features Editor
January 27, 2016
Filed under Features

Heading for a night-out in NYC sounds fun and exciting. I mean, let’s not forget that there are people from all over the country paying large amounts of money to spend only a few days here. Whether you are a native New Yorker or have lived in the city for a while, you might find yourself a bit discouraged... Read more »

Helping students reach their goals

Oumou Fofana, Contributing Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Features

As one dug through their bag to look for a pen, April Merenda reached her hand out and asked, “You have my card, right?” Yes, that person did have her card, as every St. John’s University student should. Merenda is the Assistant Dean for External Affairs. “My job is to facilitate student placement... Read more »

Treat your sweet tooth at Levain Bakery

Lauren Eden, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Features

The holidays are the perfect time to relax with your loved ones and to celebrate health and happiness. However, it’s also become a season where we pack on those extra pounds and put on our “winter coats.” You can either refuse to face this fact and pass up that second piece of cake, or fully commit... Read more »

The mortality of the American Dream

Nathalie Tigua/David Rosario, Staff Writer/Contributing Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Features

Martin Dominguez-Ball is an Art professor at St. John’s University. He came to New York City in the year 1985. “My favorite childhood memory back home would be summertime. Christmas in Uruguay is in summer,” he said. “We would go to the beach all day and then come home. We’d have... Read more »

Study spots cheat sheet

Suzanne Ciechalski, Opinion Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under Features

While final exams are one of the most hectic times in a student’s college career, we at St. John’s are lucky enough to have ample resources on campus to help relieve some stress. Whether you’re looking for a spot to curl up with your textbooks for a long night of reading or just a table to spread... Read more »

Amazon: The fresh prince

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager
November 18, 2015
Filed under Features

Tired of having to commute to the grocery store every week and spend time trying to plan out a week worth of meals? Check out AmazonFresh and you can get same-day or next-day delivery. Amazon launched their home grocery delivery service back in 2007 to select zip codes in the Seattle area.  By 2014,... Read more »