New Year, SJU Gets New Look

Brionna R. Jenkins , Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014
Filed under Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Home Scroll, News, On campus

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New Apple products astound with design, array of innovative features

Joyce Jun, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The wait is over! After months of rumors and anticipation, on Sept. 9, Apple unveiled two new iPhones as well as a fresh new product, the Apple Watch. In the span of the two-hour presentation, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook put countless... Read more »

Ebola Spreads, Several New Patients Brought to US.

Amanda Umpierrez , Staff Writer

September 17, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Another patient has been transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for treatment of Ebola, as confirmed by CNN News. It has been less than a month since the first two American patients to contract the disease, Dr.... Read more »

Ferguson. No Justice, No Peace

Philtrina Farquharson, Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

All agree the problem began with  Michael Brown being  told to stop walking in the street.. From that point on, everyone has a different story. Some are saying the teen was surrendering with his hands in the air, while others... Read more »

Obama Vows To “destroy and degrade,” ISIS Beheads Another

Valerie Juarez, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

On Sept. 10, 2014, one day before the 13th anniversary of 9/11, President Obama announced an upsurge on the fight against Islamic State terrorists.  He spoke of plans to augment airstrikes in Iraq, send more U.S. military... Read more »

Admins to Torch: Time to relocate

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus

May 1, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

As the Torch prepared for the last issue of the school year, its new editorial board found out that the newspaper — and its 13 editors and two business managers — will be moved this summer to a new office that currently hosts... Read more »

Spring Fling Carnival helps students relax before finals

Talia Tirella, News Editor

May 1, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

This year's Spring Week included a student favorite: the Spring Fling Carnival, which was held on Friday.  Students gathered on the Great Lawn to enjoy the free rides, activities and food. The Carnival included traditional... Read more »

“It’s Been A Great Year” President Fr. Levesque

Talia Tirella, News Editor

May 1, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Rev. Joseph Levesque, C.M., took over as university president last August after Rev. Harrington’s resignation.  Fr. Levesque has served as the University’s interim president for this past school year, but will leave office... Read more »

From Venezuela To St. John’s, Students Promote Justice

Amanda Umpierrez, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014
Filed under Home Scroll, News

50 St. John’s students participated in “SOS Venezuela,” an exhibit that uses mobile photographs taken by non-professional photographers to display government brutality throughout the protests in Venezuela. The idea in... Read more »