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 »

Q&A: President Gempesaw

Talia Tirella, News Editor

September 17, 2014
Filed under News

The following questions are taken directly from the half hour Torch interview with Dr. Gempesaw. What do you like about St. John’s the most? “The passion and the commitment of the faculty and staff. In the first... 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 »

Gempesaw: Importance of International Students

Talia Tirella, News Editor

September 17, 2014
Filed under News

University President Gempesaw recently led a conference centered around the role international students play in America’s higher education. The conference titled "The Role of the International Student," sponsored by The... 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 »

Cancellation of Manhattan Shuttle Affects Commute for St. John’s Students

Amanda Umpierrez, Staff Writer

September 10, 2014
Filed under News

St. John’s students expressed their concerns over the cancellation of the Manhattan shuttle bus service for the new semester. “St. John’s is a metropolitan school,” said Maurisa Fraser, a junior sociology major. “We... Read more »