Why writing is the best stress reliever

Kaylee Kosakowski, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion

When college students think of writing, their minds travel to the seemingly irrelevant essays they have completed or are dreading completing in the future. The... Read more »

Keeping the ‘human’ in humanities

Suzanne Ciechalski, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Britain’s Education Secretary Nicky Morgan recently infuriated students around the world after making statements that degraded studying the arts. According to the Independent, Morgan spoke at the “Your Life” campaign,... Read more »

Would you want to be ‘Alex from Target’?

Kristen Catalano, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Two weeks ago, being a cashier at Target was all that 16-year-old Alex Lee was. Now, he is being Googled more times than Justin Bieber. Lee was thrust into the spotlight when a customer tweeted out a picture of him... Read more »

Sexaul assault in the workplace

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

November 19, 2014
Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 14, the New York Times reported that Yale School of Medicine had suspended Dr. Michael Simons of his services as he was accused of sexually harassing... Read more »

Jack & Jill on ‘cuffing’ season

Suzanne Ciechalski and Abhishek Joshi - Special to the Torch, Staff Writers

November 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Jill: Maybe it’s just me, but I never understood the whole idea of “cuffing season.” Sure, I think some companionship is nice, but I never quite understood what it was about this time of year that caused... Read more »

Six reasons why you should stop going to starbucks

Ethan Brown, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

By now, Starbucks has become synonymous with New York City; its hard to pronounce flavors and overpriced beverages and snacks fit right in with the hustle and bustle of New Yorkers. While there are many places to get a cup... Read more »

Why climate change is so important

Suzanne Ciechalski, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014
Filed under Opinion

The New York Times published an article a little over a week ago that discussed the United Nations’ recent pleas to curb the burning of fossil fuels as an effort to slow down climate change. According to the UN, if emissions... Read more »

Tim Cook continues to inspire

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Last Thursday was just like any other day. The first thing I did after waking up was look and check the news with the help of my smartphone as I laid in bed. The first article that I read that morning was that Apple’s CEO... Read more »

Five reasons why having a dog in your life is awesome

Ethan Brown, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Let’s take a moment for the cat lovers out there—they are missing out on the great experience of having a dog in their life. Dogs are truly man’s best friend. They’ll support us when we do something wrong, and the greatest... Read more »

Reality TV is what you make of it

Kristen Catalano, Contributing Writer

November 5, 2014
Filed under Opinion

Everyday millions of people around the world tune into countless reality TV shows. Some people love them and religiously watch their favorite contestant on “Dancing with the Stars,” while others hate them and criticize everything... Read more »

Advertising During The Holidays

Ethan Brown, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

After surviving the hot and humid days of summer, everyone looks forward to the cooler, but still comfortable, autumn weather.  Not to mention that this time of year brings the re-emergence of pumpkin-flavored everything, the... Read more »

Would You Pay For Facebook?

Kaylee Kosakowski, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014
Filed under Opinion

If I told you that Facebook planned to start charging its users $2.99 per month in three days, would you still use it?  Or, outraged at the sudden change, would you immediately delete your account, bidding “goodbye” to the... Read more »