Vincentian Voice

Fr. Patrick J. Griffin, CM, Special to The Torch

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinion

“The Torch” is a newspaper of the St. John’s University students.  As such, my opportunity to contribute comes as a guest.  I... Read more »

Flames of the Torch

March 25, 2015

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It’s been a year of transitions, both for the 92nd managing board of the Torch and for St. John’s University. Shortly after we began our tenure in April, we were informed that the Torch office... Read more »

Obama’s visit to India

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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Last week, US President Barack Obama was on a tour to New Delhi, the capital city of India. This has given the country a great window for expansion for ideas that will help develop the strengths and ties with the Indian subcontinent.... Read more »

Mr. Coffee

Kaylee Kosakowski, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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I cut you out of my life about one year back-- It seemed to be best for me. I saw what you did to my friend in high school. You and her--it wasn't healthy...   She looked your way every morning before class-- You... Read more »

“From mix CD’s and mix emotions…”

Stephanie Aliaga, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2015

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Charlie Hebdo Hypocrisy

Suzanne Ciechalski , Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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People from around the world gathered in Paris to show solidarity for the city after a massacre at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo left twelve people dead. Seen as a direct attack on the freedom of speech and the freedom... Read more »

America deserves a raise

Angel Vera, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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Minimum wage is something that is just as bad as it sounds, like spinach or John Boehner. It is something that really no one wants to be told they are expected to earn. As it stands today, the national minimum wage is $7.25 an... Read more »

Deflategate and America’s thirst for public conviction

Ethan Brown, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

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If I were a freshman in college again, I would probably choose to major in psychology. In today's world there're plenty of interactions and information to analyze, particularly with current events.  While the term ‘cognitive... Read more »

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

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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

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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 »