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 for you to check 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 t... 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 »

New Hampshire Primary results: Trump and Sanders win

New Hampshire Primary results: Trump and Sanders win

Torch Editors
February 9, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are the winners of the New Hampshire primary in their respective parties. Trump finished the night with 34% of the total delegates. Sanders finished with 60%. Earlier in the evening, major news outlets projected that Donald Trump would win with 33%. Sanders was projected... 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 »

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
Filed under Features, Home Scroll

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 »

Snow storms into East Coast, hits Queens hardest

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager
January 27, 2016
Filed under Home Scroll, News

On Jan. 25, St. John’s University closed all of their New York Campuses due to  Winter Storm Jonas that hit New York City two days prior. Winter Storm Jonas coated the East Coast this past weekend, causing cities like New York City to have strict travel bans. Governor Cuomo set a travel ban in p... 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 »

Chipotle responds to nationwide E. coli outbreak

Philtrina Farquharson, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Colorado-based Chipotle Mexican Grill is known for it’s fresh and natural ingredients, but lately consumers have been questioning their food selections after several incidents of E. Coli have occurred. According to the New York Times, Chipotle has shut down 43 of its Northwest restaurants after hea... Read more »

‘Hover boards’ deemed illegal in New York City

‘Hover boards’ deemed illegal in New York City

Livia Paula, Features Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

If you’re thinking about getting the popular futuristic ‘hover boards’ as a Christmas gift to someone residing in New York, you might want to start considering a new option. The NYPD 26th Precinct warned about the law on Twitter, but then deleted the tweet since it stated that it was illegal p... Read more »

Religious diversity shines at Festival of Lights

Religious diversity shines at Festival of Lights

NIckool Castro, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The Festival of Lights, an annual celebration of all religious holidays during the month of December, took place in D’Angelo Ballroom yesterday night at 7 p.m. Magdaline Hurtado, vice-president of the Latin American Student Organization and Jonathan Bembry, chapter president of the Alpha Phi Alph... Read more »

The Winter Carnival’s Cost: Inside the event’s expenses

The Winter Carnival’s Cost: Inside the event’s expenses

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The 25th annual Winter Carnival aims to celebrate holiday spirit and spread cheer and joy throughout campus. With numerous horse carriages emulating a ‘Central Park Christmas’ to an ice skating rink for students to enjoy, the week long event currently taking place on campus racks up not only schoo... Read more »

‘SJU stands with Mizzou’

‘SJU stands with Mizzou’

Amanda Umpierrez, News Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Chanting “SJU stands with Mizzou,” more than 100 students marched throughout campus in the evening hours on Nov. 12 in support of the student-driven protests at the University of Missouri.  In a grassroots effort organized by a number of St. John’s student leaders from various organizations, st... Read more »