SJU’s Fashion Club’s Ninth Annual Fashion Show

Jasmine Imani Davis, Entertainment Editor

June 25, 2015

Filed under Entertainment

The beauty of dreams, hard work and dedication was exhibited on Thursday night at St. John's University Fashion Club’s Ninth Annual Dimensions: Fashion, Art, Identity event.   During the 2015 Spring Week, the eventâ... Read more »

Annual Spring Week set to unite St. John’s community

Caitlin Sullivan, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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St. John’s annual Spring Week is here and larger than ever. The week-long, jam-packed celebration highlights the recent wave of spring weather, the end of the school year and St. John’s students. “It’s to show appreciation... Read more »

St. John’s 10th annual Relay For Life breaks record

Bridget Higgins, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

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St. John ’s 10th annual Relay For Life event, held in Carnesecca Arena last weekend, proved to be a record breaking event. The St. John’s community gathered to celebrate, honor and fight for those affected by cancer. Mary... Read more »

Pariis Garcia: Continuing her family’s St. John’s legacy

Carmine Carcieri, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Sports

Improvement and development are two keys to any college sports program and the St. John’s track and field team has seen these drastic developments from Pariis Garcia. Garcia, who is a junior mid-distance runner, won the 400-meter... Read more »

The Police vs. The People

Kristen Catalano, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

A major part of the news cycle is currently focusing on police brutality and the public’s outrage concerning the topic of the police vs. the people. Therefore, it came as no surprise that when a video surfaced of a police officer... Read more »

ESPN Reporter’s Cruelty Caught on Camera

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

On Thursday evening, a video of ESPN reporter Britt McHenry was published online in which she is heard saying crude and disrespectful comments to an employee of a towing company. McHenry was suspended from ESPN for her actions.... Read more »

Autism Awareness: It’s About the Rest of the Spectrum Too

Brandon Mauk, Digital Sports Editor

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

The month of April is dedicated to the awareness and acceptance of children and people with autism, a neural disorder that affects the development of a child’s social and communication skills. In 2012, about 20 kids out of  every... Read more »

A Vincentian View: “A Statue of St. Vincent”

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

April 22, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Tucked into the corner where Newman Hall makes its right angle, just off the great lawn, stands a statue of St. Vincent de Paul. For those of us familiar with the Vincentian spirit, statues like this are as well known as family... Read more »

Rand Paul Announces Run For The Presidency

Bryant Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Senator Rand Paul kicked off his presidential campaign this past Tuesday as a top contender for the presidency. The one-term senator from Kentucky enjoys wide support from a variety of voters, placing him near the top of the presidential... Read more »

Author of “She Who Is” Delivers Powerful Message on Catholicism and Feminism

Stephanie Aliaga, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Someone once said, “You can’t be a good Catholic and a feminist” to Dr. Elizabeth Johnson after she began questioning if it was appropriate to refer to God using feminine language. For instance, referring to God as Mother... Read more »