SGI increases budget by more than $100,000

SGI increases budget by more than $100,000

Christopher Brito, News Editor
December 4, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News

The overall revenue that Student Government, Inc. receives annually, mostly from the activity fee in students’ tuition bill, increased by more than $100,000 for this school year, according to a budget included in a recent newsletter to the student body. Inside the 14-page annual newsletter titled... Read more »

Flames of the Torch: Giving budget snapshot hurts SGI and students

Flames of the Torch: Giving budget snapshot hurts SGI and students

Torch Editorial Board
December 4, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, Opinion

Student Government, Inc. released a summary of the 2013-14 budget to the Torch in the form of an annual newsletter. The summary, which can read about and viewed on Pg. 4-5, sheds some light on where the $1,155,000 given to SGI this year is being distributed. Unfortunately, it doesn’t show a complete... Read more »

Public Safety answers concerns on StormCards

Public Safety answers concerns on StormCards

Alexa Vagelatos, Staff Writer
December 4, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Public safety officials addressed students’ questions regarding prices of replacement StormCards and other concerns at the advisory meeting with Student Government, Inc. on Nov. 20. Tom Lawrence, vice president of public safety, shot down the idea of having a waiver for special circumstances when... Read more »

Provost approves funding for 24-hour library floor

Provost approves funding for 24-hour library floor

Alexa Vagelatos, Staff Writer
October 17, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News

Do you need to study in the library at 3 a.m.? Now, it’s possible. The University’s Provost, Robert A. Mangione, approved the funding necessary to keep the quiet study area of the first floor of St. Augustine Hall open 24/7 for the rest of the 2013-14 academic year, according to Theresa Maylone,... Read more »

Letter to The Editor

Student Government Inc.
May 8, 2013
Filed under Harrington Steps Down, Opinion

Student Government, Inc. would like to thank Fr. Harrington for his continuous support throughout his tenure at St. John’s. As University President, Fr. Harrington has been an integral asset to faculty, staff, administration, and especially students. Fr. Harrington and Student Government worked... Read more »

Students upset with misuse of tuition

Anthony O'Reilly and Kieran Lynch, News Editor and Features Editor
March 13, 2013
Filed under Home Scroll, News, On campus

Students have been up in arms recently about reports of Robert Wile, chief of staff to Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University, receiving $350,000 in reportedly interest-free loans during his tenure at St. John’s. Wile received a $100,000 interest-free loan in 2006 and another... Read more »

Vasquez, Benavides head SAIL

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor
March 6, 2013
Filed under News, On campus

Student leaders from in, and outside of, Student Government, Inc. are hoping it’s a smooth sail to victory in the SGI general elections. Specific Action; Interactive Leadership (SAIL) consists of current SGI treasurer Elaine Vasquez (running for President), current co-chair of the Organizations... Read more »

Q&A: Father Harrington: Torch talks Big East, Future of STJ and SGI with University Pres.

Q&A: Father Harrington: Torch talks Big East, Future of STJ and SGI with University Pres.

Torch Editorial Board
November 14, 2012
Filed under Home Scroll, News, Off campus, On campus, Sports

Torch: In a normal period, what does your daily schedule look like? Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M.: I spend a lot of time working with my direct reports so that’s the chief academic officer, the provost [Robert Mangione], it’s the chief operating officer [Martha Hirst]. Dealing with Joe [Oliva] ... Read more »