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St. John’s Lacrosse takes on their first home and conference opener
Elizabeth Kaufmann, Assistant Sports Editor • February 24, 2021

The St. John’s Lacrosse team faced Providence College on Sunday, Feb. 21 — the season's home and Big East opener. The game...

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St. John’s vs. DePaul: The Blue Demons come out on top
Elizabeth Kaufmann, Assistant Sports Editor • February 24, 2021

The St. John’s Men’s Basketball team took a tough loss against DePaul University Saturday night at Carnesecca Arena. It was...

President Shanley’s history with the Big East
President Shanley’s history with the Big East
Alicia Venter, News Editor • February 24, 2021

When Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P., sat down with the Torch last fall after the announcement of his presidency, he expressed a love...

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Milestone win for Anderson brings Men’s Basketball closer to NCAA Tournament
Sydney Denham, Sports Editor • February 18, 2021

Mike Anderson started his head coaching career in 2002 with the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Now, he is finishing up his...

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Taylor’s Version: Revisiting Taylor Swift’s music and career
Sarah Eddy, Assistant Culture Editor • February 24, 2021

In a surprise appearance on Good Morning America earlier this month, Taylor Swift announced that the rework of her 2008 single...

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Why The Weeknd deserves credit for his storytelling performance
Sydney Denham, Sports Editor • February 23, 2021

A couple of weeks ago, I was watching the pre-show interviews and guessing the songs that The Weeknd would perform during the...

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President Joe Biden’s Student-Oriented Stimulus Plan
Alanna Scalza, Contributing Writer • March 3, 2021

President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is quite ambitious compared to Congress’ $900 billion legislation that was...

The Fashion Studies major was introduced into CCPS back in 2018.
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Sustainability at St. John’s: The Heart of Fashion Studies
Anna McFillin, Assistant Features Editor • February 24, 2021

Editor's note: This story has been edited on Feb. 27 to clarify details regarding the Fashion Studies Program.   Most ...

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FASHION DIGEST: Courtside During COVID: Fashion in Sports
Sydney Denham, Sports Editor • February 17, 2021

Flashy suits, patterned ties, matching handkerchiefs and shiny dress shoes – all of these things were once frequent sights on...

St. John’s University spirit rock decorated in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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The Spring Semester Brings Little Change to COVID Safety on Campus
Sharmin Haque, Contributing Writer • March 3, 2021

As the pandemic continues to rage on, St. John’s University has been constantly...

Flames of the Torch: March is fast approaching
Flames of the Torch: March is fast approaching
The Torch Editorial Board February 23, 2021

Spring is just around the corner and, hopefully, that means the end of inconvenient...

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A rise in women in ski patrols shows just how capable women are
Sara Rodia, Opinion Editor • February 23, 2021

Throughout history, women have slowly pushed their way into every job field,...

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The Dangers of Acquittal: Why The Senate Should Have Convicted Donald Trump
Trenton Ullrich, Staff Writer • February 23, 2021

Earlier this month former President Donald Trump was tried and acquitted in...

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