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Social Justice Exchange leader: University letter condemning Charlottesville, racism, a small but important first step

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Social Justice Exchange leader: University letter condemning Charlottesville, racism, a small but important first step

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

More than 50 students last week called on the University to make a statement condemning a deadly “alt-right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., and on Monday, St. John’...

August 23, 2017No Comments

University sends out safety tips for Monday’s solar eclipse

University sends out safety tips for Monday’s solar eclipse

As New York City, and all of North America for that matter, prepare to view the Monday, August 21 sola...

St. John’s welcomes six new graduate programs

St. John’s welcomes six new graduate programs

St. John’s is stepping up their game for graduate students with six additional graduate programs sp...

St. John’s Raises Money for Student Scholarships Through Donor Challenge

St. John’s Raises Money for Student Scholarships Through Donor Challenge

For every 50 people who donate to a recently-formed fundraising campaign through the University, a...

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Recent SJU Grad Wins Miss Earth USA 2017 Pageant

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Recent SJU Grad Wins Miss Earth USA 2017 Pageant

Beverly Danquah, Features Editor

...And the winner is Andreia Gibau!  Recent St. John's graduate Andreia Gibau was crowned Miss Earth United States 2017 last ...

August 17, 2017No Comments

Things to do in Queens through August

Things to do in Queens through August

August 6, 2017

We’ve reached August. That flew, didn’t it? Between food markets, tours,...

Destination Africa Fashion Show

Destination Africa Fashion Show

May 3, 2017

On April 24, 2017, St. John’s students checked into Carnesecca Arena to board ...

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Flames of the Torch 4/26/17

Flames of the Torch 4/26/17

Torch Staff

With dreams of summer almost upon us, finals are the last and most challenging things standing in the way of our glorious three...

April 28, 2017No Comments

Advice from a graduating senior

Advice from a graduating senior

April 26, 2017

“Time flies.” “It will be over before you know it.” “Enjoy it while ...

Spend your summer at an internship

Spend your summer at an internship

April 26, 2017

“So what do you want to do?” The question is more than likely one that ha...

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Things to do in Queens through August

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The Queens Zoo is located in Flushing Meadows Corona Park.

Things to do in Queens through August

Michael Ambrosino, Entertainment Editor

We’ve reached August. That flew, didn’t it? Between food markets, tours, events and relaxing walks through natural parks,...

August 6, 2017No Comments

Chairlift’s farewell tour hits Brooklyn

Chairlift’s farewell tour hits Brooklyn

April 26, 2017

With their final show at new venue Brooklyn Steel on April 22, indie pop duo...

LASO Screens “Making of a Gangsta” with Meet the Filmmaker: Adam Ybarra

LASO Screens “Making of a Gangsta” with Meet the Filmmaker: Adam Ybarra

April 26, 2017

“Making of a Gangsta,” a crowdfunded documentary featuring experts on gangs and ...

Bad Astronauts “Make Funny” at End of Year Show

Bad Astronauts “Make Funny” at End of Year Show

April 26, 2017

Serena Williams, Spongebob Squarepants and a deflated soccer ball go to a pa...

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Odell Beckham Jr. to host football camp at SJU

New York Giants star Odell Beckham Jr. will make an appearance at SJU in October.

Odell Beckham Jr. to host football camp at SJU

Dylan Hornik, Co-Sports Editor

St. John's University will play host to a VIP visitor on October 9 when NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. is set to host a football clinic on campus. Beckham, a three-time Pro...

August 5, 2017No Comments

Mussini to Pursue Professional Career in Europe

Mussini to Pursue Professional Career in Europe

June 7, 2017

Solly Walker dies at age 85

Solly Walker dies at age 85

May 9, 2017

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