The Torch

2021-2022 Staff

Sharmin Haque

Sharmin Haque

Sharmin is a sophomore Pharmacy major in the PharmD program. She has been a contributing writer to the Torch since her freshman year. As this year’s Opinion Editor, she hopes to introduce different types of stories to the section....

Daniela Yarahuan

Daniela Yarahuan

Daniela is a sophomore English and Government and Politics double major. She is The Torch’s Business Manager and is excited to be a part of the current E-board. Outside of The Torch, she loves to be involved with all things...

Ali Crespo

Ali Crespo

Ali Crespo is in her third year of the Journalism BS and Government MA fiver year program with a minor in English. She has been a Staff Writer and is excited to serve as News Editor for the 2021-22 academic year. Ali is also an...

Brady Snyder

Brady Snyder

Brady Snyder is a sophomore journalism student. He will begin serving as the Sports Editor, with the goal of timely coverage on the Torch Sports’ socials and in-depth stories online. Outside of the Torch, Brady is usually running...

Angelique Mevorah

Angelique Mevorah

Angelique is a fourth-year student in the 5-year combined B.S/MBA program who is majoring in business with a double minor in international studies and legal studies. This is her first year with the Torch and is excited to be fulfilling...

Giovhan Dejoie

Giovhan Dejoie

Giovhan Lee Dejoie is currently a St. John’s University student working to obtain his B.S. in Journalism. Based in New York, Giovhan has worked for several publications including Gaye Magazine, The Torch, Gays With Kids and...

Shaolin Barid

Shaolin Barid

Shaolin is currently a senior majoring in Biology. She is serving as The Torch’s Business Manager this upcoming year. She has done a lot of things within this role last year that she intends to perfect this upcoming year. From...

Alison Goldberg

Alison is a rising senior Sport Management major minoring in Business Administration who joined The Torch her first year at St. John’s. She was previously the Assistant Business Manager and interim Social Media Manager. This year...

Francesca Fazio

Francesca Fazio

Francesca is a junior Journalism and Environmental Science double major who joined the Torch in 2019. She started as a staff writer and then held the position of Assistant News Editor before becoming the Features Editor this year...

Sara Kiernan

Sara Kiernan is a sophomore government and politics student minoring in journalism. Sara is the Photo Editor and can be seen sometimes walking around campus taking all the photos needed for the Torch. Outside of the Torch, Sara...

Mia Flores

Mia Flores

Mia is a junior English major who joined the Torch in her sophomore year. As this year’s Culture Editor, she hopes to encourage other creative writers at St. John’s to showcase the cultural events of their communities with...

Sara Rodia

Sara Rodia

Sara is a fourth year English major with a minor in Sociology who is severing her second year as Opinion editor. This year Sara hopes to continue expanding the opinion section and get more counter angles for stories. Outside of...

Chloe Fecci

Chloe Fecci is a sophomore on the Torch and she serves as the Design Editor. She is majoring in Communication Arts with a minor in Digital Media Design. She takes pride in being part of a student-run newspaper that places emphasis...

Sophie Williams

Sophie Williams

Sophie is a senior majoring in Photojournalism with a minor in Public Relations. She has held several positions including Staff Writer, Photographer, Assistant Features Editor, Co-Features Editor and Features Editor. Sophie is...

Priyanka Gera

Priyanka Gera

Priyanka is a senior Spanish and Environmental Science double major on the pre-medical track. She has been a part of the Torch since her freshman year and has held several positions starting as a Staff Writer, then Assistant Culture...

Alicia Venter

Alicia Venter

Alicia is a senior Journalism major with a minor in Public Relations. She joined the Torch during her freshman year as Assistant News Editor and later became News Editor. In her last year, she is now serving as the Editor-in-Chief....

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