The Torch

Your Guide to St. Patrick’s Day 2012

March 20, 2012

Joanna Adduci Editor of Features As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, students of St. John’s University have the opportunity to become involved in numerous activities including the annual parade in Manhattan, which has celebrated...

Taka Taka: Inventive Japanese Cuisine

October 18, 2011

ANALEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer Taka Taka: Where you don’t have to decide between Mexican and Japanese cuisine, because they serve both. It is a little bit sushi and a little bit caliente.  On the corner of West Broadway an...

Escaping Suburbia for the Big City

October 18, 2011

Joanna Adduci Features Editor I came to St. John’s from Long Island, land of the picket white fences and driveways showcasing the latest German automobiles. I grew up surrounded with the latest trends- fashion, electronics...

Hip-hop artist makes “Smooth” return

September 14, 2011

Anthony O'Reilly Staff Writer In late 2010, Wiz Khalifa released his mega hit single “Black and Yellow.” In the following weeks thousands of cover songs were recorded and put on YouTube. One of those covers was written and performed...

Jack & Jill: The question of monogamy and time for ‘the talk’

September 7, 2011

Jack It’s pushing 12 a.m. and the party is dying down. I respond to the 481st text, as this drunk girl is coming on to me. I ask her if she wants to come out for a smoke. She does. Halfway through our shared cigarette, we...

Back to school adventures in NYC

September 7, 2011

Joanna Adduci Editor of Features   As the summer comes to an end and students crawl back to campus, the boroughs of Manhattan offer an abundance of free activities and fresh dining options for St. John’s students. Spend a warm Sunday ...

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