The Torch

Car catches on fire near Hollis Hall

Talia Tirella, News Editor

April 3, 2014

Charred remains at the scene of the fire near the gate behind Hollis Hall. Photo: Talia Tirella            A vehicle belonging to a non-St. John's student caught on fire on the Grand Central Parkway service road beh...

Bidding adieu

Shannon Luibrand, Features Editor

March 19, 2014

Today, a major chapter in my life comes to a close. As we head to print, my time as features editor at the Torch, the independent student newspaper of St. John’s University, has come to an end. The last few years as a staff...

Venezualen protests continue; death toll reaches 29

Saharin Sultana, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

More than a month has passed since Venezuelans began rioting against President Nicholas Maduro. The protests erupted after a series of social and economic problems, which casted doubt on the government and triggered overall chaos. Many...

SJU Celebrates St. Paddy’s Day

Joyce Junn, Staff Writer

March 19, 2014

​Whether it was holding a banner at the parade or eating homemade Irish food, the University community celebrated St. Patrick's Day in full swing Monday. Familiar sights of clovers and the overabundance of green clothing fill...

Pope Francis completes first year as pontiff

Pope Francis will complete his anniversary of being pontiff on Thursday, March 13.

Olivia Cunningham, Assistant Features Editor

March 12, 2014

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