The Torch

Vincentian View: Education within an education

Fr. Patrick J. Griffin, CM, Special to the Torch

February 2, 2016

One of the advantages of attending a large metropolitan University rests in the number of opportunities, educational in many different ways, which the institution provides to a student beyond the classroom. At St. John’s, we...

Johnnies crash out of NCAAs at hands of Virginia

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

November 24, 2013

It was déjà vu for the St. John’s men’s soccer team Sunday at Klöckner Stadium as it lost to Virginia for the second time this season by a 2-0 score line – only this time it came in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Virginia...

Rouse plays hero, fires Johnnies into NCAA second round

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

November 21, 2013

The St. John’s men’s soccer team paved its way into the second round of the NCAA tournament after a 98th minute golden goal from Jordan Rouse that gave the Red Storm a 2-1 win over Delaware Thursday night at Delaware Mini...

Johnnies sweep past Wagner for first win

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2013

Coming off a season-opening loss to then-No. 20 Wisconsin last week, the St. John’s men’s basketball team knew it had to get in the win column. That would hardly be a guarantee without an emphasis on the deficiencies exhibited...

Johnnies squeeze past Gators in exhibition

Kieran Lynch, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2013

The St. John’s men’s basketball team survived a scare from Division II San Francisco State 82-80 in its first exhibition game of the season after trailing by as many as eight points in the second half. Junior guard D’Angelo...

Johnnies held at Belson by Dartmouth

Stephen Zitolo, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013

A controversial offside call was the talking point in the St. John’s women’s soccerteam’s 0-0 draw with Dartmouth Friday night at Belson Stadium. The Red Storm (6-1-1) looked as though they scored the winner with five...

Heartbreak in Omaha

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

September 23, 2013

The St. John’s men’s soccer team was forced to swallow a pill of heartbreak Saturday night after a 1-0 double overtime loss to Creighton at Morrison Stadium. Fabian Herbers’ curling free kick from 20 yards out found the...

Through the eyes of a nine-year old

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

September 11, 2013

I hate when something so momentous occurs that you can’t wrap your mind around it. Like when someone close to you passes away and you’re unable to convince yourself that you’ll never see their face again… touch their skin,...

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