The Torch

Eagles caught in Storm

Mike Gurnis, Staff Writer

May 4, 2011

After Boston College's Spenser Payne hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning to give Boston College a 4-3 lead on April 25, the Eagles were poised to top the Johnnies on Easter Monday.   But a series of walks and defensiv...

Wale Springs into Action on Carnesecca Stage

Karla Rodriguez, Entertainment Editor

May 4, 2011

The 2011 Spring Fling Concert welcomed a Long Island diva, a Jamaican star, an ATL newcomer, and a rapper straight out of D.C to St. John's. Chrisette Michele, Wayne Wonder, Roscoe Dash, and Wale rocked the stage Friday April 29 f...

“Bridesmaids” Star Talks to The Torch

SHARON TONG, Staff Writer

May 4, 2011

From improv to scripted comedy, Wendi McLendon-Covey certainly has a passion for comedic roles. In her latest project, "Bridesmaids," which comes out this May, Wendi goes from her feisty character, Deputy Sergeant Clementine Johnson ...

The Ultimate Spring Volunteer Guide

Joanna Adduci, Features Editor

May 4, 2011

As students of St. John's University, we are founded on core values instilled with respect and excellence. One of the most important core values of the Vincentian tradition is the, "obligation and commitment to service." Each year over ...

Tuition Rates Rise

Erica Curtiss, Staff Writer

May 4, 2011

Students and parents are going to have to dig deeper in their pockets with the rise of University tuition fees next semester. Tuition fees have been increasing every year according to the St. John's website, and no area of stu...

Duffy returns to track after dislocating kneecap, tearing patella

Chris Barca, Contributing Writer

May 4, 2011

In October 2009, redshirt sophomore runner Michelle Duffy dislocated her kneecap while working on hurdling drills during practice, tearing cartilage and her patella tendon. "They told me I would never run track again", Duffy sai...

The Enlightenment Takes the Stage

Adelle Platon, Entertainment Editor, Emeritus

May 4, 2011

  From the moment the curtain is lifted, nothing can prepare a theatergoer for "?Arcadia." The play consists of a nearly three hour-long juxtaposition of the past and present in the era of an Enlightenment-overturned London. ...

Adjunct Professor Dies

Terence Cullen, News Editor

May 4, 2011

Joseph Comunale, an adjunct physics professor, passed away on April 10 at the age of 60. The cause of death has not been released at this time. A memorial service will be held April 28 at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church. Com...

Enter San Man

Bill San Antonio

May 4, 2011

There have been some significant changes within the St. John's athletics department since the start of my two years as the Torch's sports editor. We've witnessed Big East championships, national rankings and the dramatic overhaul o...

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