The Torch

Battleground Wisconsin: Cruz and Sanders grab delegates

Talia Tirella, Co-Editor-In-Chief Emeritus

April 6, 2016

A rarity for presidential elections, Wisconsin has become a battleground for both parties. Typically late in the primary calendar, Wisconsin sees predictable results that favor the leading candidates. This year, the unpredictability...

University to celebrate student and faculty research

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-In-Chief

April 5, 2016

As the St. John’s community celebrates Research Month, students and faculty at the University will be presenting research from various fields on Thursday, April 7. Students and faculty will hold poster presentations in Taffner...

Flames of the Torch

March 16, 2016

Well, this is it for the 93rd Torch Editorial Board. Each of us has spent most, if not all of our years at the Torch while at St. John’s, so leaving the weekly grind will certainly be an adjustment. We have had our fair share...

Letter to the University Community

March 16, 2016

At the start of March, the Students of Consciousness accomplished a milestone in our mission to achieve institutional action toward a fully diverse and empowered campus at St. John’s University: verbal commitment and a university-wide...

Letter to the University Community

March 16, 2016

The English Department in St. John’s College would like to state our strong support of Students of Consciousness and their nine demands. We find these demands to be modest, reasonable, and long overdue. Along with other structural...

De Blasio’s mandate sparks change

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager

March 16, 2016

New York City is globally known for their support for the gay community and fighting for equal rights. On March 7, Mayor Bill de Blasio mandated that people have access to all public facilities that coincide with their gender...

Symbolism of the cross

Symbolism of the cross

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

March 16, 2016

Which Democrat is the advocate for Hispanics?

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager

March 16, 2016

During the Democratic debate on Wednesday, March 9, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton had an intense debate on who was the “true advocate” for American Hispanics. They exchanged claims over guest worker programs “akin...

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