The Torch

Judge throws Ball suit out of Court

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor

January 23, 2013

A Queens County Supreme Court judge ruled last month that the University acted within its legal rights when it suspended a student for an off-campus incident last year. In dismissing the now former student’s lawsuit against...

Wall Street Protests Strike St. John’s Community

Bill San Antonio, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2011

Desiree Rios couldn’t find her roommate. The sophomore photojournalism major, a resident of the Manhattan campus, went down to the “Occupy Wall Street” protests on Sept. 19 and used her camera to document the events every...

Protests Draw Students

Sara Cahill Marron, News Editor

September 15, 2010

The debate over the construction of the Islamic community center near Ground Zero spurred dueling protests on the ninth anniversary of 9/11 last Saturday. More than 100 groups who identified themselves as proponents of the Park51 p...

Students Attacked On and Off Campus

Nell O'Connor, Managing Editor

September 15, 2010

The University community has been on high alert following three incidents involving students within the past week. Last Saturday, the Department of Public Safety sent out an email alerting the community to two separate incidents w...

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