The Torch

Linking college students to careers

Carolyn Wargula, Staff Writer and Carolyn Wargula, Staff Writer

January 19, 2010


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A recent poll on CareerLink shows only 42 percent of St. John's University students have completed an internship. Although it does not guarantee a career, an internship is a building block for finding job opportunities after graduation. The Career Center not only provides internships and jobs, but ed...

Starbucks shines at SJU

Sara Cahill Marron, Contributing Writer and Sara Cahill Marron, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2010


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The D'Angelo Center opened in December featuring St. John's own Starbucks Café. Along with 14 classrooms, student recreation and entertainment space, the café is a convenient place for students to get their coffee fix.The complex drinks and specialty orders customarily ordered at Starbucks are p...

Textbook troubles

Patrice Bendig, Features Editor and Patrice Bendig, Features Editor

January 19, 2010


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Whenever a new semester starts, a communal sigh can be heard around college campuses across the country. Not only are students saddened that their carefree days of break are gone, but it is time to empty their barely filled wallets, and hand them over to their mortal enemy: the campus bookstore. Stud...

An Interview of Honorable Mention

Kristen Farmer, Contributing Writer and Kristen Farmer, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2009


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Inferno had the opportunity to sit down with the band before their performance. We got to speak to them about their beginning as a band, their new music video, and about life on the road.Inferno: How'd you guys get your start as a band? ?Jason: Me and Michael met in high school, in art class, actuall...

Bridging the gap with service

Contributing Writer, CAROLYN WARGULA and CAROLYN WARGULA, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2009


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In the northeast Queens area alone, there are thousands of homebound senior citizens who lack contact with the outside world. They are often forgotten by the community and have little interaction with others.That is why Chris Schneider, a St. John's alum from 1968 decided to work with elderly and hel...

Taking it to the web

ANURADHA BYAGARI, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2009


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In traditional success story fashion, it all started out with a goal: the executive board and general members of St. John University's home radio station WSJU wanted to be heard by a larger audience and to reach more people. Limited by only being able to broadcast on campus and without an AM or FM li...

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May 6, 2009


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When the TORCH was Lit

Sabrina Polidoro, Photography Editor

April 23, 2002


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The flames of the TORCH have been burning bright for the last 80 years, and they show no signs of stopping. The TORCH, the official student newspaper of St. John's University, was first published in 1925 at the Lewis Avenue (Brooklyn) campus of St. John's College. The title of the publication -...

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