The Torch

Faculty Still in Search of Transparency

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

May 8, 2013

Rev. Donald J. Harrington’s decision to retire as President of the University has not diminished the University faculty’s pursuit for transparency concerning the Board of Trustees’ ongoing investigation involving the roles...

St. John’s Looks Forward – Members of University Community Talk New President

Shannon Luibrand, Features Editor

May 8, 2013

When Donald J. Harrington, C.M announced last Friday that he is retiring as President of the University, people immediately began speculating about who would replace him. Although the who and the when are still up in the air,...

Flames of the Torch

Torch Staff

May 8, 2013

It’s the end of an era at St. John’s. There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University, accomplished a great deal for St. John’s, but past successes, no matter how...

Successor Must Restore Faith

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus

May 8, 2013

At the end of the Dark Age of the St. John’s men’s basketball team (the turbulent Mike Jarvis era), Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., Still-President of the University found himself in hot water after bemoaning the “culture”...

Goodbye to an Unknown Man

Nicole Valente, Managing Editor, Emeritus

May 8, 2013

If three years ago, as I was finishing my first year at St. John’s, someone had told me that two weeks before graduation I would be awoken from an afternoon nap by a call asking if I’d heard that Rev. Donald J. Harrington,...

Letter to The Editor

Student Government Inc.

May 8, 2013

Student Government, Inc. would like to thank Fr. Harrington for his continuous support throughout his tenure at St. John’s. As University President, Fr. Harrington has been an integral asset to faculty, staff, administration,...

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