The Torch

Campus Ministry introduces Be a Saint program

Justin Thrift, Editor-In-Chief

March 16, 2011

The "Be a Saint" project is a new program initiated by and offered through Campus Ministry encouraging students to grow in their faith through the program's three components — pray, learn and serve. In alignment with the Un...

University community goes bald for a cause

Terence Cullen, Assistant News Editor

March 16, 2011

Campus Ministry, along with the St. Baldrick's Foundation and Locks of Love, hosted the second annual St. Baldrick's Day event this Wednesday in the D'Angelo Center. Students showed their support for children suffering from can...

St. John’s marches again on St. Patrick’s Day

Thomas Carnevale, Staff Editor

March 16, 2011

St. Patrick's Day is this Thursday, March 17 and St. John's is getting geared up for a day of festivities. In honor of the holiday, St. John's students will march in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade and Campus Activiti...

Commuters spend some extra time on campus

Terence Cullen, Assistant News Editor

March 16, 2011

Commuter students had the chance to kick back this week and enjoy some events they may have normally sacrificed to catch a bus or beat traffic. Commuter Pride Week is being held this week, between March 14 and 18. A series o...

Men’s Basketball team to face Gonzaga

Bill San Antonio, Sports Editor

March 16, 2011

For the first time in nine years, the St. John's men's basketball team is headed to the NCAA tournament. The Red Storm earned the No. six seed in the Southeast region of the tournament bracket, and will head to Denver, Co. fo...

School spirit is up as Red Storm head to tournament

Nell O'Connor, Managing Editor

March 16, 2011

St. John's students, faculty and administrators packed into Carnesecca Arena for a pep rally to send the Red Storm men's basketball team off to the NCAA tournament. Enthusiasm radiated from several hundred members of the Univ...

“The Great Debaters” from St. John’s University’s NAACP

Celeste McCaw , Contributing Writer

February 22, 2011

St. John's University's chapter of the NAACP and the Debate Society held a debate about affirmative action last Thursday, Feb. 17 in the Donovan Community Room to bring out student views on the topic.  The title of the event o...

Mock Trial Team season comes to a winning close

Gabrielle Fonrouge , Contributing Writer

February 22, 2011

St. John's Mock Trial Team finished another successful season after competing in the National Intercollegiate Mock Trial Tournament and giving two–time defending champions NYU their only loss in a round.   The comp...

University officials listen to student concerns

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

February 22, 2011

Students expressed concern about problems with financial aid and space for University organizations to top University officials at a town hall meeting in the D'Angelo Center Ballroom last Wed., Feb. 16. The meeting was lead by ...

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