The Torch

Emergency Closing Procedures

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

February 1, 2011

With more snow on the way, the University has again taken a look at the weather forecast to see whether or not students will be at risk. The process to determine school closing begins 72 hours before the storm is expected to hit t...

Free adult literacy programs offered

Erica Curtiss, Staff Writer

February 1, 2011

This year St. John's is opening its doors for adults who want to take advantage of the free Adult Literacy classes sponsored by the Committee for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLASC). Dr. Alina Camacho-Gingerich, chair of...

Alumni Insiders View Program offers unique connections

Melissa McGrath, Staff Writer

February 1, 2011

The Alumni Insider's View Program, which was started over 30 years ago with a student trip to Washington, D.C., is offering multiple events for students to network with St. John's graduates this February. The Alumni Insider's Vie...

University Adjusts Schedule

Nell O'Connor, Managing Editor

February 1, 2011

St. John's is announcing some adjustments to the schedule they implemented last semester after a recent survey and reevaluation of student and faculty opinion. Dr. Julia Upton, provost of the University, told the Torch in an interv...

Small fire in Dasilva causes waterdamage, but no injuries

Sara Cahill Marron, News Editor

February 1, 2011

A small fire broke out on the sixth floor of the DaSilva Residence Hall early last Thursday morning, causing some water damage but no injuries. The fire department identified the cause of the fire as accidental and most like...

Celebration broken up after Duke win

Bill San Antonio, Sports Editor

February 1, 2011

As a crowd began to form, ready to rush the court once the final horn sounded on the men's basketball team's 93-78 win over Duke on Jan. 30, senior Bill Brusca tried to stay near the middle of the group, where he felt he and h...

Bone Marrow Drive draws over 100 donors

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

January 25, 2011

Students and alumni rallied to swab their spit for a greater cause at the Bone Marrow/Stem Cell Drive, held in the Law School Solarium last Thursday, Jan. 20. The event was organized by Philip Lucrezia in accords with "Be The ...

Art Exhibit Ecompasses Founder’s Week Mission

Liam La Guerre , Staff Writer

January 25, 2011

For almost a decade, Founders Week has given the Department of Fine Arts the chance to develop a student art exhibition to showcase and celebrate the talents of members of the University community.     According to Prof...

Largest Group of Students to Date Attend Medieval History Conference

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

January 18, 2011

Seven St. John's students attended the Medieval History Conference over winter break, which is the largest group to attend since the university has been participating. The Fifth Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Mo...

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