The Torch

Resistance movements characterized by art

RAMIRO FUNEZ, Staff Writer

November 2, 2010

The Committee for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (C.L.A.C.S.) held a workshop on art and resistance on Saturday, discussing the expression of revolutionary ideologies in Argentina through different mediums of art. The discussion ...

Candidate Forum at the Law School

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2010

    Congressional and senatorial candidates voiced their platforms and faced questions and criticism in front of St. John's students and local residents at a forum Monday night. St. John's has been hosting forums for ...

Christianity in the Middle East

Ramiro Funez, Staff Writer

October 26, 2010

  Concerns over denied religious freedoms from across the globe have struck scholars of the local Vincentian community. The Center for Law and Religion at St. John's held an event concerning Christians in the Middle East...

Fighting poverty abroad one small loan at a time

Justin Thrift, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2010

  Uche Muomah is a 32-year old Nigerian woman who, after suffering through a marriage with an abusive husband, is putting together a fresh start with the help of some St. John's business students. A seamstress by trade, Muomah was ...

D’Angelo Center Recieves Crtiical Health Violations

Nell O'Connor, Managing Editor

October 26, 2010

  The D'Angelo Center Food Court received several critical violations in its most recent health inspection, performed by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Inspected on October 22, the less than one-...

Staircase Update

Liam La Guerre, Staff Writer

October 26, 2010

  Two months of the semester have gone by and the staircase connecting the Marillac walkway to the lower level of the University has not been completed. According to Ibi Yolas, the executive director of Design and Construct...

Safe Zone Program for LGBTQ Students

Sara Cahill Marron, News Editor

October 26, 2010

  St. John's Safe Zone Program is emerging on campus as an alternative to a gay-straight alliance. The program was created to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning students within the context...

S.G.I Budget Strain

Justin Thrift, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2010

  Student Government, Inc.'s cuts to their 2010-2011 budget have left some student organizations with shrunken support and less funding than in years past. S.G.I. President Patrick Brewer has recently told the Torch tha...

Arizona immigration law debate lands on Queens Campus

Jose Silva, Online Editor

October 12, 2010

When Arizona governor Jan Brewer uttered the words "I will now sign State Bill 1070" she reignited the debate over illegal immigration in the United States. On Tuesday Oct. 12 that debate landed on the fourth floor of the D'An...

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