The Torch

Tri-campus event brings students closer and promotes hunger awareness

Liam La Guerre, Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

  Over 500 canned goods were collected at One C.A.N., a hunger awareness cultural arts night last Thursday. The goods collected at the event were donated to the St. John's Bread and Life program.  This event is par...

Student Government approves six new student organizations

Sara Cahill Marron, News Editor

November 10, 2010

Six new student organizations were approved during Monday night's S.G.I. executive board meeting. Eight group's proposal's were heard and voted on that evening. While only three were turned down, another hearing will occur ne...

Resistance movements characterized by art

RAMIRO FUNEZ, Staff Writer

November 3, 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 ...

Cuomo elected governor, Avella trumps Padavan

NELL O'CONNOR, Managing Editor

November 3, 2010

Andrew Cuomo won the race for governor of New York last night, defeating Republican candidate Carl Paladino early on in the evening, according to the New York Times and other news outlets. One of few Democrats who managed to h...

Debate Society leads student workshop in Morocco

Jose Silva, Online Editor

November 3, 2010

Two members of the St. John's Debate Team traveled to Morocco last week to start what they hope will eventually become an international debate exchange program. Steve Llano, the director of the debate society, and Sanae Elmoudde...

Italian Cultural dinner draws over a hundred students

MELISSA MCGRATH, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2010

The Italian Heritage Dinner drew a large crowd last Thursday as the month celebrating Italian culture drew to a close. Carmela Scala, professor of languages and literatures, said the dinner was a huge success. "I was expecting a...

St. John’s improves grade on sustainibility report card

SARA CAHILL MARRON, News Editor

November 3, 2010

St. John's improved its Green Report Card grade this year. Receiving an overall rating of B-, the University was rated in categories such as food and recycling, green building, and the involvement of students, administrators and shar...

Candidate Forum at the Law School

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

October 27, 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 27, 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...

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