The Torch

Ethics Bowl

Terence Cullen, Staff Writer

December 8, 2010

    Seven St. John's students journeyed north to Vermont last weekend where they took part in a debate on some of the crucial issues concerning our culture today.   The Ethics Bowl, hosted by Dartmouth University on...

Campus Conservation Nationals

Sara Cahill Marron, News Editor

December 8, 2010

  St. John's ranked 4th out of 36 participating schools in the Campus Conservation national competition last month according to the final results released from the organization's website last week.   Campus Conserv...

Beating Alzheimer’s Lecture

Liam La Guerre , Staff Writer

December 8, 2010

  Researchers may have found a way to give Alzheimer's patients and families hope. PH. D Andrew Stamford, Director of Medical Research at Merck Laborites hosted a seminar about a breakthrough discovery that has the potential t...

Healthcare Panel

Ruben Muniz, Staff Writer

December 8, 2010

      The Student Chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives hosted the Fall 2010 Healthcare Panel of St. John's University, sponsored by Tau Upsilon Alpha, Alpha Zeta Chapter, and The College of Prof...

A.L.F.S.A. Hosts Stroll Expo for Charity

Ramiro Funez, Staff Writer

December 8, 2010

  A.L.F.S.A., the African Latino Fraternal Sororal Alliance, held its annual Stroll Expo in Montgoris Hall on Friday, aimed at collecting funds for toy drives and showcasing fraternities and sororities within the council of G...

Photojournalism major offered for the first time

Anthony O'Reilly, Staff Writer

November 10, 2010

St. John's now offers the option to major in Photojournalism and  is the only school in the Metropolitan area to offer a Bachelor's degree in the field. The program is endorsed by The New York Daily News as well as the prestigious...

Writers take on 50,000 word challenge

Ruben Muniz, Contributing Writer

November 10, 2010

    This November is National Novel Writing Month, a movement that challenges writers to create a 50,000 word piece of fiction by midnight on November 30.      The program was started in the San Francisco...

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...

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