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D’Angelo Center Recieves Crtiical Health Violations

Nell O'Connor, Managing Editor

October 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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...

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 ...

Torch Briefs

COMPILED BY SARA CAHILL MARRON , News Editor

October 13, 2010

  Gamma Iota Sigma claims awards at National Conference The St. John's chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma claimed 10 awards at the annual management conference for the national organization. Alpha Iota, the St. John's chapter,...

Travel warning brings global threat to St. John’s

Nell O'Connor, Managing Editor

October 13, 2010

A recent warning by the U.S. State Department has left many schools wondering if it is safe to send their students abroad. The warning, issued on October 3rd, cautioned all American citizens traveling in Europe to be vigilant in...

S.G.I. budget falls short for student organizations

Justin Thrift, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2010

With a budget of more than $1 million, Student Government, Inc. is implementing spending cuts that will affect most organizations on campus this semester. The budget cuts come in the wake of problems with the financial plans se...

Arizona immigration law debate lands on Queens Campus

Jose Silva, Online Editor

October 13, 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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