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Haitian Society hosts night to remember

Mertavius Roberts , Contributing Writer

February 22, 2011

The Haitian Society held a cultural discussion and film viewing of I Love You Anne in the D'Angelo Student Organization Lounge on Feb. 16. Considered a classic by members of the Haitian society, the movie is about a young girl...

Torch Briefs

Sara Cahill Marron, News Editor

February 16, 2011

Black History Month St. John's honored black heritage during Black History month this February with a series of guest lecturers, community service projects and entertainment. The month kicked off with a day-long trip to Washi...

Students lobby for more tuition assistance programs

Erica Curtiss, Staff Writer

February 16, 2011

Students from St. John's joined their peers from across New York State to speak directly to legislators about college finance programs at the Student Aid Alliance Lobby Day on Feb. 8. Student Aid Lobby Day is an annual event that...

Martin Luther King celebrated at formal dinner as a part of Black History month

Ruben Muniz, Staff Writer

February 16, 2011

As a part of Black History month, a dinner was held to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Feb. 10 in the D'Angelo Center Ballroom. The event featured performances by St. John's Voices of Victory Gospel Choir and...

Men’s Basketball tops Marquette on the road

Bill San Antonio, Sports Editor

February 16, 2011

Marquette had Jae Crowder, St. John's had D.J. Kennedy. Marquette had Jimmy Butler, St. John's had Dwight Hardy. Marquette opened the second half on a 7-0 run, St. John's answered back with a 9-0 lead that lasted the rest of the...

Dishware in Montgoris

Liam La Guerre, Staff Writer

February 1, 2011

Disposable paper plates, utensils and cups have taken the place of plastic dishware at Montgoris Dining Hall since last November when the dishwashing machine started experiencing frequent problems. The most recent problem the dish...

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...

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