The Torch

#hotgirlsummer to #hotgirlsemester

Christa Calabretta, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Ladies, I hope you all had a true Hot Girl Summer. If you don’t know what Hot Girl Summer is… let me explain. It’s a song by Megan Thee Stallion that is meant to empower women. The song really enforces that women should live...

Presidential Candidates Sanders Andy Yang Demonstrate: Why Political Outsiders Shouldn’t be Left Out

Jeremy Mesias, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Coming from all different walks of life and highlighting ideas from across the political spectrum, this historically large class of Democrats running for president celebrates diversity. However, while each contender brings som...

Wake up by the noise or killed by the bullet(s)!

Rovena Grishaj, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

Coming from Europe where mass shootings are not well-known has made me think and reflect on the reasons that would push someone to commit that kind of act. I am always trying to understand someone’s urge to kill as many people as ...

Flames of the Torch: What We Did This Summer

Torch Eboard

September 11, 2019

While the entire campus has gotten a facelift over the summer, to the editors of the Torch, our section of the campus was severely neglected. If you didn’t know, the Torch office is located in the basement of O’Connor Hall...

Flames of the Torch: End of the Year

Torch Eboard

May 1, 2019

With the end of the year quickly approaching, we, as the St. John’s community, must reflect on the changes and improvements made over the course of the 2018-2019 school year. Each new year comes with its own struggles, losses,...

Sanders’ Prisoner Voting Rights Ideas May Benefit Our Democracy

Shaolin Barid, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

On Monday April 22, CNN hosted several presidential candidates in a town hall. It included 2020 presidential candidate frontrunner Bernie Sanders, who has given a powerful, yet controversial stance on granting incarcerated indivi...

2020 Predictions: Biden is the Frontrunner

J.P. Devetori, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

A year and a half away from the 2020 presidential election, the campaigns of many candidates are well under way. Since January, many Democrats have  announced their candidacy for President. Candidates include: Joe Biden, Pete Buttig...

2020 Predictions: Sanders Can Beat Trump

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

At the beginning of the year, there was a lot of speculation about  teh amount of candidates there will be for the 2020 Presidential Election. So far, there are 21 candidates running in the   Democratic party. After the last election,...

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