The Torch

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,...

What Biden Means for the #MeToo Movement

Jeremy Mesias, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019

Joe Biden: America’s grandpa, former United States senator from Delaware and former Vice President to Barack Obama now finds himself batting accusations of “inappropriate touching” amidst speculation of launching a pres...

Controversial SGI Election Process Needs to Change

Nitin Basra, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2019

Imagine having the ability to vote in the United States presidential election at the ease of your fingertips. The amount of engagement would certainly increase but what else would we have to take into account?    For be...

Is Mullin to Blame for Struggles?

J.P. Devetori, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

After four seasons with the Red Storm and leading them their first March Madness appearance since 2015, Chris Mullin stepped down from his role as head coach of the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team on Tuesday, April 9. Mulli...

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