The Torch

Voter ID laws the real fraud here

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

October 3, 2012

We as Americans often hear about “wars” that take place domestically.  Media pundits often spin these ideas of people’s rights and beliefs as being trampled in order to help create a sense of outrage. People will put...

Jack and Jill: Romance: What is it, and who does it better?

September 28, 2012

Jack Romance in America is dead. And women killed it. There’s nothing better to me than a dinner by candlelight, and a long walk in the park, hand in hand with my lady. Nothing at all. I’d love nothing more than to bri...

Flames of The Torch: Is there anything we won’t do?

Torch Editorial Board

September 28, 2012

We’re not sure what to make of the latest attempt by the University to increase its profile. In case you missed our cover, a student in a Johnny Thunderbird is going to rappel down a 34-story building on the “Today Show”...

Flames of The Torch: Transparency in SGI, part II

Torch Editorial Board

September 28, 2012

Two weeks have passed since Student Government, Inc. unanimously passed its $1.14 million budget for the 2012/13 school year, and we at the Torch are still in the dark about what it contains. For the last two weeks, our inquiries...

Romney’s Comments Reveal Much

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2012

What do you call a family of five who makes a combined income of $50,000, maybe with one or even both parents working two jobs to make ends meet? I call that family typical, hardworking Americans — the people to which Kix...

Falling in Love with New York

Rebecca Brown, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2012

My suitemates were just moving into the dorms and already, I couldn’t wait to get out. I had been here a week already and hadn’t done the one thing that I had come to America to do. I needed to go and see Manhattan with...

Great Day for Flag Football

Nicole Valente, Managing Editor

September 28, 2012

Nothing makes me feel more nostalgic than thinking of the previous three falls that I have spent on DaSilva Field - rain or shine, hot or cold, win or loss. On Thursday, I had the first game of my final season of flag football....

Flames of the Torch: Transparency in SGI

September 12, 2012

We planned on using this space to give a brief analysis of Student Government, Inc.’s budget that passed on Monday. Unfortunately, due to a bit of bureaucratic red tape and an aversion to healthy debate (something that we’ve...

A jarring confession

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2012

I came to a sobering realization this Sunday. I was sitting half-awake on my couch in the afternoon, after not sleeping much the night before (I wish staying out late at some wild college party was the reason, but it wasn’t....

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