The Torch

The Gotham Beat: Why You Should Be Nice to Telemarketers

Katie Morgan, Online Editor

September 19, 2011

I have had a lot of jobs in New York City. Rent is high, food is terribly expensive, and Con-Edison is a cruel mistress. I’ve been a writer, a waitress, a babysitter and a tutor – usually several at once. But perhaps the most...

Nike Affiliation Contradicts Vincentian Mission

Ramiro Funez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

The next time you sport your St. John’s athletic backpack or Red Storm cap, you might want to do some research on how the product was made. Currently, the University uses Nike products for sporting kits, fan apparel and uniforms...

Enter San Man: How to Use the First Ammendment Improperly

Bill San Antonio, Editor in Chief

September 19, 2011

On Sunday, most of us paid our respects to those who died in the World Trade Center attacks 10 years ago, either in spirit and prayer or in pilgrimage to ground zero for the heartfelt anniversary ceremonies. Some people, however,...

For One Day a Year, New Yorkers Unite

Katie Morgan, Online Editor

September 8, 2011

New York City is made of stories. Every person you pass, or bump into, or get in the way of has a story to tell. Some are happy, some sad. Some tell the stories of their childhood in a country far away from this island. Some...

September 11 and the loss of innocence

Bill San Antonio, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2011

I don’t know anyone who perished during the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. My parents didn’t work in the twin towers, nor did anyone in my family. I didn’t have friends whose parents worked at the World...

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