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Great Athletes Need Great Athletic Training

Anthony Scianna, Staff Writer

October 1, 2014

Embracing the role of the unsung hero, St. John’s athletic training staff works behind the scenes to keep athletes at peak levels of fitness.   Assistant Athletics Director for sports medicine Ron Linfonte oversees...

Coach K Runs Boston Marathon One Year After Attacks

Christopher Brito, News Editor Emeritus

April 30, 2014

Softball coach Amy Kvilhaug stayed true to her desire of running the Boston Marathon, more than one year after two deadly bombings took place. With heightened security presence and heavy hearts, Kvilhaug said the atmosphere...

Bursar Saves Future From Behind A Desk

Briawnna Jones, Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2014

Solving problems is her thing, and Rhonda Brown does her “thing” well. When students get a chance to negotiate payment options or are granted work-study after filling out an appeal, it is usually a miracle orchestrated by Brown, an associate bursar in Student Financial Servic...

Flames of the Torch: A look back and a look ahead

Torch Editorial Board

March 20, 2013

In keeping with a somewhat odd Torch tradition, this is the last issue of the current editorial board. This doesn’t mean that it’s the last issue of the year, just that this issue spells the end of Editorial Board XC, and...

Flames of the Torch: STJ needs to get with the times

Torch Staff

February 13, 2013

It’s 2013. Same-sex marriage is legal in New York, as it is in eight other states and the District of Columbia. Openly gay and lesbian soldiers are now free to openly serve in the United States military. The LGBTQ community...

Flames of the Torch: Transparency in SGI, part III

Torch Staff

October 3, 2012

Three weeks after the Student Government, Inc. budget for the 2012/13 school year was voted on and approved in a public floor meeting, the Torch is still waiting to see it. We originally took the e-board at its word when President...

Jack’s Beginner’s guide to college hookups: good luck

August 29, 2012

You've broken up with your high school sweetheart, you’ve bought a liter of Ketel One from that liquor store that sometimes-but-not-always doesn’t card, you’re out with all of our new college friends, and all of you are...

Jill’s Beginner’s guide to college hookups: good luck

August 29, 2012

College hookups are probably the hardest thing to define. In general, there are some rules that you should follow when traversing the difficult roads of college parties, dating and committed relationships. Number 1: Don’t do ...

Flames of the Torch: May the odds be ever in your favor

August 29, 2012

The new St. John’s banners on Union Turnpike can mean only one thing — school is back in session, and the campus is buzzing with the fresh optimism that a new academic year brings. This year is an especially interesting...

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