The Torch

Samantha DeNinno
Samantha DeNinno is a sophomore history major with a minor in Spanish. She started working at the Torch last fall as a copyeditor and staff writer before becoming the Assistant Entertainment Editor in the spring semester. This year, she hopes to capture the essence of St. John’s University and current world culture with more in-depth pieces, in both the print and online pages, through the use of increased participation from students, writers and faculty.

Have any questions? Email Sam at [email protected] 

Samantha DeNinno, Culture Editor

Oct 31, 2019
“Fight Club” 20th Anniversary: We Look Back at its Impact on the Conversation Surrounding Masculinity and How It Reverberates Today (Story)
May 31, 2019
Tribeca Film Festival Presents “A Day in the Life of America” (Story)
May 01, 2019
Shared Shelves: Dr. Amy Gansell –– Art History (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
Curated Collections: Earth Day Documentary Picks (Story)
Apr 17, 2019
2019 D’Angelo Chair Discusses Intertwined Histories of Jewish and Irish Immigrants in America (Story)
Apr 03, 2019
“Broad City:” Goodbye to One of TV’s Best Friendships (Story)
Mar 27, 2019
Activists Tell Accounts of Human Trafficking (Story)
Feb 27, 2019
Female-Directed Films of 2018 (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
Top Films of 2018 (Story)
Jan 30, 2019
“I Am the Night”: Bright Lights and Shadows (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
Celebrating Culture and History at Epsilon Kappa’s Christmas Party (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
This Season at the Met Opera: “La Bohème” (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
“I Took a Walk Through this Beautiful World” (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Entertainment to Culture: What’s Next? (Story)
Oct 17, 2018
“Bad Times at El Royale:” Good Times at the El Royale (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Mold Prompts Student Concerns, Complaints (Story)
Oct 03, 2018
NEW YORK’s BEATING HEART Marjorie Eliot’s Parlor Jazz in Harlem (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Coffee Conversations: Photographer Madeline Mancini (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Tanzania Transit” (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Jellyfish” (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Phantom Cowboys” (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Tribeca Film Festival Announcement (Story)
Apr 18, 2018
Coffee Conversation: Zoe Golden-Johnson on Influences, Nature and Emotion in Photography (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Support for Women Behind the Camera (Story)
Mar 21, 2018
Weekly Rewind – “Frida” (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
“A Wrinkle in Time:” Mixed Reviews (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Lincoln Center’s “Rendezvous with French Cinema: “Ava” (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Lincoln Center’s “Rendezvous with French Cinema”: “See You Up There” (Story)
Mar 10, 2018
Lincoln Center’s “Rendezvous with French Cinema”: “A Paris Education” (Story)
Mar 03, 2018
Samantha’s Top 10 Films of 2017 (Story)
Feb 14, 2018
Weekly Rewind: “Fahrenheit 451” (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Weekly Rewind: “Memento” (2001) (Story)
Jan 31, 2018
Panelists Dissect the Second Amendment (Story)
Dec 06, 2017
New Flix on Netflix: Mudbound (Story)
Nov 27, 2017
Comedy Night to Remember (Story)
Nov 15, 2017
The Inspirational “Persepolis” Screens for Students (Story)
Nov 08, 2017
Kanopy: SJU’s Best-Kept Secret (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
What’s Poppin: “The Florida Project” (Story)
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