The Torch

Bitcoin and Blockchain: Revolution or Mania?

Kenneth Davis, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2018


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On Wednesday, March 14 Professor Gerald P. Dwyer of Clemson University visited St. John’s to give a lecture titled “Bitcoin and Blockchain: Revolution or Mania?” Dwyer earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago in 1979, and his recent research focuses on financial crisis, implicatio...

Caribbean Writers Lecture Series Presents: Yolanda Arroyo-Pizarro

Caribbean Writers Lecture Series Presents: Yolanda Arroyo-Pizarro

Angelica Acevedo, Managing Editor

March 14, 2018


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“Buenas tardes [Good afternoon],” Yolanda Arroyo-Pizarro, the keynote speaker for the Caribbean Writers Lecture Series at St. John’s University, said as she began her speech for the students, faculty, administration and other visitors from the New York City area. On Monday, March 12, an intimate group gathe...

Jane Elliott challenges students’ perceptions of race

Jane Elliott challenges students’ perceptions of race

Ariana Ortiz, Assistant News Editor

November 16, 2016


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Noted anti-racism activist and educator Jane Elliott spoke to a crowd of more than 400 students, according to Ebony Calvin, Associate Director of Campus Activities, at the Little Theatre as part of the University’s Academic Lecture Series on Nov. 7. The lecture was organized in collaboration with Student Developm...

Alan Schwarz talks ADHD

Alan Schwarz talks ADHD

Yves Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 26, 2016


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The New York Times journalist, Alan Schwarz, presented a lecture about his book, “ADHD Nation” in the Little Theatre on Oct. 24. The Little Theatre had 283 people attend Schwarz’s lecture. In his book, Schwarz uncovers the frequent misdiagnoses of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and...

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