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Report: ‘Catholic 7’ Will Take Big East Name

Matthew Wolfson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 6, 2013

The Catholic 7—the seven schools in the Big East that plan to break off and form their own conference—have planned to add two more universities, and keep the Big East name, according to ESPN. Butler University and Xavier...

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...

Catholic Schools Announce Big East Departure

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

December 15, 2012

The Big East’s seven Catholic schools have announced their decision to break away from the conference in a press release Saturday afternoon. The seven schools involved are St. John’s, DePaul, Georgetown, Marquette, Providence,...

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