The Torch

Harrington’s Actions Show Lack of Caring

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus

May 1, 2013

I don’t think Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M. President of the University saw me as he left Newman Hall at precisely 4:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. I happened to be passing by when he walked out, strolled to the line of cars parked...

Board of Trustees breaks silence over Chang, Harrington and Wile

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor, Emeritus

April 10, 2013

The Board of Trustees, in an email to the University community on Tuesday, broke its silence about its ongoing in­vestigation in the wake of published re­ports detailing the roles of Rev. Donald J. Harrington and his chief of...

Harrington Releases Statement Amidst Investigation

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor

March 8, 2013

Under scrutiny for accepting gifts from deceased dean Cecilia Chang, Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University, released a statement in an email to the University community. In the statement, Harrington pleaded...

Wile Joins Harrington Under Scrutiny

Michael E. Cunniff and Nicole Valente, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

March 6, 2013

The fraud perpetuated by former dean Cecilia Chang continues to haunt the University, leading to the Board of Trustees retaining outside counsel in the wake of another published report that details more questionable expense reports. The...

Flames of the Torch: The Last Straw

Torch Editorial Board

March 6, 2013

If there’s something we’ve learned this year, it’s that you never know what’s coming next. As the bizarre Chang saga continues, we’ve come to learn way more than we ever expected to about Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M....

Report: Rev. Harrington, Robert Wile Deeply Embedded in Chang’s Gift-Giving

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

February 25, 2013

Deceased former St. John’s dean Cecilia Chang showered President Rev. Donald J. Harrington and his chief of staff, Robert Wile, with extravagant gifts supposedly paid by “unnamed donors,” when they were really being charged...

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