The Torch

Commencement Speaker: Cardinal Turkson

Isabella Bruni, Co-News Editor

April 12, 2017

In just a little over a month, on Sunday, May 21, seniors will bid St. John’s farewell, but not before taking in the last bit of advice given to them by a commencement speaker before they set off. The person delivering ...

St. John’s announces commencement speakers

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2016

St. John’s recently announced the speakers for the undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremonies on its website. The list of speakers boasts an array of celebrated leaders in various professional fields. Highlighting the li...

Petition to Remove Peter King Circulates

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

April 24, 2013

Since Rep. Peter King was named Queens campus commencement speaker on April 15, there has been a substantial amount of student backlash. A petition asking to replace King as speaker was created on April 16 by seniors Jonaki...

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