The Torch

Bitcoin and Blockchain: Revolution or Mania?

Kenneth Davis, Contributing Writer

March 21, 2018

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 o...

Milennial Think: The Cryptocurrency Craze

Steven Verdile, Design Editor

January 24, 2018

In a time when everything from media to education is shifting to digital platforms, it makes sense that digital currency is headlining daily news.  You’ve probably seen stories about bitcoin, the most popular cryptocurrency...

What SJU Students Should Know About Bitcoin

Kenneth Davis, Contributing Writer

December 6, 2017

Although Bitcoin is gaining widespread popularity, some St. John’s students said they do not understand how cryptocurrencies work. Sean Solorzano, a senior, said, "I don’t really know what it is, but I know that it co...

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