The Torch

Walk Outs: Gempesaw’s Town Hall Goes Awry

Walk Outs: Gempesaw’s Town Hall Goes Awry

Nick Bello, Assistant Photo Editor

February 14, 2018

First, half of the students walked out. Then, so did the president. The 85-minute town hall meeting last Thursday in which students spoke directly to administration — including University president Conrado “Bobby” Gempesaw — about race relations and diversity issues at St. John’s was fill...

Flames: The Importance of Making Students Feel Safe

Flames: The Importance of Making Students Feel Safe

October 25, 2017

In this week’s issue, we interviewed Denise Vencak, the new executive director for Public Safety. Vencak spoke in part about the measures Public Safety implements to create a secure environment for students, stating that she hopes they all feel safe when they are here. We are glad that this is a priority for our ...

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Denise Vencak