The Torch

Faculty Still in Search of Transparency

Mitchell Petit-Frere, Managing Editor

May 8, 2013

Rev. Donald J. Harrington’s decision to retire as President of the University has not diminished the University faculty’s pursuit for transparency concerning the Board of Trustees’ ongoing investigation involving the roles...

Goodbye to an Unknown Man

Nicole Valente, Managing Editor, Emeritus

May 8, 2013

If three years ago, as I was finishing my first year at St. John’s, someone had told me that two weeks before graduation I would be awoken from an afternoon nap by a call asking if I’d heard that Rev. Donald J. Harrington,...

Letter to The Editor

Student Government Inc.

May 8, 2013

Student Government, Inc. would like to thank Fr. Harrington for his continuous support throughout his tenure at St. John’s. As University President, Fr. Harrington has been an integral asset to faculty, staff, administration,...

King Decision is Latest Administrative Miscue

Nicole Valente, Managing Editor, Emeritus

April 24, 2013

It’s not a stretch to say that I haven’t been too impressed with the University’s administration this year. My roommates can attest that I have had my fair share of “I really hate this school” moments over the years....

Harrington Motion Postponed by University Senate

Shannon Luibrand, Features Editor

April 24, 2013

A motion recommending that the Board of Trustees publicly release the results of its investigation involving Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University, before May 6 was tabled at the most recent University Senate...

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....

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