The Torch

“Our kids”

Fr. Patrick Griffin, C.M., Special to the Torch

September 28, 2016

For the second time this month, I have felt compelled to write something for the Torch which highlights an author who has spoken on our campus. Previously, I spoke of Wes Moore’s book “The Other Wes Moore” and the way...

University to celebrate extended Founder’s Week

Talia Tirella, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 15, 2015

Founder’s Week at St. John’s traditionally lasts a week, but this year the calendar of events will be extended to two weeks due in part to Pope Francis’ visit to the States. One of the main events is a lecture by Bryan...

Grandin’s visit inspires students

Christopher Brito, News Editor

October 2, 2013

Famed animal welfare activist Temple Grandin, PhD. spoke to over 1,250 students, administrators and faculty in Carnesecca Arena on Wednesday about her experience with autism, as part of 2013 Founder’s Week. Her lecture, titled...

Service Day completes Founder’s Week

St. John's faculty and students gather on University Service Day.

Joyce Jun, Contributing Writer

October 2, 2013

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