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Update on Nine St. John’s Fraternity Brothers Arrested

Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under News

The nine St. John’s students who were arrested in the fall stemming from an off-campus fraternity home invasion and theft incident have either had their records cleared or are in the process of doing so, a spokeswoman for Queens district attorney’s office said. Three of them no longer appear in...

Nine Arrested in Off-Campus Frat House Fallout

Nine Arrested in Off-Campus Frat House Fallout

Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor

October 3, 2018


Filed under Home Scroll, News

Nine St. John’s students have been arrested in relation to an early morning off-campus incident a week ago in which they are accused of stealing a fraternity’s Greek letters. All of the students face felony burglary charges, according to Queens Criminal Court records. If convicted, the minimum ...

Five Fewer Frats: Groups ‘Shocked’ By Loss of Status For School Year

Five Fewer Frats: Groups ‘Shocked’ By Loss of Status For School Year

Angelica Acevedo and Isabella Bruni

September 19, 2018


Filed under Home Scroll, News

Five St. John’s fraternities are no longer recognized on campus as of the start of the fall semester after they failed to meet the university’s accreditation requirements. Jodi Cox, executive director of Student Development and Engagement, confirmed to the Torch that the following fraternities...

Greek Life Is Not as Bad as You Think

Greek Life Is Not as Bad as You Think

Alexis Gaskin, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Here at St. John's, you can't go too far without seeing someone wearing Greek letters. Greek life is very prominent on campus, and with over 29 sororities and fraternities, it leaves a lasting impression on the University. Greek organizations have always been a topic of discussion in the form of scandal...

Eleventh annual Relay For Life breaks records

Eleventh annual Relay For Life breaks records

Elijah Angulo, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Home Scroll, News

Over 1,800 students and 115 organizations came together during this year's Relay For Life to collect funds in order to find a cure for cancer.

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