The Torch

Exclusive Activism: Is #MarchForOurLives for Minorities?

Kennisa L. Ragland, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

A thematically important question in a Liberation Theology course I took was in the form of a phrase: "for whom?" It possesses meaningful and directive implications. That being said, I'd like to attach it to the end of an is...

SJU to Hold Panel on Gun Violence Wednesday

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2018

St. John's will host a panel on gun violence at the Little Theatre Wednesday Jan. 24 from 7 to 9 PM. The event, held in collaboration with a local newspaper, the Queens Tribune, will feature five panelists and will be moderated...

St. John’s community reacts to recent gun violence

Ariana Ortiz, Contributing Writer

September 14, 2016

Students and faculty alike are mourning the recent deaths of St. John’s students Tiarah Poyau and Arshell Dennis, as well as alumna Karina Vetrano. Poyau, 22, a graduate student of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business, was ...

Guns don’t kill people, people kill people

Abhishek Joshi, Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

On Aug. 26, WDBJ7’s reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were gunned down in the middle of a live broadcast interview. The shooter was identified as former co-worker Bryce Williams. At the time of the shooting...

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