The Torch

Man arrested for murder of SJU alumna Karina Vetrano

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor

February 9, 2017

Six months after the body of St. John’s alumna, Karina Vetrano, 30, was found in Spring Creek Park, her alleged murderer was arrested.   According to the Queens Chronicle, Vetrano was sexually assaulted and found strangl...

Flames of The Torch

September 7, 2016

While the beginning of the school year is generally an exciting time for St. John’s students, the start of this year has been a somber one. In the last month, tragedy has struck the St. John’s community three times.  Al...

University to hold mass for slain students

Suzanne Ciechalski, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2016

The University last week in an email announced that it would hold mass honoring the lives of Karina Vetrano and Arshell "Trey" Dennis III, who were killed earlier this summer. A separate mass will be held for each. The email,...

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