The Torch

“Call Me by Your Name” Isn’t Helping LGBT Relationships

Ariana Ortiz, Features Editor

March 14, 2018

Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me by Your Name,” is a visually rich movie about a fraught, delicate romance between two men. The film unfolds in the northern Italian countryside throughout the summer of 1983, and has garnered many ...

A greater meaning behind “The Greatest”

Isabella Bruni, Chief Copy Editor

September 15, 2016

Sia’s music videos are always visually stunning, intriguing and hold a deeper meaning in her process of storytelling. Along with her haunting vocals, powerful lyrics and unique choreography, her lyricism is strongest in new...

College Dems to Talk GSA with Admin

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor

March 6, 2013

Members of the University chapter of the College Democrats are preparing to meet with administrators in hopes of convincing them to create a student-run gay-straight alliance on campus. The upcoming meeting comes on the heels...

SGI Prez says LGBTQ Org ‘Possible,’ then Recants

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2013

The president of Student Government, Inc. Tuesday opened the door, albeit temporarily, to a student-run gay-straight alliance on campus, telling the Torch that “anything’s possible” when it comes to an LGBTQ organization...

Students, Admins at Odds Over GSA

Kieran Lynch, Features Editor

February 13, 2013

Gay rights advocates won a symbolic victory when Notre Dame announced in December the approval of a student-run, university-funded LGBTQ organization on campus starting this semester. Many in the St. John’s LGBTQ community...

Flames of the Torch: STJ needs to get with the times

Torch Staff

February 13, 2013

It’s 2013. Same-sex marriage is legal in New York, as it is in eight other states and the District of Columbia. Openly gay and lesbian soldiers are now free to openly serve in the United States military. The LGBTQ community...

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