The Torch

SJU Reflects on the Pittsburgh Shooting

Isabella Bruni, Managing Editor

November 7, 2018

Members of the St. John’s community have spent the last week and a half speaking out against anti-Semitic violence following the shooting that killed 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue. “Anti-Semitism exists everywhere, in forms...

Nobel Prize Winner Speaks of Life Lessons to Students

Rakesh Singh, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Dr. Martin Chalfie delivered the 2018 Dr. Jaya Haldar Memorial Seminar, “GFP: Lighting Up Life,” in the D’Angelo Center, encouraging those in attendance to “ignore the people who say ‘this cannot be done.’” “Ma...

Home Depot CEO Kenneth Langone Speaks at SJU

Cara N. Yesko, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Esteemed billionaire, business magnate and philanthropist Kenneth Gerard Langone visited St. John’s on Oct. 17 as part of the Peter J. Tobin College of Business CEO Lecture Series. During this question and answer event, Lango...

New Sustainability Initiatives to Eliminate Plastic Usage

Alexis Gaskin, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

In its first year as an official committee under the Student Government Inc. constitution, the Sustainability Committee is working towards new initiatives, with an emphasis on reducing the use of plastic on campus. The chai...

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