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...

A father’s fight for health and justice: 15th anniversary of 9/11

Caitlyn McAloon, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016

Fifteen years ago on Sept. 11, many people were going about their day as if it were any other. But it was on that September morning that everything changed when the United States came under attack. Sophomore Emily Thomas had just started preschool...

Good Cop, Bad Cop

Tommie Brown, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

It has become tragically repetitive in New York City to see headlines announce yet another incident where the NYPD goes head to head with its city’s civilians of color.  But what happens when the villain becomes the victim?...

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