The Torch

Harrington’s Actions Show Lack of Caring

Michael E. Cunniff, Editor-in-Chief, Emeritus

May 1, 2013

I don’t think Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M. President of the University saw me as he left Newman Hall at precisely 4:45 p.m. Monday afternoon. I happened to be passing by when he walked out, strolled to the line of cars parked...

King Decision is Latest Administrative Miscue

Nicole Valente, Managing Editor, Emeritus

April 24, 2013

It’s not a stretch to say that I haven’t been too impressed with the University’s administration this year. My roommates can attest that I have had my fair share of “I really hate this school” moments over the years....

Adminstrators quiet on Rev. Harrington situation

Christopher Brito, News Editor

April 16, 2013

The University held an organizational congress meeting on Monday, where administrators came to field questions from students without mentioning the ongoing issues regarding Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University. After...

Board of Trustees breaks silence over Chang, Harrington and Wile

Anthony O'Reilly, News Editor, Emeritus

April 10, 2013

The Board of Trustees, in an email to the University community on Tuesday, broke its silence about its ongoing in­vestigation in the wake of published re­ports detailing the roles of Rev. Donald J. Harrington and his chief of...

Harrington staying silent as Trustees continue investigation

Michael E. Cunniff and Nicole Valente, Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor

March 13, 2013

Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University looked at ease Saturday at the men’s basketball team’s game at Madison Square Garden, fist-bumping with athletics officials as rumors swirled about his job security. Facing...

Students upset with misuse of tuition

Anthony O'Reilly and Kieran Lynch, News Editor and Features Editor

March 13, 2013

Students have been up in arms recently about reports of Robert Wile, chief of staff to Rev. Donald J. Harrington, C.M., President of the University, receiving $350,000 in reportedly interest-free loans during his tenure at St....

Robert Wile’s Wild Ride

Shannon Luibrand, Assistant Features Editor

March 13, 2013

Rob Wile walked off the pitch during the 1996 NCAA soccer championship game with tears welling in his eyes. What should have been his moment of glory quickly turned into a moment of despair for the then-sophomore defender’s...

Tenured professors speak out against Wile allegations

Peter Long and Anthony O'Reilly

March 13, 2013

Faculty members who spoke to the Torch – most on the condition of anonymity – say they are frustrated by the allegations published in New York Magazine of the misuse of University funds that could have been used to further...

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