The Torch

Review: “Goat” is electrifying

Reza Moreno, Features Editor

September 29, 2016

“I feel like I’m a p----.” “Maybe you should just quit.” “I can’t quit.” “Why not.”.... “Goat” depicts the dark side of Greek life. Whether people would like to admit it or not, most colleges...

“Snowden” falls short of its own lofty ambitions

David Rosario, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

Making films about the lives of complicated men isn’t exactly uncharted territory for director Oliver Stone. After chronicling former presidents John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon and George W.  Bush throughout the course of his ca...

Fresh food for a fresh outlook

Diana Colapietro, Photo Editor

January 27, 2016

Om. Om. Om. Om. When you think of dining at a local café, meditation may not be the first thing that comes to your mind (certainly not in the daily hustle and bustle of Queens). However, there is one particular place that...

Caribbean warmth amidst the NY cold

Livia Paula, Features Editor

January 27, 2016

Heading for a night-out in NYC sounds fun and exciting. I mean, let’s not forget that there are people from all over the country paying large amounts of money to spend only a few days here. Whether you are a native New Yorker...

Treat your sweet tooth at Levain Bakery

Lauren Eden, Staff Writer

December 2, 2015

The holidays are the perfect time to relax with your loved ones and to celebrate health and happiness. However, it’s also become a season where we pack on those extra pounds and put on our “winter coats.” You can either...

Amazon: The fresh prince

Cheyanne Gonzales, General Manager

November 18, 2015

Tired of having to commute to the grocery store every week and spend time trying to plan out a week worth of meals? Check out AmazonFresh and you can get same-day or next-day delivery. Amazon launched their home grocery delivery...

Take a tour where art meets modernity

Victoria Lohwasser, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

It’s hard to find a little peace and quiet in New York City, but the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) accomplishes it. With six levels of historic artwork covering the walls, it makes for a great day filled with travelling from floor...

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