So Many Old (White) Men: The Struggle of New-Age Climate Activism

By Staff Writer Busola Awobode bawobode@umassd.edu Currently, we are surrounded by predominantly white, male world leaders well beyond the prime of their lives. The average age of world leaders has increased since 1945 with a large percentage of them being above the age of 60, some even as old as 80. The exception would be select European countries who have younger, sometimes female leaders like … Continue reading So Many Old (White) Men: The Struggle of New-Age Climate Activism

Career Center to Hold Graduate and Professional School Fair

Career Center to Hold Graduate and Professional Schools Fair By Staff Writer Busola Awobode bawobode@umassdtorch For anyone interested in any form of graduate or professional schooling or just curious about what it entails, the 2021 Graduate and Professional Schools fair is the place to be. On Monday November 8 representatives from various graduate and professional schools, such as Roger Williams University School of Law, Suffolk … Continue reading Career Center to Hold Graduate and Professional School Fair

The Power Behind An Ant’s Bite

The Power Behind an Ant’s Bite By Busola Awobode bawobode@umassd.edu Any person who has ever had the misfortune of being bitten or stung by an ant, a spider, or any such arthropods would know how painful it can be. These insects can latch on fiercely and oftentimes it’s impossible to shake them off. It is almost unbelievable how such small insects can pierce and cut … Continue reading The Power Behind An Ant’s Bite

Acknowledging Our Roots, An In-Depth Look at Local Indigenous People’s Historical Past

(wikitravel.org) Staff Writer: Roxanne Hepburn [rhepburn@umassd.edu] As Indigenous People’s Day occurred recently, on October 11th, it reminded me to acknowledge my small-town roots and do further research on my own hometown’s local Native American history. Massachusetts is an area rich in Native American history, and the town I grew up in, Wrentham, is specifically known for its ties to complex colonial-Native American relations.  When founded, … Continue reading Acknowledging Our Roots, An In-Depth Look at Local Indigenous People’s Historical Past

The Rise of EDM in Mainstream Media

By Staff Writer Roxy Hepburn [rhepburn@umassd.edu] EDM, or electronic dance music, is a genre that has mostly sat on the sidelines of popular culture. However, has social media changed that? As new social media and gaming platforms take over the lives of millions of people, music trends are evolving to fit their new needs.  EDM is an ever-expanding field of music with countless subgenres to … Continue reading The Rise of EDM in Mainstream Media

Attendance Soars at In-Person Annual Finance and Accounting Job Fair

By Contributing Writer Sarah Camara [scamara1@umassdtorch As labor shortages spark conversation across the country, there was no shortage of Charlton  College of Business students seeking employment during the annual Accounting and Finance  Internship Fair held on September 22 in the Library Grand Reading Room.  Twelve employers and 76 students attended, a huge uptick from last year’s virtual fair which  hosted only 37 students and nine … Continue reading Attendance Soars at In-Person Annual Finance and Accounting Job Fair

UMass Dartmouth Guest Phases

By Contributing Writer Chris Fragale [cfragale@umassdtorch On September 15, 2021, Dartmouth Residential Life announced phase two for campus dorms, which will allow residential students to have one person from the same dorm in your room. Social distancing and face coverings are still required for these guests who you choose to come into your space. In upper-classman apartments, all roommates must agree to have the person … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth Guest Phases

The University Presents: Norman Ives

By Contributing Writer: Bianca Cabral [bcabral7@umassd.edu] On Thursday, September 23, the College of Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth hosted the opening of the “Norman Ives: Constructions and Reconstructions” art exhibit, from 5 to 7pm, that was open to the public in the CVPA gallery.  Professor Janet Fairbairn, a member of the gallery committee and lecturer of graphic design at Umass Dartmouth, organized … Continue reading The University Presents: Norman Ives