White-Out Game Brings Corsair Success

Staff Writer: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu UMass Dartmouth’s Corsairs ended with an impressive win over Western Connecticut’s Wolves at the White-Out Football game Friday night. Junior quarterback Dante Aviles-Santos completed a career-high six touchdowns, putting UMass Dartmouth’s football team at a whopping win of 48-21 over the Wolves.   With the Student Alumni Association hosting the first annual White Out, Friday’s game was ultra-spirited. There … Continue reading White-Out Game Brings Corsair Success

Ranking Every MLB Playoff Team’s World Series Chances

Staff Writer: Colton Almeida Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu As the 162-game Major League Baseball regular season comes to a close, the playoff picture is all but finalized. The playoffs are set to begin Friday, October 7th, with the best-of-3 wild card round matchups kicking off. Who is a serious contender and who is just happy to be in the dance? Time to rank every team’s realistic chances … Continue reading Ranking Every MLB Playoff Team’s World Series Chances

UMassD Sports Recap for the Week of 9/26-10/2

Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu Women’s Soccer Wednesday, September 28th – Rhode Island College (RIC) defeated UMass Dartmouth 2-1 at Cressy Field. The Corsairs scored the game’s first goal in the 23rd minute. Freshman defender #15 Jenny Kinnear scored and Graduate student forward #21 Kait Bernier assisted on the goal. Rhode Island College scored immediately in the 46th minute, tying the game 1-1 to … Continue reading UMassD Sports Recap for the Week of 9/26-10/2

Paramore’s Unscalpable Concert Tickets

Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu Music is something that people love. For some, it is vital to their everyday lives. But along with music comes concerts. Artists will drop a new album and then announce a tour to perform for their fans. However, when we see popular artists like Harry Styles, Metallica, and Luke Combs, we see prices at $300 being the cheapest and … Continue reading Paramore’s Unscalpable Concert Tickets

Consumer Price Index Report: March 2022, What The Data Means For You

Staff Writer: Julian Cassady jcassady@umassd.edu Imagine waking up in your dorm at midnight, stomach growling because you waited too long to get a meal before the dining hall closed. All you can think of is food, and you remember that there’s a vending machine in the common area with all of your favorite $2.00 candy bars. Stumbling out of bed, you absentmindedly grab two one-dollar … Continue reading Consumer Price Index Report: March 2022, What The Data Means For You

The Supreme Court Reverts Back to Trump-Era Clean Water Act Regulations Using a Shadow Docket

Staff Writer: Roxanne Hepburn rhepburn@umassd.edu On Wednesday, April 6th, 2022, in a 5-4 split, the Supreme Court employed a shadow docket to temporarily reinstated a Trump-Era environmental regulation limiting states’ power to enforce the Clean Water Act on large energy projects looking to fast-track their timelines. The basis of the Clean Water Act (CWA) was initially enacted in 1948 and was known as the Federal … Continue reading The Supreme Court Reverts Back to Trump-Era Clean Water Act Regulations Using a Shadow Docket

Zelenskyy: Servant of the People

Staff Writer: Carolyn Doremus cdoremus@umassd.edu Since the February 24th Russian invasion of Ukraine, people living across the globe have become much more aware of the Russo-Ukrainian War, and if they weren’t knowledgeable about the history between the two countries already, have been provided with more information through the news coverage. One name in particular that of course has become more commonly seen across the world … Continue reading Zelenskyy: Servant of the People

The Life or Death of the Dartmouth Indian

Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassdtorch If you’re a commuter student or had any reason to travel off campus in the last month, chances are you’ve noticed the green and white lawn signs saying to “Defend Dartmouth: Vote Yes April 5th” with the picture of a drawing on the side and no other caveat or explanation. Well, if you don’t keep track of local Dartmouth … Continue reading The Life or Death of the Dartmouth Indian

Chicken Grab

Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu *This article is written as a parody for the Torchure. Kentucky Fried Chicken has just announced a special promotion available in select locations, dubbed “Chicken Grab,” which will be available starting on April 1st, 2022. There will be a buffet-style table with various portions of its famously seasoned fried chicken available to customers in the seating area. KFC has … Continue reading Chicken Grab

Guess Who’s Back

Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassdtorch EDP445 has made his return to social media, despite every single person including your deity of choice not wanting him there. He was more of a niche YouTuber who did a mix of sports coverage, namely the Philadelphia Eagle football team, and more general vlogs reminiscent of a train wreck. Those who only watch mainstream sports media would recognize … Continue reading Guess Who’s Back