By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer Stephen King’s IT (2017), directed by Andres Muschietti is a riveting thrill ride that keeps you glued to the front of your seat. IT certainly has its fair share of jump scares, as does every horror movie. However, Bill Skarsgard puts on an amazing performance as the main villain, Pennywise the Dancing Clown that made every scene he was in horrifying. … Continue reading Have you seen IT?
By Jonathan Perreira, Staff Writer Many CVPA students are familiar with taking the Loop to-and-from the Star Store Campus in New Bedford. The Star Store offers a beautiful but moderately sized museum of art pieces on its main floor. But if you’re looking for a larger experience to consume some art, consider taking a quick walk from the Star Store to the New Bedford Art … Continue reading What’s new at the New Bedford Art Museum?
By Jonathan Perreira, Staff Writer Heathers is a classic film, a black comedy cast from high school drama, and it’s finally coming down to UMass Dartmouth. On Monday, September 11, 20 Cent Fiction, one of the two theater companies based out of the school, held auditions to cast the right actresses and actors for the excellent musical adaptation. The story is a musical version of … Continue reading Cult classic Heathers coming to UMassD
By Sebastian Moronta, Staff Writer The 69th annual primetime Emmy awards aired on Sunday, September 17 on CBS, hosted by Stephen Colbert. The late-night talk-show host is known for lambasting and lampooning the president on a nightly basis, and brought some of that energy to the biggest night in television. Among the winners were Emmy-regulars such as Saturday Night Live and HBO’s Veep, earning Julia … Continue reading 69th Primetime Emmy awards gets political
By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Tired of the same three day old pizza sitting in your dorm room? It might be time to hit the road and explore an old fan favorite restaurant that is right next door! Not Your Average Joe’s, in Dartmouth is the original restaurant out of the 24 locations nationwide. Created and founded by Stephen Silverstein 23 years ago the restaurant … Continue reading Not Your Average Joe’s is an above average establishment
By Jonathan Perreira, Staff Writer Have you ever wondered why The Torch looks so good? The reason for our perfectly-crafted aesthetic is our team of graphic designers who work long and hard to make it easy on your eyes. One of these team members is an essential part of a UMASS Dartmouth organization: The Graphic Design Club. If you’ve ever been interested in our design … Continue reading Warning: This article contains Graphic Design (Club)
By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer In the world of football, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots recently spoke out in support of former 49ers player Colin Kaepernick. Kaepernick who has recently been unable to find a team willing to sign him after dropping his contract in order to become a free agent after last season. According to CBS Sports, Brady plainly supported Kaepernick, saying, … Continue reading Kaepernick somehow still relevant
By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer After a fantastic win over the Westfield State Owls, the men of Corsairs football could not recreate the same magic from last game as they had their toughest loss of the season against the Panthers of Plymouth State. In what seemed to be an opportunity to start rolling after a big win, it quickly turned into a nightmare early on … Continue reading Panthers pound ‘Sairs
By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer It’s been a tough few seasons for the Boston Bruins. After a stretch of dominance preceding from their 2011 Stanley Cup victory until 2015, the Bruins have been toeing the line of qualifying for the playoffs. They barely missed the playoffs for two consecutive seasons after being bounced in the 2014-15 season. Finally, last season, the Bruins managed to squeak … Continue reading Bruins use young fire-power, veteran presence to prepare for upcoming season
By Zack Downing, Staff Writer Both the women’s and men’s Corsairs cross-country teams headed up to Boston on Saturday to compete in the 49th annual Codfish Bowl Cross Country Meet in Franklin Park. Despite the rainy, windy conditions from the edge of Hurricane Jose, the competitors powered through and put up impressive times. UMass Dartmouth had six men in for the race out of 119 … Continue reading Cross-country Corsairs crack the top 20 in Boston