Who are the Guerrilla Girls?

By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. Entering Women’s History Month with the daring group of feminist activist artists. Over fifty-five people have been members over the years, and their anonymity keeps the focus on the issues at hand. They wear guerrilla masks in public and use facts, humor, and extreme visuals to expose gender and ethic biases as well as corruption in politics, art, film and … Continue reading Who are the Guerrilla Girls?

Additional bins for organic waste come to campus

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk. Organic waste collection is coming to UMass Dartmouth! Ever wonder what happens with your scraps from Res? Are you ever uncertain about what to do with your apple cores or banana peels? The sustainability initiative on campus is taking on these questions with an additional bin for your organic waste. Organic composting is a natural process of recycling organic products … Continue reading Additional bins for organic waste come to campus

My Sister’s Keeper presents: Vagina Monologue auditions

By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. The Torch had the lovely opportunity to interview women’s and gender studies major, Black literature studies minor, and Rho Rhose senior Ayden Holliday. On Wednesday February 27, 2019, she hosted UMassD’s 2019 auditions for the Vagina Monologues. This is not a yearly production; however, it has been performed on campus before. The play was created with the hopes that women … Continue reading My Sister’s Keeper presents: Vagina Monologue auditions

Programs and services offered at the Writing and Reading Center

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. The Writing and Reading Center (WRC) offers a variety of resources for students seeking tutoring, help on papers, and exam preparation. However, the Center also offers lesser-known programs, such as the conversation partner program. “We pair an American English speaker to volunteer with an international student,” said Michael Helou ‘19, illustration, who has been tutoring at the WRC since his … Continue reading Programs and services offered at the Writing and Reading Center

Climate Café: Lets talk about weather

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk. Do you have questions, doubts or strong opinions about climate change but feel like you have no one to talk to? Well, you’re in luck, UMass Dartmouth has joined Mass Audubon in the Climate Cafe to answer to all your questions and listen to your opinions! Though considerably underrated, communication is one of the most important actions individuals can take … Continue reading Climate Café: Lets talk about weather

Fashion for a cause

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Friday March 1, a fashion show was brought to the UMass Dartmouth campus on behalf of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement. At approximately 6:30 PM, the Charlton College of Business building doors opened, welcoming guests into the main lobby for the cocktail reception. At about 7:15 PM, the fashion show began, “kicking off international Women’s Day featuring styles … Continue reading Fashion for a cause

Out with the old, in with the new

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. Most students are aware of the new housing units that are currently being built as a replacement for the freshman quad that is being used to this day. The ongoing question that’s going around campus is, “What should be done with the old first year buildings after the new ones are completed?” Current speculations are either a store of some … Continue reading Out with the old, in with the new