How to Prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu We are now over a year into the Covid-19 Pandemic and slowly but surely vaccines are being rolled out to the public. Getting vaccinated is doing your part to keep not only yourself safe but also those around you to get things headed in the right direction. So, if you are interested, what does getting a Covid-19 Vaccine look like … Continue reading How to Prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine

Why are we attracted to the colors we like?

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu We all know one of the classical questions someone asks when getting to know others is “What is your favorite color?”. Some, not all, take deeper interest in the answer to this question, as it shows insight into the other person’s likes and thought processes. For example, stereotypically pink is described to be a feminine color and people make assumptions … Continue reading Why are we attracted to the colors we like?

Lil Nas X Causing Headlines With Montero

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu Lil Nas X has released a music video for his song “Montero (Call me by your Name) on March 26th, 2021 and it has caused all different types of headlines. The music video shows him in different historical, religious, and mythological settings with his own provocative twist, and reviews go from praise to slander. Lil Nas represents as a gay … Continue reading Lil Nas X Causing Headlines With Montero

UMassD’s Student Focus Group is a step in the Right Direction

J Engels Staff Writer jengels@umassd.edu When I heard that  the UMD administration would be holding a student focus group, I was skeptical that it would not actually be a forum but another disappointing town hall where the Q & A portion was mere formality. I attended the focus group with low expectations- and I’m happy to report that they were surpassed.  It seems, at last, … Continue reading UMassD’s Student Focus Group is a step in the Right Direction

First Listen to Lana Del Rey’s, Chemtrails Over the Country Club

Shannen Marie Hansen Staff Writer shansen4@umassd.edu I will be writing about Lana Del Rey’s album for the next couple of weeks. Because it deserves the attention, as it will have so much of mine.I want to start in the middle. Just before the middle. Wild at Heart. I get the chills at the opening bars of the guitar. I start to hear things I recognize beyond … Continue reading First Listen to Lana Del Rey’s, Chemtrails Over the Country Club

UMD Senior Breaks Into Campus Store (Torchure)

Staff Writer: Sam TravisEmail: stravis1@umassd.edu During a time when hardly any students are on campus, it is not surprising to learn that there is never much excitement happening on UMD grounds. However, that all changed this week when a UMD senior broke into the campus store in the middle of the night, stealing up to $50,000 dollars of textbooks and campus merchandise. When campus workers … Continue reading UMD Senior Breaks Into Campus Store (Torchure)

Piffleditch: The Hottest New Sport (Torchure)

Staff Writer: Sam TravisEmail: stravis1@umassd.edu 2020 gave millions plenty of time to think and create new things for the world. One of them is none other than Piffleditch, which seems to be the hottest new sport of the century. Many people may be asking: what in the world is piffleditch? How is it played? Is the game as fun as it sounds? The answer is … Continue reading Piffleditch: The Hottest New Sport (Torchure)

If You Love ___ so Much, Why Don’t You Marry it?! (The Torchure)

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu We all have definitely heard the expression “If you love “x”, why don’t you marry it?!” when people get fussy and I’m going to have a fantastic time adding to the band wagon. I am cracking my knuckles, stretching out, and I’m gonna let you have it. Ready? If you love the gym so much, why don’t you marry it? … Continue reading If You Love ___ so Much, Why Don’t You Marry it?! (The Torchure)

Timothy Treadwell is a mentally ill icon <3 (The Torchure)

J Engels Staff Writer jengels@umassd.edu There’s some celebrities I hear about and I wonder, what’s the big deal? Why is everyone so obsessed with this average looking goon? More often than not, to me, celebrity worship feels like a pointless waste of life.  But there’s one celebrity I’ll make an exception for, one man whose reputation truly lives up to the hype: golden haired,  cherub … Continue reading Timothy Treadwell is a mentally ill icon ❤ (The Torchure)