By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt Dunkin’ Donuts, or just Dunkin’ as they have rebranded themselves, released the “Beyond Meat Sausage” this month. Is it good? Should you care about it? As one of the Torch’s resident vegetarians, I feel like I can speak on this topic with some degree of authority. It was a wet and cold Sunday morning when I pulled up … Continue reading It’s food: Dunkin’ releases “beyond meat” sausage
By Opinion and Editorial editor James Mellen If you have been following this DNC primary cycle like have, then your brain has most likely been completely destroyed from the utter pointlessness of it all. There are 15 identical candidates, then there’s Bernie Sanders, Tulsi Gabbard, Marianne Williamson, and Andrew Yang. This is not to say that any of those four candidates are good, it is … Continue reading Why is the DNC so Cringy?
By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen My dad believes that if you read every seventh letter of the book of Revelations in the Bible, it actually predicts the holocaust. If you think that sounds insane, that’s because it is. However, growing up in such an environment has made me naturally more curious about conspiracy theories than other people. Currently, I suffer from a terminal … Continue reading On conspiracies,
By Staff Writer Eric Sousa Last week, JUUL released a statement of intent to pull all mint JUUL pods from the market. This was in response to newly released data from the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey. This prompt decision was heralded in before the FDA’s official ban on these ‘fun’ flavors that target underage clientele. This decision began to unfold with the 2019 National … Continue reading JUUL mint pods: Another type of pod you shouldn’t consume
By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez In an amazing start to their season, the Corsair women’s basketball team found two back-to-back wins against Bridgewater State and Southern Maine. Coming into this week’s events riding a three-game winning streak, UMassD had two very important, conference-relevant games lining the schedule. The first of which, slated for Tuesday, November 19th, against Bridgewater state, concluded with a final score of … Continue reading Women’s Basketball sweeps week in strong start
By Sports Editor Tom Griffin Minimizing mistakes led head coach Brian Baptiste and the Corsair men’s basketball team to a week of breaking even and a new record set for victories. With the Corsairs’ dismantling of the Southern Maine Huskies this past Saturday, Baptiste earned his 650th victory at the head coaching position. To start the week’s events, UMassD faced off against Tufts in a … Continue reading Head coach reaches career record as Corsairs steady the ship
By Sports Editor Tom Griffin Having previously thrived through their season opener, the waning Corsairs exchanged in-conference wins and losses with Salem State and Plymouth State, settling in between both teams in MASCAC standings. Having stumbled to 1-3, the Corsairs sought to rebound off of the struggling, winless Salem State Vikings. Rebound they did, suffocating the Vikings to the tune of seven unanswered goals and a … Continue reading Corsairs trade wins, develop MASCAC niche