UMassD welcomes newly appointed CVPA Dean

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. A. Lawrence Jenkens has been appointed as Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA). The decision was announced on February 27. Jenkens currently serves as the Interim Dean of the CVPA at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. He was the Acting Dean, Associate Dean, and Department Head of the same school, which is largely a part … Continue reading UMassD welcomes newly appointed CVPA Dean

UMass Foundation hosts second ‘Speaker Series’

By Staff Writer Zach Lunghi. The UMass Foundation hosted two faculty speaker events in Florida this past spring break, one in Palm Beach on the 13 of March and one in Naples on the 14 of March. Over one hundred-seventy-five alumni and friends were in attendance for the programs. This is the second faculty speaker series for the foundation as they’ve hosted its initial Speaker … Continue reading UMass Foundation hosts second ‘Speaker Series’

Hillel brings the party to Purim

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. As the only Jewish student organization on campus, Hillel has a goal to bring Jewish culture to the UMass Dartmouth community. Isaiah Weidmann, president of Hillel’s UMass Dartmouth chapter, spoke with The Torch on how the group does that with events such as their annual Purim party that was hosted on March 18. Sitting at an orange table near the … Continue reading Hillel brings the party to Purim

Spring welcomes the re-awakening of bike share

By Contributing Writer Mark Yanni. As buds fill the trees and flowers start to shoot up from the ground, the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth will see the re-awakening of the VeoRide bike share program that began last fall. You’ll see a gradual and visible increase in the number of bikes on campus as VeoRide’s team re-deploys many of the bikes that have been in … Continue reading Spring welcomes the re-awakening of bike share

As Democrats Pile in, Yang holds tight on automation

By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. Andrew Yang is a tech entrepreneur with a big goal; he wants to be President of the United States. Yang started out at Brown University where he earned a degree in economics. He then followed that up with a law degree from Columbia Law School. In keeping with his impressive education, he worked a test-prep company to help students hone … Continue reading As Democrats Pile in, Yang holds tight on automation

Google unveils next-gen gaming platform at GDC

By Assistant Editor-in-Chief Sebastian Moronta Blanco. Google has entered the gaming sphere with a next-generation platform unlike any gaming console currently on the market. During their press conference on Tuesday at the annual Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, the tech giant revealed an ambitious plan to use Chrome and YouTube as tent poles for a mobile, synchronous gaming experience across multiple devices. Google … Continue reading Google unveils next-gen gaming platform at GDC