Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to nip at your nose and the days get shorter, bringing about the laughter and cheer of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with that comes traditions that have been with families for years, making the day extra special. From gathering around the table to sharing in … Continue reading Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

Midterm Election Results

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. The midterm election on Tuesday went as predicted by nationwide statisticians. Republicans retained control of the senate with a 51 person majority. The Democrats gained control of the house with a 222 person majority. Democrats failed to gain governorship in key states like Georgia and Florida In preparation for the 2020 election. Elizabeth Warren maintained her senate seat; a … Continue reading Midterm Election Results

When evil enters our World, and how UMassD responds

By Staff Writer James Mellen III During morning Shabbat prayer hours on October 27 2018, Robert Gregory Bowers assaulted The Tree Of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in a mass shooting. The attack took the lives of eleven people and injured seven more. This was the most lethal attack on the Jewish community in American history. As the gunman entered the Synagogue, he was greeted by the door attendant. After being welcomed … Continue reading When evil enters our World, and how UMassD responds

Prof. Chuck Freilich analyzes and debates Israeli national security

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Israel’s national security is a touchy subject, so it is imperative there is an experienced point-of-view to analyze the situation to help people understand. Luckily, UMass Dartmouth received that when Prof. Chuck Freilich visited the campus to give a speech analyzing the topic. Freilich’s credentials include being Senior Analyst in the Israeli Ministry of Defense, policy adviser to a cabinet … Continue reading Prof. Chuck Freilich analyzes and debates Israeli national security

Local fall festivities to fawn over this season

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Fall is in full swing and November has arrived which means the holiday season is just around the corner from Thanksgiving, to Christmas, and before we know, it’s the new year. With that, comes local happenings that make for fun family and friend outings. There is never a dull moment in New England, there are so many fall events happening … Continue reading Local fall festivities to fawn over this season

Religious and Spiritual Life on campus

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. This past week, The Torch staff met with The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life staff here on campus to discuss the religious groups offered at UMassD. The ministries held on campus are Catholic, Protestant and Hindu, both serving support for faculty and staff members, in addition to UMassD students. The Catholic Campus ministry holds mass for students on Sunday, … Continue reading Religious and Spiritual Life on campus

UMassD hosts Wheel of Fortune

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Tuesday October 23, UMassD held an event in the setup similar to a game show. Students in the audience retired their notebooks to become contestants for the night. Competing head to head, audience members battled to be picked as the most enthusiastic for a chance to spin the wheel. Each contestant was given one question, and if answered correctly, … Continue reading UMassD hosts Wheel of Fortune