Alex & The People – Boys Will Be Boys

By A&E Editor Sawyer Pollitt Discovering new music is one of the few joys that can be found in the COVID-19 hellscape we are all collectively experiencing. Fortunately for me, new music often appears in my inbox! And thanks to Boston based indie rock band “Alex & The People”, not only did new music show up, but good music did as well. “Alex & The … Continue reading Alex & The People – Boys Will Be Boys

University addresses student account concerns

By Sawyer Pollitt Earlier this week, many UMass Dartmouth Students were alarmed to discover that their COIN account balance reported figures that were at times $1,200 higher than they were previously thought to be. This was found to be the result of an adjustment in the University Grant and Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship. For some students, this new balance resulted in a hold placed on their … Continue reading University addresses student account concerns

SAIL Office and Division of Student Affairs Announces Student Leadership Awards Nominations 

By GABRIELLA BARTHE  Editor-in-Chief    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 if you’re a Student Leader on campus, because the SAIL office and Division of Student Affairs is once again holding their annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet.   Each year, the joint team invites representatives from each organization to partake in a night of food, fun, and recognizing the hard work students put in … Continue reading SAIL Office and Division of Student Affairs Announces Student Leadership Awards Nominations 

Many Names, Many Students, 125 Years

By Nicole O’Connell noconnell@umassd.edu Contributing Writer  2020 is a momentous year for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth because it marks the 125th anniversary of the school.   125 years holds a lot of history, and UMass Dartmouth is prepared to celebrate.  Shannon Finning, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, is excited for this anniversary.   “This celebration affords UMass Dartmouth the opportunity to document the transformational impact the University – its students, alumni, faculty … Continue reading Many Names, Many Students, 125 Years

Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die in Helicopter Crash, World Loses a Role Model 

By Tom Griffin (tgriffin2@umassd.edu), Sports Editor    Kobe Bryant, the recently retired 20-year veteran of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, was tragically killed in a Helicopter Accident over the Californian city of Calabasas.  En route to coaching his 13-year-old daughter Gianna’s basketball game, Bryant, his daughter, two of her teammates, three parents of the teammates and an assistant coach passed away as the pilot lost the Californian hills in heavy … Continue reading Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die in Helicopter Crash, World Loses a Role Model 

Growing Defense Key in Chiefs’ Super Bowl LIV Win 

By Tom Griffin (tgriffin2@umassd.edu), Sports Editor    To put it simply: The Kansas City Chiefs instigated a 10-point fourth quarter comeback over the San Francisco 49ers to win their first Super Bowl in exactly fifty years. What this doesn’t explain is the growth in both team and coach that made their win a reality.  Historically, the Chiefs had been a team to always make it … Continue reading Growing Defense Key in Chiefs’ Super Bowl LIV Win 

The Ending of Bojack Horseman: “Why’s the main character a horse?”

By James Mellen  American cartoon “Bojack Horseman” came to an end recently, for many viewers this came with a variety of emotions, but for this viewer, it only came along with opinions and editorials. Bojack Horseman is kind of like a documentary about Bob Saget 20 years after Full House, if Bob Saget was an alcoholic horse who abused women. This article is kind of like me ranting about the ending of … Continue reading The Ending of Bojack Horseman: “Why’s the main character a horse?”

EXCAVATION: Layers of Meaning

By AIDAN GODDU  Contributing Writer  Photo: New Bedford Art Museum / Artworks!    On Thursday, February 13th, the New Bedford Art Museum Hosted one of its monthly AHA Nights.  AHA nights are free for the public to enjoy, and is one of free avenues for the new people to enjoy and experience the art on display at the New Bedford Art Museum / Artworks!.   There were multiple shows on exhibit on … Continue reading EXCAVATION: Layers of Meaning

University Grants: What we know so far

By Sawyer Pollitt A&E Section Editor Photo: UMass Dartmouth FOLLOW THE UMASS DARTMOUTH TORCH FOR BREAKING NEWS AND INFORMATION ON THIS ISSUE Brought to light at 4:59pm on April 12, by a post on the UMass Dartmouth Black Market, many UMass Dartmouth students were made aware for the first time that changes have been made to their Financial Aid awards as of April 10, 2020. … Continue reading University Grants: What we know so far