UMass Dartmouth’s Folk Heroes

By SAWYER POLLITT  A&E Section Editor     Photo Credit: Zack Wedge  Cowboy boots and an Appalachian twang are an unusual sight here in New England. However, going against the grain of Southern Massachusetts is Jake Hunsinger and the Rock Bottom Band, and this past Saturday at the News Café in Pawtucket, RI, the yeehaw vibes were strong.  Beginning only with vocalist and guitarist Jake Hunsinger (English/History, 2020), the … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth’s Folk Heroes

“Bite your own Teeth” Poppy destroys in Boston

By A&E Editor Sawyer Pollitt “And opening tonight: Charlie Parker!” said two young men standing in the February cold on one Tuesday night. They were college-aged, dressed like they took Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop” as gospel, and they were the exact kind of people who would wait outside to see internet sensation turned metal musician, Poppy.   The ragtag line of concert-goers who stretched down the sidewalk and … Continue reading “Bite your own Teeth” Poppy destroys in Boston

Sustainable Movie Series presents the Bee Movie

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk Yes, you heard right, the Sustainable Movie Series presents The Bee Movie on Wednesday, February 19 at 6pm in library room 207.   The family favorite, meme making, movie, starring Jerry Seinfeld as a talking bee, certainly will not disappoint. If you want a good laugh or a fun break from your long day of homework, come join in the fun.  … Continue reading Sustainable Movie Series presents the Bee Movie

Viva la Vulva vivifies reproductive health

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce Last Thursday night at the University Club, the Center of Women, Gender, and Sexuality held ‘Viva La Vulva’ – a paint night to celebrate the diversity of the vulva. The Torch attended this event to learn, and also to paint! Andria DePillow lead the painting demonstration and Juli Parker provided information about vulva health. DePillow, a former student of UMass … Continue reading Viva la Vulva vivifies reproductive health

Rick and Morty season 4: Not the worst 

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen This is my Rick and Morty Season 4 premiere review. This episode was titled “Edge of ToMorty: (it’s like tomorrow if tomorrow was Morty) Rick Die Repeat”.        The episode revolves around Rick and Morty going to a foreign planet in an attempt to farm death crystals. Death crystals, for those unaware, are rocks that allow Morty to … Continue reading Rick and Morty season 4: Not the worst 

TCo’s Pride and Prejudice brings new life to play 

By Contributing writer Abigail Field  The UMass Dartmouth theater company, TCo, put on another showstopper over the past weekend in the form of Pride and Prejudice. The show, this time set in the 1920s, surprised the audience with its humor and wit, and, in many cases, had people laughing hysterically, which is not something often associated with Jane Austen pieces. This was due to both … Continue reading TCo’s Pride and Prejudice brings new life to play 

Podcast review: Crime Junkies 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  Allow me to start this off by clarifying that I am not a murderer. I have never murdered anyone and I would not like to. However, I have always had an interest in reading and watching documentaries about notorious serial killers and cold cases.    When classmate Lauren Talbot (Political Science/Sustainability, 2022) suggested the Crime Junkies: true crime podcast to me … Continue reading Podcast review: Crime Junkies