Student Government Association gets new senators and updates from committee members

By Editor-In-Chief Gabriella Barthe Student Government has been hard at work this semester to get traction in their endeavors. After reports of Technical Services’ rising costs and concerns over parking on campus, the Student Government Association has begun marching forward to address new topics.  Max Ciarlone (MassPirg) addressed his concerns regarding the MassPirg chapter at UMass Dartmouth during the October 7, 2019 open forum. During … Continue reading Student Government Association gets new senators and updates from committee members

Rising tech costs, parking issues, and the SGA meeting 

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe   Monday September 30, 2019 the Torch sat in on the SGA formal meeting in Library 206 to get insight on the goings on of our student leaders. In addition to the general Student Government officials was Technical Services Coordinator Scott Lynch with updates on an anticipated rise in costs for use of their spaces and employees.  Even with the rise of … Continue reading Rising tech costs, parking issues, and the SGA meeting 

A rough week for women’s volleyball

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe Starting off the school year for any one can be a stressful time, and it seems that is no exception for the women’s volleyball team this year. The team has a twenty-five match schedule for this season through October 31, three of which happened last weekend. Two home and one away game later, women’s volleyball is standing at a 0-5 season. … Continue reading A rough week for women’s volleyball

In Memoriam: Marc Lalosh

By Contributing Writer Gabriella Barthe. On February 17, 2019, 20 Cent Fiction Founder and UMass Dartmouth alumni unexpectedly passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth Massachusetts. Marc Lalosh, 43, was an English major during his undergraduate career at the University. He was born June 20, 1975 to Terry and Judy Lalosh in Cincinnati, Ohio and has lived in several states during his life. … Continue reading In Memoriam: Marc Lalosh

The results are in and no one is really surprised

By Contributing Writer Gabriella Barthe. Sunday night’s airing of the 91st Academy Awards left many feeling completely underwhelmed. After almost two months of anticipation to find out who this years winners will be, the Oscars just didn’t seem to hold up. Going into the 91st Academy Awards rumors circulated by John Mulaney himself left many hopeful that his character alongside Nick Crowle’s from “Oh Hello: … Continue reading The results are in and no one is really surprised

Read up on this semester’s Greek life news

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. With spring semester in full effect, Greek Life is out in droves holding their second rounds of recruitment for the year. All _ organizations are searching for their right fit in potential new members and you might be it! As far as Greek organizations go, the campus has a number of sororities: Alpha Sigma Tau, Delta Pi Omega, Mu Sigma … Continue reading Read up on this semester’s Greek life news

Are Academy Award nominations the best of the best or just the least hated?

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. 2018 was a big year in film. With superhero films holding the top two spots in worldwide gross profits, Avengers: Infinity War becoming the fourth movie to surpass the $2 billion milestone, the Marvel Cinematic Universe becoming the first film franchise to gross more than $15 billion, for the first time in history the month of February hit $1 billion … Continue reading Are Academy Award nominations the best of the best or just the least hated?