By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. This past week, the UMass Dartmouth men’s basketball team won two of their three contests by pulling off a pair of tight wins over Roger Williams and Southern Maine. On Sunday, November 25th, the Corsairs traveled to Bristol, Rhode Island to take on the Roger Williams University Hawks. UMass Dartmouth was coming off of back-to-back wins against Clark University and … Continue reading Men’s basketball grabs a pair of wins over Roger Williams and Southern Maine
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Earlier this month, NBA teams released their City Edition jerseys, which teams will wear as one of their four uniforms throughout the rest of the season. 2018 represents the second year that the flashy unis have hit the courts, as their inception coincides with when Nike began their contract with the NBA in 2017-2018 to act as their official jersey provider. The … Continue reading NBA City Edition Jerseys: The Best and the Worst
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. One great hypothetical question in sports is whether or not the best college team could beat the worst professional team in any given year. It is often contended that Alabama’s football team, which are usually dominant and stacked with future NFL players, could beat the Cleveland Browns or another NFL team that is exceptionally bad. While this year’s Alabama football team may not be able to beat … Continue reading This year’s Duke basketball team could beat the Cleveland Cavaliers
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. The UMass Dartmouth men’s basketball team kicked off their season last Saturday with a trip to Waltham, MA to take on Brandeis University. Brandeis came out the gates swinging in this one and quickly jumped to a 17-4 lead, just over 6 minutes into the contest. The Judges received a nice chunk of their offense in the first half from … Continue reading Men’s basketball drops season opener to Brandeis in narrow loss
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. This past week, one of the deadliest commercial plane crashes in years occurred when Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea off of the coast of Indonesia, killing all 189 on board. Just minutes into their flight to Pangkal Pinang, the flight crew asked for permission to turn back towards the Indonesian capital of Jakarta after experiencing some … Continue reading Those things are just “plane”scary
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Boston. The City of Champions. Titletown. Call us what you will, but Boston is hands-down the greatest sports city in the country. In the waning days of October, the Red Sox beat the Dodgers in five games to capture their 4th World Series title in the past 15 years. The Sox won a club record 108 games during the regular season, and were clearly the best team in … Continue reading We celebrated, Boston. Now let’s go win another
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Earlier this month, Rachel McKinnon, a transgender woman from Canada, won the UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Los Angeles. While the silver medalist, Carolien Van Herrikhuyzen of the Netherlands congratulated McKinnon on her win, the bronze medalist, Jennifer Wagner of the U.S. was less enthusiastic for her. Wagner promptly took to Twitter following the race and aired her … Continue reading Unfair advantage or rightful inclusion?
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Domino’s and other private companies, such as Uber and Lyft, are beginning to creep over into the public sphere with some of their recent projects. Domino’s, a titan of chain pizzerias, has recently launched their new Paving for Pizza campaign, which seeks to alleviate neglected town roads of their potholes. Domino’s claims they are doing this out of their devotion … Continue reading Private companies are stepping in to aid our dysfunctional government
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. Freshman running back Devante Greaves rushed for a whopping 237 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead UMass Dartmouth to a 41-27 victory over conference opponent Worcester State on Saturday afternoon at Cressy Field. It was homecoming weekend, and a big game for the Corsairs, who with the win improved to 4-3 on the season and 3-2 in Massachusetts State … Continue reading Greaves leads UMass Dartmouth football to 41-27 win over Worcester State
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. This past week, The Torch stopped by the Multiliteracy & Communication Center (MCC), a brand new service on campus available to all UMass Dartmouth students and faculty. The MCC is located in LARTS 219, where the Writing and Reading Center previously was. Although we were unable to speak with Elisabeth Buck, the director of the Center, we were able to … Continue reading What can the MCC do for UMassD students?