Dining services awarded half million-dollar grant 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce This past year, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Northeastern University, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, and Eastern Connecticut State University have all been awarded two grants of $250,000 to increase sustainability in our on campus dining! The Kendall Foundation who awarded this large sum of money to us is trying to get more campuses involved in a sustainable way to look at food. The … Continue reading Dining services awarded half million-dollar grant 

InsideOut explores femininity and gender politics at star store 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  This past week the Torch met with Viera Levitt, the schools Gallery Director. She is a very busy woman as she curates the galleries for both CVPA and the star store in New Bedford.   When the Torch sat down with Levitt she was at the star store setting up for a very cool exhibition that opened Sep 20, this is … Continue reading InsideOut explores femininity and gender politics at star store 

Saudi Arabia oil conflict

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce Unfortunately, conflict in the Middle East continues into the last few weeks when a drone-lead missile hit a Saudi Arabian oil production plant. This had serious repercussions in ME-US relations.  The United States is Saudi’s military ally so they expect us to help when there is a need for military aid. Yet, since Saudi government officials are keen on blaming … Continue reading Saudi Arabia oil conflict

“I’m in pierogi paradise” – Guy Fieri

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce On Friday, September 6th, I went out to Patti’s Pierogis for some delicious Polish food! The place was packed, for a small restaurant. They do have a reasonably sized parking lot but all the spots in the area around the restaurants were taken. The restaurant was really busy when I arrived at about 7 o’clock. There were no tables available … Continue reading “I’m in pierogi paradise” – Guy Fieri

Fall River mayor has his 2nd arrest this year

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce Fall Rivers Mayor, Jasiel Correia, was charged with bribery and extortion last Friday Sep 6.  The city’s youngest mayor took office when he was just 24 years old in 2015. Now 27, he’s out on bail for the second time this year.  He stands accused of extorting cannabis vendors in need of a non-opposition letter. A non-opposition letter is one of the … Continue reading Fall River mayor has his 2nd arrest this year