Post Thanksgiving Activities

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. After gathering around the dining room table with friends and family on Thanksgiving day, a majority of malls and store doors opened at midnight, awaiting for the rush of customers to swarm in. Every Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, customers line up outside of businesses, anticipating on making huge purchases that are discounted for the holiday season.   The term “Black … Continue reading Post Thanksgiving Activities

Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Thursday, November twenty second, millions of people gathered on the crowded sidewalks of New York City, or in front of their television sets to watch the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to kick off the holiday season.  Macy’s has been hosting this parade since 1924, this year’s parade marking ninety two years, and is going down in history as … Continue reading Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Fishbowl…without the fish

By Staff Writer Madison Kenn From first glance, it may seem as if you’d be roped into reading an article regarding fish bowls. You’re in luck, because no, this is not a detailed passage about the shape, size, or structure of homes for aquatic animals. If you were looking forward to that…this is the wrong place. “Fishbowl” is actually a club on campus hosted by … Continue reading The Fishbowl…without the fish

Was the World Series ruined at the Dells?

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Saturday, October 28th, the 2018 World Series game between the Red Sox and the Dodgers was broadcasted on the Fox channel around 8:15pm. Sox and Dodgers fans met up with friends to watch the game and potentially celebrate the winning team. The DPS (the police officers on campus) were aware of the crowds gathering for the game at the … Continue reading Was the World Series ruined at the Dells?

Religious and Spiritual Life on campus

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. This past week, The Torch staff met with The Center for Religious and Spiritual Life staff here on campus to discuss the religious groups offered at UMassD. The ministries held on campus are Catholic, Protestant and Hindu, both serving support for faculty and staff members, in addition to UMassD students. The Catholic Campus ministry holds mass for students on Sunday, … Continue reading Religious and Spiritual Life on campus

UMassD hosts Wheel of Fortune

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Tuesday October 23, UMassD held an event in the setup similar to a game show. Students in the audience retired their notebooks to become contestants for the night. Competing head to head, audience members battled to be picked as the most enthusiastic for a chance to spin the wheel. Each contestant was given one question, and if answered correctly, … Continue reading UMassD hosts Wheel of Fortune