We Don’t Have Enough Time!

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn In this perilous time of rapidly changing environments we need to figure out ways to help our planet stay healthy. Let’s brainstorm, what are some ways we can give back to the planet? Well, we can recycle, reduce green house gases, clean the pollution from the ocean, eat babies… Wait, what was that last one? Eat babies? You read that … Continue reading We Don’t Have Enough Time!

Making a difference in Guatemala

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn A member of The Torch had a life changing opportunity to participate in a non-profit organization and travel to Guatemala this past July. The organization, known as Worthy Village, first started in 2014 with a small group of volunteers and has increased in size over the years. Worthy Village was established by a former UMass Dartmouth student, Julia Rayberg. Rayberg … Continue reading Making a difference in Guatemala

The scientific facts behind Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEE)

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn Students and faculty are preparing themselves for the outbreak of Eastern Equine Encephalitis, commonly known by its abbreviation, EEE in the Dartmouth area. Staff writers for the Torch were able to meet with professor Bromage, an immunologist here on campus to discuss the virus and what community members can do to avoid getting infected. The virus is known to be … Continue reading The scientific facts behind Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEE)

An Aquarium…for FREE?

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. You’re probably reading this because the title caught your attention. Before you get your hopes up about indulging in an article about enjoying the wonders of marine life, and better yet, for no cost, let me inform you, that this article will not be pertaining that information. In fact, the information here isn’t about animals… at all. Please, don’t go … Continue reading An Aquarium…for FREE?

Corsairs trade in snow boots for life jackets as Sailing starts again

By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. As the first few days of Spring begin, the Women’s Corsair Sailing team prepares to dismount their boats from their shelter, and get them back into the water. To kick off the first weekend of Spring 2019, on Saturday, March 23rd, the Massachusetts Maritime Central series will begin in Plymouth Ma at the Keith Hartford Sailing Center, approximately at 9:30 … Continue reading Corsairs trade in snow boots for life jackets as Sailing starts again

Unsung restaurant heroes

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. It’s typical for students to venture off campus and search for food that differs from the entrees offered on campus, whether it’s for lunch with a group of friends on the weekends, or dinner after a long day of classes. UMass Dartmouth students are often seen at dining locations that aren’t too far from the school, such as Texas Roadhouse, … Continue reading Unsung restaurant heroes

Fashion for a cause

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Friday March 1, a fashion show was brought to the UMass Dartmouth campus on behalf of the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement. At approximately 6:30 PM, the Charlton College of Business building doors opened, welcoming guests into the main lobby for the cocktail reception. At about 7:15 PM, the fashion show began, “kicking off international Women’s Day featuring styles … Continue reading Fashion for a cause

Out with the old, in with the new

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. Most students are aware of the new housing units that are currently being built as a replacement for the freshman quad that is being used to this day. The ongoing question that’s going around campus is, “What should be done with the old first year buildings after the new ones are completed?” Current speculations are either a store of some … Continue reading Out with the old, in with the new

Learn how to stay motivated for your intended career

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. Want a chance to win raffle prizes, and learn how to stay motivated for your intended future career? Look no further! “Turning the Tide” is an upcoming event that is being hosted here on campus, located in the Charlton College of Business building, room 149. This event will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday March 1, in room 149, … Continue reading Learn how to stay motivated for your intended career

Are the Oscars in need of a host this year or can we go without one?

By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. For the first time in nearly three decades, the Oscars coming up on February twenty fourth of 2019, is deciding to be broadcasted without a host. A majority of fans that view this annual academy awards ceremony are saying that the organization has simply given up in searching and finding a star to take on the role. However, the show … Continue reading Are the Oscars in need of a host this year or can we go without one?