By Staff Writer Eric Sousa. Have you ever heard the expression, “Healthcare costs are so high you might as well smuggle your deceased dad’s 80 year-old body to Canada,” before? No? Well, based on events that happened March 31st, that might just become the next hit phrase. At around 2:30 in the morning on Sunday, a van was stopped at the border between Vermont and … Continue reading Family gets caught smuggling deceased family member to Canada
By Staff Writer Tim Howard. Do you recall all of the memes about Ajit Pai? Well if you don’t, let me aid you. He is the Chairman of the Federal Communication Commision. Pai has the power of oversight over most pieces of technology that transmit signals. All technology companies selling such devices in the United States must have their technology examined and approved by the … Continue reading What’s going on with Net Neutrality?
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. In Norway, electric cars outsold gas-powered vehicles in March for the first time ever. The question on many driver’s minds now becomes, are we about to see the end of gasoline driven cars? Or are they still going to be commonly used for a long time to come? I’d love to say that yes, the age of fossil fuels polluting … Continue reading Cars II: Electric Boogaloo
By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. One of the most controversial American bill subjects of the last 50 years is once again in the news. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy will soon sign a bill into legislation allowing terminally ill patients to seek life ending medication. New Jersey will be the sixth state, including the District of Columbia, to have similar laws once the bill is … Continue reading New Jersey approves bill for terminally-ill patients
By Staff Writer James Mellen III. As the internet has dragged people down through the mud for being problematic, many people (especially those who are a fan of the people who have gotten dragged through the mud) have come out against “callout culture”. So what is callout culture and why do people do it? Whether it’s “Callout culture,” “PC culture,” or “identity politics” they all … Continue reading Why callout culture is a good thing
By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollit. The Mueller report has been dominating the political news cycle since it has been released. It’s a topic that can be difficult to follow and even more difficult to come to a solid conclusion on. A brief summary of the situation is that Mueller and his team submitted a 300 plus page report to attorney general William Barr. This report, … Continue reading The Mueller report: where are we now?
By Jack Dawson. DISCLAIMER: This article is part of The Torch’s annual “Torchure” issue, the April fools Issue. During the Torchure, our journalistic ethics and commitment to the truth hop on the earliest bus out of town, and we spend the better part of the week trying to coax them back with cannolies and baby oil. The Torch will return to faithful, truthful coverage of … Continue reading The Titanic wouldn’t have sunk if global warming was REAL