UMass Dartmouth New Dorms and Dining

By Contributing Writer Catalina McLucas The campus of UMass Dartmouth is changing at a pace like never before. The newest project on campus is the building of the new $134 million freshman dorms, built in only one year and replacing those that have been standing for over 40 years.   The 267,500-foot dorm consists of 1,210 beds, academic classrooms, maker spaces, study lounges, and recreation spaces. … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth New Dorms and Dining

Scholarship Established in Memory of Carlin Lynch

To honor Carlin Lynch’s commitment to area students, his family and friends have established the Carlin Lynch Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts.    “Carlin spent his life championing the greater good and creating opportunities for those in need.  We are humbled and grateful by the outpouring of support following his passing, and look forward to continuing his legacy of service,” his family … Continue reading Scholarship Established in Memory of Carlin Lynch

DECA

By: Tom Lindberg, President DECA What is DECA? If you are a student here at UMass Dartmouth, you can benefit from DECA. DECA is a professional development club that meets on Tuesdays in CCB 149 from 5-6pm. The goal of the club is to help members become career ready and to give students more exposure to a professional setting outside of what you learn in … Continue reading DECA

Don’t Just Walk Out, Stay Out (for a while)

By Associate Professor, English and Communication Jerry Blitefield, PHD I want to foment a revolution.  At noon on Friday, Sept. 20, college students at campuses around the country and the world walked out of whatever they were doing to strike in defense of the planet’s stability and livability. They demanded bold, decisive action in response to the October IPCC report. And they planned to continue … Continue reading Don’t Just Walk Out, Stay Out (for a while)

This We Believe 2nd Place Essay Winner

By 2019 This We Believe Winner Zoe Diana Plante Ownership Mine: a possession, a descriptor, a word of sentiment, or a word of control? I was yours. Your Object. I was not in control. You owned me. You swallowed me whole. My life was centered around yours. Ownership can be a twisted thing in a relationship. Not only physical ownership, mental ownership too. Branding me … Continue reading This We Believe 2nd Place Essay Winner

Apology to the UMass Dartmouth Community

To the UMass Dartmouth Community, In the edition of the Torch dated for November 3-9, the Virgo horoscope has drawn a significant amount of backlash, and rightly so. Our horoscopes are meant to be humorous, and we encourage our writers to push the envelope in all of their work, whether it’s in their opinion pieces or our extras, such as the horoscopes and recipes. We … Continue reading Apology to the UMass Dartmouth Community