An open letter to UMass Dartmouth’s administration

Dear University of Massachusetts Dartmouth administration, As students concerned for the future, we believe it would be in the best interest of our campus if immediate action were taken in order to increase the number of implemented sustainable practices. We are aware that long term plans for campus sustainability have been made, but the postponement of what should be done in the present concerns us. … Continue reading An open letter to UMass Dartmouth’s administration

Sanders’s new health care plan doesn’t stand a chance

By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer Last week, House Republicans attempted to pass the new GOP health care plan with the intention to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. However, they were unable to receive the necessary votes in order to pass it. In response, Senator Bernie Sanders announced that he will introduce a bill to create a single-payer health care system in the near … Continue reading Sanders’s new health care plan doesn’t stand a chance

Top 10 local stops that you should visit

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer We are in the month of April and Spring fever is in the air. It’s right about now that us college students are looking for cheap and fun local attractions. The Torch has lined up another local story highlighting the top ten local attractions that you must go to. Are you ready to have some fun? If so, grab your … Continue reading Top 10 local stops that you should visit

Dartmouth couple starts non-profit to end opioid epidemic

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer There’s a huge opioid epidemic happening in the United States, and in inner cities like New Bedford, this epidemic is even more dangerous. In fact, up to six people die each day in New Bedford of accidental drug overdoses, according to New Bedford Guide. A couple in Dartmouth are working to solve this problem. Mathew and Jackie Vangel started the … Continue reading Dartmouth couple starts non-profit to end opioid epidemic

Disney dazzles showgoers in weekend performance

By Alex Kerravala, Contributing Writer Last weekend, Friday, March 31 and Saturday April 1, the Dartmouth Theatre Company (TCo) performed Disney Under the Stars, a cabaret show featuring several of our favorite Disney songs from some of our favorite Disney films. Showgoers were able to relive their nostalgia and hear the songs they grew up listening to performed in front of their very eyes, and … Continue reading Disney dazzles showgoers in weekend performance

PRESS RELEASE: Making Her Mark

Contact: Anna Dempsey or Allison J. Cywin For Immediate Release Making Her Mark “I didn’t want to be a woman artist. I just wanted to be an artist” – Isabel Bishop, 1982 (April 12-29, 2017) Making Her Mark is an exhibition highlighting late nineteenth-century paintings, illustrations, books, and sculptures by Rhode Island women artists and that their contribution to American modern culture. The exhibition focuses … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Making Her Mark

Coming soon to a theatre near you: The 10th annual Variety Show

By Alex Kerravala, Contributing Writer What could be better than getting to see a dozen talented singers, dancers, and comedians, all within your school? Why, getting to give to charity, as well! That’s right, ladies and gentlemen, coming soon is the 10th annual joint 20 Cent Fiction/TCo Variety Show! For those who don’t know, the variety show is a talent show, open to any and all … Continue reading Coming soon to a theatre near you: The 10th annual Variety Show