Michelle Aftandillian, Jordan Martin Champion Women’s Tennis in Rocky Week

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin A tumultuous series of back-and-forth battles found UMassD women’s tennis 2-1 through three series against Clark University, Bentley, and Castleton last week. Beginning the triple-header with Clark, UMassD managed to edge out their opponent by winning five of nine matches. Contributing to this series win was the team’s strong performance in singles matches, winning four of six due to confident … Continue reading Michelle Aftandillian, Jordan Martin Champion Women’s Tennis in Rocky Week

Corsairs win again, shut down Plymouth State to remain undefeated 

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger The UMass Dartmouth Football Team earned another win on Saturday, September 28th by defeating the Plymouth State Panthers 21-14 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference in a home game at Dartmouth’s own Cressy Field.   Junior quarterback Stephen Gacioch accounted for all three touchdowns, two in the first quarter and one in the second.   Corsairs scored their first touchdown lead … Continue reading Corsairs win again, shut down Plymouth State to remain undefeated 

A series of struggles for women’s soccer against Eastern Connecticut, Plymouth State

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell Corsair Women’s Soccer extended its losing streak in two hard-fought losses this week. After only one win so far and seven goals total in seven games, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Women’s Soccer team is not having the most groundbreaking season. They triumphed over the Salem State Vikings in early September with a 2-1, the Corsairs’ first game of the … Continue reading A series of struggles for women’s soccer against Eastern Connecticut, Plymouth State

Men’s Soccer takes third loss in nail-biter against Fitchburg State 

By Contributing Writer Max Dean White The men’s soccer team suffered its 3rd loss of the season with a close, 2-1 defeat against Fitchburg State on Wednesday.   The Corsairs entered the game looking to bounce back from last game’s loss, in which they suffered their first loss of the season, while Fitchburg was looking to win its first game in nearly two weeks.  The Corsairs … Continue reading Men’s Soccer takes third loss in nail-biter against Fitchburg State 

Corsair Field Hockey breaks even; endures Clark, Castleton 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin UMassD field hockey net-minding efforts propelled the Corsairs through a difficult week of matchups against offense-heavy Clark University and Castleton.  Entering their first match of the week standing at a meager 1-4 season record, the Corsairs were set to face off against a winning, intimidating out-of-conference opponent in the 6-2 Clark University Cougars. Needless to say, the Corsairs had their … Continue reading Corsair Field Hockey breaks even; endures Clark, Castleton 

Oral History: hearing the stories that haven’t been told 

By Contributing Writer Max Dean White History is the study of the past events. We study history to understand the causes and effects of situations that have already happened in the hopes that we learn from them by repeating the good decisions and preventing mistakes from reoccurring. When we study history, we assess the decisions made by those who played a significant role in their … Continue reading Oral History: hearing the stories that haven’t been told 

Voices of women through the centuries 

By Staff Writer Meg Sullivan Kristen Murdaugh, a vocal pedagogue and performer of opera, oratorio, and art song, and her piano accompanist, Miles Fellenberg, starred in the afternoon concert series Thursday, the 26th. Murdaugh showcased Voices of Women Through the Centuries, singing operatic tunes from female composers and opera singers going all the way from 1098 to present. She is a beautiful opera singer that … Continue reading Voices of women through the centuries 

Film D’orrore !

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell The Italian Film Series prepares to entertain audiences for another semester, and this time, the theme is horror!  If that theme sounds eerily familiar to you, it is because this is not the first time the film series has decided to scare its audiences.  “We actually had a horror theme in the spring semester of 2018,” says Rose Facchini, professor … Continue reading Film D’orrore !

InsideOut explores femininity and gender politics at star store 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  This past week the Torch met with Viera Levitt, the schools Gallery Director. She is a very busy woman as she curates the galleries for both CVPA and the star store in New Bedford.   When the Torch sat down with Levitt she was at the star store setting up for a very cool exhibition that opened Sep 20, this is … Continue reading InsideOut explores femininity and gender politics at star store 

Blink and you’ll miss this album

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa After listening to Blink 182’s new album, Nine, I can assure the listener of three things. One, Travis Barker is still going bananas on the drums. Two, it’ll definitely remind you of old school Blink 182. Three, try as it might, this LP does not quite hit that nail on the head.  Several of the songs on Nine, such as … Continue reading Blink and you’ll miss this album