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TikTok influencers Charli and Dixie Damelio angered many followers by hypocritically traveling for a vacation during the pandemic.

TikTok stars under fire for traveling during pandemic

Brooke Smurlick, Staff Writer February 20, 2021

Social media influencers Charli D'Amelio, Dixie D'Amelio, Chase Hudson, Avani Gregg, Noah Beck, and Madi Monroe have all been spotted traveling during the coronavirus pandemic. These TikTok influencers...

The Notebook, starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams,  tops The Torch's list of romantic comedies to watch with your significant other on Valentine's Day.

The Top 10 romantic comedies to watch with your Valentine

Eva Woods, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Valentine's Day is all about romance, which makes it the perfect time to watch some romantic comedies. After all, there is nothing like watching a rom/com in bed surrounded by blankets, popcorn, and candy....

Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War received a new update for its Zombies mode on Feb. 4.

2021 promises to be a banner year for gaming enthusiasts

Nicholas Tramazzo, Staff Writer February 9, 2021

There have been many big announcements recently for the gaming industry, and some exciting new games to look forward to this year and the coming years. Here are just a few major announcements and games...

Ewan McGregor returns to the title role in the upcoming LucasFilm series Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Disney Investor Day Leaves Fans Excited for 2021

Brayden Schultz, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

The Walt Disney Company held its annual “Disney Investor Day,” via a 3.5-hour webstream on Dec. 3 focusing on “direct-to-consumer” streaming services. Really though, Disney made a bunch of announcements...

NAV's Emergency Tsunami a more than worthy effort

NAV’s Emergency Tsunami a more than worthy effort

Sachin Moosai, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

One of the most underrated albums of 2020 is the November release of NAV’s highly anticipated Emergency Tsunami. Some regard this as one of NAV’s best albums since Good Intentions and Bad Habits. Emergency...

Demon Slayer Season 1 will be coming to Netflix on January 22, and hopefully the other seasons will follow.

January gets 2021 off to a great start for anime fans

Nicholas Tramazzo, Staff Writer January 19, 2021

One of the most exciting parts about watching anime is that there are so many shows to watch and new shows just keep coming out! New animes and new seasons come out every month, and sometimes it is hard...

FIFA video game points and

FIFA video game points and “packing” players can become very costly; made illegal in some countries

Christopher Santos, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

In the FIFA soccer video game community, FIFA points have been a controversial topic for some time now. Users, both young and old, spend hundreds of dollars to obtain FIFA points in order to be able to...

WandaVision will be the first Marvel Comics Universe show from Disney+. premiering on January 15.

2021 to offer a return to normalcy in TV and film industry

Eva Woods, Staff Writer January 3, 2021

With reported COVID-19 cases decreasing in number in many parts of the country and the vaccine being slowly rolled out, Hollywood has begun its reboot. With strict COVID-19 protocols in place to protect...

After the release of Lil Pump's

Rappers becoming major players in the fashion game

Pedro Lagoeiro, Staff Writer December 30, 2020

From commercials to Instagram posts, this new generation of rappers loves to show off their style and fashion. Due to their high amount of followers and fans, who happen to be mostly between the ages of...

Lil Uzi Vert's Eternal Atake is easily one of the best hip-hop album releases of 2020.

The Torch’s top 20 hip-hop albums of 2020 illustrate the genre’s growing range of talent and portend a promising 2021

Matthew Nebenzahl, Editor-In-Chief December 28, 2020

Overall, 2020 has been a crazy year. From World War III rumors in January to COVID-19 occupying practically the whole year, life hasn’t been easy for many, and many of our favorite pastimes, such as...

Ariana Grande's latest album, Positions, will not disappoint her fan base and should expand it somewhat.

Ariana Grande seeks to expand fan base with Positions

Brooke Smurlick, Staff Writer December 24, 2020

Wow! Ariana Grande’s newest album is finally here and fans are going wild! Positions includes 14 brand new songs and the album has been met with largely positive reviews.  The album covers the genres...

A Christmas Story is a movie everyone can enjoy and is one of the top 10 Christmas movies of all time.

The Torch’s Top 10 Christmas Movies

Zoe Siegel, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

The year 2020 has been a rough one with the COVID-19 pandemic, civil unrest, and a rather contentious presidential election, but the holiday season marks the coming end to 2020 and hopefully a joyous respite....

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