LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry

(Image via ew.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu As the Holiday season takes hold, many of us remember the years we sat together with family and older relatives, talking about “the good ol’ days.” Uncle Jimmy always rambling on about all the concerts he went to in the early 90s.  You’ve heard all his stories before, it’s practically an unofficial holiday tradition at this … Continue reading LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry

Give Amazon Drivers a Break this Year – Shop Small Instead

(Image via SMITH COLLECTION/GADO/GETTY IMAGES) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu It’s gotten to the middle of November. While many Americans know this as the season of Thanksgiving (or, as I like to call it, the season of feasting), many people use this time to get their Christmas shopping done early. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become well-known holidays in their own right, celebrations … Continue reading Give Amazon Drivers a Break this Year – Shop Small Instead

Is Cartoon Network in Danger After Studio Merger with Warner Bros?

(Image via http://www.deviantart.com) Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  On October 11th, it was announced that Cartoon Network Studios would be merging with Warner Bros. Animation to form a single animation department.  While Cartoon Network was acquired by Warner Bros. in 2001, their animation studios have traditionally remained separate in the past. But with this new change, it seems that Cartoon Network is going to … Continue reading Is Cartoon Network in Danger After Studio Merger with Warner Bros?

When We Were Young Fest – It Wasn’t the Best

Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu Music festivals are always sought out in the music community. Fans wait year-round to hear who is playing at what festival in hopes they’ll be able to see their favorite artists of the same or similar genres. Over the past years, there was a heavily anticipated alternative music festival called Warped Tour (which tours rather than staying in one … Continue reading When We Were Young Fest – It Wasn’t the Best

UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident

(Image via nypost.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu  People do crazy things in college. It’s pretty much a fact of life like birds fly or the sky is blue. Doing crazy or outlandish things in college is part of the college experience. For some, it’s their first time without their parents’ family rules. For others, doing crazy things is a way to deal with the … Continue reading UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident

UMassD Football Captures First MASCAC Championship in Blowout Victory

(Image via @umassdatheltics / Instagram) Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu UMass Dartmouth won its first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) title on Saturday, November 12th after a 46-21 victory at Plymouth State (8-2, 6-2 MASCAC). The Corsairs were led by junior QB Dante-Aviles Santos, who had another spectacular game. Aviles-Santos completed 26 passes for 316 yards and three touchdowns. This performance was good … Continue reading UMassD Football Captures First MASCAC Championship in Blowout Victory

What’s Become of the Monkeypox Virus?

(Image via media.npr.org) Volunteer Writer: Brendan Flaherty Email: bflaherty1@umassd.edu Remember when Monkeypox was the talk of the town, being called the new Coronavirus and had everyone panicking all over again? Well, what happened to that? The CDC has been consistently putting out new information regarding the state of Monkeypox, including graphs of its cases, and general statistics. They have reported a total of 28,797 U.S. … Continue reading What’s Become of the Monkeypox Virus?

Astronomer Removed from Leiden University

Volunteer Writer: Mckenzie Ferrari Email: mferrari@umassd.edu On October 18th, 2022, Leiden University – located in the Netherlands and one of Europe’s largest research institutions – released a statement declaring that an unnamed professor was suspended from the university for “subject[ing] various colleagues to intimidating and unacceptable behaviour for a longer period.”  Multiple staff members at Leiden University filed complaints with the institution’s independent behavioral committee; … Continue reading Astronomer Removed from Leiden University

Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange FTX Exposed for Misleading Users

(Image via http://www.businessinsider.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu This article is not financial advice On November 9th, users of the popular cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, lost a collective $6 billion. An exchange is a place where you can use money to buy equities like stocks, bonds, and as of recently, cryptocurrencies. Buyers are paired with sellers on the exchange, making equities incredibly easy to trade. … Continue reading Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange FTX Exposed for Misleading Users

The SGA’s New Sequel to Shake the Ship: Leadership Forum

Editor-in-Chief: Roxanne Hepburn Email: rhepburn@umassd.edu On Thursday, November 10th at 7PM, Umass Dartmouth’s Student Government Association held the first-ever Leadership Forum, which is the new follow-up event to Shake the Ship. The main topic up for discussion during this event was the disastrous distribution of budgets to clubs for the 2022-2023 year and the use of SPFs to counteract empty club bank accounts. About a … Continue reading The SGA’s New Sequel to Shake the Ship: Leadership Forum