Letter To The Editor: Student Leaders Call for Vice Chancellor Finning’s Resignation

Letter to The Editor Written by: Liz Anusauskas: eanusauskas@umassd.eduTatiana DosSantos: tdossantos@umassd.eduJasmine Jenkins: jjenkins1@umassd.eduDakeyla Johnson: djohnson11@umassd.eduIsabelle Joseph: ijoseph@umassd.eduPearl McCarthy: pamonumccarthy@umassd.edu Introduction Written By Editor-In-Chief: James Mellen Jmellen@Umassd.edu Today, March 31st 2021, six students sent a letter to Chancellor Mark Fuller and Deputy Chancellor Mark Preble demanding the immediate resignation of Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Shannon Finning. The students who drafted and sent this letter include … Continue reading Letter To The Editor: Student Leaders Call for Vice Chancellor Finning’s Resignation

Open Enrollment for Vaccines in Mass to Start April 16

By: Sam Travis  Staff Writer Email: stravis1@umassd.edu Signs of worries, but also signs of hope. Starting April 16, all Massachusetts residents will be eligible for open enrollment vaccinations. It is already said that half of Mass adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, so the fact that all residents will be eligible in just several says is a sign of hope … Continue reading Open Enrollment for Vaccines in Mass to Start April 16

Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, Dies at 99

By Sam Travis Staff Writer Email:Stravis1@umassd.edu This past week, the Royal Family, once again, made national news. Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 99. Buckingham Palace confirmed the death of the prince on April 9, 2021, just several months shy of his 100th birthday. While the causes of his death are still being kept … Continue reading Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, Dies at 99

Cozy Grove is A New Version of Animal Crossing: New Horizon?

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu Over a year ago the infamous Animal Crossing: New Horizons came out and was plenty of people’s coping strategy for the new quarantine rules set upon us. From the moment it came out people would post their codes for others to visit their islands and trade furniture items, becoming such an infamous game for gamers and non gamers alike. Since then the … Continue reading Cozy Grove is A New Version of Animal Crossing: New Horizon?

How to Prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu We are now over a year into the Covid-19 Pandemic and slowly but surely vaccines are being rolled out to the public. Getting vaccinated is doing your part to keep not only yourself safe but also those around you to get things headed in the right direction. So, if you are interested, what does getting a Covid-19 Vaccine look like … Continue reading How to Prepare for your Covid-19 Vaccine

Why are we attracted to the colors we like?

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu We all know one of the classical questions someone asks when getting to know others is “What is your favorite color?”. Some, not all, take deeper interest in the answer to this question, as it shows insight into the other person’s likes and thought processes. For example, stereotypically pink is described to be a feminine color and people make assumptions … Continue reading Why are we attracted to the colors we like?

Lil Nas X Causing Headlines With Montero

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu Lil Nas X has released a music video for his song “Montero (Call me by your Name) on March 26th, 2021 and it has caused all different types of headlines. The music video shows him in different historical, religious, and mythological settings with his own provocative twist, and reviews go from praise to slander. Lil Nas represents as a gay … Continue reading Lil Nas X Causing Headlines With Montero

UMassD’s Student Focus Group is a step in the Right Direction

J Engels Staff Writer jengels@umassd.edu When I heard that  the UMD administration would be holding a student focus group, I was skeptical that it would not actually be a forum but another disappointing town hall where the Q & A portion was mere formality. I attended the focus group with low expectations- and I’m happy to report that they were surpassed.  It seems, at last, … Continue reading UMassD’s Student Focus Group is a step in the Right Direction