‘The Seine’ comes to America featuring author Elaine Sciolino Dec. 9 at UMass Dartmouth 

By Contributing Writer Maria Sanguinetti  The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth proudly announces its second program of the fall semester, The Seine Comes to America, featuring New York Times contributing writer and best-selling author, Elaine Sciolino.  The event will take place on campus in the Charlton Business College Auditorium (CCB149) at 7 PM on December  9th,  2019.  … Continue reading ‘The Seine’ comes to America featuring author Elaine Sciolino Dec. 9 at UMass Dartmouth 

Tulsi Gabbard vs. the Lizard People

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field It may delight readers who longingly wish to return to early 1950s America that at least one aspect of the time has reared its head. One might remember more likely, from vague recollections of middle school than personal experience, the Second Red Scare, and, of course, McCarthyism. McCarthyism refers to the practice of making accusations of treason or subversion without … Continue reading Tulsi Gabbard vs. the Lizard People

The State of Journalism in 2019 

By Opinion & Editorial Editer James Mellen In November 2019 popular sports journalist website Deadspin was completely gutted when it was taken under new ownership. When the company was purchased in April, the former bosses of the company were fired in favor of representatives of the new owners. Quickly after that the company was changed for the worse. Their website was made completely unusable within … Continue reading The State of Journalism in 2019 

UMass Dartmouth student celebrates “birthday” of first book, Lung Lung Meets HES

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell  University of Massachusetts graduate student Michaella Lesieur is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her book: Luna Lung Meets HES.  “This has been a book I have wanted to write ever since I could remember,” she says. And Lesieur did not just write it. She also illustrated the book and completed the layout for it.   A project like this certainly requires … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth student celebrates “birthday” of first book, Lung Lung Meets HES

Ocean Cleanup Project’s first mission a success

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk Just under a month ago one of the Ocean Cleanup projects had its first successful plastic pick up from the high seas. The focus of this project is to lessen the amount of trash and pollution in the ocean, specifically the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.   The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris (litter) in the North … Continue reading Ocean Cleanup Project’s first mission a success

Corsairs! We need you 

By Contributing Writer Jordon DaSilva-Martins   Did you know that 28% of the university’s population experiences food insecurity? That is almost 2000 students, faculty, and staff! Food insecurity is limited food availability and access based on numerous factors. Such as, time, income, health restrictions and/or needs, etc. You may not notice by being swamped with classes and endless exams, but there is still a need for … Continue reading Corsairs! We need you 

Men’s Soccer outlasts season-enders to finish 8-7-2, secure playoff birth 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin The Corsair men’s soccer team endured a double–overtime scoreless tie against Coast Guard and earned a playoff appearance after defeating Castleton to end their regular season.  For everything that UMassD’s long bout against Coast Guard lacked in scoring, it made up for it with a rock solid defense and a will to endure whatever the Bears sent their way. Wading through … Continue reading Men’s Soccer outlasts season-enders to finish 8-7-2, secure playoff birth