Don’t judge a policy by its politician

by Alex Solari, Staff Writer On September 13, a new childcare plan from Donald Trump emerged, and as most things with Trump, it has caused lots of controversy. If you are unfamiliar with this plan, don’t worry, you’re not alone. Here is a brief summary of the plan that Donald Trump has proposed. According to Donald Trump’s website, he is proposing to cut taxes for … Continue reading Don’t judge a policy by its politician

UMass Dartmouth returns to the Grass Doubles Tournament

by Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer The UMass Dartmouth women’s tennis team traveled down to Newport, Rhode Island this past Saturday to compete in the Grass Court Doubles Championship, facing off against pairs from regional schools. The Championship was hosted by Salve Regina at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport. Five pairs of Corsairs competed in the tournament, seeing the court in three … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth returns to the Grass Doubles Tournament

iOS 10 update: Apple, please stop

by Brian Sousa, Opinions & Editorials Editor Just as soon as we thought we were used to our iPhones, Apple decided to change everything. iOS 10 was recently unveiled (along with the iPhone 7) and it came with a multitude of changes, both good and bad. At first, the changes seemed awesome – the new visual features ranging from incoming text messages, to app notifications … Continue reading iOS 10 update: Apple, please stop

Album review: Dangerous Woman

by Alex Solari, Staff Writer If you still see Ariana Grande as an innocent girl from Nickelodeon’s Victorious, watch out, because you’re in for a surprise. On May 20, 2016, Grande released her third album, titled Dangerous Woman. This album is the perfect mix between sexy and serious, with every song throwing a surprise into your preconceived notion of Ariana Grande. You might hear a … Continue reading Album review: Dangerous Woman

UMass Dartmouth’s Homecoming weekend

by Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The weekend UMass Dartmouth students and alumni have been waiting for is ready to begin: Homecoming. Corsair spirit will be strong for the 2016 Homecoming weekend, a three-day event that begins on September 29 and runs all the way through October 1. To kick off the celebration, there will be a list of activities starting Thursday, September 29, such as … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth’s Homecoming weekend

What you should be watching: The CW

by Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer At this point, most of us are either sick of seeing superheroes on nearly every screen around, or can’t get enough. If you’re in the latter camp, consider flipping the channel to the CW. The CW’s original programming includes Jane The Virgin, Supernatural, and The Vampire Diaries, but the bulk of their programming comes in the form of superhero-based … Continue reading What you should be watching: The CW

Zuri Tibby: First black spokesmodel for Victoria’s Secret

by Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer Zuri Tibby, 21, has become the newest face of Victoria’s Secret’s trendy PINK collection, becoming the brand’s first-ever black spokesmodel in their fourteen year history. Marking a significant step forward for the company, the Florida native joins Rachel Hilbert as the ambassador for PINK, the subsidiary brand of Victoria’s Secret targeted towards those aged 18-22. Both women join the lineup … Continue reading Zuri Tibby: First black spokesmodel for Victoria’s Secret

Timeline of the Manhattan bombing

by Nicole Belair, Staff Writer A powerful explosion in New York City last week injured multiple people on a busy Manhattan street. Just eleven hours earlier, another bomb that was hidden inside a trash can exploded in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. The bomb was near where the Semper Five Marine Corps Charity 5K race was taking place. Luckily, the start of the race had been … Continue reading Timeline of the Manhattan bombing

The 2016 Emmys: Paying homage to the year’s best in TV

by Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer Awards season has finally kicked off! It’s the time of the year where the biggest celebrities come together on one stage to gather round, look their best, and celebrate each other and all of their many accomplishments in the industry. The anticipated Emmy Awards aired on Sunday, September 18, and the show was jam-packed with memorable events, surprising winners and … Continue reading The 2016 Emmys: Paying homage to the year’s best in TV

2017 budget plan in detail

by Zack Downing, Staff Writer With another school year comes new faces, new work, and a lot of new ways to get involved on campus. For the administrative offices at UMass Dartmouth, it also means financial analysis and budget cuts. UMass Dartmouth has gone through many adjustments, in terms of its internal affairs. The university now has an interim chancellor, Peyton Helm, for the first … Continue reading 2017 budget plan in detail