Shots fired on campus

By Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer I’m sure most of you read the e-mails we received  last week concerning an incident that occurred in the Cedar Dell area of campus. According to the e-mails put out by the campus Department of Public Safety, evidence collected and reported suggests that shots were fired at a vehicle sometime in the early morning. Reports of shots fired or … Continue reading Shots fired on campus

Midterms = studying, anxiety, coffee, and late nights

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer It’s that time of the semester! For first-years, it’ll be a new college experience, but for upperclassmen, the dread of it can almost be unbearable. What time is it? Midterms! So, what do you do about that stress? There is a combination of things you can and should do. But the first is: don’t panic. Of course, there are many … Continue reading Midterms = studying, anxiety, coffee, and late nights

The tricks and treats of costuming

By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer Now that Halloween is just over a week away, it’s time to start finalizing our costumes. Halloween in college is arguably more fun than it was when we were little, despite the fact that we don’t get to go trick-or-treat for free candy. Nowadays, Halloween is a good excuse for us to get dressed up, have a good time, and … Continue reading The tricks and treats of costuming

UMass Dartmouth Theatre Co. kicks off season with Broadway Revue

By Andrew Tyrrell, Managing Editor On Friday, October 21 and Saturday October 22, the UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company, known as TCo, kicked off their season of shows with their 9th annual Broadway Revue. For those not in the know, a revue (pronounced the same way as review) is a performance, usually light in nature, that consists of a series of short sketches, songs, and/or dances, … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth Theatre Co. kicks off season with Broadway Revue

From crime scene to bed & breakfast

By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer For anyone interested in unsolved crime and haunted houses, the perfect October activity for you would be a tour of the Lizzie Borden Museum in Fall River. If you are unfamiliar with the story, Lizzie Borden was an American woman who was tried and acquitted for the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother. Lizzie’s father married a woman … Continue reading From crime scene to bed & breakfast

Why Bob Dylan should not have won the Nobel Prize in Literature

By Alex Solari, Staff Writer On October 13, 2016, Bob Dylan won a Nobel Prize in literature “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”, according to the Swedish academy. He is the first musician to ever win this prize, and the first American the prize to win since 1993. Fast forward to October 21, and Dylan has given virtually no … Continue reading Why Bob Dylan should not have won the Nobel Prize in Literature

The Bridgewater Triangle Part 2

By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer Last week I weaved an article that attempted to shed light on the strange things that have been happening in a 200 mile piece of land in southeastern Massachusetts, known as the Bridgewater Triangle. I wrote of ghostly hitchhikers, ancient Native American curses as well as legends, satanic rituals, and even real-life murder. Last week’s article barely touched the surface … Continue reading The Bridgewater Triangle Part 2

Green Navigators screen Dear President Obama

By Jesse Goodwin, Staff Writer Do you care about our environment? If so, you should join UMass Dartmouth’s Green Navigators, a group of student leaders who work on projects across campus that reduce our university’s impact on the environment. The group aims to raise awareness of social, economic, and environmental issues, and actively promote solutions to the problems faced by our society. Each year, as … Continue reading Green Navigators screen Dear President Obama

Animation Club Spotlight

By Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth student Meaghan O’Neill wants to make sure anyone and everyone with an interest in animation gets the opportunity to express it, and share it with others. Before O’Neill stepped in, the only club on campus focused on animation was the long-abandoned Digital Media Club, which was for design and media majors to practice creating digital media with … Continue reading Animation Club Spotlight

UMass Dartmouth swim teams place third and fifth

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer The UMass Dartmouth swimming and diving team competed at the Commonwealth Coast Invitational taking place at Roger Williams University this past Saturday.The men’s team placed third overall and the women’s team finished in fifth place. Overall, six teams competed within the men’s competition, while seven competed in the women’s. Notable names at the event included Roger Williams, Clark University, the … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth swim teams place third and fifth