The biggest battle against ISIS starts in Mosul

By Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer Of all the battles against ISIS, the operation to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul could prove to be the most vital and may even create the path that makes it possible to defeat the terrorist group. On Monday, October 17, countless Iraqi security forces, Kurdish forces, and an array of Sunni and Shia militia fighters, who are backed by … Continue reading The biggest battle against ISIS starts in Mosul

Letter to the Editor: My version of a somewhat perfect world

By Benjamin Resendes, Contributing Writer Millions of Americans simultaneously sighed with relief as this year’s third presidential debate has come to a close. With Democratic nominee Bernie Sanders and Republican nominee John Kasich leading the political charge; the two have been a non-stop force, rallying more Americans to participate in this year’s election than ever before in recent recorded history. America has found itself divided … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: My version of a somewhat perfect world

Millenials and political activism

By Sarah Friedman, Contributing Writer American democracy was designed to give the people the power, but many young people today are neglecting this right. Many millennials, who are between the ages of eighteen and twenty-nine, are unaware of current political events and do not vote. They are only hurting themselves through this apathy. American citizens are given the ability to be an active member of … Continue reading Millenials and political activism

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