Movember: Changing the face of men’s health

By Jacob Condo, Contributing Writer Movember has made its way to UMass Dartmouth this month, promoting awareness for the health issues facing the well being of the men of the world: mental, physical and emotional. This month of events and activities is being put on by the Movember Foundation, and is sponsored by the Student Activities Involvement and Leadership office, Live Well, and UMass Dartmouth … Continue reading Movember: Changing the face of men’s health

UMass Dartmouth senior builds electric motorcycle

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer In a mobile community, there are many ways people can get around. To travel, people have the option to drive a car, truck, or bike. Dustin Roderigues, a senior mechanical engineer major of UMass Dartmouth, has designed and built his own electric motorcycle. He is an intern at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Roderigues started to design his … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth senior builds electric motorcycle

Students rushed to hospital after accident

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Two UMass Dartmouth students were struck by a car while walking at night along Old Westport Road on Thursday, November 3. Ellen Cavanan, 19, and Katherine Cavanan, 21, were hit by a car driven by John Allen, Westport resident. Police arrived on the scene fairly soon after the accident had taken place, and the students were taken away to the … Continue reading Students rushed to hospital after accident

Consumer video game hardware proves useful for science

By Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer The hardware developed for video gaming such as consoles, tablets, and the graphics processing parts contained within can be compared closely to leading supercomputer hardware, according to researcher Glenn Volkema. On November 8, Glenn Volkema, a member of the Physics Department and the Center for Scientific Computing and Visualization Research at UMass Dartmouth, gave a presentation on the above … Continue reading Consumer video game hardware proves useful for science

Students remember those lost on 9/11

By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer While 9/11 is arguably our nation’s greatest tragedy, most college students today probably have trouble conjuring up memories of that unforgettable day. Being that the largest chunk of students here at UMass Dartmouth were born between the years of 1994 and 1998, the median age of a student is about five to six years old. That being said, some students … Continue reading Students remember those lost on 9/11

President Trump

By Andrew Tyrrell, Managing Editor Over a week later, and Trump’s win still takes some digestion. The absolute shock of election night lingers. Before I really get going, I want to offer a sincere congratulation to Mr. Trump and his supporters. They won an election that no one thought they could win. And that’s a major source of the shock for the American people. The … Continue reading President Trump

Savvy ways college students can save money

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer So let’s face it – we’re all college students and with the rapid growth of college and day-to-day expenses, it can take a toll on you and balance out your bank accounts. However, this does not always have to be the case, there are ways to cut back without having to live paycheck to paycheck. You know those bronze little … Continue reading Savvy ways college students can save money

The Mannequin Challenge: The internet’s newest three-week trend

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer Since the start of YouTube, internet video trends and challenges have run rampant, bringing a weird structure to the randomness of internet content. From planking on things, to gulping cinnamon, people will participate in anything to shoot for their 15 minutes of fame. This most recent video trend is called the “Mannequin Challenge,” and unless you’ve been avoiding the internet … Continue reading The Mannequin Challenge: The internet’s newest three-week trend

Fun gifting ideas for your holiday season

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer Buying gifts is a time honored tradition for many occasions. Some people buy gifts or make them for birthdays, anniversaries, and of course, Christmas. Here we are in November, not even a month away from December. It’s around this time to start gift shopping. Unless you already did your shopping in advance. Congratulations if you did! But buying gifts is … Continue reading Fun gifting ideas for your holiday season

Did your third party vote cost Hilary the election?

By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer In an unpredictable turn of events, we now know that America has elected Donald Trump as our president. Since the news broke early last Wednesday morning, my Facebook and Twitter news feeds have been full of sadness, disappointment, and fear. I suspect this is how it will be for weeks and months to come. Not only are people afraid of … Continue reading Did your third party vote cost Hilary the election?