Massachusetts ballot measures: What passed and what didn’t?

By Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer With election season finally over, we officially welcome—or vilify—our new president-elect, state representatives, local leaders, and equally as important, acquire which Massachusetts ballot initiatives made the cut to become statutes reinforced by our state legislature. Last Tuesday, November 8, two of the four ballot measures had passed to become state laws: question three, the prohibition of farm animal confinement, and … Continue reading Massachusetts ballot measures: What passed and what didn’t?

Wits tested at SAIL’s Movember Trivia Night

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer We’re in the heart of the first semester right now, and that means every student has filled their brain with information that they’re trying to retain for finals. However, exams aren’t the only forum you can use your vast knowledge for, so on November 9, UMass Dartmouth put on a Trivia Night event in the campus center. Teams of three … Continue reading Wits tested at SAIL’s Movember Trivia Night

Hit anime film Your Name takes on the world

By Jesse Goodwin, Staff Writer The international popularity of anime is owed largely to the films of director Hayao Miyazaki and his animation house, Studio Ghibli. Since Miyazaki retired in 2013 and Ghibli closed its production arm in 2014, the only anime film to attract similar attention is this year’s Kimi no Na wa., known in English as Your Name. Your Name tells the story … Continue reading Hit anime film Your Name takes on the world

Westport author Dawn Tripp visits UMass Dartmouth

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Visiting UMass Dartmouth from her local Westport home, Dawn Tripp spoke out to students and staff at the University Club on Wednesday, November 9. Fans, writing and literature majors, and the UMass Dartmouth community gathered together to enjoy this special guest’s book talk, with light refreshments and a whole lot of excitement. This event marked the first installment of the … Continue reading Westport author Dawn Tripp visits UMass Dartmouth

Karate Club Spotlight

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Founded in 1982, UMass Dartmouth’s Shotokan Karate Club has been around for thirty-four years, instructing its members in self-defense and the martial art of karate. It is one of the oldest clubs on campus, taking place and holding practices back when UMass Dartmouth was still known as Southeastern Massachusetts University. It holds a rich and storied history, not only with … Continue reading Karate Club Spotlight

Patriots lose heartbreaker at home

By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer As the Patriots suffered their second loss of the year to always dangerous Seattle Seahawks 31-24, the game was especially heart-breaking as the Patriots squandered a last minute 4th quarter goal line stand that could have won the game for the Patriots. While every football talk show will inevitably talk about Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s goal line fumble or his … Continue reading Patriots lose heartbreaker at home

Equestrian places 3rd at URI

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth Corsairs equestrian team placed third overall on their competition for the University of Rhode Island’s IHSA competition that took place this Saturday, November 12, at the Mystic Valley Hunting Club in Glades Ferry, Conn. The Intercollegiate Horse Show association was founded in 1999 in April, to help establish and consolidate competition amongst the college level, while also making … Continue reading Equestrian places 3rd at URI

Men’s basketball gears up for 2016

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer It’s November, the leaves are falling from the trees, and windshields around campus are gathering frost at night. This doesn’t just mean winter is coming, but it also means it’s time for the Corsairs men’s basketball team to gear up and prepare for the 2016-17 season! The team is coming back from a decent season last year, with a record … Continue reading Men’s basketball gears up for 2016

Bruins finish the week with three wins and a loss

By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer Last week, the Boston Bruins played solid hockey. Led by goaltender, Tuukka Rask, the Bruins went 3-1. On Monday, Rask posted his second shutout of the season, making 32 saves, as the Bruins beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 at TD Garden. The game began with little action, as neither team was able to score in the first period. Brad Marchand … Continue reading Bruins finish the week with three wins and a loss

Cross country soars at regionals

By Alex Solari, Staff Writer The Cross Country team wrapped up the season with 13 Corsairs on Saturday. The Corsairs participated in the 2016 NCAA Division III New England Regionals, which was held at Westfield State at Stanley Park. The men’s team was twenty-fourth out of the 56 teams they faced, and collected 743 points. The women’s team was the thirty-fourth out of 59, and … Continue reading Cross country soars at regionals