Does a serial killer walk the streets of Boston?

By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer In one of the most alarming stories of 2017 so far. 23-year-old Michael Kelleher of Southborough, Mass., was found dead in the Charles River several weeks after he’d gone missing following a Celtics game. While this case may seem like an isolated incident, the fact is that Kelleher is just the latest in a strange string of disappearances in the … Continue reading Does a serial killer walk the streets of Boston?

How we got here and questions on the process

By Royal Hartigan, Contributing Writer Except for one music faculty member on the restructuring committee and her efforts to obtain departmental faculty opinions, there has been no opportunity for consultation, discussion, and input for our faculty. For an issue of such magnitude, this constitutes de facto marginalization of our voices, whether intended or not. A number of faculty have asked: ‘Why did no one sit … Continue reading How we got here and questions on the process

Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens is out of this world

By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer 20 Cent Fiction has done it again! When Rocky Horror Picture Show premiered for its 23rd run on Halloweekend at UMass Dartmouth, I was very sure that nothing the company did could beat it. Rocky was simply amazing. The cast nailed it and the direction was stellar. However, Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens was right on par with Rocky, … Continue reading Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens is out of this world

Percussion and steel ensemble

By Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer On Tuesday, April 18, 2017, the Percussion and Steel Ensemble assembled to perform a selection of titles showcasing their wide variety of percussion instruments. The group had plenty of instruments to sustain the dozen or two UMass students who swapped in and out as the show progressed, including but not limited to two drum sets, a vibraphone, a set … Continue reading Percussion and steel ensemble

Broadway adaptation of Anastasia makes opening debut

By Lauren Medeiros, Arts and Entertainment Editor Opening for its first night on April 24, the new musical Anastasia arrived on Broadway after making waves at the Hartford Stage in Connecticut. Returning to the stage from its original run, Christy Altomare and Derek Klena will reprise their roles as the lead characters Anya and Dmitri respectively. The show is an updated stage adaptation of 20th … Continue reading Broadway adaptation of Anastasia makes opening debut

Keeping the promise, 102 years later

By Arpeni Mael, Editor-in-Chief On April 24, 1915, the Ottoman Empire, now known as modern-day Turkey, annihilated 1.5 million Armenians. 102 years later, on April 21, the first film about the Armenian Genocide came out that told the story of what the Turkish government still refuses to acknowledge. Directed by Terry George (Hotel Rwanda), and starring Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, X-Men: Apocalypse), … Continue reading Keeping the promise, 102 years later

No comebacks for women’s lacrosse

By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer Women’s lacrosse took two losses last week against Western Connecticut at home, and in Little East Conference play on Saturday at Eastern Connecticut. UMass Dartmouth couldn’t make the comeback in Tuesday night’s game, and lost in a close match against Western Connecticut, 15-13. The Corsairs collected two goals early, thanks to Catrina Longo at 28:16 and Leah Douty at 25:26. … Continue reading No comebacks for women’s lacrosse