In America, there are no lanes

By Sebastian Moronta, SGA Correspondent As of late, the American public has seen a surge in political activism and speech from celebrities, namely Jimmy Kimmel, Mark Ruffalo, Lebron James, and more. This activism has produced a myriad of responses from the public and political commentators alike, which vary wildly depending on your political affiliation.       If it’s liberal speaking, which most celebrities are, … Continue reading In America, there are no lanes

Do’s and don’ts for seniors

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Class is in session, clubs and organizations are in full swing and the semester is off to a great start. Graduating seniors this story is for you; we are in our last semester of undergrad, wow, when did that happen?! Now is the time to enjoy every week and celebrate all of our accomplishments and finish off strong.    Follow … Continue reading Do’s and don’ts for seniors

Logan Paul still online as controversies build

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer While Vine’s time in the spotlight was short-lived by internet standards, the app’s popularity left a big impact on entertainment in our generation. Namely, it gave the world countless semi-famous wavy haired white guys and reaffirmed the incorrect notion that shrieking is funny. The cardinal of these shrieking white men is Logan Paul, who has capitalized the most off of … Continue reading Logan Paul still online as controversies build

Club spotlight: Dartmouth Theatre Company and 20 Cent Theatre Company

By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer If you’re one of the select few that hasn’t seen any of the productions put on by either of UMass Dartmouth’s theatre companies, you are surely missing out! That’s right, UMass Dartmouth has not one but two theatre companies on campus, and both are excellent in their own regard. Ranging from the annual production of Rocky Horror every Halloween to … Continue reading Club spotlight: Dartmouth Theatre Company and 20 Cent Theatre Company

Butter up for your new favorite pastime: Lights, Camera, Podcast

By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer The (probably) number one unaffiliated movie podcast is hosted by the “big time movie boys,” former Good Morning America twitter-guy, Jeff D Lowe, Twitter-legend Trill Ballins, and resident idiot and Henry Cavill lover KenJac. In between talking about terribly bad movies like The Emoji Movie, the podcast really does a great job in breaking down film while also not being … Continue reading Butter up for your new favorite pastime: Lights, Camera, Podcast

Netflix’s Babylon Berlin

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer There is a new arrival on Netflix called Babylon Berlin. This show is based on the German book Der Nasse Fisch, which translates to English as The Wet Fish. This crime drama takes place in 1929 Berlin, the capital of Germany. It follows police commissioner Gereon Rath, played by Volker Bruch, who attempts to unravel a sordid mystery. What Rath … Continue reading Netflix’s Babylon Berlin

Take Two exhibition highlights UMassD faculty

By Sawyer Pollitt, Staff Writer Located in the UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery in the College of Visual and Performing Arts is a new and interesting exhibition called Take Two.  With its opening reception on February 15, this show is based on the concept of UMass Dartmouth professors working collaboratively with other faculty, master artists, students, or other people outside the university. Every work of art … Continue reading Take Two exhibition highlights UMassD faculty

The Film Black Panther shows all cultures are capable of making classics

By Kevin Perrington-Turner, Contributing Writer As many people might have been eager for NBA all star weekend to come upon us. There was another spectacular sight that was for showing this weekend. Many people piled in to watch the highly anticipated “Black Panther” movie that hit theaters this past Friday. With leading roles form Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan the two have a chemistry … Continue reading The Film Black Panther shows all cultures are capable of making classics

NHL banned from Winter Olympics: Good for competition, bad for viewers

By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer If you are as big a hockey fan as I am, you were probably outraged initially at the discovery that NHL players were restricted from playing in the Winter Olympics, after five consecutive winter olympics featuring NHL players. Now, why on earth would they do something like this to my good winter games? How will I ever manage watching hockey … Continue reading NHL banned from Winter Olympics: Good for competition, bad for viewers

Johnny Manziel starting his comeback season

By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer Johnny Manziel will be back on a football field this spring. Beginning on March 28, the comeback season begins in Austin, Texas. The ex-Cleveland Browns and Texas A&M Aggies quarter back wowed fans during his time in College Station. In 2012, he became the first ever freshman to ever with the Heisman Trophy after 47 total touchdowns. He returned again … Continue reading Johnny Manziel starting his comeback season