Semirah Dolan will discuss Blockchain at BITCOIN Conference

By Semirah Dolan, Contributing Writer Semirah Dolan, a senior mechanical engineering and computer science major, is scheduled to speak at the BITCOIN conference on October 12th in Twin Cities, Minnesota. Her workshop on Block- chain will be hosted at the Best Buy headquarters. Semirah is the former President of the National Society of Black Engineers chapter and is also a resident assistant and engineering teacher … Continue reading Semirah Dolan will discuss Blockchain at BITCOIN Conference

Leduc Center sponsors ocean cleanup

By Gabriella Barthe, Staff Writer In the wake of ocean related scandals such as trash island, the BP oil spill, and turtles found with straws stuck in their noses, many have begun flocking to the oceans in an attempt to clean the seas from debris. UMass Dartmouth’s Leduc Center for Civic Engagement has partnered with Be the Solution to Pollution, Westport River Watershed Alliance, Button- … Continue reading Leduc Center sponsors ocean cleanup

The Leduc Center for Civic Engagement searches for volunteers

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The desire to serve a multitude of communities and to unite together as a campus to give back to a stream line of organizations and fundraisers is just one of the ways UMass Dartmouth students, staff and faculty work together to create change in society. Whether you are first starting out or have completed hours of service, starting to volunteer … Continue reading The Leduc Center for Civic Engagement searches for volunteers

‘RBG’ screening puts the Supreme Court Justice’s career on display

By Seth Tamarkin, Staff Writer Think of the courage needed to argue for gender equality laws before they existed, to an all-male Supreme Court no less. Now, imagine doing that five more times and winning five out of six of those cases, forever changing the landscape of law in the United States. The YWCA of Southeastern Mass, Women’s Fund, and the Center of Gender, Women, … Continue reading ‘RBG’ screening puts the Supreme Court Justice’s career on display

Will Tesla flop or fly to the top?

  By Benjamin Pfeffer, Staff Writer Tesla is not going to flop any time soon. Let’s get that out of the way. The products that Tesla produces, backed by SpaceX through their CEO Elon Musk, are unmatched on the ratio of production level to quality. No other company can create the number of products that Tesla does while still keeping up the quality of the … Continue reading Will Tesla flop or fly to the top?

The Dells are in shambles, and UMassD is to blame

By Seth Tamarkin, Staff Writer On the first weekend of every semester, when new faces are joining the campus and old friends are reunited, the excitement comes to a head when many celebrate at the Dells. The only one not celebrating was the new Vice Chancellor Shannon Finning, who, after touring the Dells on the same weekend, was so appalled at students enjoying themselves that … Continue reading The Dells are in shambles, and UMassD is to blame

Journalistic integrity gone with the wind

By Sawyer Pollitt, Staff Writer This month, Hurricane Florence tore it’s way through the American South leaving devastation in its wake. However, along with the destruction of personal property, land, and unfortunately, human lives, it seems that Florence also destroyed the concept of journalistic integrity. Every natural disaster demands a massive news cycle and this one is no different. News stations are reporting on the … Continue reading Journalistic integrity gone with the wind

The case for Kavanaugh still strong in light of allegations

By Greg Estabrooks, Staff Writer Just a short time ago, the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States seemed inevitable. With the Republican party in firm control of the Senate, where they need only a simple majority to confirm the nominee, it appeared as though Kavanaugh would enjoy a cakewalk to a seat in the highest court of the land. … Continue reading The case for Kavanaugh still strong in light of allegations

Kelly v. Mathers and why it doesn’t matter

By Thomas Griffin, Staff Writer Rap beefs and diss tracks have come to be an integral part of the modern rap scene. Often seen as the most competitive music genre, rap music has roots in bragging about what you’ve got. From money, to cars, to jewelry and clothes, to women, to power and respect, common themes and topics in rap center around the things you’ve … Continue reading Kelly v. Mathers and why it doesn’t matter

Too Famous for America’s Got Talent

By. Samantha Wahl, Staff Writer The rise of reality television over the course of this century has been interesting to watch. TV shows like American Idol and America’s Got Talent have revolutionized the way that many Americans view fame; instead of some faraway, impossible dream, it has become something within the reach of the average Joe; at least, the very talented average Joe. People cherish … Continue reading Too Famous for America’s Got Talent