What we did in the shadows: Transgressive cinemas rides again

By Samantha Wahl, Staff Writer It’s not every day you hear someone tell you: “Feel free to talk during the movie”. But that is exactly what Sawyer Pollitt says at the beginning of 20 Cent Fiction’s Transgressive Cinema. This past Thursday, September 20, was the first showing of the newly revived film-viewing series, which had been on hiatus since 2006. Pollitt came across a mention … Continue reading What we did in the shadows: Transgressive cinemas rides again

The Predator (2018): bigger, badder, better?

By Gabriella Barthe, Staff Writer After years of cinematic feats, writers have began throwing in the towel for new ideas. Re-imaginings of notable 80’s works have begun gracing the big screen in increasing numbers. So much so that producers thought it was a good idea to revive a series nobody asked for: The Predator. Inspired by the original film from 1987, The Predator graced theaters … Continue reading The Predator (2018): bigger, badder, better?

Massachusetts native wows and wins America’s Got Talent Finale

By Benjamin Pfeffer, Staff Writer America’s Got Talent, a globally known show, has wrapped up its 13th season with its finale airing the night of Wednesday, Sept. 19. The winner of the show was, deservedly, Magician Shin Lim. Almost everybody on America’s Got Talent has to have some sort of incredible life story or they aren’t impressive enough to the judges to get through. Shin … Continue reading Massachusetts native wows and wins America’s Got Talent Finale

Netflix and HBO win big at an unremarkable Emmy Awards

By Seth Tamarkin, Staff Writer This past week, the 70th Emmys Awards aired and many of the usual suspects took home awards, but there were a few surprises in an otherwise uneventful night. Right off the bat, Saturday Night Live magnate Lorne Michaels’s new role as Emmys showrunner was felt with a musical number consisting of SNL cast members old and new. Musical numbers at … Continue reading Netflix and HBO win big at an unremarkable Emmy Awards

To meme or not to meme?

By Eric Sousa, Staff Writer On September 12, the European Parliament voted in favor of a controversial legislative piece called the Copyright Directive. The goal for this legislature is to instill copyright laws that will match the modern internet, which were said to be outdated. This directive was initially denied in August due to criticisms towards two specific articles, Articles 11 and 13. After updating … Continue reading To meme or not to meme?

No competition for Noname

By Sawyer Pollitt. Staff Writer Chicago based rapper and poet Fatimah Nyeema Warner better known as Noname is back at it again with Room 25, her second full length album after Telefone. This new project is more of the mellow, poignant, and soulful jazz-rap Noname is known for. Noname rose to prominence after being featured on “Coloring Book” by Chance the Rapper. However, as Room … Continue reading No competition for Noname

Corsairs outlast Panthers in late-game thriller

  By Thomas Griffin, Staff Writer Saturday’s matchup between the Plymouth State University Panthers and the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Corsairs ended in a close win for the home team at Cressy Field. The game started as a stalemate between two defensive stalwarts, with neither team capable of putting together lengthy offensive drives. Several deep Corsair punts and strong defensive stops kept the first quarter … Continue reading Corsairs outlast Panthers in late-game thriller

Men and Women’s Cross Country teams compete in Codfish Bowl

By James Mellen, Staff Writer On Saturday September 22nd the UMass Dartmouth women’s and men’s cross country teams competed in the Codfish Bowl invitational race. Eleven schools statewide were represented by their women’s teams and eight represented by their men’s team. The women’s half of the meet consisted of an 8 kilometer race, students from Merrimack College placed first, second, and third in the race, winning … Continue reading Men and Women’s Cross Country teams compete in Codfish Bowl

Carley scores lone goal for Corsairs in 4-1 loss to Eastern Connecticut

By Greg Estabrooks, Staff Writer This past Saturday, UMass Dartmouth women’s soccer took to the road and faced off against fellow Little East Conference competitor Eastern Connecticut. Coming into the contest, the Corsairs held a 3-4-1 record, while the Warriors were 5-1. Senior midfielder Aly Clarke, who finished the game with 2 goals and an assist, put the Eastern Connecticut Warriors ahead at the 10:30 … Continue reading Carley scores lone goal for Corsairs in 4-1 loss to Eastern Connecticut

Corsairs left at sea after a week of back-to-back losses

By Elijah Santos, Staff Writer The Corsairs men’s soccer team remained busy over the past week, playing Salem State on Wednesday and Eastern Connecticut on Saturday. These two games would prove to be too strenuous for the Corsairs, forcing them to take home two losses. Wednesday’s game vs. Salem State was a close contest. Although the first half remained scoreless, the second half was a … Continue reading Corsairs left at sea after a week of back-to-back losses