Mental Note sings in the Holidays

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. This past Sunday was the first annual Winter Showcase put on by UMass Dartmouth’s premiere acapella group, Mental Note. This event brought the holiday spirit to campus in the best way these folks know how, with a song.  With introductions by Mental Note president, Rachel Ferrante, it was explained that this event has a dual purpose. The Winter Showcase gives … Continue reading Mental Note sings in the Holidays

Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Thursday, November twenty second, millions of people gathered on the crowded sidewalks of New York City, or in front of their television sets to watch the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to kick off the holiday season.  Macy’s has been hosting this parade since 1924, this year’s parade marking ninety two years, and is going down in history as … Continue reading Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

No, Disney is not selling out.

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. For those who don’t know, “Selling out” is a common idiomatic pejorative expression for the compromising of a person’s integrity, morality, authenticity, or principles in exchange for personal gain, such as money, according to Wikipedia.   Those who believe that Disney is selling out use the new movies as a reason. They find something wrong with each one.   They argue that the … Continue reading No, Disney is not selling out.

Wind Ensemble fall concert takes over Angus A. Bailey Theatre

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe The Angus A. Bailey theatre was filled with the melodic stylings of UMass Dartmouth’s own Wind Ensemble led by Conductor and College of Visual and Performing Arts professor Tobias Monte, Tuesday November 27.   Audience members entered the space to sounds of horns warming up back stage, slight chatter, and the Wii shop theme music lightly being plucked out by the … Continue reading Wind Ensemble fall concert takes over Angus A. Bailey Theatre

Fallout 76’s Early Failures Spell Early Price Reductions

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Up to the release of Bethesda’s Fallout 76 this past month, the Fallout series had strayed dangerously far from the formulas that made the first games successful and revered.   Game development company Interplay blessed the world with Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, two early role-playing computer classics heralded for their immersive storytelling, engaging character dialogue, and heavy influence on building … Continue reading Fallout 76’s Early Failures Spell Early Price Reductions

Corsairs improve to 6-0, Examond named LEC Player of the Week

By Sports Editor Dylan Botehlo. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s basketball team improved to a perfect 6-0 over last week with two solid wins against both Southern Maine and Plymouth State. Senior forward Nakira Examond lead the team in both games, remaining as dominant as she has all season, earning herself a spot as the Little East Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for … Continue reading Corsairs improve to 6-0, Examond named LEC Player of the Week

Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams stellar in season opener

By Sports Editor Dylan Botehlo. Both the men’s and women’s University of Massachusetts Dartmouth indoor track & field teams shined in the start of their respective seasons on Saturday afternoon at the University of Massachusetts Boston Indoor Open at the Reggie Lewis Center.    The Corsairs teams combined for 12 top 10 individual performances at the open, giving plenty of star performances. Senior Jared Louf-Woods picked … Continue reading Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams stellar in season opener

Ice Hockey rolls through two thrilling victories

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. On Wednesday, November 29th, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth men’s ice hockey team roll(sair)ed through the Worcester State ice hockey team in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup at Corsairs’ home Hetland Arena in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  A true nail biter of a game, with the end of the second period of the hour long game ending with … Continue reading Ice Hockey rolls through two thrilling victories

Men’s basketball grabs a pair of wins over Roger Williams and Southern Maine

By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. This past week, the UMass Dartmouth men’s basketball team won two of their three contests by pulling off a pair of tight wins over Roger Williams and Southern Maine.   On Sunday, November 25th, the Corsairs traveled to Bristol, Rhode Island to take on the Roger Williams University Hawks. UMass Dartmouth was coming off of back-to-back wins against Clark University and … Continue reading Men’s basketball grabs a pair of wins over Roger Williams and Southern Maine

Physics student Trevor Robertson publishes research in well-renowned undergraduate journal

By Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Trevor Robertson, a junior physics major with a minor in mathematics from Somerset, Massachusetts, has just accomplished a feat that few undergraduate students have the privilege of touting—getting their work published in an academic journal.  Robertson’s paper, titled “Application of the Finite Difference Method to the 1-D Schrödinger Equation” was published in UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, a peer-reviewed web journal of … Continue reading Physics student Trevor Robertson publishes research in well-renowned undergraduate journal