Learn how to stay motivated for your intended career

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. Want a chance to win raffle prizes, and learn how to stay motivated for your intended future career? Look no further! “Turning the Tide” is an upcoming event that is being hosted here on campus, located in the Charlton College of Business building, room 149. This event will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday March 1, in room 149, … Continue reading Learn how to stay motivated for your intended career

Mt. Everest climber shares how to improve the environment

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Mountaineer and humanitarian Dan Mazur shared stories of his expeditions up Mount Everest, as well as his environmental and societal efforts, during the Center for Indic Studies’ first seminar of the spring 2019 semester. The multimedia presentation held on Thursday, February 21 included photos and videos Mazur has captured on his many adventures up Everest, the highest mountain above sea … Continue reading Mt. Everest climber shares how to improve the environment

Starbucks replaces plastic straw with plastic

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk. Starbucks made a seemingly momentous sustainability move this past summer. With the anti-straw movement gaining popularity, there is a growing pressure on companies and individuals to ditch plastic straws. One of the leading coffee corporations, Starbucks, have joined the cause. We all know the dilemma of plastic straws; the small, lightweight plastic cannot make it through most recycling equipment, so … Continue reading Starbucks replaces plastic straw with plastic

The ‘S’ Word film examines mental health

By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. On Wednesday February 20, 2019, UMassD’s Counselling Center, Director Dave and Kate Perry with Beth Anne Guthrie as the host screened The ‘S’ film movie in the Library Grand Reading Room. Mental illness is a health condition that causes changes to a person’s thinking, mood and behavior. Suicide is one of the leading deaths in America. Approximately, 1.3 million people … Continue reading The ‘S’ Word film examines mental health

House of Deliberations Ask: Are all slurs equal?

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Anytime House of Deliberations has an event, it is a guarantee that hot takes will fly, interesting videos will be shown, and divergent opinions will be shared. On February 26, House of Deliberations kept up this tradition with another event centered around a hotly-contested topic; ‘all racial slurs should be weighed equally.’ The poster for the event featured mugshots of … Continue reading House of Deliberations Ask: Are all slurs equal?

Cohen on the hot seat as House Oversight Committee deliberates

By Assistant Editor-In-Chief Sebastian Moronta Blanco. Yesterday morning, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen returned to Capitol Hill to testify before the House Oversight Committee. His testimony contained several allegations of wrongdoing on the part of the President, and asserted that Michael Cohen committed numerous crimes “at the direction of and coordination with” the President. This hearing takes place months after Michael Cohen … Continue reading Cohen on the hot seat as House Oversight Committee deliberates

UMassD lacks campus acts with hit tracks

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Going through day-to-day life as a college student can be frustrating and difficult. Everyone is always looking for a way to break up the monotony. There is almost nothing better to cure that feeling than a nice event that can take everyone’s mind off of the tedium of life. UMass Dartmouth was at one point a mecca for this kind … Continue reading UMassD lacks campus acts with hit tracks

Why Flint’s citizens still tap out on tap water

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa. In 2015, the United States experienced a scandal that shook the nation; Flint, Michigan became known for its lead poisoning instead of its drastically high crime rate and economy. However, the question that has recently arisen is singing a different tune: is that scandal still as severe? The city had switched their water source from Lake Huron to Flint River. … Continue reading Why Flint’s citizens still tap out on tap water

Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. While the road to the 2020 election still looms ahead of us (and honestly, after only a month of politicians announcing their exploratory committees it feels as though it’s been looming behind us as well), the discourse surrounding it has primarily focused on the last presidential election in 2016. However, this election cycle has already broken all of the … Continue reading Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?

Letter to the Editor: The climate change clock is ticking

By Contributing Writer Jerry Blitefield. To the Students of UMass Dartmouth: Check your pockets. You are being robbed. Even as you read this. On October 8, 2018, an international group of scientists known as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report stating in no uncertain terms that if the planet, and humanity, are to escape the worst of climate change, we have … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: The climate change clock is ticking