UMassD resident artist Lo presents: “Community is a question”

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. While UMassD has many popular and well-represented positions and programs on campus, one that may fly under the radar is our artist-in-residence program. This position was filled by last year’s artist-in-residence Roz Crews. The position is rotational, meaning that every year a new artist comes to campus to do their work. 2018-2019’s academic year featured Connecticut native Lauren “Lo” … Continue reading UMassD resident artist Lo presents: “Community is a question”

Internet Communication and Culture prepares students for the future

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Professor Stanley Harrison has worked here at UMass Dartmouth since 2003. He is one of our many outstanding professors in the English department, and he has the upmost faith and enthusiasm in what he teaches his students. In his ENL 368 class, Internet Communication and Culture, he prepares students for a life in the twenty-first century. And this class is … Continue reading Internet Communication and Culture prepares students for the future

Sustainable movie series presents, Food Inc.

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk. The sustainable movie series moved forward with one of the most eye-opening and mind-boggling documentaries, Food Inc. It was shown Thursday, March 28 at 7 P.M. in room 207 of the library, and it certainly changes the way you think of the United States’ food chain. In Food Inc. Robert Kenner, a documentary filmmaker, examines how huge corporations have taken … Continue reading Sustainable movie series presents, Food Inc.

Tell your story and express yourself at Poetic Justice

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Look at your Instagram and social media and you are bound to see tons of people who want to pursue rap or poetry. Often though, most people with that desire do not have an outlet to express their poetry freely. If you’re looking for that means of expression, the student organization Poetic Justice is the perfect fit. Founder Leiandra Riley … Continue reading Tell your story and express yourself at Poetic Justice

iPad Mini and iPad Air offer no exciting improvements

By Staff Writer Zach Lunghi To all the Apple enthusiasts, please remove your Airpods for one second. This past week the newest additions to the iPad air and iPad mini families were announced. Consumers will be able to purchase these products starting the week of March 24. So yet again, bust out your wallets for more minute changes to re-branded products. Starting with the “improvements” … Continue reading iPad Mini and iPad Air offer no exciting improvements

The college admissions scandal tells us what we already knew

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. You almost definitely have heard of the College Admissions Scandal. For those of you who haven’t, it was happening over the past decade and it was when rich and/or famous parents would illegally bribe colleges in order to get their children into top schools. It has been recently discovered that a few famous individuals have been involved in this multi-million-dollar … Continue reading The college admissions scandal tells us what we already knew

Where did all the retailers go?

By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. It has been a tumultuous start of 2019 since retailers have announced closures of hundreds of stores across the nation. Some of the United States’ most prominent retailers have shutting down stores or declaring bankruptcy in recent months. The rise of e-commerce outlets like Amazon has made it difficult for traditional retailers to attract customers to their stores and forced … Continue reading Where did all the retailers go?

The failed recall of Jasiel Correia?

By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. The Fall River Election Commissioners had to wait until 5pm Friday, March 15, to certify official special election results. Jasiel Correia II is officially the mayor of Fall River after the results of the special election that “saw him recalled then re-elected” according to sources at WPRI. Federal prosecutors allege Correia misused $231,000 of the $363,000 investment funds and accepted … Continue reading The failed recall of Jasiel Correia?

An unnecessary necessity? Why the GRE is useless for graduate school admission

By Editor-In-Chief Chelsea Cabral. When I arrived to take the GRE this past October, it was hard to tell whether I was in a testing facility or a harsh airport security line. After submitting my identification and placing all my belongings in a locked drawer, I was waved over by a security wand and instructed to turn out my front and back pockets, shake out … Continue reading An unnecessary necessity? Why the GRE is useless for graduate school admission

White nationalism and internet culture

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollit. “Subscribe to Pewdiepie.” Until recently this phrase was nothing more than a widespread meme that simultaneously managed to demonstrate the power of community and be extremely annoying at the same time. However, after the Christchurch shooting, “Subscribe to Pewdiepie” is now linked to white nationalism. The shooting at the Christchurch mosque was a complete and utter act of evil and … Continue reading White nationalism and internet culture