Album review: Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about a relatively new artist, Billie Eilish, so I decided to give her new album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? a listen. Here’s a little about Eilish before I give my thoughts on her album: She started her music career in 2015 when Eilish contributed to her brother’s song “Ocean … Continue reading Album review: Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Shazam: The movie should have been as weird as the comic

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin Like Superman being exposed to kryptonite, the momentum behind DC’s cinematic universe has slowly been dying with each new film’s tepid release. To correct the ship that Zack Snyder nearly sunk with his overly edgy superhero films, DC gave the underrated hero Shazam time to shine in a new film marketed as more lighthearted and fun. While the film is … Continue reading Shazam: The movie should have been as weird as the comic

Something in between: The Languages of Poetry

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. April is national poetry month and while we as Americans often see English-language poetry, it is important to acknowledge the wide scope of poetry that exists throughout the world. Living in New England, and the Dartmouth area in particular, one language comes up much more often than others: Portuguese. On April 16th, the center for Portuguese Culture and Studies along … Continue reading Something in between: The Languages of Poetry

To see or not to see: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. The moment has come: the long-awaited Jordan Peele-led Twilight Zone reboot has premiered. In true twenty-first century style, the first episode was released online. It was until recently available for all to see on YouTube; the series will be available on CBS’s streaming service, CBS All Access. But does the Peele-helmed project live up the legacy of Rod Serling’s original … Continue reading To see or not to see: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone

Roller-coaster week for Corsair Baseball

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. The UMassD Baseball team has experienced its own share of highs and lows on the season, and losing two of three out-of-conference competitions in dramatic fashion puts this on full display. The week’s action started against Tufts, and it started early. Producing nothing in the top of the first, the Corsairs allowed six runs to end the inning, most of … Continue reading Roller-coaster week for Corsair Baseball

Go get ‘em, Tiger: The story of reclaiming a golf relic

By Staff Writer Tom Griffin. The 2019 Masters tournament has ended, with Tiger Woods winning the event in dramatic fashion. In his first Masters win since 2005, Woods completed the tournament with a stunning stroke total of thirteen under par, barely beating out a close-running three-way tie for second between Xander Schauffele, Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson at twelve strokes under. Woods most notably swept … Continue reading Go get ‘em, Tiger: The story of reclaiming a golf relic

Men’s Golf takes home Lafrance Hospitality Invitational Championship

By Sports Editor Dylan Botelho Despite the unfortunately rainy and windy conditions, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Men’s Golf team won the Lafrance Hospitality Invitational Championship over the past weekend. The team was led by Senior Tom Sheran who shot a two-over 74 in the final round of the championship to secure the 2019 Lafrance Hospitality Invitational men’s squad title. Alongside Sheran was freshman Curtis … Continue reading Men’s Golf takes home Lafrance Hospitality Invitational Championship

UMass Dartmouth shakes the ship once again

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. As with other past semesters, the faculty at the UMass Dartmouth have set aside a day called ‘Shake the Ship’ where students can ask questions and share concerns to a variety of UMass Dartmouth officials in an open forum conversation. This semester’s Shake the Ship occurred on April 10 in the library, and featured members of SGA as well as … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth shakes the ship once again

Professor Bridget Teboh set to return to Ondo, Nigeria

By Editor-In-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Bridget Teboh, a Professor of History at UMass Dartmouth, has just learned that she has been offered The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for a second time, after initially winning the fellowship in 2017. The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF) was created in 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation in New York to support African-born scholars who live in the U.S. or Canada … Continue reading Professor Bridget Teboh set to return to Ondo, Nigeria

National Society of Black Engineers expand career opportunities at national convention

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. The UMass Dartmouth chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) attended the National Society of Black Engineers 45th National Convention in Detroit, Michigan from March 27-31 to connect with industry leaders and strengthen their professional skills.  “Our main goal in going to this conference was to get opportunities for our members,” said Vivian Obodo ‘19, President of UMassD’s … Continue reading National Society of Black Engineers expand career opportunities at national convention