By Contributing Writer Michael J. Kilbride III Autumn, a beautiful time of year. Sit back, sip some tea, watch the leaves change, and tune into the Classic Tetris World Championship! It is here, in Portland Orgon, where the annual wave of nostalgia has been reaching the hearts of adults and children alike since 2010. All around the world, viewers and enthusiasts of the original 1984 … Continue reading Boom, Tetris for Joseph! Classic Tetris World Championship crowns new king
By Staff Writer Eric Sousa First impressions are important, and this is especially true of restaurants. It’s like a first date; there has to be a strong opener, but not TOO strong. There has to be conversation, but not TOO much conversation. There has to be crab Rangoon, and there’s no such thing as too much crab Rangoon. Spicy Lime, located in New Bedford, is … Continue reading Spicy lime you so fine, you so fine you blow my mind
By Contributing Writer Jacob Hunsinger Nobody can tell Sturgill Simpson what to do. We ought to know that by know. The wildly ambitious singer-songwriter and Kentucky native has been breaking convention and musical tradition since his sophomore record Metamodern Sounds in Country Music where he explored traditional country writing akin to Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings(whom Simpson’s voice is often compared to) through a bent … Continue reading Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud
By Contributing Writer Abigail Field On Saturday, October 20th, the Pakistani Student Association hosted its second annual Mehndi Night in the Woodland Commons, and it was a night all who were in attendance are sure to remember. Upon entering the building, guests were met with the smell of delicious food that they would later be able to partake in, as well as beautiful Pakistani decorations … Continue reading A taste of Pakistan at UMass Dartmouth
By Staff Writer Kira Bruce Opened in 1993 this family-owned Portuguese barbeque spot in New Bedford has many adoring customers. Churrascaria is roughly translated to the Portuguese word, churrasco which is like barbeque, but it’s very different from what North Americans think of the same dish. Churrasco is the style the meat is cooked in. This usually involves a flame grill and is often cooked … Continue reading Portuguese comfort food at Churrascaria Novo Mundo
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell The American video game company Activision Blizzard, responsible for popular titles including World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, is making decisions that are disturbing the morals of its fan base. Earlier this month, Blizzard took action against Hong Kong resident and professional Hearthstone player Ng Wai Chung because of the pro-Hong Kong statements the player made during a … Continue reading American fans or Chinese communist support, what matters to American companies?
By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk The recent influx of global climate strikes and the 2019 UN Climate Summit have sparked an increasing interest in the issue of climate change. More discussions have developed globally about what can and should be done about the growing climate crisis, so much so that monster companies such as Amazon have completely changed course. No doubt that the issue of … Continue reading Amazon commits to renewable energy, who is next?
By Editor-in-chief Gabriella Barthe On October 23, 2019, the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) set up shop along the accessibility ramp in the Library Living Room to showcase their ongoing Clothesline Project in partnership with the Center for Women Gender and Sexuality (CWGS). Lining the ramp and a clothesline immediately next to it were Tee Shirts designed and decorated by women and children survivors of violence … Continue reading Clothesline Project: for every woman
By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt When one thinks of virtuoso musicians one most likely thinks of places like France, Germany, China, or America. It is unlikely that one would look to Mali, a landlocked West African country that for all intents and purposes shouldn’t be on the musical map. Kandiafa’s Mali Country changes this with a project that is as uniquely African as … Continue reading Cultures collide on Kandiafa’s Mali Country
By Editor-In-Chief Gabriella Barthe With reports of the Joker movie being a possible source for incel violence in the weeks leading up to its release, movie goers have been conflicted about seeing the film. Fears of a repeat of the September 20, 2012 theatre mass shooting at a screening of “The Dark Knight” in Aurora, Colorado, has fueled many of these responses. In response to … Continue reading The Joker gives message of the dangers of media while inciting warnings of incel violence