Letter To The Editor: Student Leaders Call for Vice Chancellor Finning’s Resignation

Letter to The Editor Written by: Liz Anusauskas: eanusauskas@umassd.eduTatiana DosSantos: tdossantos@umassd.eduJasmine Jenkins: jjenkins1@umassd.eduDakeyla Johnson: djohnson11@umassd.eduIsabelle Joseph: ijoseph@umassd.eduPearl McCarthy: pamonumccarthy@umassd.edu Introduction Written By Editor-In-Chief: James Mellen Jmellen@Umassd.edu Today, March 31st 2021, six students sent a letter to Chancellor Mark Fuller and Deputy Chancellor Mark Preble demanding the immediate resignation of Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Shannon Finning. The students who drafted and sent this letter include … Continue reading Letter To The Editor: Student Leaders Call for Vice Chancellor Finning’s Resignation

How COVID is Causing a Gender Identity Crisis

J Engels Staff Writer jengels@umassd.edu As I scroll through social media lately I’ve been noticing something: more and more users- (including, as of recently, a celebrity as big as Halsey)- are putting “they” pronouns in their bios. Seeing that people are comfortable  enough to openly display these pronouns is a refreshing sign that  non-binary gender identities are starting to be destigmatized, but there are those … Continue reading How COVID is Causing a Gender Identity Crisis

Warframe Game Review

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu Warframe is a free-to-play action role-playing multiplayer online video game that was developed and published by Digital Extremes. It is available on almost any gaming console you can think of including PC, however Xbox One players cannot play with PC players, it is not yet cross platform in that aspect. There is a single player and multiplayer mode, letting players choose … Continue reading Warframe Game Review

amazon is consuming us all

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu Everyone you have come to know and love has more than likely purchased at least one item off of the all encompassing website called amazon. This website has become the world’s largest online marketplace, live-streaming platform with Twitch, and AI assistant provider measured by revenue and market capitalization. Amazon is currently the largest Internet company by revenue in the world. Almost … Continue reading amazon is consuming us all

Disney’s Latest Movie is A Dragon Designer’s Nightmare

J Engels Staff Writer jengels@umassd.edu A roaring success with critics, Raya and the Last Dragon looks promising overall. Positive critical reception, however, does not excuse the fact that Disney, ever greedy corporation that they are, is getting away with charging subscribers of their streaming an additional  just to watch it. Even if it did- even if I, personally, wasn’t morally against supporting this latest of … Continue reading Disney’s Latest Movie is A Dragon Designer’s Nightmare

Pray for the Wicked Album Review

Izzy Rivera Staff Writer irivera1@umassd.edu Pray for the Wicked is the sixth studio album released by the American pop rock group Panic! at the Disco and has left an impression on listeners. The album was released on June 22nd, 2018 on Fueled by Ramen and quickly gained traction on social media. The lead singer of the group Brendon Urie has had many highs and lows, which … Continue reading Pray for the Wicked Album Review

UMASSD Plans to Reopen- but is that the Safest Choice for Everyone?

J. Engels Staff Writer jengels@umassd.edu I’d known the email was coming, but that didn’t stop me from feeling a sinking sense of dread  when I saw it in my inbox. Sent out by the Vice Chancellor, the email- strangely ecstatic in tone,  sentences ending in an unprofessional amount of exclamation points abound- reads: “UMass Dartmouth anticipates resuming on-campus, in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester.” … Continue reading UMASSD Plans to Reopen- but is that the Safest Choice for Everyone?

Movie Review: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

A.J. Merch Staff Writer amerchant1@umassd.edu The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was a movie that I always knew I wanted to watch but never got around to. I had seen posters for it a lot when I was growing up and had a huge infatuation for what it could solely be about. But at the time I never did because of the rating and I … Continue reading Movie Review: Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Taylor Sheridan Movies

A.J. Merch Staff Writer amerchant1@umassd.edu In my opinion, Taylor Sheridan is the greatest screenwriter of this new generation. His screenplays are the examples of simple plots with bigger more unique takeaways. As a film lover, I had no real interest in westerns or anything connected to them in any way, shape, or form. But that all changed when I encountered Taylor’s final frontier trilogy made … Continue reading Taylor Sheridan Movies