LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry

(Image via ew.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu As the Holiday season takes hold, many of us remember the years we sat together with family and older relatives, talking about “the good ol’ days.” Uncle Jimmy always rambling on about all the concerts he went to in the early 90s.  You’ve heard all his stories before, it’s practically an unofficial holiday tradition at this … Continue reading LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry

What’s All the Controversy About the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

(Image via http://www.mojidelano.com) Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  In April of 2010 FIFA’s ex-president, Sepp Blatter, endorsed the idea of having a World Cup take place in the Arab World, saying that “the Arabic world deserves a World Cup. They have 22 countries and have not had any opportunity to organize the tournament.” So on December 2nd, 2010, it was announced that Qatar would … Continue reading What’s All the Controversy About the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

UMass Dartmouth’s Fantastic Football Season Comes to an End at Ithaca

(Image via @umassdathletics / Instagram) Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu Saturday, November 19th  After winning the MASCAC title for the first time ever, UMass Dartmouth went to Ithaca for the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Ithaca College showed why they were Liberty League champions and undefeated at 10-0, as they went on to defeat the Corsairs 63-20. Ithaca was led by senior QB … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth’s Fantastic Football Season Comes to an End at Ithaca

Results of the 2022 Massachusetts Midterm Elections

(Photo via NBC News) Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu The official results of the Massachusetts midterm elections are in. Unsurprisingly, there was a democratic sweep throughout the state.  All 9 of the House seats were won by democrats.  District 1 elected Richard Neal, with 61.4% of the vote.  District 2 elected James McGovern, with 66.2% of the vote. District 3 elected Lori Trahan, with … Continue reading Results of the 2022 Massachusetts Midterm Elections

Give Amazon Drivers a Break this Year – Shop Small Instead

(Image via SMITH COLLECTION/GADO/GETTY IMAGES) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu It’s gotten to the middle of November. While many Americans know this as the season of Thanksgiving (or, as I like to call it, the season of feasting), many people use this time to get their Christmas shopping done early. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become well-known holidays in their own right, celebrations … Continue reading Give Amazon Drivers a Break this Year – Shop Small Instead

Is Cartoon Network in Danger After Studio Merger with Warner Bros?

(Image via http://www.deviantart.com) Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  On October 11th, it was announced that Cartoon Network Studios would be merging with Warner Bros. Animation to form a single animation department.  While Cartoon Network was acquired by Warner Bros. in 2001, their animation studios have traditionally remained separate in the past. But with this new change, it seems that Cartoon Network is going to … Continue reading Is Cartoon Network in Danger After Studio Merger with Warner Bros?

When We Were Young Fest – It Wasn’t the Best

Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu Music festivals are always sought out in the music community. Fans wait year-round to hear who is playing at what festival in hopes they’ll be able to see their favorite artists of the same or similar genres. Over the past years, there was a heavily anticipated alternative music festival called Warped Tour (which tours rather than staying in one … Continue reading When We Were Young Fest – It Wasn’t the Best

UMassD Students Concerned about Safety after 3 Students Shot with Pellet/BB Gun on Ring Road

(Image via http://www.heraldnews.com) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu On the morning of November 17th, 2022, students and faculty received two emails regarding incidents that happened on University property over the previous two days. One was a breaking and entering in Spruce Hall, where eight people entered the building with masks/and or hoodies and stole thousands of dollars of property from a student’s room. The … Continue reading UMassD Students Concerned about Safety after 3 Students Shot with Pellet/BB Gun on Ring Road

Breaking and Entering Incident Causes Student Safety Concern at UMassD

(Image via Dimella Shaffer) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu On the morning of November 17, 2022, students and faculty received two emails regarding incidents that happened on University property over the previous two days. One was a breaking and entering in Spruce Hall, where eight people entered the building with masks/and or hoodies and stole thousands of dollars of property from a student’s room. … Continue reading Breaking and Entering Incident Causes Student Safety Concern at UMassD

UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident

(Image via nypost.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu  People do crazy things in college. It’s pretty much a fact of life like birds fly or the sky is blue. Doing crazy or outlandish things in college is part of the college experience. For some, it’s their first time without their parents’ family rules. For others, doing crazy things is a way to deal with the … Continue reading UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident