Celebrating Pride on Campus

(Image via @umassdpridealliance / Instagram)  Volunteer Writer: Isabella Gerardi Email: igerardi@umassd.edu UMass Dartmouth’s Pride Alliance offers a safe space for students to celebrate pride on campus through their weekly meetings and events hosted throughout the semester.  On Thursday, September 21st, Pride Alliance held its first-semester meeting at the Center for Women Gender and Sexuality (CWGS).  The meeting space is relaxed and welcoming, with couches and … Continue reading Celebrating Pride on Campus

 

Top It Pizza: A Slice of Heaven or a Doughy Disappointment? A Review

(Photographed by Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: jmagnifico@umassd.edu Right next door to Dunkin Donuts in the Campus Center, what was once Revolution Noodle in Fall 2022 and Tu Taco during Spring 2023 has now transformed into Top It Pizza.  Cheese is their specialty, but is their food worth it? I tried nearly everything on the menu. Here’s what I have to … Continue reading Top It Pizza: A Slice of Heaven or a Doughy Disappointment? A Review

 

The CVPA Presents Grata Retro

(Photographed by Photography Manager Rena Danho) Photography Manager: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu If you haven’t heard of Grata Retro, you’re sorely missing out on one of the best on-campus events at UMass Dartmouth. Grata Retro is a yearly event where CVPA students showcase their available art by selling it to other students and the public, showing off their art skills. While shopping was the main … Continue reading The CVPA Presents Grata Retro

 

Family YouTuber Ruby Franke Arrested for Child Abuse

Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu On August 30th, 2023, Family Vlogger Ruby Franke was arrested alongside her business partner, Jodi Hildebrandt, following a 9-1-1 call from Franke’s neighbor. Franke was charged on six separate counts of aggravated child abuse, a second-degree felony.  A neighbor made the 9-1-1 call when Franke’s twelve-year-old son approached his house asking for help. According to the neighbor, the boy … Continue reading Family YouTuber Ruby Franke Arrested for Child Abuse

 

American Horror Story Fans are Apprehensive of the New Season Twelve Star

(Image via people.com) Staff Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija Email: sdegilbalija@umassd.edu American Horror Story fans have been left in jaded anticipation after the announcement of the unusual season twelve star.   The long-time-running show American Horror Story released posters and trailers revealing Kim Kardashian as one of the stars in the new season titled “Delicate.”  American Horror Story is one of Kim Kardashian’s few scripted television debuts, … Continue reading American Horror Story Fans are Apprehensive of the New Season Twelve Star

 

The Solidarity of the Writers Strike is Being Tested

(Image via thewrap.com) Business Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: bflaherty1@umassd.edu It’s been almost 20 weeks since the launch of the Screen Actors Guild, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Writers Guild of America (SAG AFTRA/WGA) began striking against the film industry.  So what exactly has been achieved, and what hasn’t? The strike started on May 2nd and shows no sign of slowing … Continue reading The Solidarity of the Writers Strike is Being Tested

 

Women’s Volleyball Senior Night Was A Celebration to Remember

(Image Courtesy of Corsairs Volley Ball Team) Volunteer Writer: Billy Mankavech Email: wmankavech@umassd.edu September 15th, 2023, was a memorable night for UMass Dartmouth’s Women’s Volleyball Team, who played a sensational game after welcoming The Roger Williams University Hawks to campus for a big match-up.  In a dazzling display from the team, they celebrated Senior Night with a commanding win over Roger Williams University.  The effort … Continue reading Women’s Volleyball Senior Night Was A Celebration to Remember

 

“What’s Fizzing?” The Latest College-Based Social Media App to Reach UMassD

(Image created by Graphic Design Manager Anamika Menon) Arts & Entertainment Editor: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu You may have heard people around campus talking about Fizz, a new social media app. But what is Fizz? And should you get it?  Fizz is a combination of the popular social media apps Twitter (X) and YikYak. Most Fizz posts are anonymous and can be upvoted, downvoted, shared, … Continue reading “What’s Fizzing?” The Latest College-Based Social Media App to Reach UMassD