The End of Netflix Password Sharing Is Almost Here

(Image via yahoo.com)  Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  If you share a Netflix account outside of one household, take note — sometime this year, the streaming service will start charging fees for password sharing. Netflix’s terms of service say a user’s account “may not be shared with individuals beyond [their] household.”  But many subscribers do just that, and according to Netflix, the result is … Continue reading The End of Netflix Password Sharing Is Almost Here

Mindy Kaling Under Fire After Release of “Velma”

(Image via hbomax.com) Staff Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija Email: sdegilbalija@umassd.edu As an adult take on the hit 1969 show Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, HBOMax’s new show, Velma, prefaces the story of the ‘Mystery Inc. Gang’ through Velma Dinkley’s eyes. While the original Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! is a children’s show, Velma is rated TV-MA.  This reboot was one that fans were initially eager about, but … Continue reading Mindy Kaling Under Fire After Release of “Velma”

NFL Championship Sunday Recap

Staff Writer: Colton Almeida Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu The AFC and NFC Conference Championships are officially in the books. The stage is now set for Super Bowl 57 in Arizona.  The Philadelphia Eagles punched their ticket with a 31-7 beatdown of the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship, while the Kansas City Chiefs escaped with a narrow 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship.  … Continue reading NFL Championship Sunday Recap

UmassD Basketball Coach Brian Baptiste Achieves 700th Win

(Image Courtesy of UMass Dartmouth) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu For Brian Baptiste, 700 wins mean more than just on-the-court victories. UMass Dartmouth men’s basketball team’s win over Castleton University on January 14th brought forth a huge milestone for head coach Brian Baptiste, as it secured his 700th career victory.  He is now the only active NCAA Division III basketball coach to reach that number. … Continue reading UmassD Basketball Coach Brian Baptiste Achieves 700th Win

Celebrating Black History Month with the New Bedford Whaling Park

(Image via wpafb.af.mil) Volunteer Writer: Isabella Gerardi Email: Igerardi@umassd.edu Black History Month is celebrated every February and takes on a new theme each year.  In 2023, Black History Month will recognize “Black Resistance,” which addresses how African Americans have stood up to extreme racial oppression throughout American History, with a focus on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s through the 1970s.  This month hopes … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month with the New Bedford Whaling Park

Big Tech Layoffs Shouldn’t Scare You – Here’s Why

(Image via hrdailyadvisor.blr.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu (This Article is Not Financial Advice) Starting back in November of 2022, America’s biggest tech companies like Microsoft, Meta, and Amazon began the process of laying off a significant number of employees. This could be a bad thing for not only the individuals affected by the layoffs but also for the whole economy. In this article, … Continue reading Big Tech Layoffs Shouldn’t Scare You – Here’s Why

NASA’s New Flagship Telescope Confirms Its First Observed Exoplanet

(Artistic rendition, image via webbtelescope.org) Volunteer Writer: Mckenzie Ferrari Email: mferrari@umassd.edu The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which launched on December 25th, 2021, has finally started to send its results to Earth after over a year of collecting and transmitting data.  The JWST is the largest optical telescope in space; its high resolution and sensitivity allow it to view objects too old, distant, or faint … Continue reading NASA’s New Flagship Telescope Confirms Its First Observed Exoplanet

Feminista Jones Speaks at UMass Dartmouth’s 21st Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast

(Image via cbc.ca) Arts & Entertainment Editor: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu This year marked UMass Dartmouth’s 21st annual celebration and remembrance of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The event was hosted over Zoom by UMass Dartmouth’s Chief Diversity Officer, David Gomes, and the President of the Student Government Association, Efe Oboh-Idahosa. UMass D’s Chancellor, Dr. Fuller, also joined the event.  The event featured two … Continue reading Feminista Jones Speaks at UMass Dartmouth’s 21st Annual Martin Luther King Breakfast

UMass Dartmouth’s Next Top Biology Professor

Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu In this cutthroat industry, only the most skilled and knowledgeable will survive and thrive. Not just anyone can make it. Though many have tried to reach scholarly greatness, not many have achieved the hallowed rank of Doctor and gained the legal right to put Ph.D. after their name.  Even fewer still choose life in academia, the delicate balance between … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth’s Next Top Biology Professor

HBO’s Faithful Adaptation of “The Last of Us” is a Brilliant Must-See

(Image via gamepur.com) Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: bflaherty1@umassd.edu Television adaptations of video games are increasing in popularity, and HBO has recently added to the growing genre with its new series, The Last of Us. This faithful adaptation of the Playstation game is a brilliant must-see.   (SPOILERS AHEAD) Whether you’re a fan of the video game or just a fan of action-adventure shows, this show … Continue reading HBO’s Faithful Adaptation of “The Last of Us” is a Brilliant Must-See