The State of the Union wildly boring again, Democratic response better for once

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Like the Oscars and Grammys before it, the annual State of the Union has become an overly long TV staple that seems as unnecessary as ever. When Americans can find out the President’s thoughts on issues every single day from his Twitter account, the event really loses its luster. Given the pressure of speaking before both the Democrat and Republican … Continue reading The State of the Union wildly boring again, Democratic response better for once

So are we a sustainability-focused campus or are we not?

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. As some of you might have noticed, the school’s meal packages have changed. Yes, it looks nice to see all of the salads have everything in individual plastic wrapping, but there’s a problem. UMass Dartmouth on multiple occasions has said that it is a very sustainably driven school, and that its goal is to be an example of a school … Continue reading So are we a sustainability-focused campus or are we not?

Over 540,000 people have complained to the FCC about Adam Levine performing shirtless

By Staff Writer Zach Lunghi. Following this year’s Super Bowl Halftime show, Adam Levine has found himself bearing the weight of a new internet feud. Maroon 5’s front man is receiving multiple criticisms for performing the end of his band’s set while shirtless. The complaints that have surfaced refer to the double standard that men can be shirtless in certain situations as where women cannot … Continue reading Over 540,000 people have complained to the FCC about Adam Levine performing shirtless

Shorts in the winter: why?

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Recently here at UMass Dartmouth temperatures dropped into the negatives. Many of us were bundled up in big coats, scarves, and hats. Alongside those of us who are clad in the winter standards are the brave souls who battle the howling Dartmouth winds in a simple pair of shorts. They can be seen everywhere, boldly going where few dare to … Continue reading Shorts in the winter: why?

Brady with Make America Great Again hat, do we care?

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. If you didn’t know, because you’re Patrick Star and you live under a rock, Tom Brady supports Donald Trump. If you are in fact Patrick, you also wouldn’t know that the Patriots just won their first ever Super Bowl!…Oh wait… what’s that Janice? Sixth! They have six Lombardi trophies? Well that must be over like 50 years…It only took 18 … Continue reading Brady with Make America Great Again hat, do we care?

Marshmello hosts concert in Fortnite…yes, you read that right!

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. The famous music producer Marshmello hosted a virtual concert in Fortnite. If that didn’t make sense, let me explain. Fortnite is and has been a very popular online video game, a third person shooter, over the last year. In this game, players can roam free as they are in a giant battle on a map. Due to this roaming, Fortnite … Continue reading Marshmello hosts concert in Fortnite…yes, you read that right!

Cowspiracy sheds light on the dangers of eating meat

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. The Office of Campus Sustainability and Residential Initiatives put on a production of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, on Wednesday, February 6. Cowspiracy is a groundbreaking feature length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today. He investigates what the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about. … Continue reading Cowspiracy sheds light on the dangers of eating meat