Women’s Basketball positive in up-and-down week 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez In a productive start to their season, the UMass Dartmouth women‘s basketball team earned three wins through their first five-game stretch to start narrowly above .500.   The Corsairs’ season kicked off with an exhibition match against their division I compatriots in the UMass Amherst Minutemen. While existing outside both their division and conference standings, the 89-39 shellacking suffered at the … Continue reading Women’s Basketball positive in up-and-down week 

Confident Corsair crew takes Lafrance Tournament title 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin   A pair of wins and some late-game grand finals heroics carried the Corsairs to a first–place finish and back-to-back titles at the Lafrance Hospitality basketball tournament.  The first match, a semifinal against Husson, was dominated handily by the Corsairs, who maintained at least a 20-point lead over their Eagle adversaries through two halves.   Leading the charge for UMass Dartmouth was Jake … Continue reading Confident Corsair crew takes Lafrance Tournament title 

Corsairs slip up on-ice against Worcester State, Franklin Pierce 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez   The Corsair hockey team suffered back-to-back losses this past week, putting their previously hot start to the season in jeopardy.  The first of two losses came against Worcester State, where, despite a long game of offensive back-and-forth, the Corsairs fell at a final score of 5-3.   The Corsairs led at the end of the first period 3-2, with goals from … Continue reading Corsairs slip up on-ice against Worcester State, Franklin Pierce 

Unexpected stars bring unprecedented success over Westfield State in closer 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin An unexpected lineup and some defensive playmaking carried the Corsairs over their MASCAC rival Westfield State Owls to a final score of 19-13 on Saturday afternoon. UMassD’s final outing of the regular season saw a new face under center. Having previously provided key depth to the Corsair ground game, UMassD junior Jacob Francis took snaps at quarterback in their victory … Continue reading Unexpected stars bring unprecedented success over Westfield State in closer 

What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Multiliteracy & Communication Center is down one administrator due to problems processing paperwork in Human Resources.  Joshua Botvin is the assistant director of the MCC and a part-time faculty member in the English Department. His paperwork to work in the MCC was submitted in August, but the paperwork has yet to be processed, and … Continue reading What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties 

C.O.U.R.E. protests Student Government Association 

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt and Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen   On November 25, UMass Dartmouth’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly public senate meeting in Library room 205. However, this meeting was anything but normal. After the meeting was called to order by SGA President Kate Egan (History/Physics, 2021), a group of student protesters entered the chamber and over … Continue reading C.O.U.R.E. protests Student Government Association 

Students increase community with “You Matter” messages 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell A three-day marathon was recently held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, but participants did not exert too much pressure, and, in fact, there was no running required at all. The You Matter Marathon was situated in the Campus Center November 12-14 and encouraged students and other members of the UMass Dartmouth community with the simple message of “You Matter.” … Continue reading Students increase community with “You Matter” messages