By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Chances are that you’re currently bogged down with an overwhelming amount of homework; I’m in the same sinking boat as you. This semester just seemed to go by too quickly to keep up with all of the homework. And it didn’t help that all my professors pushed back their final projects to the same week; it’s hard to keep up … Continue reading It’s the end of the semester, and I’m not ready!
By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. The infamous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France caught fire at 12:30 PM ET on Monday, April 15 and the fire raged overnight in France until the following day. The Notre Dame Cathedral has been standing for 850 years and is the center of Catholicism in France. It is also considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture … Continue reading Watching history burn before our eyes as 800-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames
By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Poet, essayist, and visual artist Mary-Kim Arnold shared her work with the UMass Dartmouth community on April 17 to celebrate National Poetry Month. The poems she read celebrated women, reflected on war, and found roots in her adoption from Korea. Arnold began the reading with her poem to Semiramis, King of Assyria, who has taken on a mythological quality because … Continue reading Campus hosts Mary-Kim Arnold for National Poetry Month
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about a relatively new artist, Billie Eilish, so I decided to give her new album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? a listen. Here’s a little about Eilish before I give my thoughts on her album: She started her music career in 2015 when Eilish contributed to her brother’s song “Ocean … Continue reading Album review: Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin Like Superman being exposed to kryptonite, the momentum behind DC’s cinematic universe has slowly been dying with each new film’s tepid release. To correct the ship that Zack Snyder nearly sunk with his overly edgy superhero films, DC gave the underrated hero Shazam time to shine in a new film marketed as more lighthearted and fun. While the film is … Continue reading Shazam: The movie should have been as weird as the comic
By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. April is national poetry month and while we as Americans often see English-language poetry, it is important to acknowledge the wide scope of poetry that exists throughout the world. Living in New England, and the Dartmouth area in particular, one language comes up much more often than others: Portuguese. On April 16th, the center for Portuguese Culture and Studies along … Continue reading Something in between: The Languages of Poetry
By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. The moment has come: the long-awaited Jordan Peele-led Twilight Zone reboot has premiered. In true twenty-first century style, the first episode was released online. It was until recently available for all to see on YouTube; the series will be available on CBS’s streaming service, CBS All Access. But does the Peele-helmed project live up the legacy of Rod Serling’s original … Continue reading To see or not to see: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone