By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk Just under a month ago one of the Ocean Cleanup projects had its first successful plastic pick up from the high seas. The focus of this project is to lessen the amount of trash and pollution in the ocean, specifically the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris (litter) in the North … Continue reading Ocean Cleanup Project’s first mission a success
By Contributing Writer Jordon DaSilva-Martins Did you know that 28% of the university’s population experiences food insecurity? That is almost 2000 students, faculty, and staff! Food insecurity is limited food availability and access based on numerous factors. Such as, time, income, health restrictions and/or needs, etc. You may not notice by being swamped with classes and endless exams, but there is still a need for … Continue reading Corsairs! We need you
By Sports Editor Tom Griffin The Corsair men’s soccer team endured a double–overtime scoreless tie against Coast Guard and earned a playoff appearance after defeating Castleton to end their regular season. For everything that UMassD’s long bout against Coast Guard lacked in scoring, it made up for it with a rock solid defense and a will to endure whatever the Bears sent their way. Wading through … Continue reading Men’s Soccer outlasts season-enders to finish 8-7-2, secure playoff birth
By Sports Editor Tom Griffin A bumpy start and some late adjustments throttled the Corsair football team past Western Connecticut’s Colonials in a late-game rout. The offense started slow, culminating in starting quarterback Stephen Gacioch departing after a drive and a half. In his stead, freshman backup Ryan Qualey completed Gacioch’s drive with a series of rushing plays, capitalized by a 23-yard touchdown reception from … Continue reading Corsair running game overruns Colonial roadblock
By Sports Editor Tom Griffin The Corsair field hockey team snuck into the Little East Tournament following a pair of back-to-back losses to end their regular season. The first matchup, pitted against Wellesley, was without-a-doubt a blowout. While Brittany Perry struck first and struck early in the second quarter, their 1-0 lead was quickly shattered by a barraging of six unanswered goals to close out … Continue reading Field Hockey finds hope following silent swan song
By Sports Editor Tom Griffin Almost the entirety of sports media site Deadspin’s production staff, a team of approximately 20 in-office writers and editors, have quit their jobs en masse following the firing of the site’s interim editor-in-chief Barry Petchesky. As the ex-editor-in-chief declared on his personal twitter account, Petchesky was let go for “not sticking to sports” as per management’s request. Paul Maidment, the … Continue reading Deadspin is dead, cause of death: Sticking to sports
By Contributing Writer Abigail Field Halloween 2019 kicked off the 26th annual Rocky Horror Picture Show. A wonderful show which consists of actors expertly miming the scenes of the iconic movie while it plays on a screen in the background, it captivated the audience with its humor and interactivity throughout. The beginning of the show, hosted by Director Sawyer Pollitt (History and Religious Studies, 2020), … Continue reading Let’s do the Time Warp again! Rocky Horror takes the stage for the 26th year!