The Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on November 20 to honor the lives of those murdered as a result of their gender identity and expression. The tradition was started in 1999 to honor Rita Hester and all those who had died since her death one year prior.   The vigil takes place at the close of Transgender Awareness Week which … Continue reading The Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

Sanders and AOC co-sponsor Green New Deal 

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk The quest for a more sustainable future is coming to the forefront! Just this week Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) proposed the Green New Deal for the Public Housing Act.    The proposal of the Green New Deal would slash emissions, stop years of neglect, and overall improve the lives of American citizens. Additionally, the bill could cut … Continue reading Sanders and AOC co-sponsor Green New Deal 

University announces inaugural recipient of Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship 

MEDIA RELEASE – November 20, 2019  The scholarship honors Hailey Allard of Somerset who passed away in 2018  In May 2020, Keryann Estrela and her daughter, Hailey Angel Allard, 20, planned to graduate together from the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing & Health Sciences – Estrela with a doctor of nursing practice degree and Allard with a bachelor of science.  Those plans were derailed in … Continue reading University announces inaugural recipient of Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship 

Rick and Morty season 4: Not the worst 

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen This is my Rick and Morty Season 4 premiere review. This episode was titled “Edge of ToMorty: (it’s like tomorrow if tomorrow was Morty) Rick Die Repeat”.        The episode revolves around Rick and Morty going to a foreign planet in an attempt to farm death crystals. Death crystals, for those unaware, are rocks that allow Morty to … Continue reading Rick and Morty season 4: Not the worst 

TCo’s Pride and Prejudice brings new life to play 

By Contributing writer Abigail Field  The UMass Dartmouth theater company, TCo, put on another showstopper over the past weekend in the form of Pride and Prejudice. The show, this time set in the 1920s, surprised the audience with its humor and wit, and, in many cases, had people laughing hysterically, which is not something often associated with Jane Austen pieces. This was due to both … Continue reading TCo’s Pride and Prejudice brings new life to play 

Podcast review: Crime Junkies 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  Allow me to start this off by clarifying that I am not a murderer. I have never murdered anyone and I would not like to. However, I have always had an interest in reading and watching documentaries about notorious serial killers and cold cases.    When classmate Lauren Talbot (Political Science/Sustainability, 2022) suggested the Crime Junkies: true crime podcast to me … Continue reading Podcast review: Crime Junkies 

Not all that glitters is Goldblum: The Woody Allen controversy 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa Jeff Goldblum, 50% America’s heartthrob and 50% crazy uncle, has been quoted recently as feeling comfortable working with controversy-covered director, Woody Allen. This has been in response to a resurgence of accusations made against Allen by his stepdaughter, Dylan Farrow.   This comes as a surprise to most fans, as Jeff Goldblum seemed infallible to them.  Known for his eccentric characteristics … Continue reading Not all that glitters is Goldblum: The Woody Allen controversy