Chicken Story, a Korean eatery located in both New Bedford and Fall River, specializing in fried chicken, corn dogs and bubble tea, offers hefty portions. Despite modest settings and limited parking, Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico applauds the food quality, unique bubble tea flavors, and swift service.
Sam Adams has relaunched its ultra-high alcohol content beer, “Utopia,” currently prohibited in 15 US states. Described as “extreme barrel-aged beer,” its alcohol content is 28%. Valued at $240 for a 24.5-ounce bottle, it is available in 35 states and also on tap at Samuel Adams Cincinnati Tap Room. Its next release is slated for…
21-year-old Sarah Katz suffered heart attacks and died after consuming a charged lemonade at Panera Bread in 2022. Her parents filed a wrongful death lawsuit in 2023, accusing Panera of irresponsibly selling a dangerous drink marketed as safe, without proper warnings. The high levels of caffeine in the drink allegedly triggered her cardiac arrhythmia.
Crumbl Cookies, a specialty bakery known for its enormous, versatile cookies, recently opened in Dartmouth near UMassD. Each week, they rotate unique flavours, keeping customer experiences fresh. Despite being relatively costly, the cookies’ size and rich taste justify the price. With pickup, delivery, and fast service options, they offer convenience to customers. Notably, they also…
Microsoft has acquired the game development company Activision Blizzard for $69 billion, bringing iconic games like Call of Duty, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft under its umbrella. The deal, following Microsoft’s merger with Bethesda Games, raised concerns of a gaming monopoly. However, a 10-year agreement ensuring the continued release of Call of Duty on PlayStation…
(Image via medcitynews.com) Business Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Rite Aid, a pharmaceutical company similar to CVS and Walgreens, is filing for bankruptcy over plummeting sales, increasing debt, and claims against them for misuse of opioids. So where did this all start, and how can Rite Aid ever think to come back from all these… Continue reading Rite Aid Claims Bankruptcy Amid Ramifications of the Opioid Crisis
(Image via aldf.org) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com It’s the year 2023. The economy is on the brink of death, and the unfortunate working class is trapped within a late-stage capitalism hellscape. The wealth gap increases exponentially at an inversely proportional rate to the average person’s will to live. Inflation runs rampant while wages… Continue reading Pig Happiness Causes Financial Unhappiness
(Image via Nathan Denette / Canadian Press from cbc.ca) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For the second time this year, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing Amazon, this time for potentially breaking antitrust law. According to FTC Chair Lina Khan, “Amazon is a monopolist, and it is exploiting its monopolies in ways that… Continue reading Amazon Sued for Monopolistic Operation By The Federal Trade Commission and Seventeen States
(Photographed by Staff Writer Rena Danho) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com On Tuesday, March 28th, 2023, Solar Cannabis Co. had its grand opening for its new Dartmouth location, located at 493 Faunce Corner Road, Dartmouth, MA. Solar Cannabis Co. is a cannabis cultivator and dispensary headquartered in Somerset, MA. As of April 2023, they… Continue reading Dartmouth Acquires Its First Ever Recreational Dispensary As Solar Cannabis Co. Cuts Its Ribbon
(Image via umassd.edu) Arts & Entertainment Editor: Kamryn Kobel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On Wednesday, March 22nd, UMass Dartmouth’s Associate Professor of Management and Marketing, Dr. Selcan Kara, gave a presentation about her research on branding strategies. Dr. Kara spoke as a part of UMass Dartmouth’s Women History Month Faculty Speaker Series, which includes presentations from women… Continue reading Dr. Selcan Kara Presents As Part Of UMass Dartmouth’s Women’s History Month Event Series
(Image via abcnews.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com On March 10th, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, leaving thousands of Americans unable to access their money. So what happened? To preface, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) mainly serves the region of Southern California. Its customer base is mostly comprised of business owners of tech startups that receive… Continue reading Bank Run Bust: Biggest Bank Collapses Since 2008
Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This article is not financial advice An economic recession is on the horizon for the United States, and I’m here to prove it using something called the “Lipstick Index.” The Lipstick Index is a fascinating way to measure future economic performance. It was a term created in 2001 by… Continue reading The Lipstick Index: Kissing A Strong Economy Goodbye
(Image via motortrend.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com This article is not financial advice Tesla has been a hot topic for investors for the past five years. The company has grown to epic proportions, expanding across America and overseas. Although Tesla is now turning a profit and selling thousands of vehicles, the meteoric rise… Continue reading Tesla Stock Is Still Overpriced – Here’s Why
(Image via bloomberg.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org When it comes to trading stocks, the first image that comes to mind is usually one of those complicated trading setups with multiple monitors containing various graphs and numbers on the displays. What if I told you that as a Umass Dartmouth student, you have access… Continue reading Want To Trade Stocks Like A Pro? Use The Bloomberg Terminals At CCB
(Image via inc.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com After the stock market closed on February 2nd, tech giant Apple revealed its performance for the first business quarter of 2023. Financial analysts were pleasantly surprised by Apple’s sustained momentum amid other tech companies cutting staff and scaling back operations since November 2022. Apple’s revenue breakdown:… Continue reading Apple Triumphs Over its Competition with a Successful Quarter 4 Earnings Report
(Image via hrdailyadvisor.blr.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (This Article is Not Financial Advice) Starting back in November of 2022, America’s biggest tech companies like Microsoft, Meta, and Amazon began the process of laying off a significant number of employees. This could be a bad thing for not only the individuals affected by the… Continue reading Big Tech Layoffs Shouldn’t Scare You – Here’s Why
(Image via eparenting.co) Volunteer Writer: Brendan Flaherty Email: email@example.com We have all surely realized by now that the holidays are upon us. It’s that lovely time of year when people can exchange gifts or celebrate their favorite holidays with family. It might be challenging to create a list of gifts that appeal to the younger… Continue reading Top 10 Toy Brands You Will Probably be Purchasing from This Christmas Season
Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ticketmaster has received extreme backlash resulting from the botched sale of tickets for Taylor Swift’s newest stadium tour. The process of Swift’s tour ticket sales has prompted the Department of Justice’s antitrust division to investigate Ticketmaster and LiveNation for monopolizing the ticket sale industry. On November 1st, Taylor Swift… Continue reading Taylor Swift’s Ticketmaster Disaster
(Image via ew.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com As the Holiday season takes hold, many of us remember the years we sat together with family and older relatives, talking about “the good ol’ days.” Uncle Jimmy always rambling on about all the concerts he went to in the early 90s. You’ve heard all his… Continue reading LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry
(Image via http://www.businessinsider.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This article is not financial advice On November 9th, users of the popular cryptocurrency exchange, FTX, lost a collective $6 billion. An exchange is a place where you can use money to buy equities like stocks, bonds, and as of recently, cryptocurrencies. Buyers are paired with… Continue reading Popular Cryptocurrency Exchange FTX Exposed for Misleading Users
(Image taken from: http://www.forbes.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com On November 2nd, 2022, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) confirmed that they will be hiking interest rates by 0.75%. This article explains how the interest rate hike will affect inflation. Before going into details on the interest rate increase it’s important to clarify what… Continue reading Interest Rates are Increasing to Combat Inflation – Here’s Why
Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The biggest week for company earnings reports just wrapped up. All the data released by these companies reflect their performances during Q3 (Quarter 3) of this year. Microsoft, Alphabet (Google), Meta (Facebook), Ford, Apple, Amazon, Intel, and McDonald’s are a few of the largest companies that reported earnings data… Continue reading The Stock Market Bleeds Red Following A Disappointing Quarter Three for America’s Largest Companies
Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com For the first time ever, China delayed the release of its quarterly gross domestic product report. Financial analysts and politicians are questioning if China is intentionally lying about its economic performance to maintain its image as a powerful nation. For decades China has surged in economic growth, consistently rivaling… Continue reading China Delays the Release of its Quarterly Gross Domestic Product Report
Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Disclaimer: This article is not financial advice For information on what the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is, go here to my article on the CPI report for March. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) just released the CPI data for the month of September on October 13th. Based on… Continue reading Consumer Price Index Report for September 2022: Where are we Going?
Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com The Fall 2022 business career fair is right around the corner. It will take place on Thursday, September 29th from 2-4pm in the Woodland Commons. Here’s what you’ll need to be prepared. On September 21st Heather Connell of Career Services held a workshop to help students prepare for the… Continue reading What You Need to Know for the Fall 2022 Business Career Fair
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