Volunteer Writer Akshit Bagga stresses the importance of internet safety and shared responsibility against cyberattacks. He provides tips to mitigate risks including verifying senders and site security, avoiding unsecured networks, checking for spelling errors, and keeping browsers up-to-date.
Volunteer Writer Allison Gleavy advocates for an expanded emotional support dog program at UMass Dartmouth, citing the success of Gracie, a therapy dog who offers stress relief to STEM students. She suggests faculty members could train their pets to provide academic and emotional support across the campus, despite the additional care and oversight required.
The SGA’s Fall 2023 Leadership Forum centered around discussions featuring budget cuts and procedural transparency. The forum also addressed issues of safety, infrastructure, and potential student activities fee hikes to increase organization funding. Future plans include increased website transparency and further discussions about event locations.
A photography club is coming UMass Dartmouth! Despite challenges in attracting members and meeting the 10-member threshold for official recognition, initial meetings have drawn in students from across all majors and years. The club expects official recognition next semester as long as it can acquire a treasurer, an advisor, and a finalized constitution.
The UMass Dartmouth women’s volleyball team achieved its first Little Eastern Conference Championship in team history, after two victories against UMass Boston and Plymouth State. The win secured them a place in the NCAA DIII Tournament, marking their longest streak with 13 straight wins.
The UMassD women’s volley ball team has one the 2023 regular season title! Staff Writer Tom Dunford analyzes the components that led to the season winning game, such as the team’s new head coach, Justin Turco.
The UMassD 2020-2022 Annual Security Reports reveal a rise in crime, including rape, assault, and burglary. Concerns have been raised by students and faculty about campus security, highlighting campus-wide issues such as lack of surveillance and the open nature of buildings.
The Student Media Collaborative (SMC) at UMass Dartmouth is holding its first media boot camp on podcasting on November 15th. The initiative aims to boost student voices and offer practical skills for budding podcasters. Furthermore, the SMC plans to host more learning events, create more episodes and programs, and provide internships and communication opportunities for…
UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company’s 16th Annual Broadway Revue, themed “good versus evil,” with performances from an array of popular Broadway musicals. Despite minor technical difficulties and an unexpected cancellation, it was a roaring success with a well-received collection of iconic songs brought to life by a talented cast of students.
UMass Dartmouth sponsored a campus-wide Mental Health Day on October 25th, 2023 to promote mental health awareness and relaxation. The day was filled with various interactive events, workshops and activities such as art practices, meditations, a petting zoo, goal-setting seminars, counseling sessions, and discussions geared towards mental health awareness. Initiated by Vice Chancellor of Student…
(Image Courtesy of Elisabeth Buck) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: email@example.com The Writing and Multiliteracy Center (WMC) raises a spooky tradition from the dead after a three-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s right: the Halloween Costume Contest is back! The WMC has announced on Instagram and through word-of-mouth that the costume contest has… Continue reading Words and Wardrobes Collide: WMC’s Halloween Costume Contest Returns
(Image Designed By Editor-in-Chief Roxanne Hepburn with Photographs from Volunteer Writer Emma Bowser and Staff Photographer Lilly Lafleur) Volunteer Writer: Connor Sullivan Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Student Government Association hosted its annual “Shake the Ship” event in the Claire T. Carney Library’s Living Room this past Thursday, October 12th, providing a forum for students to speak… Continue reading Campus Safety, Infrastructure, and More Discussed at the Fall 2023 Shake the Ship
(Image via eventbrite.com) Volunteer Writer: Emma Bowser Email: email@example.com On October 13th and 14th, 2023, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth hosted an international colloquium to honor the 100th birthday of the famous Portuguese writer Natália Correia. The event was organized by Maria Jose Carvalho of the University of Coimbra as well as Anna Klobucka, Viktor… Continue reading Natália Correia at 100: An International Colloquium
(Image via kingrichardsfaire.net) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org A party of daring and intrepid adventures has decided to venture forth on an epic quest alongside your party into the verdant forests of Carver, Massachusetts, in search of the mythical faire. The legend of King Richard’s Faire, which you’ve heard of time and time again… Continue reading UMassD Clubs Venture Forth to Ye Olde King Richard’s Faire
(Photographed by Photography Manager Rena Danho) Volunteer Writer: Connor Sullivan Email: email@example.com Despite reports of heavy rain, UMass Dartmouth held the Corsair Tailgate next to Cressy Field last Saturday, October 7th, offering an afternoon of fun and community for students, faculty, and alumni alike. The event was intended as a finale for Blue & Gold… Continue reading UMD Delivers a Show-Stopping Corsair Tailgate Rain or Shine
Volunteer Writer: Isabella Gerardi Email: firstname.lastname@example.org There was high energy and excitement in the Star Center on Thursday, September 28th, as they hosted their “Inside Scoop With the Deans” event. This event was open to all Umass Dartmouth students and allowed students to identify available resources on campus. The Inside Scoop balanced fun and learning… Continue reading Star Center’s Inside Scoop with The CAS Deans
(Photographed by Photography Manager Rena Danho) Volunteer Writer: Lincoln Karle Email: email@example.com It’s officially Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany, and you don’t need a plane ticket to get there. On Thursday, September 28th, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth presented “Oktoberfest,” which is one of the many Student, Activity, Involvement, and Leadership (S.A.I.L) “Uncorked” events that are… Continue reading SAIL Uncorked Brings Oktoberfest to UMassD
(Photographed by Staff Photographer Lilly Lafleur) Volunteer Writer: Emma Bowser Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Campus accessibility has always been a pressing issue for post-secondary education, and as a result, many disabled individuals have been unable to attend college and earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. According to the Annual Report on People with Disabilities in America: 2023,… Continue reading Students & Faculty Concerned about Campus Accessibility
(Photographed by Staff Photographer Lilly Lafleur) Arts & Entertainment Editor: Kamryn Kobel Email: email@example.com The Writing and Multiliteracy Center (WMC) is now open and ready for another great year! The WMC offers help with writing, brainstorming, organization, presentations, and anything else you need help with concerning your writing skills. Tutoring sessions at the WMC aren’t… Continue reading Important Updates to the Writing and Multiliteracy Center
(Image Courtesy of the SGA) SGA President: Marshall MacDonald Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SGA Treasurer: Nicole Kach Email: email@example.com Dear fellow students and Funded Organization leaders, On September 18th, 2023, the Student Government Association (SGA) approved the Combined BudgetResolution allocation for the 2023-2024 academic year. SGA is a member and participates in the StudentFee Allocation Committee (SFAC).… Continue reading SGA Funding Statement on the 2023-2024 Combined Budget Allocation Resolution
(Image via @umassdpridealliance / Instagram) Volunteer Writer: Isabella Gerardi Email: firstname.lastname@example.org UMass Dartmouth’s Pride Alliance offers a safe space for students to celebrate pride on campus through their weekly meetings and events hosted throughout the semester. On Thursday, September 21st, Pride Alliance held its first-semester meeting at the Center for Women Gender and Sexuality (CWGS). … Continue reading Celebrating Pride on Campus
(Photographed by Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: email@example.com Right next door to Dunkin Donuts in the Campus Center, what was once Revolution Noodle in Fall 2022 and Tu Taco during Spring 2023 has now transformed into Top It Pizza. Cheese is their specialty, but is their food worth it? I tried… Continue reading Top It Pizza: A Slice of Heaven or a Doughy Disappointment? A Review
(Photographed by Photography Manager Rena Danho) Photography Manager: Rena Danho Email: firstname.lastname@example.org If you haven’t heard of Grata Retro, you’re sorely missing out on one of the best on-campus events at UMass Dartmouth. Grata Retro is a yearly event where CVPA students showcase their available art by selling it to other students and the public,… Continue reading The CVPA Presents Grata Retro
(Image Courtesy of Corsairs Volley Ball Team) Volunteer Writer: Billy Mankavech Email: email@example.com September 15th, 2023, was a memorable night for UMass Dartmouth’s Women’s Volleyball Team, who played a sensational game after welcoming The Roger Williams University Hawks to campus for a big match-up. In a dazzling display from the team, they celebrated Senior Night… Continue reading Women’s Volleyball Senior Night Was A Celebration to Remember
(Image created by Graphic Design Manager Anamika Menon) Arts & Entertainment Editor: Kamryn Kobel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org You may have heard people around campus talking about Fizz, a new social media app. But what is Fizz? And should you get it? Fizz is a combination of the popular social media apps Twitter (X) and YikYak. Most… Continue reading “What’s Fizzing?” The Latest College-Based Social Media App to Reach UMassD
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