Mental Note sings in the Holidays

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. This past Sunday was the first annual Winter Showcase put on by UMass Dartmouth’s premiere acapella group, Mental Note. This event brought the holiday spirit to campus in the best way these folks know how, with a song.  With introductions by Mental Note president, Rachel Ferrante, it was explained that this event has a dual purpose. The Winter Showcase gives … Continue reading Mental Note sings in the Holidays

Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Thursday, November twenty second, millions of people gathered on the crowded sidewalks of New York City, or in front of their television sets to watch the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to kick off the holiday season.  Macy’s has been hosting this parade since 1924, this year’s parade marking ninety two years, and is going down in history as … Continue reading Macy’s Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

No, Disney is not selling out.

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. For those who don’t know, “Selling out” is a common idiomatic pejorative expression for the compromising of a person’s integrity, morality, authenticity, or principles in exchange for personal gain, such as money, according to Wikipedia.   Those who believe that Disney is selling out use the new movies as a reason. They find something wrong with each one.   They argue that the … Continue reading No, Disney is not selling out.

Wind Ensemble fall concert takes over Angus A. Bailey Theatre

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe The Angus A. Bailey theatre was filled with the melodic stylings of UMass Dartmouth’s own Wind Ensemble led by Conductor and College of Visual and Performing Arts professor Tobias Monte, Tuesday November 27.   Audience members entered the space to sounds of horns warming up back stage, slight chatter, and the Wii shop theme music lightly being plucked out by the … Continue reading Wind Ensemble fall concert takes over Angus A. Bailey Theatre

Fallout 76’s Early Failures Spell Early Price Reductions

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Up to the release of Bethesda’s Fallout 76 this past month, the Fallout series had strayed dangerously far from the formulas that made the first games successful and revered.   Game development company Interplay blessed the world with Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, two early role-playing computer classics heralded for their immersive storytelling, engaging character dialogue, and heavy influence on building … Continue reading Fallout 76’s Early Failures Spell Early Price Reductions

2018 and the Boston Music Scene

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. From Aerosmith to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to Pixies the greater Boston area has been the cradle of incredible music acts for years, and will continue to create great and innovative acts for years to come.  Boston is known all around the country for it’s every-present and diehard punk and hardcore scene, with legendary venues like The Palladium and The Rat Cellar, and … Continue reading 2018 and the Boston Music Scene

Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer 10) Die Hard (1988) rated R:   Die Hard is obviously a Christmas movie, that argument is no longer up for debate. The plot of the movie is about a dad trying to make it home for the holidays and he encounters a group of terrorists. Do not watch this with children as it swears many times, contains nudity, portrays alcohol, drugs, … Continue reading Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season