The Fall of Hobo Johnson: The Rise of Hobo Johnson 

By Assistant Lead Designer Jordan Vongsithi When you hear the name Frank Lopes Jr., you’re likely not going to bat an eye. However, if you heard the name Hobo Johnson, there is a good chance you would recognize that name. If not, then this is the perfect article for you. Many people likely first discovered Hobo Johnson with his viral hit “Peach Scone,” the music … Continue reading The Fall of Hobo Johnson: The Rise of Hobo Johnson 

Dear Harbor Radio Project 

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt & Staff Writer Maddie Kenn The desire to have one’s thoughts and opinions heard by the public is a distinctly human feeling. Dear Harbor Radio, “a nomadic bike-powered love letter writing and recording studio”, can offer anyone with the creativity and the ambition the chance to make their voice heard around the world. This artistic work is making … Continue reading Dear Harbor Radio Project 

Italian Studies screens dread-filled House with the Laughing Windows 

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger There’s something deeply uncomfortable about The House with the Laughing Windows. Scenes overstay their welcome, with long gaps of silence between dialogue and action that forces viewers to live in the unsettling backdrop of an Italian village. The world feels empty and desolate and the atmosphere emits an anxious humidity that makes you feel trapped. That was Italian film-maker Pupi … Continue reading Italian Studies screens dread-filled House with the Laughing Windows 

8th Annual Drag Show returns to UMass  

By Contributing Writer Abigail Sampson On Thursday, October 3rd, the 8th Annual Halloween Drag Show was hosted in part by SAIL, the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality, and GenderPunks. The event took place in the UMass Dartmouth Main Auditorium with local headliner Complete Destruction, a returning alumni and past member of 20 Cent Fiction Production Company as master of ceremonies.   The Merriam-Webster definition of … Continue reading 8th Annual Drag Show returns to UMass  

New posters bring a sense of self to Campus Center 

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field  Students entering the Campus Center at the beginning of this semester were likely surprised, and hopefully delighted, to be met with large canvas photographs depicting student life, campus activities, and the recent ground-breaking of the new dorms. “I tried to think about ‘What will really visually impact people to make this feel like home?’” said Vice Chancellor Shannon Finning. “One … Continue reading New posters bring a sense of self to Campus Center 

Oral History: hearing the stories that haven’t been told 

By Contributing Writer Max Dean White History is the study of the past events. We study history to understand the causes and effects of situations that have already happened in the hopes that we learn from them by repeating the good decisions and preventing mistakes from reoccurring. When we study history, we assess the decisions made by those who played a significant role in their … Continue reading Oral History: hearing the stories that haven’t been told 

Voices of women through the centuries 

By Staff Writer Meg Sullivan Kristen Murdaugh, a vocal pedagogue and performer of opera, oratorio, and art song, and her piano accompanist, Miles Fellenberg, starred in the afternoon concert series Thursday, the 26th. Murdaugh showcased Voices of Women Through the Centuries, singing operatic tunes from female composers and opera singers going all the way from 1098 to present. She is a beautiful opera singer that … Continue reading Voices of women through the centuries