Boom, Tetris for Joseph! Classic Tetris World Championship crowns new king 

By Contributing Writer Michael J. Kilbride III Autumn, a beautiful time of year. Sit back, sip some tea, watch the leaves change, and tune into the Classic Tetris World Championship! It is here, in Portland Orgon, where the annual wave of nostalgia has been reaching the hearts of adults and children alike since 2010. All around the world, viewers and enthusiasts of the original 1984 … Continue reading Boom, Tetris for Joseph! Classic Tetris World Championship crowns new king 

Spicy lime you so fine, you so fine you blow my mind 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa  First impressions are important, and this is especially true of restaurants. It’s like a first date; there has to be a strong opener, but not TOO strong. There has to be conversation, but not TOO much conversation. There has to be crab Rangoon, and there’s no such thing as too much crab Rangoon. Spicy Lime, located in New Bedford, is … Continue reading Spicy lime you so fine, you so fine you blow my mind 

Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud 

By Contributing Writer Jacob Hunsinger Nobody can tell Sturgill Simpson what to do. We ought to know that by know. The wildly ambitious singer-songwriter and Kentucky native has been breaking convention and musical tradition since his sophomore record Metamodern Sounds in Country Music where he explored traditional country writing akin to Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings(whom Simpson’s voice is often compared to) through a bent … Continue reading Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud 

A taste of Pakistan at UMass Dartmouth  

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field On Saturday, October 20th, the Pakistani Student Association hosted its second annual Mehndi Night in the Woodland Commons, and it was a night all who were in attendance are sure to remember. Upon entering the building, guests were met with the smell of delicious food that they would later be able to partake in, as well as beautiful Pakistani decorations … Continue reading A taste of Pakistan at UMass Dartmouth  

Portuguese comfort food at Churrascaria Novo Mundo  

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  Opened in 1993 this family-owned Portuguese barbeque spot in New Bedford has many adoring customers. Churrascaria is roughly translated to the Portuguese word, churrasco which is like barbeque, but it’s very different from what North Americans think of the same dish.   Churrasco is the style the meat is cooked in. This usually involves a flame grill and is often cooked … Continue reading Portuguese comfort food at Churrascaria Novo Mundo  

American fans or Chinese communist support, what matters to American companies? 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell   The American video game company Activision Blizzard, responsible for popular titles including World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, is making decisions that are disturbing the morals of its fan base.  Earlier this month, Blizzard took action against Hong Kong resident and professional Hearthstone player Ng Wai Chung because of the pro-Hong Kong statements the player made during a … Continue reading American fans or Chinese communist support, what matters to American companies? 

Cultures collide on Kandiafa’s Mali Country 

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt When one thinks of virtuoso musicians one most likely thinks of places like France, Germany, China, or America. It is unlikely that one would look to Mali, a landlocked West African country that for all intents and purposes shouldn’t be on the musical map. Kandiafa’s Mali Country changes this with a project that is as uniquely African as … Continue reading Cultures collide on Kandiafa’s Mali Country