What’s All the Controversy About the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

(Image via http://www.mojidelano.com) Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  In April of 2010 FIFA’s ex-president, Sepp Blatter, endorsed the idea of having a World Cup take place in the Arab World, saying that “the Arabic world deserves a World Cup. They have 22 countries and have not had any opportunity to organize the tournament.” So on December 2nd, 2010, it was announced that Qatar would … Continue reading What’s All the Controversy About the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

Results of the 2022 Massachusetts Midterm Elections

(Photo via NBC News) Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu The official results of the Massachusetts midterm elections are in. Unsurprisingly, there was a democratic sweep throughout the state.  All 9 of the House seats were won by democrats.  District 1 elected Richard Neal, with 61.4% of the vote.  District 2 elected James McGovern, with 66.2% of the vote. District 3 elected Lori Trahan, with … Continue reading Results of the 2022 Massachusetts Midterm Elections

UMassD Students Concerned about Safety after 3 Students Shot with Pellet/BB Gun on Ring Road

(Image via http://www.heraldnews.com) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu On the morning of November 17th, 2022, students and faculty received two emails regarding incidents that happened on University property over the previous two days. One was a breaking and entering in Spruce Hall, where eight people entered the building with masks/and or hoodies and stole thousands of dollars of property from a student’s room. The … Continue reading UMassD Students Concerned about Safety after 3 Students Shot with Pellet/BB Gun on Ring Road

Breaking and Entering Incident Causes Student Safety Concern at UMassD

(Image via Dimella Shaffer) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu On the morning of November 17, 2022, students and faculty received two emails regarding incidents that happened on University property over the previous two days. One was a breaking and entering in Spruce Hall, where eight people entered the building with masks/and or hoodies and stole thousands of dollars of property from a student’s room. … Continue reading Breaking and Entering Incident Causes Student Safety Concern at UMassD

UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident

(Image via nypost.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu  People do crazy things in college. It’s pretty much a fact of life like birds fly or the sky is blue. Doing crazy or outlandish things in college is part of the college experience. For some, it’s their first time without their parents’ family rules. For others, doing crazy things is a way to deal with the … Continue reading UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident

UMassD Football Captures First MASCAC Championship in Blowout Victory

(Image via @umassdatheltics / Instagram) Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu UMass Dartmouth won its first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) title on Saturday, November 12th after a 46-21 victory at Plymouth State (8-2, 6-2 MASCAC). The Corsairs were led by junior QB Dante-Aviles Santos, who had another spectacular game. Aviles-Santos completed 26 passes for 316 yards and three touchdowns. This performance was good … Continue reading UMassD Football Captures First MASCAC Championship in Blowout Victory

Astronomer Removed from Leiden University

Volunteer Writer: Mckenzie Ferrari Email: mferrari@umassd.edu On October 18th, 2022, Leiden University – located in the Netherlands and one of Europe’s largest research institutions – released a statement declaring that an unnamed professor was suspended from the university for “subject[ing] various colleagues to intimidating and unacceptable behaviour for a longer period.”  Multiple staff members at Leiden University filed complaints with the institution’s independent behavioral committee; … Continue reading Astronomer Removed from Leiden University

The SGA’s New Sequel to Shake the Ship: Leadership Forum

Editor-in-Chief: Roxanne Hepburn Email: rhepburn@umassd.edu On Thursday, November 10th at 7PM, Umass Dartmouth’s Student Government Association held the first-ever Leadership Forum, which is the new follow-up event to Shake the Ship. The main topic up for discussion during this event was the disastrous distribution of budgets to clubs for the 2022-2023 year and the use of SPFs to counteract empty club bank accounts. About a … Continue reading The SGA’s New Sequel to Shake the Ship: Leadership Forum

Interest Rates are Increasing to Combat Inflation: Here’s Why

(Image taken from: http://www.forbes.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu 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 the FOMC is, what purpose it serves, and who are … Continue reading Interest Rates are Increasing to Combat Inflation: Here’s Why

Paul Pelosi Attacked in Violent Home Invasion

Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  On Friday, October 28th, just before 2:30 a.m., Paul Pelosi, business executive, and husband of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was violently assaulted during a break-in of their San Francisco home. The perpetrator, David DePape, smashed a window to break into the Pelosis’ home, as he shouted, “Where is Nancy?” before unleashing the attack on Paul.  In his … Continue reading Paul Pelosi Attacked in Violent Home Invasion