Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, Dies at 99

By Sam Travis Staff Writer Email:Stravis1@umassd.edu This past week, the Royal Family, once again, made national news. Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II, passed away at the age of 99. Buckingham Palace confirmed the death of the prince on April 9, 2021, just several months shy of his 100th birthday. While the causes of his death are still being kept … Continue reading Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, Dies at 99

UMass Dartmouth to Hold In-Person Graduation Nearly One Year After COVID

Samantha Travis Staff Writer stravis1@umassd.edu One of the many endless things that COVID has seemed to cancel or turn upside down is graduation ceremonies. Around this time a year ago, thousands of high-school and college seniors were given the devastating news that their graduation ceremonies would be cancelled or postponed, as they could not possibly follow the strict social-distancing rules to guarantee the safety of … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth to Hold In-Person Graduation Nearly One Year After COVID

From Lone Star State to Frozen Wasteland: A First-Hand Look at Texas After a Devastating Snowstorm

Sam Travis  Staff Writer stravis1@umassd.edu Up in New England, no one is a stranger to the occasional snowstorm. It is normal for several inches to fall on the ground, but we are always well prepared. Snowplows, rock salt, and proper heating systems always save New Englanders from being snowed in for days on end. But what happens when snow decides to fall in places where … Continue reading From Lone Star State to Frozen Wasteland: A First-Hand Look at Texas After a Devastating Snowstorm

A Trailblazing Career: Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg

Staff Writer: Aidan Leavitt aleavitt@umassd.edu Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg, the trail blazing legal scholar, also known as the “Notorious RBG,” passed away at the age of 87 on September 18th, 2020. It was announced that her death was the result of complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.              Ruth Bader Ginsburg served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from … Continue reading A Trailblazing Career: Justice Ruther Bader Ginsburg

University addresses student account concerns

By Sawyer Pollitt Earlier this week, many UMass Dartmouth Students were alarmed to discover that their COIN account balance reported figures that were at times $1,200 higher than they were previously thought to be. This was found to be the result of an adjustment in the University Grant and Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship. For some students, this new balance resulted in a hold placed on their … Continue reading University addresses student account concerns

New England Commission of Higher Education to conduct comprehensive evaluation seeks comment submissions 

By Gabriella Barthe  On March 22-25, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)– one of seven accrediting commissions in the United States.   The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) is a regional accreditation agency for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, as well as a few institutions in Greece, … Continue reading New England Commission of Higher Education to conduct comprehensive evaluation seeks comment submissions 

SAIL Office and Division of Student Affairs Announces Student Leadership Awards Nominations 

By GABRIELLA BARTHE  Editor-in-Chief    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 if you’re a Student Leader on campus, because the SAIL office and Division of Student Affairs is once again holding their annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet.   Each year, the joint team invites representatives from each organization to partake in a night of food, fun, and recognizing the hard work students put in … Continue reading SAIL Office and Division of Student Affairs Announces Student Leadership Awards Nominations 

Sunrise Plans Another Protest 

By Gabriella Barthe  Editor-In-Chief    UMass Dartmouth’s Sunrise SouthCoast hub on campus has announced this week that the organization is planning another protest on campus. In an email to student leaders, Sunrise asked organizations and students to join their efforts on February 28, with a focus on the power of voting.  Coming off their fall semester strike on September 20 to convince Chancellor Johnson to sign a carbon commitment … Continue reading Sunrise Plans Another Protest 

Many Names, Many Students, 125 Years

By Nicole O’Connell noconnell@umassd.edu Contributing Writer  2020 is a momentous year for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth because it marks the 125th anniversary of the school.   125 years holds a lot of history, and UMass Dartmouth is prepared to celebrate.  Shannon Finning, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, is excited for this anniversary.   “This celebration affords UMass Dartmouth the opportunity to document the transformational impact the University – its students, alumni, faculty … Continue reading Many Names, Many Students, 125 Years