Annual Diwali showing to grace Angus A. Bailey stage once more

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field The annual Diwali Celebration is fast upon us, with the event being held on November 16 at 5 pm in the Main Auditorium on campus. Tickets for UMD students cost$5 and general admission cost$10. The celebration of Diwali on our campus started as a relatively small scale event in the early 1990s, says Dr. Sukalyan Sengupta, Director of the Center … Continue reading Annual Diwali showing to grace Angus A. Bailey stage once more

UMASSD Law exceeds statewide average Bar exam scores for second year in a row 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  For the second year in a row UMASS Law has outscored the statewide average on the Bar exam. This is really great news since only three years ago the college earned their full accreditation from the American Bar Association. As the only public law school in Massachusetts this is a very big deal. With an 82.6 percent first time pass … Continue reading UMASSD Law exceeds statewide average Bar exam scores for second year in a row 

UMass Dartmouth student celebrates “birthday” of first book, Lung Lung Meets HES

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell  University of Massachusetts graduate student Michaella Lesieur is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her book: Luna Lung Meets HES.  “This has been a book I have wanted to write ever since I could remember,” she says. And Lesieur did not just write it. She also illustrated the book and completed the layout for it.   A project like this certainly requires … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth student celebrates “birthday” of first book, Lung Lung Meets HES

Ocean Cleanup Project’s first mission a success

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk Just under a month ago one of the Ocean Cleanup projects had its first successful plastic pick up from the high seas. The focus of this project is to lessen the amount of trash and pollution in the ocean, specifically the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.   The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of marine debris (litter) in the North … Continue reading Ocean Cleanup Project’s first mission a success

Corsairs! We need you 

By Contributing Writer Jordon DaSilva-Martins   Did you know that 28% of the university’s population experiences food insecurity? That is almost 2000 students, faculty, and staff! Food insecurity is limited food availability and access based on numerous factors. Such as, time, income, health restrictions and/or needs, etc. You may not notice by being swamped with classes and endless exams, but there is still a need for … Continue reading Corsairs! We need you 

Sanctum Folkloria hosts 2nd Annual Witches’ Ball  

By Editor-In-Chief Gabriella Barthe  With a dim glow emanating on the upper level of the TriWorks Building, the open hall filled with burning smoke from sage as Sanctum Folkloria owner Lucky Cabral circled the room in preparation for the opening performance. The room parted into a large circle with Lucky and Priestess of the Black Forest Tradition Madame Ceridwyn centered among them.  As the music began, … Continue reading Sanctum Folkloria hosts 2nd Annual Witches’ Ball  

Fall Family Festival combines with Homecoming to spectacular results

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe UMass Dartmouth welcomed home alumni this past weekend October 25 through October 27, 2019 for the annual Homecoming Weekend. The events coincided with the University Fall Family Festival October 26 to showcase a full day of what UMass Dartmouth has to offer.  Homecoming Weekend kicked off with a Reception in the University Club at 4 PM on Friday and was followed … Continue reading Fall Family Festival combines with Homecoming to spectacular results