Scholarship Established in Memory of Carlin Lynch

To honor Carlin Lynch’s commitment to area students, his family and friends have established the Carlin Lynch Scholarship Fund at the Community Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts.    “Carlin spent his life championing the greater good and creating opportunities for those in need.  We are humbled and grateful by the outpouring of support following his passing, and look forward to continuing his legacy of service,” his family … Continue reading Scholarship Established in Memory of Carlin Lynch

Food Waste Highlighted by Project Clean Plate

BY: CAROLINE QUIRK Contributing Writer Up to 40% of the food in the United States is never eaten, yet one in eight Americans struggle to put food on the table each night. This is why the Sustainability Initiative puts on Project Clean Plate every semester. Food waste is a huge problem in the world but particularly in US. Every single scrap of food that was … Continue reading Food Waste Highlighted by Project Clean Plate

What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Multiliteracy & Communication Center is down one administrator due to problems processing paperwork in Human Resources.  Joshua Botvin is the assistant director of the MCC and a part-time faculty member in the English Department. His paperwork to work in the MCC was submitted in August, but the paperwork has yet to be processed, and … Continue reading What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties 

C.O.U.R.E. protests Student Government Association 

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt and Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen   On November 25, UMass Dartmouth’s Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly public senate meeting in Library room 205. However, this meeting was anything but normal. After the meeting was called to order by SGA President Kate Egan (History/Physics, 2021), a group of student protesters entered the chamber and over … Continue reading C.O.U.R.E. protests Student Government Association 

Students increase community with “You Matter” messages 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell A three-day marathon was recently held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, but participants did not exert too much pressure, and, in fact, there was no running required at all. The You Matter Marathon was situated in the Campus Center November 12-14 and encouraged students and other members of the UMass Dartmouth community with the simple message of “You Matter.” … Continue reading Students increase community with “You Matter” messages 

The Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on November 20 to honor the lives of those murdered as a result of their gender identity and expression. The tradition was started in 1999 to honor Rita Hester and all those who had died since her death one year prior.   The vigil takes place at the close of Transgender Awareness Week which … Continue reading The Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

Sanders and AOC co-sponsor Green New Deal 

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk The quest for a more sustainable future is coming to the forefront! Just this week Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) proposed the Green New Deal for the Public Housing Act.    The proposal of the Green New Deal would slash emissions, stop years of neglect, and overall improve the lives of American citizens. Additionally, the bill could cut … Continue reading Sanders and AOC co-sponsor Green New Deal 

University announces inaugural recipient of Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship 

MEDIA RELEASE – November 20, 2019  The scholarship honors Hailey Allard of Somerset who passed away in 2018  In May 2020, Keryann Estrela and her daughter, Hailey Angel Allard, 20, planned to graduate together from the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing & Health Sciences – Estrela with a doctor of nursing practice degree and Allard with a bachelor of science.  Those plans were derailed in … Continue reading University announces inaugural recipient of Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship 

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