Administration Shakes the Ship in annual event

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin Every year, Umass Dartmouth’s administrators come together in the Grand Reading Room to answer students’ burning questions and concerns. This year, representatives like the Vice Chancellor, Chief of Police, Director of Dining, the Provost, the Vice Chancellor of student affairs, and members of the Student Government Association arrived ready to answer questions.  Starting off, Angela Callahan, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Talent & Diversity, discussed Human Resources concerns … Continue reading Administration Shakes the Ship in annual event

House of Deliberations ask: Black-on-Black crime, what is it good for?

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Since civilization’s beginning, people have been debating the issues of their time. Back in Ancient Athens, Socrates debated philosophy and nowadays two random people on twitter can debate for hours over Ariana Grande’s new single. Last week, the organization House of Deliberations invited students for a casual debate over the topic of black-on-black crime. The House of Deliberations (HoD) is … Continue reading House of Deliberations ask: Black-on-Black crime, what is it good for?

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and UMassD join forces

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Big Brothers Big Sisters has collaborated with the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement to bring this mentoring program to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The organization pairs bigs (campus students) with littles (children ages 7-12) together to create friendships and mentoring to children in the New Bedford Community. Jenny Bautista the Community Engagement and Recruitment Coordinator of Big Brothers Big … Continue reading Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and UMassD join forces

50 Years of Feminism at UMassD

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl Last Tuesday, the UMassD Center for Women and Gender Studies hosted a panel discussion entitled “50 Years of Feminism: Local, National & Global Perspectives.” As the title implies, the talk was in part a retrospective on the history of the feminist movement; but more than that, it was also a reflection of the obstacles facing women in contemporary society, and … Continue reading 50 Years of Feminism at UMassD

Professor Nishant Upadhyay wins the 2018 First Book Prize

By Contributing Writer Celine Gomes. It was a typical Friday morning. Professor Nishant Upadhyay rose with the usual intent to prepare for their classes at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Their phone buzzed around eight. As their eyes slowly began to adjust to the light coming from their phone screen, an email came into focus. Sleepily, they dismissed the news. It couldn’t be right. So … Continue reading Professor Nishant Upadhyay wins the 2018 First Book Prize

NASA Astronaut Scott Tingle answers our earthly questions

By Contributing Writer Kylie Cooper. NASA astronaut and UMass Dartmouth alumnus Scott Tingle ‘87 is coming to campus to discuss his experience in space and to answer questions from the UMass Dartmouth community. The discussion will be held in the Main Auditorium on November 15 from 11 a.m. to noon. Students, faculty, staff, and the public are welcome. “We’re always looking to create opportunities for … Continue reading NASA Astronaut Scott Tingle answers our earthly questions

Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to nip at your nose and the days get shorter, bringing about the laughter and cheer of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with that comes traditions that have been with families for years, making the day extra special. From gathering around the table to sharing in … Continue reading Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions