Volunteer Writer Allison Gleavy advocates for an expanded emotional support dog program at UMass Dartmouth, citing the success of Gracie, a therapy dog who offers stress relief to STEM students. She suggests faculty members could train their pets to provide academic and emotional support across the campus, despite the additional care and oversight required. Continue reading We Have a Lab Lab, So Why Not a LARTS Lab?
Business Manager Brendan Flaherty reviews the finale of Disney+ original “Loki” season two, which premiered on June 9th, 2021. The season finale provides a satisfying conclusion to Loki’s story, marking a seemingly final chapter for the character. New and existing characters, including Mobius and Sylvie, play significant roles in the season. Continue reading The Loki Finale: A Satisfying Conclusion
The Hunger Games series, introduced by Suzanne Collins in 2008, birthed the YA dystopian craze. In 2020, Collins revived the franchise with the prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” focusing on President Snow’s origin, which has now in 2023 been release in theaters as a film adaptation. Join Photography Manager Rena Danho as she takes you through all the ups and downs of the movie. Continue reading The Games Aren’t Over Yet
Chicken Story, a Korean eatery located in both New Bedford and Fall River, specializing in fried chicken, corn dogs and bubble tea, offers hefty portions. Despite modest settings and limited parking, Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico applauds the food quality, unique bubble tea flavors, and swift service. Continue reading Clucking Delicious: Unraveling the Flavorful Tale of Chicken Story
The UMassD 2020-2022 Annual Security Reports reveal a rise in crime, including rape, assault, and burglary. Concerns have been raised by students and faculty about campus security, highlighting campus-wide issues such as lack of surveillance and the open nature of buildings. Continue reading UMassD’s 2020-2022 Campus Security Report Raises Safety Concerns
After an 11-year hiatus, Nintendo launched a new 2D Mario game, titled “Super Mario Bros. Wonder,” featuring an innovative art style and level designs. Despite its commendable graphics, novel power-ups, and revitalized level design, which introduces the unique wonder seed mechanic. Continue reading Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Wonder Plants Itself as a Hit
Halfway into the 2023 NFL season, Sports Writer, Tom Dunford, provides his predictions for awards including Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Comeback Player of the Year. Continue reading NFL Mid-Season Awards
The popular horror game franchise, Five Nights at Freddy’s, released a movie based on the game’s lore on October 27th. Though not completely accurate to the original storyline due to content limitations, the film stays true to the series’ essence, thrilling its dedicated fans. The adaptation incorporates elements such as suspenseful encounters with familiar animatronics and hidden easter eggs, providing a new narrative to explore. It seems like it will be more popular among fans than viewers unfamiliar with the games. Continue reading Is The Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie Worth the Hype?
In the 2023 NFL trade deadline, several significant deals were concluded. Notably, the Eagles traded for talented Titans safety Kevin Byard to bolster their defense. The 49ers acquired underperforming defensive end Chase Young from the Commanders, potentially giving San Francisco a strong advantage in upcoming games. In contrast, the Commanders made questionable decisions, trading Young and defensive end Montez Sweat for third- and second-round picks, respectively. Lastly, the Vikings acquired Cardinals quarterback Josh Dobbs, aiming to offset their tremendous losses due to injury. Continue reading 4 for 4: NFL Trade Deadline Edition
The upcoming NBA season tells a tale of teams with increased title potential after numerous off-season trades, player retirements, and emerging rookies. The top five teams tipped to win are Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns, and Golden State Warriors. All teams fortified their rosters with standout additions, while some even lost key players from their squad or have them sidelined due to injury. This subsequent season will test if these alterations could catapult these teams to championship glory or not. Continue reading Top Five NBA Teams Heading into the 2023-2024 Season