Internships for every student, from New Bedford to Yellowstone

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Amidst the many internship opportunities offered, one in a school district may not immediately come to mind. Yet, through their internships in the New Bedford Public Schools system, two UMass Dartmouth students have been able to closely interact with the local community while gaining professional experience. Allison Goodwin ‘20, English (Communication), and Samantha Perry ‘19, English (Literature and Criticism), are … Continue reading Internships for every student, from New Bedford to Yellowstone

What should be done about Julian Assange?

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. There is a whole lot of controversy related to basically every aspect of Assange’s career as a criminal. It all started in 2006 when Assange founded /wikileaks/, an organization dedicated to leaking secret government information to the public. In 2010 Assange released numerous documents such as “The Afghanistan war logs”, “The Iraq war logs”, and the infamous “collateral damage” … Continue reading What should be done about Julian Assange?

Produce & You: A look at the Stop & Shop strike

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. If you are a part of the food-buying public, you have most likely noticed the picket lines forming outside of Stop & Shop stores across New England. This strike, one of the largest in recent memory, has garnered massive attention from locals, national news, and several presidential candidates. For many of us here living on campus, especially in Woodlands and … Continue reading Produce & You: A look at the Stop & Shop strike

Pro-life lawmaker loves life so much, wants the death penalty for those who seek abortions

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. Some people really just shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions. Yet, a Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would impose the death penalty on women who have abortions and doctors who administer those abortions. Lawmaker…that means he was elected by the people. It is Texas, but that’s bad even for Texas. The lawmaker’s name is Tony Tinderholt, otherwise known … Continue reading Pro-life lawmaker loves life so much, wants the death penalty for those who seek abortions

It’s the end of the semester, and I’m not ready!

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Chances are that you’re currently bogged down with an overwhelming amount of homework; I’m in the same sinking boat as you. This semester just seemed to go by too quickly to keep up with all of the homework. And it didn’t help that all my professors pushed back their final projects to the same week; it’s hard to keep up … Continue reading It’s the end of the semester, and I’m not ready!

London introduces Green Tax

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. On Monday April 8, London has introduced the world first ever 24-hour, 7 day a week air pollution charge zone. This means that vehicles inside of the zone must pay a fee if their vehicles do not meet the strict emission standards. The purpose of introducing this Ultra Low Emission Zone, or ULEZ, is to reduce toxic air pollution and … Continue reading London introduces Green Tax

Is Biden a touchy subject for Trump?

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. With the next round of presidential elections coming up, we’re bound to see any candidate be investigated for anything that would tarnish their reputation. I still find it hard to imagine that Trump managed to get into office with all the scandals he’s been a part of, but here we are. Our president posts to his Twitter feed very often. … Continue reading Is Biden a touchy subject for Trump?