Out with the old, in with the new

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. Most students are aware of the new housing units that are currently being built as a replacement for the freshman quad that is being used to this day. The ongoing question that’s going around campus is, “What should be done with the old first year buildings after the new ones are completed?” Current speculations are either a store of some … Continue reading Out with the old, in with the new

Robert Kraft didn’t do “his” job

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. Patriot’s owner Robert Kraft has been accused of soliciting prostitution shortly after his team’s Super Bowl win on February 3. For those of you who are unaware of what exactly “soliciting prostitution” is, according to criminal-law.freeadvice.com, it’s “the request to one person by another to perform a sexual act for a fee.However, an actual solicitation of prostitution charge usually encompasses … Continue reading Robert Kraft didn’t do “his” job

Stop & Shop deserves to strike

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. When I was younger, my dad told me stories about workers’ strikes in the liquor industry, and how it affected my grandfather’s store. He told me that the liquor salesman who delivered to my grandfather’s store told him not to cross the picket line, but he did anyway, and someone threw a brick through the window of his establishment. … Continue reading Stop & Shop deserves to strike

Power outage shines light on flaws in campus design

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Recently, UMass Dartmouth lost power. It was only for a short time, but the absence of electricity on campus raised questions about the preparedness of the university to address issues such as these as well as provide for the safety of those with mobility issues. Where were you during the great UMass Dartmouth power outage of 2019? I had just … Continue reading Power outage shines light on flaws in campus design

Empire star accused of faking a hate crime…on himself

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa. Jussie Smollett has been successful in many endeavors; he is a music producer, open about his sexuality to curb stigma against gay culture, and a famous actor. However, recently he found something he falls short in−faking hate crimes. In late January, Smollett, a star of the highly accredited show Empire, filed a police report stating that he was the victim … Continue reading Empire star accused of faking a hate crime…on himself

Half-lives and half-heartedness decay America’s ties to Russia

By Staff Writer Tom Griffin. Reagan-era trust between the United States and Russia has been nullified over some Trump-era good old-fashioned misunderstanding. For as much publicity as it garnered over its eight-year span, the Reagan administration was particularly quiet in its establishment of new policies. Sure, we all remember trickle down economics, the war on drugs, and tearing down some evil wall, but not many … Continue reading Half-lives and half-heartedness decay America’s ties to Russia

UMassD lacks campus acts with hit tracks

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Going through day-to-day life as a college student can be frustrating and difficult. Everyone is always looking for a way to break up the monotony. There is almost nothing better to cure that feeling than a nice event that can take everyone’s mind off of the tedium of life. UMass Dartmouth was at one point a mecca for this kind … Continue reading UMassD lacks campus acts with hit tracks