Why Flint’s citizens still tap out on tap water

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa. In 2015, the United States experienced a scandal that shook the nation; Flint, Michigan became known for its lead poisoning instead of its drastically high crime rate and economy. However, the question that has recently arisen is singing a different tune: is that scandal still as severe? The city had switched their water source from Lake Huron to Flint River. … Continue reading Why Flint’s citizens still tap out on tap water

Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. While the road to the 2020 election still looms ahead of us (and honestly, after only a month of politicians announcing their exploratory committees it feels as though it’s been looming behind us as well), the discourse surrounding it has primarily focused on the last presidential election in 2016. However, this election cycle has already broken all of the … Continue reading Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?

Letter to the Editor: The climate change clock is ticking

By Contributing Writer Jerry Blitefield. To the Students of UMass Dartmouth: Check your pockets. You are being robbed. Even as you read this. On October 8, 2018, an international group of scientists known as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report stating in no uncertain terms that if the planet, and humanity, are to escape the worst of climate change, we have … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: The climate change clock is ticking

Is the tech bubble going to pop?

By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. Technology has been an ever growing market in both the United States and global economy, so much so that there is a growing fear that the technology sector may be a forming bubble which will soon burst. This is horrific news for the U.S. economy as it is propped up by tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Facebook. … Continue reading Is the tech bubble going to pop?

Why are there so few printers at a university?

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. We are in college. With being in college, comes work. With work there is normally a lot of typing. What do we do after typing, if the teacher wants a physical copy of course? We print. We print a lot. That would mean that since the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is a university, it should have plenty of printers. Nope. … Continue reading Why are there so few printers at a university?

600 days from the election, who is the front-runner for President?

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. As 2019 continues, more and more Democrats are appearing out of the woodwork to make their case to be President of the United States. The earlier they announce their candidacy, many argue, the easier it will be to hire crucial staff members and win over undecided voters. The other prevailing idea is that a candidate that doesn’t look like other … Continue reading 600 days from the election, who is the front-runner for President?