‘The Seine’ comes to America featuring author Elaine Sciolino Dec. 9 at UMass Dartmouth 

By Contributing Writer Maria Sanguinetti  The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth proudly announces its second program of the fall semester, The Seine Comes to America, featuring New York Times contributing writer and best-selling author, Elaine Sciolino.  The event will take place on campus in the Charlton Business College Auditorium (CCB149) at 7 PM on December  9th,  2019.  … Continue reading ‘The Seine’ comes to America featuring author Elaine Sciolino Dec. 9 at UMass Dartmouth 

Don’t Just Walk Out, Stay Out (for a while)

By Associate Professor, English and Communication Jerry Blitefield, PHD I want to foment a revolution.  At noon on Friday, Sept. 20, college students at campuses around the country and the world walked out of whatever they were doing to strike in defense of the planet’s stability and livability. They demanded bold, decisive action in response to the October IPCC report. And they planned to continue … Continue reading Don’t Just Walk Out, Stay Out (for a while)

This We Believe 3rd Place Essay Winner

Reminiscent  By Michelle Ciaramella – 2019, This We Belive 3rd Place Essay Winner Family has a different meaning to each person who hears the word. Family is not only blood, it is a bond. I believe that family is made up of the people we choose to support us and love us no matter what. Family is the unbreakable bond and endless laughter that we … Continue reading This We Believe 3rd Place Essay Winner

This We Believe 2nd Place Essay Winner

By 2019 This We Believe Winner Zoe Diana Plante Ownership Mine: a possession, a descriptor, a word of sentiment, or a word of control? I was yours. Your Object. I was not in control. You owned me. You swallowed me whole. My life was centered around yours. Ownership can be a twisted thing in a relationship. Not only physical ownership, mental ownership too. Branding me … Continue reading This We Believe 2nd Place Essay Winner

Greta Thunberg’s UN speech 

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk Just a few weeks ago, Greta Thunberg crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a zero emissions sail boat to speak at the United Nations Climate Action Summit. Her speech was nothing short of extraordinary, let alone necessary. In the speech, Thunberg addressed the issue of the youth community being left to deal with the mess that older generations left, due to their … Continue reading Greta Thunberg’s UN speech 

A rough week for women’s volleyball

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe Starting off the school year for any one can be a stressful time, and it seems that is no exception for the women’s volleyball team this year. The team has a twenty-five match schedule for this season through October 31, three of which happened last weekend. Two home and one away game later, women’s volleyball is standing at a 0-5 season. … Continue reading A rough week for women’s volleyball

I Believe in Becoming Who You Want to Be – This We Believe contest winner

By Abigail J Soares I believe you are who you choose to be. Opioids are a class of highly addictive drugs that are derived from the opium in poppy plants. I remember learning about opioids in 5th grade through the drug abuse program (D.A.R.E) offered at my school, but my young mind did not yet know how a topic that seemed so unfamiliar and irrelevant … Continue reading I Believe in Becoming Who You Want to Be – This We Believe contest winner