What Was Accomplished During China’s Most Recent Visit to Russia?
(Image via cnn.com) Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org After a long period of time apart, two of the world’s most prominent leaders met once again to discuss the current status of the world. This occasion would be their first meeting since the beginning of Russia’s war with Ukraine. The meetings started on Monday, March… Continue reading What Was Accomplished During China’s Most Recent Visit to Russia?
A Walk Around Campus with the Administration – What I Learned
(Image via bostonglobe.com) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: email@example.com On Tuesday, March 21st, I was invited to take a walk around campus with various members of the University to explore the new Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) measures being taken on campus. As a note, the CPTED has been implemented at UMass Dartmouth since… Continue reading A Walk Around Campus with the Administration – What I Learned
Will the US-Mexico Border Crisis Ever Be Solved?
(Image via texastribune.org) Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On Sunday, March 12th, hundreds of migrants from various countries of origin tried to enter the US through the US-Mexico border. According to The Texas Tribune, this mad dash to the US-Mexico border was sparked by a social media rumor saying it had been temporarily opened.… Continue reading Will the US-Mexico Border Crisis Ever Be Solved?
The Lipstick Index: Kissing A Strong Economy Goodbye
Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: email@example.com This article is not financial advice An economic recession is on the horizon for the United States, and I’m here to prove it using something called the “Lipstick Index.” The Lipstick Index is a fascinating way to measure future economic performance. It was a term created in 2001 by… Continue reading The Lipstick Index: Kissing A Strong Economy Goodbye
Florida Mother Claims Her Fetus Has Been Wrongfully Detained
(Image via lawandcrime.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Florida is a state famous for two things: oranges and the most unhinged subspecies of human beings. Florida Man memes have circulated around the internet. Tales of the infamous Florida Man have been intensively documented by internet historians on Reddit. The case of Florida Woman Natalia Harrell… Continue reading Florida Mother Claims Her Fetus Has Been Wrongfully Detained
UMass Dartmouth Needs to Speak About The Michigan State University Shooting – Here’s Why
(Image Courtesy of UMass Dartmouth) Sports Editor: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: email@example.com Late on Monday, February 13th, gunshots were fired at Michigan State University, killing three students and injuring five others. The shooting was done by 43-year-old Anthony Dwayne McRae, who shot and killed himself before police could apprehend him. McRae had no connection or affiliation… Continue reading UMass Dartmouth Needs to Speak About The Michigan State University Shooting – Here’s Why
Using ChatGPT Isn’t Working Smarter Or Harder – The Consequences of AI Generated Plagiarism for UMassD Students
(Image via simplilearn.com) Arts and Entertainment Editor: Kamryn Kobel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org We are in the age of artificial intelligence – also known as AI. Recently, there has been an eruption of new AI technologies, including AI art and voice manipulation. The latest installment in this artificially intelligent wave of technology is the Chat Generative Pre-trained… Continue reading Using ChatGPT Isn’t Working Smarter Or Harder – The Consequences of AI Generated Plagiarism for UMassD Students
The Parking Pass: Student Responsibility or Additional Burden?
Volunteer Writer: Gabriel Johnson Email: email@example.com It’s incredibly clear that there is an immense hesitance to comply with school financial processes that take additional funds away from the students even after the immense expense of enrolling in the school in the first place. Tuition & Room/Board are the primary costs examined when making the grand… Continue reading The Parking Pass: Student Responsibility or Additional Burden?
The Doomsday Clock Reaches 90 Seconds To Midnight
Photography Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The Bulletin of Science and Security Board’s Doomsday Clock moves even closer to midnight – and the subsequent apocalypse. For those concerned with the state of the world and the fate of humanity altogether, this clock will help you recognize how close we are to complete and utter destruction.… Continue reading The Doomsday Clock Reaches 90 Seconds To Midnight
Why do Eggs Cost so Much? – The Avian Flu and You
(Image via nbc15.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com When I recently visited the grocery aisle of my local Target, I saw that a dozen eggs were priced at eight to nine dollars. It’s recession time, sure, but that is super steep price inflation from what pre-pandemic eggs cost. At first, I thought it was… Continue reading Why do Eggs Cost so Much? – The Avian Flu and You
Big Tech Layoffs Shouldn’t Scare You – Here’s Why
(Image via hrdailyadvisor.blr.com) Business Manager: Julian Cassady Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (This Article is Not Financial Advice) Starting back in November of 2022, America’s biggest tech companies like Microsoft, Meta, and Amazon began the process of laying off a significant number of employees. This could be a bad thing for not only the individuals affected by the… Continue reading Big Tech Layoffs Shouldn’t Scare You – Here’s Why
It’s Time to Destress
(Image via bannerhealth.com) Volunteer Writer: Brett Talbot Email: email@example.com When I was stuck at home and constantly fighting the Wi-Fi during two whole semesters of remote learning, it made sense to feel a bit stressed out. But even after my classes transitioned back into a face-to-face setting, the stress didn’t magically go away. Whether it… Continue reading It’s Time to Destress
Give Amazon Drivers a Break this Year – Shop Small Instead
(Image via SMITH COLLECTION/GADO/GETTY IMAGES) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org It’s gotten to the middle of November. While many Americans know this as the season of Thanksgiving (or, as I like to call it, the season of feasting), many people use this time to get their Christmas shopping done early. Black Friday and Cyber… Continue reading Give Amazon Drivers a Break this Year – Shop Small Instead
UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident
(Image via nypost.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com People do crazy things in college. It’s pretty much a fact of life like birds fly or the sky is blue. Doing crazy or outlandish things in college is part of the college experience. For some, it’s their first time without their parents’ family rules. For others,… Continue reading UKY Student Sophia Rosing Assaults Black Student Employee in a Race-Based Incident
America’s Peculiar Institutions
(Image taken from: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/brief-life-cornelius-frederick-warning-signs-missed-teen-s-fatal-n1234660) Volunteer Writer: T. Etna Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Superscripted bracketed numbers[*] refer to footnotes in the Reference doc linked at the bottom of the article. The Reference doc contains specific text from the sources, images, and comments.) 3 weeks before the death of George Floyd, 16-year-old black boy, Cornelius Frederick, was suffocated to… Continue reading America’s Peculiar Institutions
Massachusetts Receives Opioid Crisis Settlement
Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com In July 2021, a massive settlement occurred between the state of Massachusetts and the major pharmaceutical companies responsible for producing and selling opioid-based pain relievers and contributing to the opioid epidemic. Nationwide, this settlement involved $26 billion dollars. The state of Massachusetts got $525 million for opioid rehab programs… Continue reading Massachusetts Receives Opioid Crisis Settlement
BookTok’s Impact on Literature
Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TikTok, the short-form video application, has quickly dominated the social media scene. The app is currently number one in entertainment, with over one billion users worldwide. Since the application reaches such a wide audience, the trends within the app have become very influential. Many types of entertainment industries, including… Continue reading BookTok’s Impact on Literature
Ranking Every MLB Playoff Team’s World Series Chances
Staff Writer: Colton Almeida Email: email@example.com As the 162-game Major League Baseball regular season comes to a close, the playoff picture is all but finalized. The playoffs are set to begin Friday, October 7th, with the best-of-3 wild card round matchups kicking off. Who is a serious contender and who is just happy to be… Continue reading Ranking Every MLB Playoff Team’s World Series Chances
The Life or Death of the Dartmouth Indian
Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassdtorch If you’re a commuter student or had any reason to travel off campus in the last month, chances are you’ve noticed the green and white lawn signs saying to “Defend Dartmouth: Vote Yes April 5th” with the picture of a drawing on the side and no other caveat or… Continue reading The Life or Death of the Dartmouth Indian
A Letter to the Chancellor: Campus Response to Changes in the Mask Mandate Advisory
Staff Writer: Roxanne Hepburn Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Chancellor Mark A. Fuller, On February 18th, 2022, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth released a blast email on behalf of the Chancellor, titled “Mask Advisory Update,” which announced the sudden lift of the campus-wide mask mandate on February 28th, 2022. In response, I released a survey to UmassD… Continue reading A Letter to the Chancellor: Campus Response to Changes in the Mask Mandate Advisory
The Importance of Uncomfortable Art
By Staff Writer Busola Awobode email@example.com Last week the university participated in the Annual National African American Read-In (AARI). This event was sponsored on campus by the Fredrich Douglass Unity House (FDUH), the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement and Black History 4 Seasons. AARI centers around black literature and was created by the Black Caucus… Continue reading The Importance of Uncomfortable Art
As Long as it Makes Money
By Staff Writer Busola Awobode firstname.lastname@example.org We seem to be in the era of biopics. From House of Gucci to Spencer and Pam and Tommy, there is a big push to watch real-life dramatics on the big screen. While these stories are exciting, it is easy to forget that the characters are not fictional, people… Continue reading As Long as it Makes Money
Replacement of Humans with AI in the Workplace
Staff Writer: Roxanne Hepburn Email: email@example.com The tour guide claps his hands together, signaling the factory tour’s start. One thing pops out to you as you are led from room to room. Where are all of the workers? The machines move in tandem, perfectly producing each product as a single supervisor watches from a glass… Continue reading Replacement of Humans with AI in the Workplace
Cancel Culture Ft. Shane Dawson
By Maya Arruda. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Shane Dawson: a major YouTuber with over 20 million subscribers at his peak, minor filmmaker of such cinematic greats as the movie “Not Cool” that won audience vote in Starz’ show “The Chair,” and self-acclaimed empath. He was a YouTube staple with his popular true crime videos and his more… Continue reading Cancel Culture Ft. Shane Dawson
Intellectual Risks are a Game of Life
Staff Writer: Roxanne Hepburn Email: email@example.com It’s the first day after winter break in eighth grade, and you walk into homeroom. Students buzz and bubble into conversation as each of them are handed a sheet of paper. It is the high school decision form. There are two typical options, public high school or specialized trade… Continue reading Intellectual Risks are a Game of Life
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