Three-fourths of the way into the 2023 NFL season, Sports Writer, Tom Dunford, provides his predictions for awards including Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Comeback Player of the Year.
Volunteer Writer Allison Gleavy advocates for an expanded emotional support dog program at UMass Dartmouth, citing the success of Gracie, a therapy dog who offers stress relief to STEM students. She suggests faculty members could train their pets to provide academic and emotional support across the campus, despite the additional care and oversight required.
Business Manager Brendan Flaherty reviews the finale of Disney+ original “Loki” season two, which premiered on June 9th, 2021. The season finale provides a satisfying conclusion to Loki’s story, marking a seemingly final chapter for the character. New and existing characters, including Mobius and Sylvie, play significant roles in the season.
The Hunger Games series, introduced by Suzanne Collins in 2008, birthed the YA dystopian craze. In 2020, Collins revived the franchise with the prequel, “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” focusing on President Snow’s origin, which has now in 2023 been release in theaters as a film adaptation. Join Photography Manager Rena Danho as she…
Chicken Story, a Korean eatery located in both New Bedford and Fall River, specializing in fried chicken, corn dogs and bubble tea, offers hefty portions. Despite modest settings and limited parking, Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico applauds the food quality, unique bubble tea flavors, and swift service.
The UMassD 2020-2022 Annual Security Reports reveal a rise in crime, including rape, assault, and burglary. Concerns have been raised by students and faculty about campus security, highlighting campus-wide issues such as lack of surveillance and the open nature of buildings.
After an 11-year hiatus, Nintendo launched a new 2D Mario game, titled “Super Mario Bros. Wonder,” featuring an innovative art style and level designs. Despite its commendable graphics, novel power-ups, and revitalized level design, which introduces the unique wonder seed mechanic.
Halfway into the 2023 NFL season, Sports Writer, Tom Dunford, provides his predictions for awards including Most Valuable Player, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, and Comeback Player of the Year.
The popular horror game franchise, Five Nights at Freddy’s, released a movie based on the game’s lore on October 27th. Though not completely accurate to the original storyline due to content limitations, the film stays true to the series’ essence, thrilling its dedicated fans. The adaptation incorporates elements such as suspenseful encounters with familiar animatronics…
In the 2023 NFL trade deadline, several significant deals were concluded. Notably, the Eagles traded for talented Titans safety Kevin Byard to bolster their defense. The 49ers acquired underperforming defensive end Chase Young from the Commanders, potentially giving San Francisco a strong advantage in upcoming games. In contrast, the Commanders made questionable decisions, trading Young…
The upcoming NBA season tells a tale of teams with increased title potential after numerous off-season trades, player retirements, and emerging rookies. The top five teams tipped to win are Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks, Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns, and Golden State Warriors. All teams fortified their rosters with standout additions, while some even lost key…
Crumbl Cookies, a specialty bakery known for its enormous, versatile cookies, recently opened in Dartmouth near UMassD. Each week, they rotate unique flavours, keeping customer experiences fresh. Despite being relatively costly, the cookies’ size and rich taste justify the price. With pickup, delivery, and fast service options, they offer convenience to customers. Notably, they also…
The Detroit Lions began the 2023 season surpassing expectations with a 5-1 record, tying for the best record in the NFL. Their exceptional run, led by coach Dan Campbell, saw rapid improvements in offense and defense, inviting comparisons to elite teams like the 49ers and Eagles. However, questions about the Lions’ place among the elites…
(Image via apnews.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com When was the last time Congress did anything? To me, as a bystander, it feels that Congress is like a high school classroom full of uppity honors students during a class debate over the pros and cons of Napoleon as a history figure; they keep arguing… Continue reading The Republican Party Struggles to Elect A New Speaker of the House
(Image via cbssports.com) Volunteer Writer: Aidan Danforth Email: firstname.lastname@example.org We are five weeks into the 2023 NFL season, and New England’s hometown team, the Patriots, are on the verge of one of their worst seasons under Bill Belichick. But Why? Why is a team coached by one of the greatest head coaches of all time… Continue reading What Is Going On In Pats Nation?
(Image via reddit.com) Staff Photographer: Lilly Lafleur Email: Llafleur@umassd.edu On August 31st, 2023, Netflix released the highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the decades-long anime One Piece. As is necessary, this review must begin with a general warning that there will be unavoidable spoilers from the One Piece anime episodes 1-44 with brief references to later… Continue reading The One Piece (Live-Action) is Real!
(Image via nfl.com) Staff Writer: Tom Dunford Email: Tdunford@umassd.edu With the 2023 NFL season officially five weeks in, it’s time to look at every single quarter-season award. This will involve every season finale award, along with the most surprising and disappointing. Some players are on pace to break records, and some teams have made experts… Continue reading NFL Awards: Quarter Season Edition
(Image via firstsportz.com) Volunteer Writer: Aidan Danforth Email: email@example.com 11-year linebacker Chandler Jones has been released by the Las Vegas Raiders one day after he was arrested for violating an order from a domestic violence situation. Jones was arrested on September 28th and is currently accused of stealing things from his ex-girlfriend’s house. The Raiders… Continue reading Is This the End for Linebacker Chandler Jones’s Career?
(Image via aldf.org) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: firstname.lastname@example.org It’s the year 2023. The economy is on the brink of death, and the unfortunate working class is trapped within a late-stage capitalism hellscape. The wealth gap increases exponentially at an inversely proportional rate to the average person’s will to live. Inflation runs rampant while wages… Continue reading Pig Happiness Causes Financial Unhappiness
(Image via ign.com) Business Manager: Brendan Flaherty Email: email@example.com WARNING – ADVENTURE TIME: FIONNA AND CAKE SPOILERS AHEAD!!! After all this time, a pseudo-sequel to the fan-favorite series Adventure Time has finally come to the streaming service Max. The finale was released on September 28th, 2023, and what do the fans have to say about this… Continue reading The Fionna and Cake Finale is Underwhelming
(Image via youtube.com) Volunteer Writer: Aidan Danforth Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Young pop star Olivia Rodrigo’s second album, “GUTS,” has been out for a couple of weeks, and after listening to the album several times, here is my review of the whole album, including my expectations, first impressions, essential songs, and takeaways. Expectations I remember listening to… Continue reading Throwing Up My “GUTS” Over Olivia Rodrigo’s New Album
(Image via apnews.com) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: email@example.com When I was applying for college in high school, they made us use Common App for every college, so you only had to fill out one application form, no matter how many colleges you applied to. Part of the application was a questionnaire, and some of… Continue reading Stop! U’ve Violated the Law! – Legacy Admissions at UMass Dartmouth
(Image via comicbook.com) Volunteer Writer: J Engels Email: firstname.lastname@example.org The much-maligned Star Wars prequels were lambasted when they first came out in the late 90s/ early 2000s. Among the many complaints leveled against these movies, one of the most pervasive was that they were poorly acted, and those who starred in the film were subjected… Continue reading Hayden Christensen Brings Balance to the Force
(Image via youtube.com) Volunteer Writer Aidan Gordon Email: email@example.com This time, Sonic’s new formula almost nails it. No, really. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before, my friends: “3D Sonic was never good.” This isn’t true – not really, anyway. But in fairness to the people who believe so, it’s easy to conclude that… Continue reading Sonic Frontiers: He’s Mr. Fahrenheit, He’s Outta Control
(Photographed by Staff Writer Jesse Magnifico) Staff Writer: Jesse Magnifico Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Right next door to Dunkin Donuts in the Campus Center, what was once Revolution Noodle in Fall 2022 and Tu Taco during Spring 2023 has now transformed into Top It Pizza. Cheese is their specialty, but is their food worth it? I tried… Continue reading Top It Pizza: A Slice of Heaven or a Doughy Disappointment? A Review
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