Corsair running game overruns Colonial roadblock 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin  A bumpy start and some late adjustments throttled the Corsair football team past Western Connecticut’s Colonials in a late-game rout.  The offense started slow, culminating in starting quarterback Stephen Gacioch departing after a drive and a half. In his stead, freshman backup Ryan Qualey completed Gacioch’s drive with a series of rushing plays, capitalized by a 23-yard touchdown reception from … Continue reading Corsair running game overruns Colonial roadblock 

Field Hockey finds hope following silent swan song 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin  The Corsair field hockey team snuck into the Little East Tournament following a pair of back-to-back losses to end their regular season.  The first matchup, pitted against Wellesley, was without-a-doubt a blowout. While Brittany Perry struck first and struck early in the second quarter, their 1-0 lead was quickly shattered by a barraging of six unanswered goals to close out … Continue reading Field Hockey finds hope following silent swan song 

Kiwanuka brings ‘70s nostalgia

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt A&E Section Editor  Michael Kiwanuka, British born singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist recently released his third full-length studio album, the self-titled Kiwanuka. For someone unfamiliar with his work, Kiwanuka plays like a retro throwback that wouldn’t seem out of place in a ‘70s period Netflix original.   Kiwanuka, who has been described as an indie-folk musician, has been a known … Continue reading Kiwanuka brings ‘70s nostalgia

Fortnite’s black hole

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt  This past October, the popular battle royal video game, Fortnite went offline beginning on Sunday October 13th and continuing for several days. This temporary absence of Fortnite caused pre-teens, videogame journalists, and anyone else who cared to go into a collective panic during their wait for the game to return.   During the downtime, players were met with a … Continue reading Fortnite’s black hole

Counting down the minutes until Countdown was over

 By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe   Walking into the theatre I had almost no expectations for Countdown. All I knew was that is was going to be about an app that tells people when they would die – interesting premise for a horror movie right? Unsurprisingly – its not original.   In the last decade multiple productions have been made with that very premise. Most notable has … Continue reading Counting down the minutes until Countdown was over

Women’s Soccer seniors honored amidst Corsair collapse vs. Westfield State, Western Connecticut 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez  This week, the UMassD women’s soccer team played two of the last four games of their season, crawling to unfortunate losses in each.   On Tuesday, October 22, the Corsairs faced off against Westfield State, but stumbled out of the gate and fell to a 2-0 loss.   Westfield State had managed to dominate the field all game long, seizing time of … Continue reading Women’s Soccer seniors honored amidst Corsair collapse vs. Westfield State, Western Connecticut 

Men’s Soccer loses back-to-back against Bridgewater State, Western Connecticut 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez This week, the UMassD Men’s Soccer team played two games, against Western Connecticut and Bridgewater State, with each carrying in-conference importance.   The first game of the two was against Bridgewater State on Tuesday, October 22nd, where the game was set to begin in the early afternoon hours at 3:30pm. The second game of the week, scheduled against Western Connecticut, was … Continue reading Men’s Soccer loses back-to-back against Bridgewater State, Western Connecticut