Corsairs slip up on-ice against Worcester State, Franklin Pierce 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez   The Corsair hockey team suffered back-to-back losses this past week, putting their previously hot start to the season in jeopardy.  The first of two losses came against Worcester State, where, despite a long game of offensive back-and-forth, the Corsairs fell at a final score of 5-3.   The Corsairs led at the end of the first period 3-2, with goals from … Continue reading Corsairs slip up on-ice against Worcester State, Franklin Pierce 

Unexpected stars bring unprecedented success over Westfield State in closer 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin An unexpected lineup and some defensive playmaking carried the Corsairs over their MASCAC rival Westfield State Owls to a final score of 19-13 on Saturday afternoon. UMassD’s final outing of the regular season saw a new face under center. Having previously provided key depth to the Corsair ground game, UMassD junior Jacob Francis took snaps at quarterback in their victory … Continue reading Unexpected stars bring unprecedented success over Westfield State in closer 

What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Multiliteracy & Communication Center is down one administrator due to problems processing paperwork in Human Resources.  Joshua Botvin is the assistant director of the MCC and a part-time faculty member in the English Department. His paperwork to work in the MCC was submitted in August, but the paperwork has yet to be processed, and … Continue reading What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties 

Students increase community with “You Matter” messages 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell A three-day marathon was recently held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, but participants did not exert too much pressure, and, in fact, there was no running required at all. The You Matter Marathon was situated in the Campus Center November 12-14 and encouraged students and other members of the UMass Dartmouth community with the simple message of “You Matter.” … Continue reading Students increase community with “You Matter” messages 

The Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on November 20 to honor the lives of those murdered as a result of their gender identity and expression. The tradition was started in 1999 to honor Rita Hester and all those who had died since her death one year prior.   The vigil takes place at the close of Transgender Awareness Week which … Continue reading The Transgender Day of Remembrance 2019

Sanders and AOC co-sponsor Green New Deal 

By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk The quest for a more sustainable future is coming to the forefront! Just this week Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) proposed the Green New Deal for the Public Housing Act.    The proposal of the Green New Deal would slash emissions, stop years of neglect, and overall improve the lives of American citizens. Additionally, the bill could cut … Continue reading Sanders and AOC co-sponsor Green New Deal 

University announces inaugural recipient of Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship 

MEDIA RELEASE – November 20, 2019  The scholarship honors Hailey Allard of Somerset who passed away in 2018  In May 2020, Keryann Estrela and her daughter, Hailey Angel Allard, 20, planned to graduate together from the UMass Dartmouth College of Nursing & Health Sciences – Estrela with a doctor of nursing practice degree and Allard with a bachelor of science.  Those plans were derailed in … Continue reading University announces inaugural recipient of Hailey Angel Allard Nursing Scholarship