Why Foreign Policy questions have no place in the Presidential Debate

By James Mellen The South Carolina presidential Debate aired the night before I am writing this, this debate was nearly unwatchable, it devolved into a presidential screaming match. One feature this debate had that has stuck with me is the emphasis on foreign policy questions, questions ranging from whether or not Xi Xingping is a dictator, to the Syrian Civil War. There was a separate … Continue reading Why Foreign Policy questions have no place in the Presidential Debate

Valentine’s Day: Day of Love or Consumerist Ploy? 

By BROOKE AUBIN  Staff Writer  baubin1@umassd.edu    When we think of Valentine’s Day, there are a few staple things that come to mind. Extravagant bouquets, giant teddy bears, boxes of chocolates, and romantic candlelit dinners are just a few things that our society has deemed to contain the essence of the holiday. What do all of these things have in common? To quote ABBA: “money, … Continue reading Valentine’s Day: Day of Love or Consumerist Ploy? 

The Mechanical Economy Is a Socialist Economy  

By James Mellen In a world that is becoming increasingly posthuman, the automation of production is going to decimate the workforce for everyday people. I believe that the implication of automation will bring the Liberal right to property ownership to its logical conclusion, and incentivise the revolution of the Proletariat.   Any and all rights have logical conclusions in which they lose their validity, while we are given … Continue reading The Mechanical Economy Is a Socialist Economy  

Bloomberg: A wolf in sheep’s clothing 

By Brian Garrard Contributing Writer      “‘Oh my god, you’re arresting kids for marijuana that are all minorities.’ Yes, that’s true. Why? Because we put all the cops in minority neighborhoods. Yes, that’s true. Why do we do it? Because that’s where all the crime is.” -Michael Bloomberg, 2015. So… How about those Bloomberg memes huh?       Mike Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York … Continue reading Bloomberg: A wolf in sheep’s clothing 

New England Commission of Higher Education to conduct comprehensive evaluation seeks comment submissions 

By Gabriella Barthe  On March 22-25, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)– one of seven accrediting commissions in the United States.   The New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) is a regional accreditation agency for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, as well as a few institutions in Greece, … Continue reading New England Commission of Higher Education to conduct comprehensive evaluation seeks comment submissions 

SAIL Office and Division of Student Affairs Announces Student Leadership Awards Nominations 

By GABRIELLA BARTHE  Editor-in-Chief    Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 14, 2020 if you’re a Student Leader on campus, because the SAIL office and Division of Student Affairs is once again holding their annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet.   Each year, the joint team invites representatives from each organization to partake in a night of food, fun, and recognizing the hard work students put in … Continue reading SAIL Office and Division of Student Affairs Announces Student Leadership Awards Nominations 

Sunrise Plans Another Protest 

By Gabriella Barthe  Editor-In-Chief    UMass Dartmouth’s Sunrise SouthCoast hub on campus has announced this week that the organization is planning another protest on campus. In an email to student leaders, Sunrise asked organizations and students to join their efforts on February 28, with a focus on the power of voting.  Coming off their fall semester strike on September 20 to convince Chancellor Johnson to sign a carbon commitment … Continue reading Sunrise Plans Another Protest 

Many Names, Many Students, 125 Years

By Nicole O’Connell noconnell@umassd.edu Contributing Writer  2020 is a momentous year for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth because it marks the 125th anniversary of the school.   125 years holds a lot of history, and UMass Dartmouth is prepared to celebrate.  Shannon Finning, the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, is excited for this anniversary.   “This celebration affords UMass Dartmouth the opportunity to document the transformational impact the University – its students, alumni, faculty … Continue reading Many Names, Many Students, 125 Years

State Representatives Tour UMass Dartmouth 

By Gabriella Barthe  Editor-in-Chief    Photo Credit: Facebook, UMass Dartmouth, Rep Jeff Roy    This Valentine’s Day, Friday February 14, the Massachusetts Joint Higher Education Committee toured UMass Dartmouth as part of their ongoing efforts to visit all 29 of the Massachusetts public colleges and Universities they serve.  During their visit State Senator Anne M. Gobi, State Representative Jeff Roy, State Representative Mindy Domb, and State … Continue reading State Representatives Tour UMass Dartmouth 

Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die in Helicopter Crash, World Loses a Role Model 

By Tom Griffin (tgriffin2@umassd.edu), Sports Editor    Kobe Bryant, the recently retired 20-year veteran of the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers, was tragically killed in a Helicopter Accident over the Californian city of Calabasas.  En route to coaching his 13-year-old daughter Gianna’s basketball game, Bryant, his daughter, two of her teammates, three parents of the teammates and an assistant coach passed away as the pilot lost the Californian hills in heavy … Continue reading Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die in Helicopter Crash, World Loses a Role Model