Fall Sports to Return to Campus after COVID-19 Shutdown

By Contributing Writer Hannah Niemi [hniemi@umassd.edu] After three semesters at home, UMass Dartmouth recently welcomed athletes, spectators, and opposing teams back to the field. The Corsairs are scheduled to host intercollegiate events on campus for cross country, field hockey, football, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.  “Being able to come back to the campus this fall with in person classes and activities has been great for the … Continue reading Fall Sports to Return to Campus after COVID-19 Shutdown

The Global COVID-19 Crisis: Why Has It Been So Severe?

By Staff Writer Busola Awobode bawobode@umassd.edu  On September 30, 2021, the UMass Dartmouth Department of Political Science, the UMass Political Science Association, and the UMass Dartmouth Office of Faculty Development hosted a panel titled “The Global COVID-19 Crisis: Causes, Consequences, and Policies on Campus.” The panel was part of the “Quest for Peace and Justice: An International Conference on the Decolonization Process of Former UN … Continue reading The Global COVID-19 Crisis: Why Has It Been So Severe?

Bi Representation In Media: Is it Getting Better?

 J Engels  jengels@umassd.edu (image: Fandom Wikia)      In an era where LGBT people are finally becoming more accepted, it is more common than ever than ever to see queer characters appear in popular movies and TV shows. However, just because we see these queer characters on screen does not guarantee that their identity has been represented accurately . Real world stigmatization surrounding certain identities- such as … Continue reading Bi Representation In Media: Is it Getting Better?

Something old is new again: The long furby trend taking the internet by storm

(source: tumblr user Strange Aeons) by: Editor J. Engels email: jengels@umassd.edu Love or hate furbies, they’re coming back into fashion in a big way.  When they were first released back in the 90s, furbies were loved and hated in equal measure. Many shunned furbies for their uncanny appearance, and some even feared them because they could listen and respond to conversations. At one point, they … Continue reading Something old is new again: The long furby trend taking the internet by storm

Album Review: The Bitter Truth

(image: Loudersound.com) By: Editor J Engels email: jengels@umassd.edu Sounding like a far-off, Interstellar transmission, “Artifact/ The Turn” is an immersive soundscape that, with a siren-like lull , sucks me into The Bitter Truth.  Although it’s been about a decade since Evanescence released new music, when I listened to this song I was tricked into thinking that no time at all had passed since I first … Continue reading Album Review: The Bitter Truth

The Bi Icon Robyn Ochs Lectures at Umass Dartmouth for Bi Visibility Month

The Bi Icon Robyn Ochs Lectures at Umass Dartmouth for Bi Visibility Month (robynochs.com) (self photograped from lecture) Staff Writer: Roxanne Hepburn rhepburn@umassd.edu On September 22nd, in honor of Bi Visibility month, week, and day, Robyn Ochs gave a fantastic lecture about the spectrum of sexualities and the non-binary on the Umass Dartmouth campus hosted by the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality called Getting … Continue reading The Bi Icon Robyn Ochs Lectures at Umass Dartmouth for Bi Visibility Month

The Reboot Phenomena

By Busola Awobode Email: bawobode@umassd.edu Recently, the gender flip version of the 1999 classic She’s All That was released to Netflix. In a short-lived debut, He’s All That starring Tiktok’s Addison Rae and Cobra Kai’s Tanner Buchanan is one in a mass of reimagined classics that have recently graced our screens. The new movie which unsurprisingly is full of painfully obvious production mistakes, underwhelming acting, … Continue reading The Reboot Phenomena

We’re Superheroes: Movie Review of “The Suicide Squad” (2021)

By; Staff Writer Samantha Travis (stravis1@umassd.edu) We’re Superheros: Movie Review of “The Suicide Squad” (2021)  Samantha Travis  It has seemed like eternity since new movies have been playing, but finally the time has come. One that is highly recommended to go see is “The Suicide Squad,” directed by James Gunn (2021). And no, it is not a reboot nor a sequel, and one does not … Continue reading We’re Superheroes: Movie Review of “The Suicide Squad” (2021)