UMass Dartmouth’s Sensational Volleyball Season Comes To An End

(Image taken from @umassdvolleyball/Instagram) Volunteer Writer: Nick Stabila Email: nstabila@umassd.edu UMass Dartmouth entered the Little East Conference (LEC) Tournament as the No.3 seed with high hopes but ultimately was upset by No. 6 seed UMass Boston at the Tripp Athletic Center. UMass Boston defeated UMass Dartmouth 3-2 (16-25, 25-21, 25-14, 18-25, 15-7). UMass Boston used their championship experience to pull off the upset. After being … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth’s Sensational Volleyball Season Comes To An End

What You Need to Know About the Student Debt Relief Application

(Image taken from: https://humbledbudget.com) Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink Email: kwink@umassd.edu On October 17th, 2022, the Biden administration officially launched its student debt relief application, ending months of anticipation for millions of American borrowers.  President Biden announced his plan for student loan debt relief in August 2022. The program offers debt relief of $10,000 to those who did not receive Pell Grants or $20,000 for those … Continue reading What You Need to Know About the Student Debt Relief Application

America’s Peculiar Institutions

(Image taken from: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/brief-life-cornelius-frederick-warning-signs-missed-teen-s-fatal-n1234660) Volunteer Writer: T. Etna Email: rhepburn@umassd.edu (Superscripted bracketed numbers[*] refer to footnotes in the Reference doc linked at the bottom of the article.  The Reference doc contains specific text from the sources, images, and comments.) 3 weeks before the death of George Floyd, 16-year-old black boy, Cornelius Frederick, was suffocated to death on camera for throwing a sandwich. (www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/video-shows-fatal-restraint-cornelius-fredericks-16-michigan-foster-facility-n1233122) Unlike George … Continue reading America’s Peculiar Institutions

BTS Announces a New Tour – With the South Korean Miltary (Draft)

Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu  BTS is indisputably the most prominent K-pop group in western media for this current decade. It would not be an over-exaggeration to say that they have millions of fans worldwide. BTS merchandise and albums are mainstream, being sold in big chain shops regularly – something that most K-pop groups cannot claim. That is not even mentioning the billions of views … Continue reading BTS Announces a New Tour – With the South Korean Miltary (Draft)

Cambridge Micro Music Venue Expected to Shutdown

Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu If you are well versed in the music scene in Boston you may have heard of a small venue in Cambridge, Massachusetts called Middle East. The Middle East is a modest-sized club known to host shows for small artists like Peach Tree Rascals and Kid Bloom. But, what you may not have known about the location is that it … Continue reading Cambridge Micro Music Venue Expected to Shutdown

Remembering Leslie Jordan

Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu On October 24th, 2022, actor Leslie Jordan passed away due to a car crash. The crash occurred in Hollywood at 9:30AM on the morning of the 24th. Sources from the Los Angeles Times report that Jordan may have had a medical emergency while driving, causing him to crash.  The exact cause of death is still unknown. He was pronounced … Continue reading Remembering Leslie Jordan

What You Need to Know About the Vote

(Image taken from: https://www.wgbh.org/news/politics/2022/08/05/how-to-vote-in-the-2022-elections-for-massachusetts-governor-attorney-general-and-more) Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu  The 2022 fall elections are quickly approaching, with the final election date in Massachusetts being November 8th. While the presidential elections are still two years away, this upcoming mid-term election offers the chance to vote for Congressional positions. For Massachusetts, only Congressional positions in the House of Representatives will be up for grabs. Election for … Continue reading What You Need to Know About the Vote

The Wisconsin Women’s Volleyball Team Leaks Should Spark Better Conversations

Image by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA/Getty Images  Staff Writer: Shailyn Bacchiocchi Email: sbacchiocchi@umassd.edu Twitter blew up last Thursday night when explicit videos and photos of the University of Wisconsin’s women’s volleyball team started circulating. The University of Wisconsin subsequently released a statement that the UW-Police Department is investigating “multiple crimes” per the leaking of the private videos and photos.  “The unauthorized sharing is a significant and wrongful … Continue reading The Wisconsin Women’s Volleyball Team Leaks Should Spark Better Conversations

World Series 2022: Phillies Aim to Finish Improbable Run

Staff Writer: Colton Almeida Email: calmeida4@umassd.edu The Philadelphia Phillies shockingly lead the World Series two games to one entering Tuesday night. No one outside of eastern Pennsylvania thought they’d be in this position, and now they have a chance to take a commanding 3-1 series lead. The Houston Astros, playing in their fourth World Series since 2017, are trying to avoid their third straight championship … Continue reading World Series 2022: Phillies Aim to Finish Improbable Run

The Stock Market Bleeds Red Following A Disappointing Quarter Three for America’s Largest Companies

Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu The biggest week for company earnings reports just wrapped up. All the data released by these companies reflect their performances during Q3 (Quarter 3) of this year. Microsoft, Alphabet (Google), Meta (Facebook), Ford, Apple, Amazon, Intel, and McDonald’s are a few of the largest companies that reported earnings data between October 24th and October 28th, 2022. Wall St. and … Continue reading The Stock Market Bleeds Red Following A Disappointing Quarter Three for America’s Largest Companies