Pro-life lawmaker loves life so much, wants the death penalty for those who seek abortions

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. Some people really just shouldn’t be allowed to make decisions. Yet, a Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would impose the death penalty on women who have abortions and doctors who administer those abortions. Lawmaker…that means he was elected by the people. It is Texas, but that’s bad even for Texas. The lawmaker’s name is Tony Tinderholt, otherwise known … Continue reading Pro-life lawmaker loves life so much, wants the death penalty for those who seek abortions

Watching history burn before our eyes as 800-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. The infamous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France caught fire at 12:30 PM ET on Monday, April 15 and the fire raged overnight in France until the following day. The Notre Dame Cathedral has been standing for 850 years and is the center of Catholicism in France. It is also considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture … Continue reading Watching history burn before our eyes as 800-year-old Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames

London introduces Green Tax

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. On Monday April 8, London has introduced the world first ever 24-hour, 7 day a week air pollution charge zone. This means that vehicles inside of the zone must pay a fee if their vehicles do not meet the strict emission standards. The purpose of introducing this Ultra Low Emission Zone, or ULEZ, is to reduce toxic air pollution and … Continue reading London introduces Green Tax

March Madness ends with Virginia on top

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. A top seed has never lost to a bottom seed in March Madness history… until 2018 when the Virginia Cavaliers set a record low and lost to the UMBC Retrievers in the first round of the tournament. They were determined to erase this bad memory from their school’s existence by redeeming themselves the next season. That is exactly what they … Continue reading March Madness ends with Virginia on top

Game of Thrones hid Iron Thrones around the world for you to find

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. You could have sat on the Iron Throne. Well… one of the six Iron Thrones placed around the world. HBO’s widely popular series Game of Thrones is premiering its final season of the show on April 14th. It’s catch-up time for those of you that are behind and remind yourself what happened time for the others. To promote the release of … Continue reading Game of Thrones hid Iron Thrones around the world for you to find

Karate club is UMass D’s best-kept secret

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. Two Sundays ago, on March 31, 2019 at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), the UMass Dartmouth Shotokan Karate (Club) Team competed in the biggest tournament of the year and dominated the floor. They truly showed up and delivered. The team won the Varsity Kumite (fighting) event, as well as having Devin Colon, sophomore at UMassD, obtain the most points out … Continue reading Karate club is UMass D’s best-kept secret

The college admissions scandal tells us what we already knew

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. You almost definitely have heard of the College Admissions Scandal. For those of you who haven’t, it was happening over the past decade and it was when rich and/or famous parents would illegally bribe colleges in order to get their children into top schools. It has been recently discovered that a few famous individuals have been involved in this multi-million-dollar … Continue reading The college admissions scandal tells us what we already knew