To Chancellor Johnson: My Christmas Wishlist of stores for campus

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer I am sure everybody has noticed that there is a severe lack of stores on campus. Even the stores that we do have are subpar. For example, we have a b-tier Starbucks and we have a Wendy’s without a 4-for-4. The students of UMass Dartmouth can collectively agree that there needs to be more stores on campus.   There are a … Continue reading To Chancellor Johnson: My Christmas Wishlist of stores for campus

No, Disney is not selling out.

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. For those who don’t know, “Selling out” is a common idiomatic pejorative expression for the compromising of a person’s integrity, morality, authenticity, or principles in exchange for personal gain, such as money, according to Wikipedia.   Those who believe that Disney is selling out use the new movies as a reason. They find something wrong with each one.   They argue that the … Continue reading No, Disney is not selling out.

An Orwellian Nightmare is on the horizon

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. Technology is incredible. Most people agree on that. However, microchips are a long-disputed issue whose effects have even been mentioned all the way back in the bible. Microchips are tiny wafers of semiconducting material which, in this case, are being discussed being implanted in humans.   Typically used in animals to identify them, microchips can do incredible things. They can get … Continue reading An Orwellian Nightmare is on the horizon

Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer 10) Die Hard (1988) rated R:   Die Hard is obviously a Christmas movie, that argument is no longer up for debate. The plot of the movie is about a dad trying to make it home for the holidays and he encounters a group of terrorists. Do not watch this with children as it swears many times, contains nudity, portrays alcohol, drugs, … Continue reading Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season

Corsairs receive heart crushing defeat on Senior Night from Falcons

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. Last week, on November 3rd, the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs’ football team hosted and defeated the Massachusetts Maritime Buccaneers by a score of 20-0. This put them at a record of 5-4 with one game left, which meant that they could not have a losing record even if they tried. The Corsairs had one final opponent, the Fitchburg State Falcons, to … Continue reading Corsairs receive heart crushing defeat on Senior Night from Falcons

The smartest state proves it deserves that title in elections

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. On Tuesday November 6, America held its midterm elections. This was a very important election and had an impressive number of voters compared to the last midterm elections. Voters of the midterm elections helped to set quite a few records from the youngest ever woman elected to Congress, elected by a New York district, to the first openly homosexual governor … Continue reading The smartest state proves it deserves that title in elections

Corsair football back on a winning record after beating Buccaneers

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. On October 26, the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs’ football team, then with a record of 4-3, traveled to Framingham State University, 5-2, to butt heads with the Rams. The end result was not what the Corsairs were looking for. It was a blowout from the beginning. The final score ended up being 44-13 in favor of the Rams. This game put the … Continue reading Corsair football back on a winning record after beating Buccaneers