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

AI turns doodles into realistic art

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. An Artificial Intelligence, or AI, software was just created to be able to turn poor sketches into photorealistic drawings of the landscape. Remember those sketches you used to make in Microsoft Paint? You can now turn those into photorealistic drawings or paintings of the landscape, and soon possibly interiors and buildings. NVIDIA invented this groundbreaking software. The AI software that … Continue reading AI turns doodles into realistic art