Professor Bridget Teboh set to return to Ondo, Nigeria

By Editor-In-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Bridget Teboh, a Professor of History at UMass Dartmouth, has just learned that she has been offered The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for a second time, after initially winning the fellowship in 2017. The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF) was created in 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation in New York to support African-born scholars who live in the U.S. or Canada … Continue reading Professor Bridget Teboh set to return to Ondo, Nigeria

An unnecessary necessity? Why the GRE is useless for graduate school admission

By Editor-In-Chief Chelsea Cabral. When I arrived to take the GRE this past October, it was hard to tell whether I was in a testing facility or a harsh airport security line. After submitting my identification and placing all my belongings in a locked drawer, I was waved over by a security wand and instructed to turn out my front and back pockets, shake out … Continue reading An unnecessary necessity? Why the GRE is useless for graduate school admission

New campus-based talk show organization seeking members

By Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Junior political science student, Amanda Kuffoh, is spearheading a new student-led club in partnership with the campus radio station, WUMD, called “IQ: Intellectual Quest,” a YouTube series that seeks to think, analyze, and deliberate over socio-cultural topics and complications in both national and international contexts. Kuffoh hopes that the conglomerate with the campus radio station will strengthen both student engagement amongst … Continue reading New campus-based talk show organization seeking members

Physics student Trevor Robertson publishes research in well-renowned undergraduate journal

By Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Trevor Robertson, a junior physics major with a minor in mathematics from Somerset, Massachusetts, has just accomplished a feat that few undergraduate students have the privilege of touting—getting their work published in an academic journal.  Robertson’s paper, titled “Application of the Finite Difference Method to the 1-D Schrödinger Equation” was published in UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, a peer-reviewed web journal of … Continue reading Physics student Trevor Robertson publishes research in well-renowned undergraduate journal

Professor Bridget Teboh receives highly sought-after fellowship

By Chelsea Cabral, Managing Editor Dr. Bridget Teboh, Associate Professor of History, has been awarded the highly esteemed Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship, allowing her the opportunity to contribute to the development of higher education institutions in Africa as well as facilitating equitable and effective collaborations between scholars in Africa and African Diaspora academics here in the United States. The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF) was … Continue reading Professor Bridget Teboh receives highly sought-after fellowship

UMass Dartmouth honor society gives back to community

By Chelsea Cabral, Managing Editor UMass Dartmouth’s Alpha Eta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi is integrating service with learning, as their fresh book drive project creates a path towards better educational opportunities for schools with limited access or funding. The Alpha Eta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society on the UMass Dartmouth campus that recognizes outstanding student contributions to education. … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth honor society gives back to community

Representing the underrepresented: Media’s failure in queer entertainment

By Chelsea Cabral, Managing Editor The great thing about media is that it allows us a window into a world where we are gifted with characters to idolize, connect with, and ones that ultimately offer us a reflection of ourselves. The LGBTQ community is finding that harder and harder to accomplish than ever. According to GLAAD’s annual report on LGBTQ inclusion in media, in 2016 … Continue reading Representing the underrepresented: Media’s failure in queer entertainment