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

Green Party calls for vote recount in three states

by Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer With nearly a month having passed following Donald Trump’s win over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, efforts have been taken in three key battleground states to take a second look at election results. The Green Party’s presidential candidate, Jill Stein, spearheaded recount efforts in late November, claiming that there was the possibility of voter irregularities in three states—Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Green Party calls for vote recount in three states

Former congressman Barney Frank speaks in post-election forum

by Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer “What just happened? What now? How do we progress?” These are the questions arising from the state of Massachusetts—a traditionally blue state—and from individuals across the nation following Trump’s presidential victory. On Friday, November 18, former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank answered those very questions that rested in the minds of many disgruntled voters, academics, and political pundits at the Claire … Continue reading Former congressman Barney Frank speaks in post-election forum

Swimming and diving crushes competition

by Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer Both the UMass Dartmouth men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams sailed past their Elms College rivals in a dual meet in Chicopee Mass., on Saturday, November 19, as both squads combined a stellar 24 wins out of the 28 contested events. The two teams came out on top as the women’s squad garnered a final score of 164-96, and … Continue reading Swimming and diving crushes competition