In Memoriam: Marc Lalosh

By Contributing Writer Gabriella Barthe. On February 17, 2019, 20 Cent Fiction Founder and UMass Dartmouth alumni unexpectedly passed away at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth Massachusetts. Marc Lalosh, 43, was an English major during his undergraduate career at the University. He was born June 20, 1975 to Terry and Judy Lalosh in Cincinnati, Ohio and has lived in several states during his life. … Continue reading In Memoriam: Marc Lalosh

The results are in and no one is really surprised

By Contributing Writer Gabriella Barthe. Sunday night’s airing of the 91st Academy Awards left many feeling completely underwhelmed. After almost two months of anticipation to find out who this years winners will be, the Oscars just didn’t seem to hold up. Going into the 91st Academy Awards rumors circulated by John Mulaney himself left many hopeful that his character alongside Nick Crowle’s from “Oh Hello: … Continue reading The results are in and no one is really surprised

Read up on this semester’s Greek life news

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. With spring semester in full effect, Greek Life is out in droves holding their second rounds of recruitment for the year. All _ organizations are searching for their right fit in potential new members and you might be it! As far as Greek organizations go, the campus has a number of sororities: Alpha Sigma Tau, Delta Pi Omega, Mu Sigma … Continue reading Read up on this semester’s Greek life news

Are Academy Award nominations the best of the best or just the least hated?

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. 2018 was a big year in film. With superhero films holding the top two spots in worldwide gross profits, Avengers: Infinity War becoming the fourth movie to surpass the $2 billion milestone, the Marvel Cinematic Universe becoming the first film franchise to gross more than $15 billion, for the first time in history the month of February hit $1 billion … Continue reading Are Academy Award nominations the best of the best or just the least hated?

Is the Government Shutdown really over?

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe In the wake of the most recent governmental shutdown, many have been left struggling to make ends meet, and many more with numerous questions. Starting December 22, 2018 and running into the new year, this shutdown became the longest running battle over funding the United States has seen. While political leaders and lawmakers discussed for 35 days proposed governmental budgets, … Continue reading Is the Government Shutdown really over?

Wind Ensemble fall concert takes over Angus A. Bailey Theatre

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe The Angus A. Bailey theatre was filled with the melodic stylings of UMass Dartmouth’s own Wind Ensemble led by Conductor and College of Visual and Performing Arts professor Tobias Monte, Tuesday November 27.   Audience members entered the space to sounds of horns warming up back stage, slight chatter, and the Wii shop theme music lightly being plucked out by the … Continue reading Wind Ensemble fall concert takes over Angus A. Bailey Theatre

Fighting forest fires for the price of a chocolate bar

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. Fires rage through the California hills as the Camp Fire in Butte County becomes the deadliest wildfire in the history of the state. With officials struggling to maintain and contain the situation, the state has been relying on help from inmates.  The inmate volunteer fire fighting program is not new for California – it dates back to 1915 – but back in … Continue reading Fighting forest fires for the price of a chocolate bar