By Jacob Condo, Contributing Writer Movember has made its way to UMass Dartmouth this month, promoting awareness for the health issues facing the well being of the men of the world: mental, physical and emotional. This month of events and activities is being put on by the Movember Foundation, and is sponsored by the Student Activities Involvement and Leadership office, Live Well, and UMass Dartmouth … Continue reading Movember: Changing the face of men’s health
By Jacob Condo, Staff Writer Coming Friday, October 28, one of the greatest games of all time is scheduled for rerelease. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition comes five years after the original release of the award winning open world role-playing game. But the question is, will it be worth the buy? Well, if you have the game on PC then…possibly not. After all, … Continue reading Skyrim Special Edition: Worth the buy?
By Jacob Condo, Staff Writer The history of the United States has been written in the blood of the oppressed. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that a national holiday was given to the pedophilic rapist, mass murderer, and founder of the transatlantic slave trade: Christopher Columbus. Sadly, the above is a gross understatement of the horrors committed by Columbus and his men on the … Continue reading Why we shouldn’t celebrate Columbus Day
By Jacob Condo, Staff Writer In case you think we live in a country where the rights of our citizens matter, I invite you to examine the current plight of the infamous “F*** it, I quit” reporter and cannabis activist, Charlo Greene. The former Alaskan news anchor became an internet sensation back in 2014 when she quit her job live and on the air to … Continue reading Greene busted for green: Why should you care?
By Jacob Condo, Staff Writer After what was without a doubt an extremely dry summer, more than half of Massachusetts is still experiencing what can only be categorized as extreme drought. If you walk down the path next to the windmill that stretches behind the Dells, you’ll find that our woods are still green and lush from the summer months. The birds chirrup and forage … Continue reading Drought continues to ravage Massachusetts
by Jacob Condo, Staff Writer Over the summer, a heartbreaking development spelt doom for the modding dreams of PlayStation 4 owners. After weeks of delays, PlayStation users were denied access to mods after Bethesda and Sony failed to negotiate a way that the mods Bethesda insisted on implementing could be allowed. At that time we were led to believe there were delays on a technical … Continue reading Bethesda vs Sony: Mods and “Skyrim Special Edition”
by Jacob Condo, Staff Writer I could go on forever about the benefits of marijuana and its legalization both medically and economically. What we as a nation must awaken ourselves to is the fact that this prohibition we find ourselves in is nothing less than an affront to our civil rights. Freedom to choose for oneself is paramount among our rights as human beings. No … Continue reading The price of cannabis prohibition
by Jacob Condo, Staff Writer Do you feel that urge to dress in fancy clothes and swing a sword about as you shop for mystical items and eat meat off the bone? Then you just might belong at King Richard’s Faire. For the people of our region of Massachusetts, King Richard’s Faire is as much a part of the fall season as apple picking and … Continue reading Magic and merriment: King Richard’s Faire
by Jacob Condo, Staff Writer If you’ve ever stared off into the distance imagining epic battle scenes with giant monsters, then Monster Hunter: Generations is the game for you. The 3DS game, released last November, starts out in a small mountain village by the name of Bhrena, where you are employed by the Wycademy as a hunter. Your job is to take quests that send … Continue reading What you should be playing: Monster Hunter Generations
by Jacob Condo, Staff Writer If you’re an art major, chances are that at some point you’ve been to the Star Store, but have you taken a little time to go explore a bit of New Bedford? After class last Friday, I decided to do just that, so I took a stroll downtown to check out the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The closer I got … Continue reading Do and dine: An evening in New Bedford