Movember: Changing the face of men’s health

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

Skyrim Special Edition: Worth the buy?

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?

Why we shouldn’t celebrate Columbus Day

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

Greene busted for green: Why should you care?

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?

Drought continues to ravage Massachusetts

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

Bethesda vs Sony: Mods and “Skyrim Special Edition”

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”

The price of cannabis prohibition

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