Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud 

By Contributing Writer Jacob Hunsinger Nobody can tell Sturgill Simpson what to do. We ought to know that by know. The wildly ambitious singer-songwriter and Kentucky native has been breaking convention and musical tradition since his sophomore record Metamodern Sounds in Country Music where he explored traditional country writing akin to Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings(whom Simpson’s voice is often compared to) through a bent … Continue reading Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud 

Italian Studies screens dread-filled House with the Laughing Windows 

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger There’s something deeply uncomfortable about The House with the Laughing Windows. Scenes overstay their welcome, with long gaps of silence between dialogue and action that forces viewers to live in the unsettling backdrop of an Italian village. The world feels empty and desolate and the atmosphere emits an anxious humidity that makes you feel trapped. That was Italian film-maker Pupi … Continue reading Italian Studies screens dread-filled House with the Laughing Windows 

Corsairs win again, shut down Plymouth State to remain undefeated 

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger The UMass Dartmouth Football Team earned another win on Saturday, September 28th by defeating the Plymouth State Panthers 21-14 in the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference in a home game at Dartmouth’s own Cressy Field.   Junior quarterback Stephen Gacioch accounted for all three touchdowns, two in the first quarter and one in the second.   Corsairs scored their first touchdown lead … Continue reading Corsairs win again, shut down Plymouth State to remain undefeated 

IT Chapter 2: shines as a sequel, not on its own

By Contributing Writer Jake Hunsinger I absolutely adore Stephen King, and IT is by far my favorite of his works. So when I first learned that an IT movie was being made, I was thrilled. And a little concerned. The original book, published in 1986, is over 1,100 pages of intense and oftentimes convoluted story of the children of the Losers Club. In IT, King … Continue reading IT Chapter 2: shines as a sequel, not on its own

Third Democratic Debate: Biden Is Still The Man To Beat 

By Contributing Writer Jacob Hunsinger On Thursday, September 12th, ABC News hosted the third Democratic Presidential Primary Debate. Voters were given another chance to get better acquainted with the top tier candidates who are polling over 2% nationally. The candidates were also given another opportunity to differentiate themselves in what has become the most crowded field of candidates in the history of the Democratic party. … Continue reading Third Democratic Debate: Biden Is Still The Man To Beat