Ed Markey, host the climate debate at Umass Dartmouth!

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen   On September 21st 2019 representative of Massachusetts 4th congressional districts Joe Kennedy announced his decision to run for senate against incumbent Massachusetts senator Ed Markey. Only minutes after Kennedy’s announcement of his senate race, Ed Markey challenged Kennedy to a climate debate, Kennedy has yet to respond to this challenge.  Not only should Kennedy and Markey have a … Continue reading Ed Markey, host the climate debate at Umass Dartmouth!

The State of Journalism in 2019 

By Opinion & Editorial Editer James Mellen In November 2019 popular sports journalist website Deadspin was completely gutted when it was taken under new ownership. When the company was purchased in April, the former bosses of the company were fired in favor of representatives of the new owners. Quickly after that the company was changed for the worse. Their website was made completely unusable within … Continue reading The State of Journalism in 2019 

‘Bojack Horseman’ is the greatest adult animated show of all time

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen It is said that in order to achieve world class expertise in any area of discipline it is necessary for one to put in ten thousand hours of dedicated, well regimented training. If we are to put our faith in this theory, then I know only one world class expert in one area of discipline. This is me, … Continue reading ‘Bojack Horseman’ is the greatest adult animated show of all time

The state of comedy in 2019 

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen The current culture surrounding comedy is one that has been highly fluctuating in recent years. This is evidenced by multiple responses from famous, renowned comedians, such as Jerry Seinfeld, noting a change in their audiences. While there is a disagreement between audience and performer over what flies as a joke and what plummets as an offense, it’s important … Continue reading The state of comedy in 2019 

Trustee talks to Chancellor Johnson about enrollment & SGA round-up

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen III Like every SGA meeting, the afternoon of Monday October 21st started with an open forum where non-SGA members of the campus community are permitted to speak to the senate. This week the Umass Dartmouth black room announced that they were cutting their hours as well as changing the type of positions offered in the black room. The … Continue reading Trustee talks to Chancellor Johnson about enrollment & SGA round-up

Elizabeth Warren was a Fake Cherokee  

By Opinions & Editorials Editor James Mellen  If you’ve been watching the news at any point over the past 6 years, you might have heard someone reference Elizabeth Warren’s claim as a descendant of an Indigenous American. Namely, she claimed to be a descendant from members of the Cherokee and Delaware people. It was made clear that she was lying about these claims when she … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren was a Fake Cherokee  

Study Abroad at UMassD

By Op-Ed Editor James Mellen  Are you interested in spending a semester overseas with study abroad UmassD? Study abroad is a program where students from UmassD are invited to go to study in foreign countries. These classes are taught in English and count for UmassD credits, as well as boost employment opportunities for students who participate. Besides looking good on paper, studying in another country is a once in a lifetime opportunity. … Continue reading Study Abroad at UMassD