Trump still wants Iraq to give us oil

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. Draft Dodger Donald J. Trump has apparently asked the Iraqi Prime Minister to repay the United States for their war efforts twice in his short two year career as President. Marine and Secretary of Defense General James “Mad Dog” Mattis had to be the one who told Trump that demanding oil from Iraq was a violation of international law.  … Continue reading Trump still wants Iraq to give us oil

Ice Hockey rolls through two thrilling victories

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. On Wednesday, November 29th, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth men’s ice hockey team roll(sair)ed through the Worcester State ice hockey team in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup at Corsairs’ home Hetland Arena in New Bedford, Massachusetts.  A true nail biter of a game, with the end of the second period of the hour long game ending with … Continue reading Ice Hockey rolls through two thrilling victories

Why the Left needs to avoid violence

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. One of the first lessons I learned during my young career in political activism was taught to me by an older women during the Boston counter protest to the riots in Charlottesville. After the violence in Charlottesville my friend had worn a bandana on his neck out of fear of police use of CS gas. Within a half hour of us … Continue reading Why the Left needs to avoid violence

2018 and the Boston Music Scene

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. From Aerosmith to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to Pixies the greater Boston area has been the cradle of incredible music acts for years, and will continue to create great and innovative acts for years to come.  Boston is known all around the country for it’s every-present and diehard punk and hardcore scene, with legendary venues like The Palladium and The Rat Cellar, and … Continue reading 2018 and the Boston Music Scene

Cross Country Runners close out their Season

By Staff Writer James Mellen. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Men’s and Women’s cross country teams closed out their season by competing in the 2018 NCAA Division III New England Regional Championships held at Bowdoin’s Pickards Field Course in Brunswick, Maine on Saturday, November 10th. The weather was fairly warm for a New England November, with highs of 36. Anywhere else in the country, this … Continue reading Cross Country Runners close out their Season

Vince Staples and Sun Kill Moon new music drop review

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. Vince Staples has been alternating between dropping EP and albums since his debut EP Hell Can Wait in 2014. This project isn’t officially and Ep , since Vince Staples is Vince Staples. Instead Vince called it a “special project dedicated to my biggest fan and supporter since day one”, in reference to himself obviously. This project exists to build … Continue reading Vince Staples and Sun Kill Moon new music drop review

The easy fix to the double standard of drug addictions

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. Today is just another day where America’s opioid epidemic claims another life. While many Americans witness the devastation of the epidemic in their communities, we also see the effects on Television and in the news. Mac Miller and Demi Lovato are just two of the most recent overdoses that made more than just the local paper. After both of … Continue reading The easy fix to the double standard of drug addictions