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

What should be done about Julian Assange?

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. There is a whole lot of controversy related to basically every aspect of Assange’s career as a criminal. It all started in 2006 when Assange founded /wikileaks/, an organization dedicated to leaking secret government information to the public. In 2010 Assange released numerous documents such as “The Afghanistan war logs”, “The Iraq war logs”, and the infamous “collateral damage” … Continue reading What should be done about Julian Assange?

Is FOX News Trump-aganda? Bernie thinks so

By Staff Writer James Mellen II. In an interview with the Huffington Post, Bernie Sanders responded affirmatively when asked if Fox News is a propaganda arm for the Trump administration. Duh. This became a completely inarguable point when Trump  shut down the government because Ann Coulter called him weak for not building the wall. However, the news outlet wasn’t always such a caricature of the … Continue reading Is FOX News Trump-aganda? Bernie thinks so

Wrestlemania

By Staff Writer James Mellen. WrestleMania 35 changed wrestling history, as it was the first WrestleMania main event to be headlined by the women of WWE. This followed the WWE’s Women’s Revolution. Formerly, female superstars were referred to as “Divas” and were more known for stripteases in the middle of shows rather than their wrestling skills. Now a days, the women of WWE often main … Continue reading Wrestlemania