UMass Dartmouth men’s lacrosse splits games against Wheaton, Dean

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Corsairs Men’s Lacrosse team split games before heading off to spring break. The Corsairs first fell in 10-8 non-league match on March 8th against Wheaton College on the road before bouncing back against Dean College. The teams finished a hard fought first 15 minutes with a 2-2 tie, but then the Wheaton Lyons scored … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth men’s lacrosse splits games against Wheaton, Dean

Stop & Shop deserves to strike

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. When I was younger, my dad told me stories about workers’ strikes in the liquor industry, and how it affected my grandfather’s store. He told me that the liquor salesman who delivered to my grandfather’s store told him not to cross the picket line, but he did anyway, and someone threw a brick through the window of his establishment. … Continue reading Stop & Shop deserves to strike

Boston’s championship streak in danger as Celtics’ struggles continue

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. When the Red Sox won the world series earlier this year, many Boston sports fans immediately started to follow their fall and winter home teams. With the Brady-Belichick dynasty showing no signs of slowing down, and the Celtics boasting a loaded, all-star caliber roster, Beantown began to wonder how many consecutive championships their city would win. While the Patriots … Continue reading Boston’s championship streak in danger as Celtics’ struggles continue

Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. While the road to the 2020 election still looms ahead of us (and honestly, after only a month of politicians announcing their exploratory committees it feels as though it’s been looming behind us as well), the discourse surrounding it has primarily focused on the last presidential election in 2016. However, this election cycle has already broken all of the … Continue reading Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?

UMassD Housing Residence plans to form union

By Staff Writer James Mellen III The UMass Dartmouth Residence Assistance have officially started the process of forming a workers union. The way workers unions are formed is through the gathering of union cards. Say that an employee has agreed to allow a union to represent them in collective bargaining with their employer. Once over thirty-percent of workers have signed these cards, they are submitted … Continue reading UMassD Housing Residence plans to form union

Best Buddies kicks off at UMassD

By Staff Writer James Mellen III A chapter of the non-profit organization Best Buddies has been formed at Umass Dartmouth. Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The club is being founded by Junior Sociology major Anastasia … Continue reading Best Buddies kicks off at UMassD