Student Government Association ends semester with annual Shake the Ship

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Shake the Ship for the spring emester of 2017 was held last Thursday, April 20, in the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room. Featured from 5:00-7:00, Shake the Ship acted as a forum for students to voice their concerns about various topics that affected them on campus that they would like to see improvement. Held once every semester, Shake … Continue reading Student Government Association ends semester with annual Shake the Ship

Blood in Berkeley, California

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Over the past set of weeks there have been multiple riots, confrontations, and debates as America goes through a change, and as with all change, it has been marked by conflict. In the town of Berkeley, California, there was a riot as a parade of the alt-right movement, with Nazis, euro-sceptics, and various nationalists mixed in amongst the crowd. They … Continue reading Blood in Berkeley, California

Track and field ends regular season in CT

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth men’s and women’s track and field ended the regular season and began qualifiers for regional postseason competition at Trinity College in Connecticut. They compete last Saturday, April 22, for the match at Trinity. The competition was to determine who amongst the track and field teams would compete in the postseason competitions and represent UMass Dartmouth. The Corsairs’ track … Continue reading Track and field ends regular season in CT

MASSPirg campaign receives pledge from KFC to remove poultry products

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Over the past week, KFC, one of the largest fast food distributors in the country, has pledged to remove antibiotics from its poultry products in the future. The move and decision from the company, which is owned by Yums! Distribution, came after pressure from the grassroots organization and movement MASSPirg, which had sought the pledge and commitment from KFC for … Continue reading MASSPirg campaign receives pledge from KFC to remove poultry products

Spring concert canceled… We had a spring concert?

By Joanthan Moniz, Staff Writer Now, I’m going to preface this with the value of arts and the musical programs are never to be understated — they aren’t something to laugh at. While my title may or not be a more humorous take on the situation, I do believe this isn’t a big deal. Now why? Why isn’t it a big deal? Well, the reason … Continue reading Spring concert canceled… We had a spring concert?

20 Cent Fiction and The Dartmouth Theatre Company host 10th annual Variety Show

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Ukulele. Not one, but three. A man remixing “jubstep” while having cash shoved into his pants. Interpretative dancing. A piano rendition of Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda.” This was only part of the lineup for the production of the 10th Variety Show, hosted by the UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company and 20 Cent Fiction. Hosted as a fundraiser for Relay for Life and … Continue reading 20 Cent Fiction and The Dartmouth Theatre Company host 10th annual Variety Show

United Latino Society hosts program on immigration rights and laws

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Last Thursday, April 6, the United Latino Society here at UMass Dartmouth hosted a speech from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. called Know your Rights, focusing on immigration rights and laws, as well as what to do in dealing with ICE and police officers and officials. The United Latino Society, headed by Lisbeth Valdez and Carlos Aquino, invited a special … Continue reading United Latino Society hosts program on immigration rights and laws