Holiday gift guide made easy

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner…and no pun intended. Okay, maybe just a little bit, but it is a great song. With the holidays quickly approaching it’s time to start checking your list twice. Your holiday shopping could not be made easier with this easy to follow guide. For Mom Mom is there for … Continue reading Holiday gift guide made easy

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and UMassD join forces

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Big Brothers Big Sisters has collaborated with the Leduc Center for Civic Engagement to bring this mentoring program to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The organization pairs bigs (campus students) with littles (children ages 7-12) together to create friendships and mentoring to children in the New Bedford Community. Jenny Bautista the Community Engagement and Recruitment Coordinator of Big Brothers Big … Continue reading Big Brothers Big Sisters of America and UMassD join forces

Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to nip at your nose and the days get shorter, bringing about the laughter and cheer of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with that comes traditions that have been with families for years, making the day extra special. From gathering around the table to sharing in … Continue reading Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

Halloween fictional fun at the Claire T. Carney Library

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. The Claire T. Carney Library staff celebrated Halloween on campus this year by holding a Library Halloween Costume Contest. “We wanted to promote our social media accounts,” said Kari Mofford, Division Head of Access Services and main coordinator of the event. The contest consisted of eight staff members dressing up as a variety of book, television, and movie characters. Students had until midnight on … Continue reading Halloween fictional fun at the Claire T. Carney Library

Women’s soccer season calls it a wrap

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. It was a great season for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth women’s soccer team as they concluded their year on October 30, 2018. Over the course of the season the girls worked together, scored a lot and most importantly had fun. This was the ladies eighth conference post season appearance. They ended their season with a 7-8-5 overall. The women’s team fell to Southern Main … Continue reading Women’s soccer season calls it a wrap

Local fall festivities to fawn over this season

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Fall is in full swing and November has arrived which means the holiday season is just around the corner from Thanksgiving, to Christmas, and before we know, it’s the new year. With that, comes local happenings that make for fun family and friend outings. There is never a dull moment in New England, there are so many fall events happening … Continue reading Local fall festivities to fawn over this season

Healthier alternatives to your favorite menu items

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Eating healthy does not always have to be boring; it can be fun and delish! Most of your favorite dishes if not all can be modified to a healthier recipe for your body. These are just some of the options you can make in a pinch. Skip: Buttery Shrimp Scampi Try: Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp If you are a seafood … Continue reading Healthier alternatives to your favorite menu items