The Teal Pumpkin Project works to treat everyone this Halloween

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. October a month filled with sweets and treats leading up to the main hurrah…Halloween! However, for some this is not the case. It’s difficult for most to imagine what it’s like to not dive into their favorite piece of candy. Although, The Teal Pumpkin Project is working to provide alternative methods to enjoying the holiday. The Teal Pumpkin Project is … Continue reading The Teal Pumpkin Project works to treat everyone this Halloween

Raising awareness for Breast Cancer

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer September has come and gone, and as October commences, many people use this month to advocate. October—most notably known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month—has communities both big and small coming together to raise awareness for the cause. Director of UMass Dartmouth Student Health Services, Sheila Dorgan, believes early detection is critical. “The good news is that in the USA most … Continue reading Raising awareness for Breast Cancer

The secret to college success

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Each year college brings a new start for the Corsair family, whether you’re a freshman or first year graduate student there are tips and tricks to start off your journey and to continue to use over your next couple of years. 1. Explore and Take Note As the semester starts make sure to take out your marker and star all … Continue reading The secret to college success

UMass Dartmouth football streak falls to Western, CT

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The 2018 UMass Dartmouth men’s football team has been off to a roaring start as the team has come together both individually and collaboratively to put their mojo into full swing this season. However, on Saturday September 29th, the team fell to Western Connecticut 27-40. However, the Corsairs still have a lot going for them as the season still has … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth football streak falls to Western, CT

The Leduc Center for Civic Engagement searches for volunteers

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The desire to serve a multitude of communities and to unite together as a campus to give back to a stream line of organizations and fundraisers is just one of the ways UMass Dartmouth students, staff and faculty work together to create change in society. Whether you are first starting out or have completed hours of service, starting to volunteer … Continue reading The Leduc Center for Civic Engagement searches for volunteers

Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s at BCC

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The annual Walk the End Alzheimer’s is getting ready to lace up their sneakers on September 22, 2018 for all those who have been touched by the illness in some way. The walk will take place at Bristol Community College (BCC) and teams will come together and unite as one to raise money for the cause. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth … Continue reading Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s at BCC

Welcome Week legend

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Week of Welcome is a legend for UMass Dartmouth Corsairs families both new and old. Whether you are a freshman, a returning undergrad, graduate or PhD student, UMass Dartmouth has been creating a month-long series of events that brings students together to celebrate the new academic year. To me it’s a week that myself as well as other students look … Continue reading Welcome Week legend

David Milstone retires after 39 years

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Dave Milstone will be locking the doors to his office of the campus center, room 224 on April 30, 2018 and handing in his keys as he ventures into retirement life. Milstone spent 39 years in higher education and the remainder of the past 12 as Vice Chancellor here at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  There is no doubt that the space … Continue reading David Milstone retires after 39 years

New chapters lead to new adventures

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer We are just about a week shy of ending another semester, another year sealed with memories at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.   The class of 2018 will be walking across the stage on Saturday May 12, 2018 at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA. After years of hard work their five seconds of fame, will be owned and a new … Continue reading New chapters lead to new adventures

Career Development runs two successful career fairs

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer April is the month for job fairs at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth as Jobs & Internships for the Common Good took place on Wednesday April 4, 2018 and the Annual Job & Internship Expo on Wednesday April 11, 2018.  Students from all majors were encouraged to attend both events which would help them not only learn the various types of jobs … Continue reading Career Development runs two successful career fairs