By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s Multiliteracy & Communication Center is down one administrator due to problems processing paperwork in Human Resources. Joshua Botvin is the assistant director of the MCC and a part-time faculty member in the English Department. His paperwork to work in the MCC was submitted in August, but the paperwork has yet to be processed, and … Continue reading What’s the hold up? HR delays causing difficulties
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell A three-day marathon was recently held at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, but participants did not exert too much pressure, and, in fact, there was no running required at all. The You Matter Marathon was situated in the Campus Center November 12-14 and encouraged students and other members of the UMass Dartmouth community with the simple message of “You Matter.” … Continue reading Students increase community with “You Matter” messages
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell In the early afternoon of Thursday, November 7, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth hosted a concert showcasing the musical talents of performers Eunghee Cho and Jayoung Kim. The concert was sponsored by the Music Department on campus as part of the department’s Afternoon Concert Series. The Afternoon Concert Series, “presents highly skilled musicians, who are energetic and passionate about sharing … Continue reading Award-Winning Musicians Perform at UMass Dartmouth
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell University of Massachusetts graduate student Michaella Lesieur is celebrating the one-year anniversary of her book: Luna Lung Meets HES. “This has been a book I have wanted to write ever since I could remember,” she says. And Lesieur did not just write it. She also illustrated the book and completed the layout for it. A project like this certainly requires … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth student celebrates “birthday” of first book, Lung Lung Meets HES
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell I must in all good conscious preface this by saying I have never seen a zombie movie, other than Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, in my life. And yet, I feel qualified to tell you about the living dead. Whether you yourself think me qualified is another matter. No longer just a Halloween staple, zombies in media are present year-round. From … Continue reading The undead are alright
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell This article has been edited for clarity. 11.13.19 The Artist-in-Residence position is open to all, it just so happens that multiple individuals from Portland State have taken on the position. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has a new Artist in Residence. Xi Jie Ng, who goes by Salty, arrived on campus in mid-October. Originally from Singapore, Salty moved to Oregon … Continue reading New artist in residence hopes for interdisciplinary projects
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell The American video game company Activision Blizzard, responsible for popular titles including World of Warcraft, Call of Duty, and Overwatch, is making decisions that are disturbing the morals of its fan base. Earlier this month, Blizzard took action against Hong Kong resident and professional Hearthstone player Ng Wai Chung because of the pro-Hong Kong statements the player made during a … Continue reading American fans or Chinese communist support, what matters to American companies?