Trump still wants Iraq to give us oil

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. Draft Dodger Donald J. Trump has apparently asked the Iraqi Prime Minister to repay the United States for their war efforts twice in his short two year career as President. Marine and Secretary of Defense General James “Mad Dog” Mattis had to be the one who told Trump that demanding oil from Iraq was a violation of international law.  … Continue reading Trump still wants Iraq to give us oil

We don’t condone it, but here’s how to skip class

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Everyone skips class. It’s a part of college. I’m skipping as I write this in fact. Renaissance History, I love the class, but man do I have a lot of work to do. This article will explore the proper time and place to skip a class, as well as some tips and tricks to bring the best results possible.   First, … Continue reading We don’t condone it, but here’s how to skip class

To Chancellor Johnson: My Christmas Wishlist of stores for campus

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer I am sure everybody has noticed that there is a severe lack of stores on campus. Even the stores that we do have are subpar. For example, we have a b-tier Starbucks and we have a Wendy’s without a 4-for-4. The students of UMass Dartmouth can collectively agree that there needs to be more stores on campus.   There are a … Continue reading To Chancellor Johnson: My Christmas Wishlist of stores for campus

Microtransactions are still tainting video games

By Contributing Writer Harry Sullivan-Silva. On October 5th, 2018, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, the newest entry in the Assassin’s Creed franchise was released, featuring stunning graphics and an interesting story. But nestled in the “pause” menu sits and option called “Time Savers” which offers the ability to pay to not play. For $9.99 the player can increase the amount of experience points earned, making their character … Continue reading Microtransactions are still tainting video games

Just a Bad Reputation? Why Correia Should Step Down.

By Contributing Writer Landry Mendes. In the month of Nov. 2018, Fall River citizens collected over six thousand signatures to recall Mayor Jasiel Correia after he was charged with federal fraud, according to The Herald News. Except, citizens shouldn’t have to recall him. For the sake of the city’s already negative reputation, Correia should just step down, the sooner, the better.  “Why should we have … Continue reading Just a Bad Reputation? Why Correia Should Step Down.

Schools Do Not Accommodate Students with Learning Disabilities

By Contributing Writer Julie Dunn. Let’s just say I didn’t have the greatest relationship with my school desk. It seemed that no matter how hard I tried, information just wouldn’t stick inside my poor brain. Math, in particular, was my kryptonite. But unlike Superman, I sadly did not have any powers that kept me from failing each and every math exam.   I mean I was … Continue reading Schools Do Not Accommodate Students with Learning Disabilities

What’s up Mac?

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Are you an art student? Chances are that if you’re in one of Umass Dartmouth’s art programs, you’ve become familiar with using some kind of Mac computer. Most, if not all classes in the Arts department expect students to have Mac computers to use the software that they need for class.   But here’s the issue: Macs are expensive, many ranging upwards of $1,000. For a freshman, … Continue reading What’s up Mac?