By Staff Writer Sarah Vasquez If you don’t know who Ilhan Omar is I am about to tell you a little about who she really is and her core beliefs as a Somali-American. Ilhan Omar was the first Somali-American to be voted into the legislative office and has also been the first on landing a spot in the U.S. Congress. Omar has never been a … Continue reading Is Sanders the right way to go to stop discrimination against American citizens?
By Contributing Writer Abigail Field It may delight readers who longingly wish to return to early 1950s America that at least one aspect of the time has reared its head. One might remember more likely, from vague recollections of middle school than personal experience, the Second Red Scare, and, of course, McCarthyism. McCarthyism refers to the practice of making accusations of treason or subversion without … Continue reading Tulsi Gabbard vs. the Lizard People
By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen On September 21st 2019 representative of Massachusetts 4th congressional districts Joe Kennedy announced his decision to run for senate against incumbent Massachusetts senator Ed Markey. Only minutes after Kennedy’s announcement of his senate race, Ed Markey challenged Kennedy to a climate debate, Kennedy has yet to respond to this challenge. Not only should Kennedy and Markey have a … Continue reading Ed Markey, host the climate debate at Umass Dartmouth!
By Opinion & Editorial Editer James Mellen In November 2019 popular sports journalist website Deadspin was completely gutted when it was taken under new ownership. When the company was purchased in April, the former bosses of the company were fired in favor of representatives of the new owners. Quickly after that the company was changed for the worse. Their website was made completely unusable within … Continue reading The State of Journalism in 2019
By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen It is said that in order to achieve world class expertise in any area of discipline it is necessary for one to put in ten thousand hours of dedicated, well regimented training. If we are to put our faith in this theory, then I know only one world class expert in one area of discipline. This is me, … Continue reading ‘Bojack Horseman’ is the greatest adult animated show of all time
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 Abigail Field The torture of disabled children and young adults, often thought of as a thing of the past, is in fact still alive and well in Canton, Massachusetts. Autistic young adults and children as young as nine years old are made to live in constant terror at a facility called the Judge Rotenberg Center. This center, founded in 1971, uses electric … Continue reading The torture of disabled children in Canton, Massachusetts