The new royal couple: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer Prince Harry of Wales got engaged, and it’s to Meghan Markle, an American TV and film actress. It’s not everyday that someone becomes royalty! Not to get too gossipy here, but the two were rumored to have been dating as early as October 2016, even before they went public in November. She was previously married to Trevor Engleson, from 2011 … Continue reading The new royal couple: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Track and Field sends off 2017 with a powerful show

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer At UMass Boston’s Indoor Open at the Reggie Lewis Center, both the men’s and women’s indoor track team sent off the year with a strong showing. The Corsairs closed the meet with an excellent 12 finishes in the top 10. Although the event was non-scoring, it sets an excellent precedent for future competitions going into the rest of winter and … Continue reading Track and Field sends off 2017 with a powerful show

Monster artist Haypeep teaches zine-making and more

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer Well renowned internet printmaker Sage Perrott, also known as Haypeep, came to UMass Dartmouth’s Star Store in New Bedford on Thursday, November 16, to share with the community some of her artistic knowledge. She was hosted by the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Visual Foundations Seminar. The first event of the day was a zine-making workshop at 12:30 p.m., … Continue reading Monster artist Haypeep teaches zine-making and more

Rich Cagney’s Beast

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer Richard Cagney considered himself an excellent ornithologist. He was a taxidermist by trade, one who specialized in birds and often did his own hunting. The grand manor he inherited from his father was full of the mounts, some built for customers and other for his private museum. His servants couldn’t escape his trophies; there were at least five to a … Continue reading Rich Cagney’s Beast

Trump’s attempt to discharge transgender troops halted

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer On Monday, October 30, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, represented by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, blocked President Trump’s proposed plan to prevent transgender Americans to serve in the military. Specifically she issued a preliminary injunction, due to a high probability that the ban would be deemed unconstitutional in a formal lawsuit. The injunction will remain in place … Continue reading Trump’s attempt to discharge transgender troops halted

UMassD Jazz Jam rings in the month of November

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth was treated to a night of jazz on Wednesday, October 1, in CVPA. A monthly freestyle jazz performance was held that night, where UMass invited interested local musicians to brush up on their skills by performing for students and staff. The event was open to the general public, and held in Room 153 in CVPA. This night’s performers … Continue reading UMassD Jazz Jam rings in the month of November

Is UMass doing enough to prevent assault

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer Sexual misconduct, as a broad term including harassment, assault, and rape, is a very relevant topic at this moment. Since Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was revealed to be a serial harasser with a long list of victims, there has been an introspective public discussion on the power men wield against women for sexual gratification. Victims are sharing personal stories through … Continue reading Is UMass doing enough to prevent assault

Experience the mysterious haunted marshes of Bridgewater

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer The Bridgewater Triangle is among the most unsettling places in New England, including the abandoned Danvers State Hospital, the Blood Cemetary in Hollis New Hampshire, all of Salem Massachusetts, Stephen King’s house, and more. New England has a minor occultic reputation due to its association with witchcraft and its general autumnal atmosphere, but the Bridgewater Triangle has the most paranormal … Continue reading Experience the mysterious haunted marshes of Bridgewater

Alumni Oktoberfest didn’t get the draw it needed

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer On October 12, the Alumni Association attempted their own Oktoberfest celebration, opening the Student Prince in Springfield, Mass., to UMass students for Oktoberfest 2017, but it was unfortunately unattended. The party was billed as an informal networking opportunity for UMass alumni to reunite and make connections, with plenty of beer and food. It was a part of the alumni cycle … Continue reading Alumni Oktoberfest didn’t get the draw it needed