Creative drama writing students present work

by Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer On Thursday, December 2, Professor Morgan Peters’ ENL 269 Creative Writing: Drama class presented staged readings of their ten-minute plays in library room 205. Student play-writes were tasked with developing a script and then assigning actors to perform the work. They were allowed to ask friends from outside the class to be actors in their work. Each writer chose actors … Continue reading Creative drama writing students present work

Charlton Business College Dean to step down

by Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer The Dean of the Charlton College of Business has announced that he will be stepping down after the current academic year. Dean Angappa Gunasekaran assumed the position as the Dean of the Charlton College of Business in January of 2013. While his deanship has lasted for the past four years, Gunasekaran has been a professor at UMass Dartmouth since 1995. … Continue reading Charlton Business College Dean to step down

A commuter’s story on making friends in college

by Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer Making friends in college. Easy right? Not necessarily. Think back to your first day coming to the university. If you’re lucky, friends you met in high school attend the same school as you, so you may not have needed to make friends from the start. If you moved in as a residential student as a first-year you probably were nervous … Continue reading A commuter’s story on making friends in college

UMass Dartmouth senior builds electric motorcycle

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer In a mobile community, there are many ways people can get around. To travel, people have the option to drive a car, truck, or bike. Dustin Roderigues, a senior mechanical engineer major of UMass Dartmouth, has designed and built his own electric motorcycle. He is an intern at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). Roderigues started to design his … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth senior builds electric motorcycle

Fun gifting ideas for your holiday season

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer Buying gifts is a time honored tradition for many occasions. Some people buy gifts or make them for birthdays, anniversaries, and of course, Christmas. Here we are in November, not even a month away from December. It’s around this time to start gift shopping. Unless you already did your shopping in advance. Congratulations if you did! But buying gifts is … Continue reading Fun gifting ideas for your holiday season

Office of Sustainability presents movie series

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer The UMass Dartmouth Office of Sustainability continues their sustainability movie series with a showing November 16 at 6 p.m. in LARTS 103. The movie series this year will feature 6–8 movies. Followed after each movie, they host a discussion which focuses on social issues of sustainability, economic issues, and environmental topics. There are 6-8 movies in their video series. The … Continue reading Office of Sustainability presents movie series