By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Chances are that you’re currently bogged down with an overwhelming amount of homework; I’m in the same sinking boat as you. This semester just seemed to go by too quickly to keep up with all of the homework. And it didn’t help that all my professors pushed back their final projects to the same week; it’s hard to keep up … Continue reading It’s the end of the semester, and I’m not ready!
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about a relatively new artist, Billie Eilish, so I decided to give her new album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? a listen. Here’s a little about Eilish before I give my thoughts on her album: She started her music career in 2015 when Eilish contributed to her brother’s song “Ocean … Continue reading Album review: Billie Eilish’s When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. April, spring has just sprung, the weather is getting better, and for those who are touched by autism it’s a time for awareness to be spread. Autism Society writes, about 1% of the world population is on the autism spectrum (myself included), and roughly 1 out of 59 people born in the US are affected by it. More than 3.5 … Continue reading Autism Awareness Month
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. With the next round of presidential elections coming up, we’re bound to see any candidate be investigated for anything that would tarnish their reputation. I still find it hard to imagine that Trump managed to get into office with all the scandals he’s been a part of, but here we are. Our president posts to his Twitter feed very often. … Continue reading Is Biden a touchy subject for Trump?
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. In Norway, electric cars outsold gas-powered vehicles in March for the first time ever. The question on many driver’s minds now becomes, are we about to see the end of gasoline driven cars? Or are they still going to be commonly used for a long time to come? I’d love to say that yes, the age of fossil fuels polluting … Continue reading Cars II: Electric Boogaloo
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Professor Stanley Harrison has worked here at UMass Dartmouth since 2003. He is one of our many outstanding professors in the English department, and he has the upmost faith and enthusiasm in what he teaches his students. In his ENL 368 class, Internet Communication and Culture, he prepares students for a life in the twenty-first century. And this class is … Continue reading Internet Communication and Culture prepares students for the future
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Photo: Dennis Fox / @foxphotoanddesign Usually when the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Theatre Company (TCo for short), puts on a show, the auditorium seats are filled. But for the show Almost, Maine by John Cariani, things were pleasantly different. Instead of the normal set up where only the actors get to take to the stage, the whole audience was seated … Continue reading Almost, Maine: A unique show from a unique theatre company
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. College, a time to not only get an education, but also a time to learn how to be an adult. And what’s more adult than the ability to buy liquor? Well, paying taxes for one, but let’s not get into that scary subject at this time. Town Liquors in Dartmouth is conveniently located 1.1 miles away from UMass Dartmouth, and … Continue reading Alcohol stores near college campuses: Happy coincidence or devious strategy?
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. On Saturday March 2, the UMass Dartmouth SAIL Office invited students to come to the main auditorium for a free double feature of two Disney princess movies. The films were The Little Mermaid and The Princess and the Frog. The movies weren’t the only free thing either, there were plenty of free snacks to go around too. SAIL does many … Continue reading SAIL office presents Disney double feature
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. Chances are that when you grew up you might have watched the show Avatar: the Last Airbender, on Nickelodeon. Chances also are that if you did watch the show, you were amazed by the stunning visuals, heart-pounding plot, and some of the best character development for an animated children’s show. Well, everything that you loved about Avatar, you will love … Continue reading The creators of Avatar the Last Airbender are at it again with The Dragon Prince