Hidden talents revealed at Lost in Black Excellence

By Sade Smith, News Editor On Saturday, March 4, the second annual “Lost in Black Excellence” art showcase was hosted by Moors Engaged Noble (M.E.N.). Introduced and held in Woodland Commons last year, this show was meant to not only present the multi-talented students on UMass Dartmouth’s campus, but enlighten and educate viewers. With a theme surrounded by the idea that event goers should get … Continue reading Hidden talents revealed at Lost in Black Excellence

President Meehan addresses status of UMass System

By Andrew Tyrrell, Managing Editor Situated at the UMass Club in Boston, president of the UMass System, Marty Meehan, was joined by Governor Baker and other key politicians, as well as the five chancellors of the respective UMass campuses, for his State of the University address. President Meehan’s address focused on the importance of the UMass system here in the Commonwealth, and the need for … Continue reading President Meehan addresses status of UMass System

Former chancellor of Becker college now chancellor of UMass Dartmouth

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer This Tuesday, March 7, Robert Johnson, the current Chancellor of Becker College, was announced as the new chancellor for UMass Dartmouth in a unanimous vote by the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees, a 16 member body consisting of two students, made the decision when presented with three finalists. It was organized and launched by President Martin Meehan, who … Continue reading Former chancellor of Becker college now chancellor of UMass Dartmouth

ASA hosts Hot Pot buffet

By Sade Smith, News Editor At the Hot Pot Buffet in Chinatown Boston, students who were friends and strangers indulged over a myriad of food for over two hours. The Asian Student Association (ASA) collaborated with The Frederick Douglass Unity House on a trip to a traditional hot pot restaurant in Boston. Before leaving for Boston by bus Monday night, students participating in the trip … Continue reading ASA hosts Hot Pot buffet

UMass Dartmouth bridges differences at Teach-In

By Jesse Goodwin, Staff Writer Last week, UMass Dartmouth hosted Teach-In 2017, two days of lectures, discussions, and activities that created a space for the community to learn about and discuss the social issues of our time. The event was held on March 1 and 2. “UMass Dartmouth’s Teach-In 2017 is an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to come together as a community to … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth bridges differences at Teach-In

Tiba Faraj attends joint session with Senator Warren

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Tiba Faraj, a junior accounting major with a minor in international relations here at UMass Dartmouth, was invited by Senator Elizabeth Warren to a joint session of Congress, in which President Trump devlivered a speech. Faraj was invited not only as a member of the Commonwealth, but also because of her recent refugee status from Iraq since 2010. She arrived … Continue reading Tiba Faraj attends joint session with Senator Warren

Trump reverses protections for transgender students

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer This past week, the Departments of Education and Justice rescinded an executive order from the Obama administration giving protections to transgender students, allowing them to use the bathroom that corresponds to their gender identity. The new governmental order removes directing federal employees, federal programs, or schools receiving federal aid from allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms that correspond with … Continue reading Trump reverses protections for transgender students