By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer It was a big Saturday for the UMass Dartmouth Men’s Rugby-Football Club as they rolled to their second straight victory 15-8 over Wheaton College Rugby. The win also puts UMDRFC atop the 2A division of the Colonial Coast Rugby Conference. The victory also came despite much adversity as the rugby club was unable to practice two out of their usual … Continue reading Rugby bests Wheaton
By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Last week was a scramble for UMass Dartmouth’s women’s soccer as the girls took field on Tuesday, September 27 and Thursday, September 30. On Tuesday, the girls played at home as Springfield College took home the 2-1 win; however, still making the game memorable at Cressy Field. The girls still put a spin on the game when midfielder Nicole Starkey-Cox … Continue reading Women’s soccer’s scramble
By Christopher Cohen, Sports Editor Now that the first month of the NFL regular season is over, the New England Patriots are ready to welcome back four time MVP and Super Bowl Champion quarterback, Tom Brady. After starting the 2016 campaign 3-1 without their franchise cornerstone, as well as several other critical contributors on both sides of the ball this season, the Patriots bewildered most … Continue reading Now that that’s over Patriots nation
By Zack Downing, Staff Writer One of the best parts about the college experience is the new ability to live by yourself for the first time. You no longer have parents to give you a curfew, you don’t have little siblings stealing your things and embarrassing you. But whether or not you enjoy your living experience depends on a few things. Your roommates, your social … Continue reading The best and worst of living on campus
By Justin McKinney, Staff Writer It’s no secret that advising can be one of the most stressful times of the year for everyone. Not only are most people juggling prepping for finals, but they are also tasked with picking classes for the upcoming year, which at UMass Dartmouth can be extremely difficult. While I have never really had a great experience with advising here at … Continue reading Using advisors to pick classes
By Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer Police violence in America is one of the most prominent social discussions throughout the nation, dominating the media over the past few years. Consistently, stories of police violence in America reach the public and have been met with increasing outrage: protests, riots, and in some cases, violent retaliation. The national conversation about police violence and excessive force has been … Continue reading Violence in america and the police
By Nicole Belair, Staff Writer Last Monday was Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s first showdown of the 2016 election season. The debate was hosted at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, and the moderator was Lester Holt from NBC Nightly News. The debate was focused around national security, the economy, and job creation. It essentially boiled down to ninety minutes of a felon and a … Continue reading Who won the first presidential debate of 2016?