S.P.E.A.K. makes social justice conversations priority

By Sade Smith, News Editor On Friday October 21, “S.P.E.A.K.,” or Stimulating Practical Engaging Audiences Knowledgeably held their first event in the Woodland Commons, engaging students in an interactive and eye opening experience. This experience is surrounded by the idea that a platform needed to be made for continuous conversations about social justice issues on campus. Co-founder and junior Civil Engineering major Rachelle Edouarzin said, … Continue reading S.P.E.A.K. makes social justice conversations priority

Annual Fall Family Festival beats the rain

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer Going away to college for the first time is an exciting and new experience for students, but it’s also emotional for moms and dads who have raised them for eighteen years and are saying goodbye for the first time. Almost every student starts missing their home and family for the first couple of months, as a first-year student or even … Continue reading Annual Fall Family Festival beats the rain

Sexual assault victims Audrie and Daisy share their story

By Scott Lariviere, Staff Writer Tuesday October 18th in the Grand Reading Room, a free event was hosted by LiveWell: Office of Health Education, Promotion, & Wellness and the Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality. Present to welcome guests that evening was Dr. Juli Parker, Assistant Dean of Students and the Director of Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality, and Beth-Anne Guthrie, MPH Assistant Director … Continue reading Sexual assault victims Audrie and Daisy share their story

Student Government Association elects two new senators

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer On Monday October 17, the Student Government Association held an internal election as part of its routine meetings and voted within the body to welcome two new students to their ranks. Jasmine Kelly, representing the College of Nursing, and Silavong Phimmasone, a Business Management major, representing the Class of 2019. While Kelly had no other prospective candidates for her seat … Continue reading Student Government Association elects two new senators

Charlton College of Business cuts the ribbon

By Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth’s business students now have a place to call home as the university hosted a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, October 20 to celebrate the newest expansion to the Charlton College of Business, dubbed the “Learning Pavilion.” The ceremony drew the attendance of many students, alumni, faculty, and university officials to the new $15 million, 22,000 square foot expansion. … Continue reading Charlton College of Business cuts the ribbon

Arnie’s Cupboard opens for all Corsairs

By Alex Solari, Staff Writer On Friday October 28, Arnie’s Cupboard, the new food pantry coming to campus, will officially open to any students, faculty, or staff who are in need of a meal. This food pantry has been made possible by Deacon Frank Lucca, the full-time campus minister of UMass Dartmouth, Maurice Cyr, a political science student, and Shelly Metivier-Scott, the Associate Dean of … Continue reading Arnie’s Cupboard opens for all Corsairs

My experiences with Ouija boards

By Brian Sousa, Opinions and Editorials Editor I’ll never forget the day my Physics teacher in high school told us the story of how he and his friends proved the existence of apparitions. It was my senior year, and my teacher (who I’ll call Mr. K) was known to answer any physics-related questions we had after lab. One day, someone asked him if he believed … Continue reading My experiences with Ouija boards