Crunchyroll and Funimation partnership brings more anime to the West

By Jesse Goodwin, Staff Writer Anime fans might know that Crunchyroll and Funimation, two of the best-known foreign distributors of anime, announced an official partnership on September 8. This is not a merger of both companies, which have continued to operate on separate terms, but this partnership allows each company to distribute the other’s titles. It is currently limited to the United States and Canada. … Continue reading Crunchyroll and Funimation partnership brings more anime to the West

The new President of the United States

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer As of roughly 2 a.m. early Wednesday morning, Americans nationwide cast their votes and the polls closed, with Donald J. Trump becoming the 45th President of the United States of America. Winning with over 278 electoral votes, and 59,029,912 votes, President-elect Trump defeated his opponent and rival Hillary Clinton who garnered 218 votes and 59,166,405 votes. He is the second … Continue reading The new President of the United States

Tibetan monks visit UMass Dartmouth

By Jonathan Moniz, Staff Writer Starting Monday, October 31, to Friday, November 4, a group of Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery came to UMass Dartmouth to perform a sacred ritual for healing and the creation of a mandala sand painting. The week began with the opening ceremony held in the Grand Reading Room for the mandala sand painting, on Monday. The monks opened … Continue reading Tibetan monks visit UMass Dartmouth

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

Run baby, run

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The annual Arnie Talks launched this week on November 2, in the Library Grand Reading Room, with the first talk from Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Shannon Jenkins. “Run, Baby, Run (Or Why Women Don’t But Should Run For Political Office),” was the theme of the talk that moved women to run for political office. A crowd … Continue reading Run baby, run

Your vote, your voice

By Sebastian Moronta Blanco, Staff Writer On November 2, Congressmen Joe Kennedy and Bill Keating brought the nationwide higher education voter registration project “Your Vote, Your Voice” to UMass Dartmouth in the library’s living room. The project is the cooperative effort of nearly 50 higher-education organizations based out of Washington D.C., and was formed in 1996 to promote and support civic engagement in voter education … Continue reading Your vote, your voice

Claudia Fox Tree leads discussion on stereotyping

By Chelsea Cabral, Staff Writer On Tuesday, November 1, Professor Claudia Fox Tree led a conversation on the culture and identity of Native Americans, ushering the event’s attendees to grasp the power of language to reverse socially created stereotypes and historical inaccuracies pit against Native people. Hosted by the Frederick Douglass Unity House in the Library’s Grand Reading Room, Professor Fox Tree presented a powerful … Continue reading Claudia Fox Tree leads discussion on stereotyping