International Space Station budget in jeopardy

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer NASA has a budget request out for 2019 and it has some changes. Most importantly, the budget emphasizes the Trump administration’s interest in shifting the agency’s focus from Mars and the International Space Station (ISS) to the Moon. The first important thing to say is that this isn’t a Trump crisis. NASA operates at the whim of Congress and the … Continue reading International Space Station budget in jeopardy

Unilever speaks out against fake news

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer The company Unilever recently issued a threat to internet ad platforms, saying that they are considering removing their ads from services that do not do enough to stop the spread of fake news. I really have mixed emotions about this. Unilever is a big, recognizable company which owns a lot of smaller companies in food and cosmetics. They spend over … Continue reading Unilever speaks out against fake news

In America, there are no lanes

By Sebastian Moronta, SGA Correspondent As of late, the American public has seen a surge in political activism and speech from celebrities, namely Jimmy Kimmel, Mark Ruffalo, Lebron James, and more. This activism has produced a myriad of responses from the public and political commentators alike, which vary wildly depending on your political affiliation.       If it’s liberal speaking, which most celebrities are, … Continue reading In America, there are no lanes

Do’s and don’ts for seniors

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Class is in session, clubs and organizations are in full swing and the semester is off to a great start. Graduating seniors this story is for you; we are in our last semester of undergrad, wow, when did that happen?! Now is the time to enjoy every week and celebrate all of our accomplishments and finish off strong.    Follow … Continue reading Do’s and don’ts for seniors

Logan Paul still online as controversies build

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer While Vine’s time in the spotlight was short-lived by internet standards, the app’s popularity left a big impact on entertainment in our generation. Namely, it gave the world countless semi-famous wavy haired white guys and reaffirmed the incorrect notion that shrieking is funny. The cardinal of these shrieking white men is Logan Paul, who has capitalized the most off of … Continue reading Logan Paul still online as controversies build

Club spotlight: Dartmouth Theatre Company and 20 Cent Theatre Company

By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer If you’re one of the select few that hasn’t seen any of the productions put on by either of UMass Dartmouth’s theatre companies, you are surely missing out! That’s right, UMass Dartmouth has not one but two theatre companies on campus, and both are excellent in their own regard. Ranging from the annual production of Rocky Horror every Halloween to … Continue reading Club spotlight: Dartmouth Theatre Company and 20 Cent Theatre Company

Butter up for your new favorite pastime: Lights, Camera, Podcast

By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer The (probably) number one unaffiliated movie podcast is hosted by the “big time movie boys,” former Good Morning America twitter-guy, Jeff D Lowe, Twitter-legend Trill Ballins, and resident idiot and Henry Cavill lover KenJac. In between talking about terribly bad movies like The Emoji Movie, the podcast really does a great job in breaking down film while also not being … Continue reading Butter up for your new favorite pastime: Lights, Camera, Podcast