Debt free college? It’s possible

By Andrew Tyrrell, Editor-in-Chief Last Thursday, March 22, Senator Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, officially announced his Debt-Free College Act. Senator Schatz, along with 32 other members of Congress, hope that the bill can alleviate the financial burden placed on young college students across the country. Schatz’s plan aims to be more holistic towards the issue of student debt than the more popular tuition … Continue reading Debt free college? It’s possible revamp

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer Every morning, students and professors log into the university website to use a variety of services essential to taking classes at UMass Dartmouth. The main page at recently received a make-over. There was a period of downtime during which a placeholder page was used, which only included some of the important links located on the QuickLaunch drop-down menu. What … Continue reading revamp

MassPIRG investigates UMass Dartmouth’s energy potential

By Alex Kerravala, staff Writer While the majority of us were able to enjoy our time on Spring Break, MassPIRG was hard at work, both locally and federally, for separate campaigns. For starters, MassPIRG worked with their sister group Environment America and released a study, showing the offshore wind potential for Massachusetts. For those who may know, offshore wind energy is the use of wind … Continue reading MassPIRG investigates UMass Dartmouth’s energy potential

This Week in SGA: A parting message from a senior senator

By Sebastian Moronta, SGA Correspondent At the end of this semester, the SGA will lose a significant portion of its members once the seniors graduate, and one of them has a clear message for those she’s leaving behind: remember what it’s all for. Emike Okhipo is a biochemistry pre-med major with a minor in political science. She serves as a senator for the class of … Continue reading This Week in SGA: A parting message from a senior senator

French baking with legendary Ciril Hitz

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer Have you ever wanted to learn how to make fresh baked bread and the melt in your mouth macaroons? The Boivin Center for French Language and Culture is kicking off their program for the Spring semester with a real treat. On Friday April 27, 2018 the center will be hosting “The Art of Bread Baking with Ciril Hitz.” The event … Continue reading French baking with legendary Ciril Hitz

Salaam-Shalom wants ‘zusammengehörigkeitsgefühl’ for all

By Seth Tamarkin, Contributing Writer “I love the German language,” German author and guest speaker Armin Langer said to the audience as he switched to a PowerPoint slide with the German word ‘zusammengehörigkeitsgefühl’ front and center. That mouthful of a word translates to “the feeling of solidarity” and sums up the work his organization Salaam-Shalom aims to achieve by uniting Muslim and Jewish communities in … Continue reading Salaam-Shalom wants ‘zusammengehörigkeitsgefühl’ for all

Wanted: Civility not cynicism

By Sebastian Moronta, SGA Correspondent Over the weekend, hundreds of thousands gathered in cities across the country for pro-gun control marches where activists, public figures, and most notably students from the shooting in Parkland spoke about a host of topics surrounding guns. The Parkland students have been largely responsible for organizing these marches, and they’ve also presumably had help from liberal organizers. That’s not a … Continue reading Wanted: Civility not cynicism