Tipping is dumb, and everybody knows it

By Sebastian Moronta, SGA Correspondent “Hey man, I don’t want to pay my employees what their worth, what’s fair, or even what’s legally required for every other industry in America, so screw that, YOU have to!” That’s the restaurant industry.  In a world where there’s a minimum wage for everyone else, where the poverty rate for servers in three times higher than the rest of the … Continue reading Tipping is dumb, and everybody knows it

Facebook tries to gain back their friends

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The scandal of Facebook has sent users in an up roar as Mark Zuckerberg did all he could to calm down users in regards to the data sharing with Cambridge Analytic that has uncovered more information in the preceding weeks.    A few weeks back an article was written on behalf of the scandal and recently the social media network is reaching out … Continue reading Facebook tries to gain back their friends

Senioritis

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer The semester is now drawing to a close. In a mere few weeks, the class of 2018 will be walking at graduation.  There is a lot to miss about UMass Dartmouth, like goofing around with friends in the campus center or the library, hanging out at your professors’ office hours, or strolling the campus when it is peacefully quiet on the weekend.  There is way more to … Continue reading Senioritis

Time management express

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer It’s just about that time Corsairs where deadlines are coming flying in. Between the last month of school and finals creeping just around the corner time management is a virtue. Knowing how to budget your time will be a lifesaver when all those deadlines land in the same week or better yet the same day.  Learning to manage your time … Continue reading Time management express

Backpage.com CEO convicted, hope for the system

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer Backpage.com CEO, Carl Ferrer, was convicted of money laundering and conspiracy this past week and has agreed to give information of several cases that have to do with conspiracy to commit prostitution.   This is a tremendous win for American women as the site has essentially been a national online brothel where thousands of women have been forced into human trafficking rings. The site … Continue reading Backpage.com CEO convicted, hope for the system

Is there really a problem with Apu?

By Seth Tamarkin, Contributing Writer As far as influence goes, The Simpsons is something like the bible to many comedians. The creators of Family Guy, King of the Hill, South Park, and Rick and Morty to name a few have all cited Simpsons as their main influence. Another uniting factor with all the shows is that they feature white people voicing non-white characters. Of course, the first example of this is none other than The … Continue reading Is there really a problem with Apu?

UMass Dartmouth theater company melts faces with rock of ages

By Sawyer Pollitt, Contributing Writer Bringing back the glory days of guy-liner, and leather pants, The UMass Dartmouth Theater Company put on a kick-ass show this past weekend with “Rock of Ages” a jukebox musical that tells a story of sex, drugs, and rock & roll in the Regan era.   Set in the late 80’s “Rock of Ages” follows young and idealistic Drew Boley played by Tyler Rebello and Sherrie Christian played by Kenzii Farland as they navigate their way … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth theater company melts faces with rock of ages