By Brian Harris, Staff Writer For many, the quad at the center of campus is perpetually a fenced off mess of construction and work in progress piping. But, the concrete jungle may not last for too much longer, according to Michael Hayes. As Assistant Vice Chancellor for Master Planning and Capital Projects, Hayes is a key facilitator for the construction. Officially called the “Main Quad … Continue reading After four years of active development, the campus quad is almost complete
By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer As of September 27, the Republicans of Congress announced their tax plan that will be voted on. Though the proposed bill is currently nine pages long by the time it reaches a vote it will be significantly longer, perhaps even hundreds of pages long. Most importantly, this bill provides significant tax cuts on the wealthy; for starters, the income tax … Continue reading New tax code gives several breaks to wealthy
By Sebastian Moronta, Staff Writer September 2, 2016. A hush falls over Alumni Field at Mount Ida College as the Corsairs and the Mustangs prepare to face off in the 2016 season opener. Both teams stand for the national anthem, but one player rests on his knee: Emmanuel “Abbi” Bamgbose. The following game, home against Hartwick, two players kneel during the anthem. Abbi is joined … Continue reading UMassD football stands as one
By Owen Lee, Staff Writer On September 21, at 1:00 p.m., students and staff gathered in a ceremony to promote peace on earth, in an event called the International Day of Peace. About 50 people attended the event, which occurred at the UMass Dartmouth Peace Pole in front of the MacLean Campus Center. This year, the event has extra significance, as a plaque honoring the … Continue reading International day of peace brings UMassD together
By Seth Tamarkin, Contributing Writer Ask any American for their opinion on healthcare and it will almost certainly sound like Senator Bernie Sander’s Monday night statement “Obamacare isn’t perfect”; Senator Lindsay Graham’s “God help us all”; or somewhere in between. Last Monday, CNN hosted a debate between Sanders and Graham, in addition to two other senators, Amy Klobucher (D-Minn.) and Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), over Obamacare … Continue reading As Republican’s final healthcare effort fails, four senators search for common ground
By Andrew Tyrrell, Editor-in-Chief On the night of Sunday, October 1, Stephen Paddock perpetrated the deadliest shooting in American history, killing 50 and injuring over 500 more. Sadly, I remember the last “deadliest shooting.” It happened last summer in Orlando,at Pulse Nightclub. After Pulse, comedian Anthony Jeselnik tweeted out a joke: “Sure, this seems like the deadliest mass shooting in American history right now. But … Continue reading What happens in Vegas….
By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer It all started as an act against police brutality. Now, the President of the United States has gotten involved and nobody really knows what it means anymore. It isn’t a protest against the flag, the country, or even the President; it’s against unfairness, inequality, and oppression that doesn’t belong in this country. President Trump, who apparently started the movement and … Continue reading Kneel for what’s right
By Zack Downing, Staff Writer National news is in a strange place right now. On one side, the U.S. president has some sort of vendetta against it. On the other side, younger generations are turning to BuzzFeed, Facebook and the Daily Mail to get their news, sites that make journalism look like a joke. For the most part, reputable news sources like CNN and popular … Continue reading Not fake news, but flake news
By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer I spent over 200 dollars on a parking pass so I could have my car on campus. While for some this might be a luxury, for me it is a need. You see, I have to drive to work in Plymouth every Saturday to work so I can feed myself. Despite the fact that I paid 200 dollars to park … Continue reading Parking problems plague UMass Dartmouth
By Owen Lee, Staff Writer Healthcare has been a massive, pressing issue over the past couple of months. You hear it all the time if you’ve been keeping up with the news or with social media. That’s because, since President Trump has entered office, his administration has been trying to kill the Affordable Care Act. The latest attempt was the Graham-Cassidy Bill, which was thankfully … Continue reading Universal healthcare: Human right or radical left?