Author of The Phoenix Years comes to UMassD

By Owen Lee, Staff Writer On Friday, October 13 at 3:00 p.m., internationally acclaimed author Madeleine O’Dea arrived at UMass Darmouth to provide insight into her seminal book, The Phoenix Years: Art, Resistance, and the Making of Modern China, published last year. Our school is the second stop on her United States tour, which includes stops like the China Institute of New York, and the … Continue reading Author of The Phoenix Years comes to UMassD

Nothing but success for the CAS STAR Center

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) STAR Center’s main priority is the students. The CAS STAR Center offers assistance in changing a major, building class schedules, adding or dropping classes, or transferring schools. The Director, Shari Evans, the office’s advisors Monica Faria and Romayne Grace, and the peer mentors work hard each day to make students success at the … Continue reading Nothing but success for the CAS STAR Center

Women’s and Gender Studies brings group to play Eclipsed

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer The Women’s and Gender Studies program is one of the most active groups on campus in terms of community events, bringing us spectacular activities like the annual Drag Show. On Thursday, October 19, the WGS program will be hosting a trip to Providence, Rhode Island, for a showing of the play Eclipsed in the Barker Playhouse. Written by Patricia Burke … Continue reading Women’s and Gender Studies brings group to play Eclipsed

Let’s talk about Harvey Weinstein

By Brian Harris, Staff Writer What do Kate Beckinsale, Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ashley Judd all have in common?  They’re all actresses, they’re all incredibly talented, and they’ve all accused film industry giant Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. Of course, they are only a few of the potential victims accusing Weinstein; Newsweek is currently reporting the number at a daunting twenty-eight women. Twenty-eight women … Continue reading Let’s talk about Harvey Weinstein

Who’s running UMass? A spotlight

By Jonathan Perreira, Staff Writer This is the first of an article series focused on showing UMass Dartmouth students who runs the departments that are running the campus. Not every student is aware of the energy and logistics involved in keeping a college alive, including me, and so this series is to not only to provide you with insight on who’s doing it, but how … Continue reading Who’s running UMass? A spotlight

Hollywood, we have a problem

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer Within the past week, the name Harvey Weinstein has been everywhere. Weinstein, the co-founder of The Weinstein Company has been an executive producer of famous movies such as Good Will Hunting, Silver Linings Playbook, and of The Lord of the Rings.  Despite his successes, he was fired from The Weinstein Company due to allegations of sexual assault. A slew of … Continue reading Hollywood, we have a problem