FBI stumped on phones

By Benjamin Solomon, Staff Writer The FBI has failed to gain access to almost 7,000 of the smartphones they attempted to unlock in the last year, according to the Associated Press. This is a good thing, because it means encryption works. According to  a senior computer engineering student, Brent Rubell, “Encryption is a method of taking information and scrambling [it] by using a code to … Continue reading FBI stumped on phones

Wolfstein II: The New Colossus upset actual Nazis

By Brian Harris, Staff Writer The Wolfenstein franchise has long been a staple of the first-person shooter genre. Ever since Id Software’s Wolfenstein 3D all the way back in 1992 practically invented the genre, the series has thrived and survived for over two decades.  And while many things have changed, the level of violence, the graphical fidelity and even the principal characters, one thing has … Continue reading Wolfstein II: The New Colossus upset actual Nazis

Bringing sexy back to the Super Bowl

By Dylan Botelho, Staff Writer It’s official. The world’s greatest performer will be preforming on America’s biggest stage, the Super Bowl. Justin Timberlake answered the rumors and officially announced he’ll be performing during Super Bowl LII’s Pepsi Halftime show on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon during a comedy sketch. This won’t be Timberlake’s first time preforming during halftime. Many people won’t forget his appearance … Continue reading Bringing sexy back to the Super Bowl

Another week, another string of assaults

By Michaela Gates, Staff Writer In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, it seems he is not the only high-ranking member of Hollywood that has been assaulting women in a regular fashion. Director James Toback has had a wave of assault allegations made against him. Even Oscar winner Julianne Moore has come forward claiming that Toback had acted unprofessional and sexually aggressive towards her … Continue reading Another week, another string of assaults

Give thanks and have fun this season

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer November is now upon us which mean we have officially entered the season of thanks, that being Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays to spend with my family. A day to come together with your family and friends and celebrate all that you are thankful for. With Thanksgiving comes “meals,” of fun that all ages can take part in to … Continue reading Give thanks and have fun this season

Rocky Horror rocks the traditions with this year’s Halloween show

By Alex Kerravala, Staff Writer As is custom for Halloween weekend at UMass Dartmouth’s campus, our very own 20 Cent Fiction Theatre Company puts on Rocky Horror Picture Show, with its own shadow cast! And, as always, the cast and crew absolutely killed it! With audience reviews such as “Outrageous” and “Wild” Rocky Horror Picture Show was as zany and provocative as it is designed … Continue reading Rocky Horror rocks the traditions with this year’s Halloween show