I need a hero: but do I, really?

By Samantha Wahl, Staff Writer This past decade has been chock-full of superhero movies. Iron Man, Thor, Batman, Superman, Ant Man, the Wasp, the Justice League, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, and the Black Panther all have graced the silver screen over the last ten years, and the list goes on. And now, there are a few shockwaves running through the hero-flick world: over the … Continue reading I need a hero: but do I, really?

Trump will win a second term (if Democrats don’t learn)

By Seth Tamarkin, Staff Writer Over the past few months the prospect of a democrat “blue wave” in the upcoming midterm elections has engulfed the mainstream media. Every week a new poll is released bearing good or bad news and it becomes a sensation once again. But while they seem content with publishing speculative midterm polls, many publications are missing the possible red tsunami of … Continue reading Trump will win a second term (if Democrats don’t learn)

Twitter bans right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

By Greg Estabrooks, Staff Writer Alex Jones, a notorious conspiracy theorist and founder of the alt-right news organization InfoWars, was recently banned from Twitter for violating the site’s abusive behavior policies after he insulted a CNN reporter. Jones, who was already banned or suspended from several other social media websites including Facebook, YouTube, Apple, and Reddit, claims that his First Amendment rights have become under … Continue reading Twitter bans right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Eminem attempts to rise from the ashes on Kamikaze

By Seth Tamarkin, Staff Writer Eminem hasn’t dropped a great album in nearly a decade. After his “woke” 2017 album Revival got the worst reviews of his career, critics and fans alike were wondering aloud if he had lost all relevancy entirely. Only eight months later, he decided to find out himself with a surpise new album, Kamikaze, that addresses his critics as well as … Continue reading Eminem attempts to rise from the ashes on Kamikaze

Nina Cried Power: A review

By Sawyer Pollit, Staff Writer Irish singer-songwriter Andrew Hozier-Byrne, better known by his stage name Hozier recently released a new EP: “Nina Cried Power.” I sat down with these four tracks to see how they stack up to Hozier’s previous work and if they stand up on their own as singles. First, the eponymous title track “Nina Cried Power (feat. Mavis Staples)” was a strong … Continue reading Nina Cried Power: A review

Fans mourn rapper Mac Miller’s sudden death

By Madison Kenn, Staff Writer To those of you who are social media fanatics, , you may be familiar with what occured on September 7, 2018. A week ago, a popular rapper Malcolm James Mccormick, more commonly known by his stage name Mac Miller, was declared dead in his home due to substance abuse. Fans, close family members, and celebrities were distraught by the news. Ariana … Continue reading Fans mourn rapper Mac Miller’s sudden death

Rising star to return to UMass Dartmouth

By Samantha Wahl, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth alum Mercy Bell is a jack of many trades: singer, lyricist, composer, and activist, to name a few. She is one of those singers whose voice sounds older than it is; simultaneously sweet and melancholic, her music has recently been featured in Rolling Stone. Stone calls Bell’s music “a potent, progressive take on emotive, modern folk… as strong … Continue reading Rising star to return to UMass Dartmouth

Stock for Tesla goes up in smoke after CEO Elon Musk takes a toke

By Gabriella Barthe, Contributing Writer Notable figure Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, Flamethrower distributer, and Space Entrepreneur, appeared on The Joe Rogan Experience smoking a marijuana laced tobacco cigar Thursday, Sept. 6. Shortly after, news broke that Musk’s company Tesla had lost Chief Accounting Officer David Morton and head of human resources Gaby Toledano, Friday, Sept. 7, due to resignation. Morton had only been with … Continue reading Stock for Tesla goes up in smoke after CEO Elon Musk takes a toke

My lunch at Max’s

By Eric Sousa, Staff Writer For a place that has raving reviews on Yelp about their burgers, Max’s does not have the normal aesthetic of a burger place. The décor was modern and unique, with calm oak paneling over dark slat-grey walls. Brick supports on the walls were interspersed with black and white canvases of local scenery. All-in-all, it feels like a stark contrast to … Continue reading My lunch at Max’s

Corsairs host 46th Annual UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational

By Greg Estabrooks, Staff Writer This past Saturday was a superb day for a race, as temperatures hovered in the low 70s and humidity stayed low. The Corsairs hosted a field of over 40 colleges and universities from around New England at the 46th running of the UMass Dartmouth Buddy Harris Invitational. The men competed on the 5-mile circuit of the Bob Dowd course, while … Continue reading Corsairs host 46th Annual UMass Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational