Union-versity?

By Staff Writer James Mellen. Unions—what are they? Why are they relevant? Are they good? Am I being misinformed about how unions work by big corporations that don’t want me to unionize my workplace? Should I unionize my workplace? All of this and more to be answered in this here newspaper article. A union is the collection of workers banding together in order to achieve … Continue reading Union-versity?

Is the Mueller investigation where it should be?

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. At the dawn of the third year of the Trump presidency there has been much talk of collusion between the current United States government and Russia. The man in charge of investigating this, Robert Mueller, has been hard at work with the Special Council Investigation since 2017. However, there are those who say he hasn’t done enough. Since the investigation … Continue reading Is the Mueller investigation where it should be?

Soulsighting: Can Women be Rabbis?

By Contributing Writer Rabbi Jacqueline Romm Satlow. I didn’t know women could be rabbis, are you the first? Yes, they can and no, I am not. Rabbis have been leaders in the Jewish community for quite a while. The word actually means “My Teacher”. We call the biblical Moses, famous for ascending Mt. Sinai, Moshe Rabbeinu, Moses Our Rabbi or Moses our teacher. In Hebrew, … Continue reading Soulsighting: Can Women be Rabbis?

Nothing but laughs at UmassD

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn On Tuesday January 29, UMass Dartmouth welcomed two comedians, Kiry Shabazz, and Feraz Ozel to the stage. By 7p.m., the auditorium seats were occupied by a small, but respectable crowd. Once everyone was seated and settled in for a night of laughter and entertainment, the lights dimmed and Shabazz embraced the spotlight as he received a warm welcome from the … Continue reading Nothing but laughs at UmassD

Are Academy Award nominations the best of the best or just the least hated?

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. 2018 was a big year in film. With superhero films holding the top two spots in worldwide gross profits, Avengers: Infinity War becoming the fourth movie to surpass the $2 billion milestone, the Marvel Cinematic Universe becoming the first film franchise to gross more than $15 billion, for the first time in history the month of February hit $1 billion … Continue reading Are Academy Award nominations the best of the best or just the least hated?

Netflix releases a list of all movies and shows for the first two months of 2019

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. Netflix, the popular streaming platform, releases a list of all shows and movies to be released for the following month. So far in 2019, they have released the January list and the February list. When the January list was released, the public was appalled that the popular 90s show Friends was on there to be removed from Netflix. Fans were … Continue reading Netflix releases a list of all movies and shows for the first two months of 2019

The Masked Singer singing show is a big hit… as an idea

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. A new show The Masked Singer is, as you might’ve guessed, another singing show. It has been overhyped and ended up being a severe disappointment. The show had its premiere on January 2, 2019. It is hosted by, as you could guess in a few tries, Nick Cannon. If, for whatever reason, you end up curious about the show and … Continue reading The Masked Singer singing show is a big hit… as an idea