By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. This semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) plans to encourage a resolution to support educational funding statewide, improve the Student Fee Allocation Committee, and further develop its members’ leadership skills. These main three goals will be carried out with SGA President Tyler Varda ‘19, Business Management (Leadership), at the forefront. “One of the things that I’m going to present very … Continue reading Student Government Association’s plans for the semester
By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. STOP! Before skipping this article, please take note that this section in the paper does not only serve the needs of those who are sharing Valentine’s Day with their significant others. Today is about letting someone know that they are cared and loved for, and receiving that affection from others as well. This does not only mean that Valentine’s Day … Continue reading How to spread the love this Valentine’s Day
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. The rising prices of insulin are causing some diabetics to ration their supply, with some have even died as a consequence of not being able to afford their vital medication. Insulin is primarily used by type 1 diabetics who don’t produce the insulin needed for their bodies to convert sugar into energy. Diabetes is a very serious disease, as it … Continue reading Insulin: The markup
By Contributing Writer Caroline Quirk. When you think of Massachusetts, do you think ‘green?’ Most people don’t, but that is about to change. This past week, the state of Massachusetts took a huge environmental leap; the majority of legislators endorsed bills to transition Massachusetts to one hundred percent renewable energy by 2045. The bills agreed upon would change our state to 100% renewable electricity by … Continue reading Massachusetts and 100% renewable energy
By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin Adorned on the walls of the Frederick Douglass Unity House are beautiful portraits of many Civil Rights activists from Martin Luther King Jr. to Frederick Douglass himself. There are also framed pictures with a few of the many student organizations that meet weekly in the Unity House, and following in the visions of MLK Jr. and Douglass, those student organizations … Continue reading What you can do at the Unity House
By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. Last week the House of Deliberation’s held their meeting in the Unity House on February 5, 2019. “What makes a person a ‘slut’” was the topic of discussion, as junior Elaine Sanchez and senior President and Founder Eric James hosted the event. James opened the meeting with raffles, prizes and giveaways of exclusive House of Deliberation merchandise such as crewnecks … Continue reading House of Deliberations: Does sexual promiscuity equal slut?
By Staff Writer James Mellen III. Atlanta rapper 21 Savage is apparently a citizen of the British Empire and has been detained by ICE for overstaying his visa. He is currently in a detention facility and is facing a ten year ban from the United States. 21 Savage was born Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph to a pair of Afro-Caribbean parents in 1992 in the city of … Continue reading Sir Savage the 21st
By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Like the Oscars and Grammys before it, the annual State of the Union has become an overly long TV staple that seems as unnecessary as ever. When Americans can find out the President’s thoughts on issues every single day from his Twitter account, the event really loses its luster. Given the pressure of speaking before both the Democrat and Republican … Continue reading The State of the Union wildly boring again, Democratic response better for once
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. As some of you might have noticed, the school’s meal packages have changed. Yes, it looks nice to see all of the salads have everything in individual plastic wrapping, but there’s a problem. UMass Dartmouth on multiple occasions has said that it is a very sustainably driven school, and that its goal is to be an example of a school … Continue reading So are we a sustainability-focused campus or are we not?
By Staff Writer Zach Lunghi. Following this year’s Super Bowl Halftime show, Adam Levine has found himself bearing the weight of a new internet feud. Maroon 5’s front man is receiving multiple criticisms for performing the end of his band’s set while shirtless. The complaints that have surfaced refer to the double standard that men can be shirtless in certain situations as where women cannot … Continue reading Over 540,000 people have complained to the FCC about Adam Levine performing shirtless