Shorts in the winter: why?

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Recently here at UMass Dartmouth temperatures dropped into the negatives. Many of us were bundled up in big coats, scarves, and hats. Alongside those of us who are clad in the winter standards are the brave souls who battle the howling Dartmouth winds in a simple pair of shorts. They can be seen everywhere, boldly going where few dare to … Continue reading Shorts in the winter: why?

Brady with Make America Great Again hat, do we care?

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. If you didn’t know, because you’re Patrick Star and you live under a rock, Tom Brady supports Donald Trump. If you are in fact Patrick, you also wouldn’t know that the Patriots just won their first ever Super Bowl!…Oh wait… what’s that Janice? Sixth! They have six Lombardi trophies? Well that must be over like 50 years…It only took 18 … Continue reading Brady with Make America Great Again hat, do we care?

Marshmello hosts concert in Fortnite…yes, you read that right!

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. The famous music producer Marshmello hosted a virtual concert in Fortnite. If that didn’t make sense, let me explain. Fortnite is and has been a very popular online video game, a third person shooter, over the last year. In this game, players can roam free as they are in a giant battle on a map. Due to this roaming, Fortnite … Continue reading Marshmello hosts concert in Fortnite…yes, you read that right!

Cowspiracy sheds light on the dangers of eating meat

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. The Office of Campus Sustainability and Residential Initiatives put on a production of Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, on Wednesday, February 6. Cowspiracy is a groundbreaking feature length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today. He investigates what the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about. … Continue reading Cowspiracy sheds light on the dangers of eating meat

Cruise through The Sail Loft’s hearty menu

By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. Are you tired of the cold weather, and need something to remind you of summer? The Sail Loft, located on 246 Elm Street in South Dartmouth, is a casual, beach themed restaurant that overlooks the water. If you’re a fan of seafood, you’re taste buds will appreciate the various appetizers to pick from, such as the freshly made New England … Continue reading Cruise through The Sail Loft’s hearty menu

Smash Bros club raises money for Boston’s Children Hospital and Arnie’s Cupboard

By Staff Writer Zach Lunghi. This past Sunday, Woodland Commons found itself to be the stage for the Smash Bros Club 3rd fundraiser tournament this year. For this event, the club elected to benefit both the Boston Children’s Hospital and our school’s food pantry, Arnie’s Cupboard. A portion of all entry fees were donated to the hospital, and canned foods were collected at the door … Continue reading Smash Bros club raises money for Boston’s Children Hospital and Arnie’s Cupboard

‘Made in China’ interactive art comes to campus

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt This past Thursday, many walking through campus may have noticed a giant beach ball tethered to the Claire T. Carney Library. It goes without saying that beach balls are a rare sight at UMass Dartmouth, let alone giant ones, and many were asking questions about this huge inflatable toy. Negar Farajiani is an Iranian artist who specializes in social practice … Continue reading ‘Made in China’ interactive art comes to campus

The bittersweet ​Charlie and the Chocolate Factory​ musical

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. I walked into the Providence Performing Arts Center on February 5 expecting to enjoy a lighthearted night full of singing Oompa-Loompas and chocolate waterfalls. When I walked out, however, I felt conflicted by nightmare-ish squirrels tearing apart a girl and Charlie Bucket’s happy ending. Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory — The New Musical​ came to Providence from February … Continue reading The bittersweet ​Charlie and the Chocolate Factory​ musical

Women’s swimming & diving takes home second place at LEC Championships

By Sports Editor Dylan Botehlo. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Women’s Swimming and Diving team finished second at the 2019 Little East Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships last Saturday at the Tripp Natatorium. The Corsairs compiled a team score of 281.5 points on Saturday, but were topped by Keene State in the competition, who won their 13th straight championship with a total score of … Continue reading Women’s swimming & diving takes home second place at LEC Championships

UMassD basketball dominates Rhode Island, but struggles against Plymouth State

By A&E Editor Alex Kerravala This week was a bit up and down for the Corsairs Basketball teams, as men’s Basketball held an impressive 4-game winning streak, while women’s basketball unfortunately suffered a crushing loss in double overtime, ending their 9-game winning streak. UMass Dartmouth hosted Rhode Island College on Wednesday, February 6th, where the men’s and women’s teams were both able to come away … Continue reading UMassD basketball dominates Rhode Island, but struggles against Plymouth State