By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, Inc. and the Black Student Union held their 7th annual Black History Month show located in the Main Auditorium on February 16, 2019. The show promptly started at 5:30 PM, however doors opened at 4:30 PM. The show began and opened up with the “Black Migrations: Movement of the People.” The Preshow was a kekeli African … Continue reading 7th annual Black History Month show recap
By Staff Writer James Mellen III The UMass Dartmouth Residence Assistance have officially started the process of forming a workers union. The way workers unions are formed is through the gathering of union cards. Say that an employee has agreed to allow a union to represent them in collective bargaining with their employer. Once over thirty-percent of workers have signed these cards, they are submitted … Continue reading UMassD Housing Residence plans to form union
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. Last week Amy Klobuchar, a democratic Senator from the state of Minnesota, announced her intention to run for president. This makes her another addition to the ever growing list of candidates eager to challenge Trump in 2020 and reclaim the White House for the Democratic party. While her candidacy doesn’t really have any unique attributes (no unique policy positions or … Continue reading Amy Klobuchar 2020
By Editor-in-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Junior political science student, Amanda Kuffoh, is spearheading a new student-led club in partnership with the campus radio station, WUMD, called “IQ: Intellectual Quest,” a YouTube series that seeks to think, analyze, and deliberate over socio-cultural topics and complications in both national and international contexts. Kuffoh hopes that the conglomerate with the campus radio station will strengthen both student engagement amongst … Continue reading New campus-based talk show organization seeking members
By Staff Writer Eric Sousa. Contrary to popular belief, fishbowl is not an organization centered on the domestication of small aquatic creatures. Started by now senior graphic design major Johnny Perreira, Fishbowl is a student-ran club that provides an original twist on a tradition older than the written word; story telling. Fishbowl runs the show in an enticingly original way. Folks are welcome to submit … Continue reading Fishbowl: How to train your story telling
By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. We are in college. With being in college, comes work. With work there is normally a lot of typing. What do we do after typing, if the teacher wants a physical copy of course? We print. We print a lot. That would mean that since the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is a university, it should have plenty of printers. Nope. … Continue reading Why are there so few printers at a university?
By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. As 2019 continues, more and more Democrats are appearing out of the woodwork to make their case to be President of the United States. The earlier they announce their candidacy, many argue, the easier it will be to hire crucial staff members and win over undecided voters. The other prevailing idea is that a candidate that doesn’t look like other … Continue reading 600 days from the election, who is the front-runner for President?
By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. Just last week, Gucci pulled an eight hundred and ninety-dollar sweater off the shelves because of its racist backlash. Following the Gucci sweater incident, American pop star singer, Katy Perry is being criticized for blackface designed shoes. How could a shoe be racist you may ask? Look no further than the shoe itself: by definition, it is a black face. … Continue reading Katy Perry receives backlash on “blackface” shoes
By Staff Writer Zach Lunghi. The El Paso Zoo in Texas, as well as many others across the country, have all run a similar event this past Valentine’s Day which takes the meaning of “petty” to a whole new level. They have given the public an opportunity to name a cockroach after their ex-partner and watch it be fed to one of the zoo’s animals … Continue reading Getting over an ex isn’t easy, but El Paso Zoo is here to help
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. If you’re not familiar with the rules our campus has regarding pets on campus, allow me to refresh you. You aren’t allowed to have anything larger than a gold fish, and if you do you must have a legitimate note from your psychiatrist with a diagnosis that the animal is there to provide you relief from your symptoms. This might … Continue reading Pets on campus: Yes or no?