By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. On Friday, February 15, Trump declared a national emergency to fund the building of his border wall. You read that correctly. A NATIONAL EMERGENCY to fund the building of his wall. Congress denied him approximately $6 billion dollars that were needed to build the wall. Therefore, that obviously means he should declare a state of national emergency because the wall … Continue reading National emergency: Idiot in the White House
By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer The Grammy’s this year happened Sunday, February 10 at 8:00pm. As always, there was plenty of controversy, plenty of crazy, and featured New England Patriots presenting an award. Female artists dominated in the number of prizes won. However, Kendrick Lamar held the most nominations of the night with a total of eight, but only went on to win one. Significant … Continue reading A Grammy’s to remember
By Staff Writer James Mellen III A chapter of the non-profit organization Best Buddies has been formed at Umass Dartmouth. Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The club is being founded by Junior Sociology major Anastasia … Continue reading Best Buddies kicks off at UMassD
By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. Gekyume Onfroy was born on January 26, 2019, just over seven months after his father, rapper XXXTentacion, was shot and killed in Florida. XXXTentacion, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, learned before his death that his girlfriend, Jenesis Sanchez, was pregnant. According to his family, he wished for his son to be named Gekyume, a word he created meaning “a … Continue reading Music industry: It’s time to stop idolizing abusers
By Staff Writer Tim Howard. For years Tesla has been dominating the market for electric vehicles. The Tesla Model S and X vehicles have proved that electric vehicles can be fun, fast, and cool. Traditional automakers have taken notice of their immense success and now want a piece. Audi, Jaguar, Mercedes, and BMW are all working on luxury sedans and SUVs to compete with Model … Continue reading Porsche Taycan: Evolution competing with the Tesla
By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. For the first time in nearly three decades, the Oscars coming up on February twenty fourth of 2019, is deciding to be broadcasted without a host. A majority of fans that view this annual academy awards ceremony are saying that the organization has simply given up in searching and finding a star to take on the role. However, the show … Continue reading Are the Oscars in need of a host this year or can we go without one?
By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. The “Farm and Coast Market” located in South Dartmouth, is seventeen minutes away from our campus, but is worth the drive! It is perfect for college students, residents of the area, or tourists. Not only is this a small sit down restaraunt, but a farmers market as well. According to Chris Cronin, the executive chef at the market, all of … Continue reading Dine and shop!
By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Amid all the racist scandals dominating the news cycle this Black History Month, most people need a positive antidote to counteract them. Enter Liquid Science and Trigger Warning with Killer Mike, two recent Netflix docuseries which celebrate different cultures without being preachy or heavy-handed. The first series, Liquid Science, stars Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA as he explores scientific breakthroughs that barely … Continue reading Celebrate Black History Month with these underrated TV Shows
By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe If you haven’t watched the first two seasons of the Netflix series Big Mouth, then disregard this story. If you’re crazy about this show and are itching for the next season to come out, then this article is for you. The “Valentime’s” day special picks up where season 2 left off: Connie is now Nick’s Hormone Monstress, Andrew is still … Continue reading “Happy Valentime’s Day” A Big Mouth Special:
By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. A 2019 season that was projected to see the Boston Celtics as the frontrunners has, so far, fallen short of Boston’s expectations. It’s July 2018. The Celtics are two months removed from nearly upsetting LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals. Having led the series both 2-0 and 3-2, Boston falls short in games six and … Continue reading Boom or bust: Celtics torn between championship and mediocrity