By Staff Writer Eric Sousa. In 2015, the United States experienced a scandal that shook the nation; Flint, Michigan became known for its lead poisoning instead of its drastically high crime rate and economy. However, the question that has recently arisen is singing a different tune: is that scandal still as severe? The city had switched their water source from Lake Huron to Flint River. … Continue reading Why Flint’s citizens still tap out on tap water
By Staff Writer James Mellen III. While the road to the 2020 election still looms ahead of us (and honestly, after only a month of politicians announcing their exploratory committees it feels as though it’s been looming behind us as well), the discourse surrounding it has primarily focused on the last presidential election in 2016. However, this election cycle has already broken all of the … Continue reading Will 2020 be the political shift America needs?
By Contributing Writer Jerry Blitefield. To the Students of UMass Dartmouth: Check your pockets. You are being robbed. Even as you read this. On October 8, 2018, an international group of scientists known as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report stating in no uncertain terms that if the planet, and humanity, are to escape the worst of climate change, we have … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: The climate change clock is ticking
By Staff Writer Timothy Howard. Technology has been an ever growing market in both the United States and global economy, so much so that there is a growing fear that the technology sector may be a forming bubble which will soon burst. This is horrific news for the U.S. economy as it is propped up by tech giants such as Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Facebook. … Continue reading Is the tech bubble going to pop?
By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. A movie called No Impact Man was hosted by the Office of Campus Sustainability and Residential Initiatives, on Thursday, February 21. In room 207 of the library, they played the movie and served snacks that were environmentally friendly, such as fruit, fig bars, and veggie chips. They gave out the prompt of the movie: “Writer Colin Beavan has always lived … Continue reading No Impact Man shows going green to the extreme
By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. American musician Lil Pump, born Gazzy Garcia, recently released his second studio album Harverd Drop Out this past Friday. This album generates deep feelings inside of this reviewer, and throughout the course of this review these feelings will be investigated within the context of the album. Normally, while reviewing an album I notate the point where I realize I no … Continue reading Harverd Drop Out is a bad album and I’m upset
By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Activision-Blizzard made the decision to lay off nearly eight percent of their total workforce last week, following what was reported to be the company’s most monetarily successful year in its history. Dropping nearly 800 workers from their total staff, the publisher reportedly cut loose many non-developmental positions to create room for more hires in game development. After raking in a … Continue reading Activision-Blizzard Employees Let Go After Producing Most Profitable Fiscal Year