UMass Dartmouth shakes the ship once again

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. As with other past semesters, the faculty at the UMass Dartmouth have set aside a day called ‘Shake the Ship’ where students can ask questions and share concerns to a variety of UMass Dartmouth officials in an open forum conversation. This semester’s Shake the Ship occurred on April 10 in the library, and featured members of SGA as well as … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth shakes the ship once again

Professor Bridget Teboh set to return to Ondo, Nigeria

By Editor-In-Chief Chelsea Cabral. Bridget Teboh, a Professor of History at UMass Dartmouth, has just learned that she has been offered The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship for a second time, after initially winning the fellowship in 2017. The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (ADF) was created in 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation in New York to support African-born scholars who live in the U.S. or Canada … Continue reading Professor Bridget Teboh set to return to Ondo, Nigeria

National Society of Black Engineers expand career opportunities at national convention

By Staff Writer Kylie Cooper. The UMass Dartmouth chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) attended the National Society of Black Engineers 45th National Convention in Detroit, Michigan from March 27-31 to connect with industry leaders and strengthen their professional skills.  “Our main goal in going to this conference was to get opportunities for our members,” said Vivian Obodo ‘19, President of UMassD’s … Continue reading National Society of Black Engineers expand career opportunities at national convention

Cheers to a successful Unity Fest

By Staff Writer Tamendy Raymond. Unidad 2019, meaning “Unity” in Spanish, gave a deeper meaning to community, in essence creating a family. The Campus Center beautifully decorated with different colors and flags celebrating the different heritages and cultures of many. On April 11, 2019, in the Campus Center held their annual Unity Fest, where different cultural groups, students and faculty gathered together to broaden the … Continue reading Cheers to a successful Unity Fest

London introduces Green Tax

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. On Monday April 8, London has introduced the world first ever 24-hour, 7 day a week air pollution charge zone. This means that vehicles inside of the zone must pay a fee if their vehicles do not meet the strict emission standards. The purpose of introducing this Ultra Low Emission Zone, or ULEZ, is to reduce toxic air pollution and … Continue reading London introduces Green Tax

Is Biden a touchy subject for Trump?

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. With the next round of presidential elections coming up, we’re bound to see any candidate be investigated for anything that would tarnish their reputation. I still find it hard to imagine that Trump managed to get into office with all the scandals he’s been a part of, but here we are. Our president posts to his Twitter feed very often. … Continue reading Is Biden a touchy subject for Trump?

Is FOX News Trump-aganda? Bernie thinks so

By Staff Writer James Mellen II. In an interview with the Huffington Post, Bernie Sanders responded affirmatively when asked if Fox News is a propaganda arm for the Trump administration. Duh. This became a completely inarguable point when Trump  shut down the government because Ann Coulter called him weak for not building the wall. However, the news outlet wasn’t always such a caricature of the … Continue reading Is FOX News Trump-aganda? Bernie thinks so

Celebrity presidents are terrifying

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. “Beating Trump would be so easy. So easy. So easy.” was a phrase tweeted by actor and veteran Donald Trump impersonator Alec Baldwin this past week. It is unclear if he actually intends on running for President of the United States in 2020, but what is clear is that he shouldn’t. In that same tweet, Baldwin also wrote “If I … Continue reading Celebrity presidents are terrifying