VeoRiding towards a happier tomorrow

By Eric Sousa, Staff Writer There is an epidemic going around UMass Dartmouth this semester. No, it isn’t polio (thank you, vaccinations). It isn’t the geese that are ever-terrorizing lot 3 &4 (your time is coming, you foul fowl.) No, the situation pervading our merry Dartmouth lands is much direr than these. It beckons our attention with the fury of a thousand suns. It requires … Continue reading VeoRiding towards a happier tomorrow

Is Fortnite the new football?

By Benjamin Pfeffer, Staff Writer Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins, an internet personality and professional gamer, is by far the most popular gamer in the world. He has achieved this through livestreaming his games and life onto a website called Twitch, Amazon’s streaming platform. However, he reached a new height in these past few weeks. In this past year he has reached heights previously unimaginable to the … Continue reading Is Fortnite the new football?

KPop makes its way into The United Nations

By James Mellen III, Staff Writer Frontman of popular KPop band BTS Kim Nanjoon spoke to our reptilian overlords at the United Nations last week. While it might make sense with the political climate of the Korean peninsula that the band would talk about a politically charged issue, the pop culture representative of the worlds 11th largest economy decided to talk to a room full … Continue reading KPop makes its way into The United Nations

Jordan Peele to narrate and produce Twilight Zone remake

By Samantha Wahl, Staff Writer A mainstay of TV history, The Twilight Zone has become a staple of pop culture. And a very prolific one, at that. From the beginning of its run in 1958, there have been a total of 264 episodes aired. These have been spread across three series: the original starting in ’58, then a revival in 1985, and a second revival … Continue reading Jordan Peele to narrate and produce Twilight Zone remake

Teenage drug tycoon and FBI informant becomes cinematic star in White Boy Rick (2018)

By Gabriella Barthe, Staff Writer The FBI’s youngest informant turned drug-selling powerhouse, Richard Wershe Jr. gained the spotlight yet again after his likeness graced theaters in White Boy Rick – a film based off of his life and involvement in the illegal drug and firearms circuit. Wershe Jr. (Richie Merritt) starts the film as a 15-year-old, while his father Richard Wershe Sr. (Matthew McConaughey) is … Continue reading Teenage drug tycoon and FBI informant becomes cinematic star in White Boy Rick (2018)

Azuma Asian Bistro for all your sushi needs

By Eric Sousa, Staff Writer There are some sentences in this world that are inexplicably heavenly when they hit your ears. “I love you.” “Wednesday’s 9AM is cancelled.” “This is a take-home exam.” They give our step some extra pep, and make us feel unconquerable. However, none hit quite as hard as, “Want to grab lunch at Azuma’s?” Located about ten minutes outside of campus, … Continue reading Azuma Asian Bistro for all your sushi needs

Volleyball stands their ground at home to pick up a victory

By Elijah Santos, Staff Writer Playing at home, the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs took on the University of New England’s volleyball team, ending their eight-game streak of back to back losses. Junior Nicole Silverman got herself a double-double with 13 kills and 15 digs to give the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth the 3-1 lead over University of New England, Saturday afternoon. It was a tough competition … Continue reading Volleyball stands their ground at home to pick up a victory

UMass Dartmouth football streak falls to Western, CT

By Michaella Lesieur, Staff Writer The 2018 UMass Dartmouth men’s football team has been off to a roaring start as the team has come together both individually and collaboratively to put their mojo into full swing this season. However, on Saturday September 29th, the team fell to Western Connecticut 27-40. However, the Corsairs still have a lot going for them as the season still has … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth football streak falls to Western, CT

2018 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced

By Dylan Botehlo, Sports Editor Last week, the UMass Dartmouth Athletic Hall of Fame class of 2018 was announced. Five individuals as well as the 2003 Corsair Football team will be inducted to the Hall of Fame as the 31st class on Friday, October 19th at the Woodland Commons. The induction ceremony will take place at 6:00 PM as part of the university’s Homecoming Weekend … Continue reading 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees announced