By Guest Contributor Richard J Peltz Steele. When I left law practice to teach, I knew little to nothing about faculty governance and academic freedom. The dean who hired me, Rodney K. Smith—now professor and director of the Sports Law and Business Program at the O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University—is a person of the utmost integrity from whom I learned a lot about … Continue reading Faculty are ‘weird’ and Students need them to be
By Staff Writer James Mellen III. On October 3rd women gathered in Washington D.C to protest the nomination of judge Brett Kavanaugh, comedian Amy Schumer and actress Emily Ratajkowski attend this event and were two of 302 women to get arrested for protesting. Schumer spoke at the event saying that “A vote for Kavanaugh is a vote saying that women don’t matter” later saying “No … Continue reading October third protests lead to 300 arrested
By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Netflix is a international favorite that many people tune into to watch their favorite series and movies. Not only originals and oldies but new movies and Netflix originals. The options are endless, and more and more people are turning to Netflix and other streaming devices to watch their shows at leisure. When signing up for Netflix one will already see … Continue reading Looking for something new to watch?
By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. Venom and A Star is Born hit theaters on the same night sparking a strange controversy where fans of Lady Gaga rushed online reviews to push A Star is Born higher than its supposed “competitor.” While these acts seemingly made no sense as the two films were not in the same genre, it has left many wondering: is Venom actually … Continue reading Another save the world film hits theaters, Venom (2018)
By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Every year, the best and brightest in the science community and abroad are celebrated at the Nobel Prize ceremony. This year, several records were broken, and norms were shattered with some of the winners. One of the most noticeable winners of the night was the Nobel Prize for Physics recipient Donna Strickland. As the first woman to win the award … Continue reading Women make a strong impact on the Nobel Prizes
By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. If you’re wondering why, out of nowhere, you are starting to see random UFC posts, it is because the number one lightweight fighter, Khabib, won his fight and then flew out of the octagon into the crowd to attack somebody. Khabib attacked opponent Conor McGregor’s trainer after beating McGregor into a submission victory. The trainer and Khabib obviously did not … Continue reading Khabib to be Khabanned?
By Staff Writer Madison Kenn. Being a resident on campus, it is common to get tired of the food provided, and a lot of students tend to want to hang out and eat somewhere different. Fortunately, there are several restaurants that are accessible off campus and are as close as just five-ten minutes away. Although the chefs of UMass Dartmouth offer a variety of food … Continue reading From soul to Seoul
By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. The news lately has been abuzz with negative allegations toward Tesla co-founder, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, and for good reason. However, it seems that Musk has finally done some good and contributed to solving the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. This past week the school district of Flint posted a tweet praising Elon Musk. They say that through a … Continue reading Musk delivers on promise to save Flint
By Staff Writer Greg Estabrooks. UMass Dartmouth senior Tom Sheran won the Great Northeast Atlantic Conference Championship in commanding fashion over the weekend by carding a two-day total of 145, topping runner-up Claudio Soukamneuth of Johnson & Wales by seven strokes. Sheran fired an even par round of 72 on Saturday at Blackstone National Golf Club in Sutton, MA, and then closed out the tournament … Continue reading Sheran wins GNAC Championship to earn Player of the Year golf honors
By Sports Editor Dylan Botelho. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Corsairs visited the Bridgewater State Bears in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference matchup. Bears junior running back, Aidan Silva lead the team to a 44-28 win against the Corsairs with 112 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The game was back and forth in the first quarter, with both teams scoring a touchdown. This game … Continue reading Corsairs lose 44-28 to MASCAC football rival Bridgewater State