UMassD hosts Wheel of Fortune

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn. On Tuesday October 23, UMassD held an event in the setup similar to a game show. Students in the audience retired their notebooks to become contestants for the night. Competing head to head, audience members battled to be picked as the most enthusiastic for a chance to spin the wheel. Each contestant was given one question, and if answered correctly, … Continue reading UMassD hosts Wheel of Fortune

We need to talk about Tom Robinson

By Staff Writer Samantha Wahl. Some staff writers at The Washington Examiner really like To Kill A Mockingbird. And some of those same staff writers, it seems, really dislike “liberals”. Those two sentences aren’t necessarily connected, they’re just two things you need to understand before I start this article. With headlines like “Another booming quarter, and even Democrats can’t complain about the economy”, “Democrats move … Continue reading We need to talk about Tom Robinson

Rotten Tomatoes Doesn’t Ruin the Sauce of Movies

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. The question has been asked recently whether or not the popular movie review website Rotten Tomatoes influences what viewers think about movies. Does seeing that a movie has gotten a poor rating on Rotten Tomatoes permanently scar what you will think of a movie? The Transformers movie series is a perfect example. The Transformers series had a few good movies … Continue reading Rotten Tomatoes Doesn’t Ruin the Sauce of Movies

Who are these guest lecturers? What do they know?

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. There has been an increasing trend of highly visible speakers like David Hogg coming to campus, and as the campus grows, it shows no sign of stopping. In October Elizabeth Warren went to Umass Amherst; while she spends most of the year in Washington D.C, when she is in Massachusetts she has a history of doing visibility events like … Continue reading Who are these guest lecturers? What do they know?

Healthier alternatives to your favorite menu items

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. Eating healthy does not always have to be boring; it can be fun and delish! Most of your favorite dishes if not all can be modified to a healthier recipe for your body. These are just some of the options you can make in a pinch. Skip: Buttery Shrimp Scampi Try: Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp If you are a seafood … Continue reading Healthier alternatives to your favorite menu items

Big Mouth: a big hit

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. *Spoiler alert* If you have never watched the relatively new show on Netflix, Big Mouth, that depicts middle schoolers going through the struggles of puberty in an explicit, grossly hilarious way, then you are missing out. Big Mouth is a cartoon comedy on Netflix that currently has two seasons. Season one, which was released on September 29, 2017, was one … Continue reading Big Mouth: a big hit

UMass Dartmouth celebrates 25 years of Rocky Horror

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. I went to The Rocky Horror Picture Show but a boy, and I left a married woman, with my cherry freshly popped and lipstick smeared across my face. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is the love child of theatre and cinema, the basic concept is a playing of the movie with a shadow cast lip-syncing and acting out the … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth celebrates 25 years of Rocky Horror