The easy fix to the double standard of drug addictions

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. Today is just another day where America’s opioid epidemic claims another life. While many Americans witness the devastation of the epidemic in their communities, we also see the effects on Television and in the news. Mac Miller and Demi Lovato are just two of the most recent overdoses that made more than just the local paper. After both of … Continue reading The easy fix to the double standard of drug addictions

First Reaction Review: “This is It”

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. The Greeting Committee is an indie music group from Kansas City, Missouri. On October 26th, they released their latest full-length album This Is It.  In the same vein as the last review, this is it, a This Is It first reaction. The album started off strong. I always hesitate when going into indie-pop-rock music because I know it often doesn’t scratch the musical itch … Continue reading First Reaction Review: “This is It”

Corsair football back on a winning record after beating Buccaneers

By Staff Writer Benjamin Pfeffer. On October 26, the UMass Dartmouth Corsairs’ football team, then with a record of 4-3, traveled to Framingham State University, 5-2, to butt heads with the Rams. The end result was not what the Corsairs were looking for. It was a blowout from the beginning. The final score ended up being 44-13 in favor of the Rams. This game put the … Continue reading Corsair football back on a winning record after beating Buccaneers

Wait, what major am I?

By Staff Writer Tighe Ratcliffe. As the fall semester is coming to an end, so begins the time-old tradition of choosing courses for the up-coming semester. Even for seasoned college students this can be a rough time, but for Freshman the task can seem daunting. Especially for those who are undeclared in their majors. With so many majors and classes to choose from, it can … Continue reading Wait, what major am I?

Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

By Staff Writer Michaella Lesieur. It’s that time of year again when the weather starts to nip at your nose and the days get shorter, bringing about the laughter and cheer of the holiday season. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and with that comes traditions that have been with families for years, making the day extra special. From gathering around the table to sharing in … Continue reading Coming home with Thanksgiving traditions

UMassD gets long-awaited and well-deserved upgrade

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer. I am sure everybody is aware of the new renovations that are going on, but in case there are a few people that don’t know, I will fill you individuals in first. UMass Dartmouth has received a grant to build a $134 million building in lots 7, 7A, and 8. The construction is going to take approximately two years to fully … Continue reading UMassD gets long-awaited and well-deserved upgrade

Trump talks sports, world gets mad

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. Twitter is the one social media platform that has successfully bridged the gap between the famous and the run-of-the-mill. On Twitter, celebrities and politicians are thrown into the same pool as the common man. Due to this phenomenon, Twitter is the perfect platform for our 45th president, Donald J. Trump to take aim with his opinions and fire them off into … Continue reading Trump talks sports, world gets mad

Midterm Election Results

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. The midterm election on Tuesday went as predicted by nationwide statisticians. Republicans retained control of the senate with a 51 person majority. The Democrats gained control of the house with a 222 person majority. Democrats failed to gain governorship in key states like Georgia and Florida In preparation for the 2020 election. Elizabeth Warren maintained her senate seat; a … Continue reading Midterm Election Results

Corsairs Hockey Team Loses Back-To-Back Games in Season Opener

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. The Corsairs men’s hockey team quickly skated through its first week of play, racking up two losses so far along the way. Their first game of the season – Tuesday, October 30th against the Fitchburg State Falcons – held immediate playoff implications from within MASCAC. The Falcons somewhat limped into this matchup after losing the own season opener. Despite the loss being out-of-conference, … Continue reading Corsairs Hockey Team Loses Back-To-Back Games in Season Opener

Chiropractor Could Help Red Dead Redemption 2’s Stiff Gameplay Loops

By Staff Writer Thomas Griffin. Rockstar Games’ heavily hyped wild-western adventure title, Red Dead Redemption 2, finally reached store shelves on the 26th of last month. Rockstar’s last successful venture, being the widely recognized and adored Grand Theft Auto 5, recently made headlines about becoming the most monetarily successful entertainment product of all time in any format, genre, or medium. Back again from the previous installments is the gunslinging action … Continue reading Chiropractor Could Help Red Dead Redemption 2’s Stiff Gameplay Loops