Cultures collide on Kandiafa’s Mali Country 

By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt When one thinks of virtuoso musicians one most likely thinks of places like France, Germany, China, or America. It is unlikely that one would look to Mali, a landlocked West African country that for all intents and purposes shouldn’t be on the musical map. Kandiafa’s Mali Country changes this with a project that is as uniquely African as … Continue reading Cultures collide on Kandiafa’s Mali Country 

The Joker gives message of the dangers of media while inciting warnings of incel violence

By Editor-In-Chief Gabriella Barthe  With reports of the Joker movie being a possible source for incel violence in the weeks leading up to its release, movie goers have been conflicted about seeing the film.   Fears of a repeat of the September 20, 2012 theatre mass shooting at a screening of “The Dark Knight” in Aurora, Colorado, has fueled many of these responses.   In response to … Continue reading The Joker gives message of the dangers of media while inciting warnings of incel violence

For feather or worse, Untitled Goose Game is a hit 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa   After playing Untitled Goose Game for an hour, I realized a few things. One, I’ve spent the last hour pretending to be the fowlest goose this world has ever seen. An hour I could’ve spent studying, an hour I’ll never get back. Two, I’m going to waste even more precious time playing this game.  It’s hard to explain this … Continue reading For feather or worse, Untitled Goose Game is a hit 

Fairhaven Festival shares story of Manjiro

By Contributing writer Nicole O’Connell On Saturday October 5th, the 17th Manjiro Festival was held in nearby Fairhaven. The Manjiro Festival celebrates the ties between the United States and Japan, centering on a friendship that began over 175 years ago between a Japanese boy named Manjiro and an American whaling captain named William Whitfield.   Manjiro was only 14 years old in 1841 when his fishing … Continue reading Fairhaven Festival shares story of Manjiro

Tensions of a language and identity 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell  On Tuesday, October 8, Márcia Rego presented Portuguese Disturbed: The Contested Sovereignty of the Cape Verdean Language. The students, professors, and other UMass Dartmouth community members crowded into a LARTS conference room to hear Rego speak.  Rego, a cultural anthropologist professor at Duke University, was born in this region of New England, but moved to Brazil when she was young. … Continue reading Tensions of a language and identity 

 In back to back games, desired results weren’t met for Women’s Volleyball

By Contributing Writer Sara Vasquez On Tuesday evening, Dartmouth Women’s Volleyball Team took a very exciting victory against Bridgewater State, with an ending 3-0. The overall game scores of the match that were played on Tuesday evening were, 25-16, 25-19, 25-15. This game was taken place at the Tripp Athletic Center, which is where all the home games are taken place at.    The women’s volleyball … Continue reading  In back to back games, desired results weren’t met for Women’s Volleyball

Corsair sails wave goodbye on horizon after short stint in Plymouth, Cambridge 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin  After having participated in only three events, the sailing team’s 2019 season has ended about as quickly as it started.  The Corsairs followed their namesake and took to the seas in search of fame, fortune, and first place. Lasting under a month, the competitions that followed concluded in unfortunate fashion.   The first of which saw the UMassD team travelling to … Continue reading Corsair sails wave goodbye on horizon after short stint in Plymouth, Cambridge 

Corsairs prove there is an L in golf at Southern Maine Invitational, rebound with Conference Championships 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin A hard-luck squad of Corsair golfers represented UMassD to an unfortunate finish at the Southern Maine Invitational in Gorham, Maine, turned their luck around to manage fourth and third-place finishes in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference.  Of the seven schools in attendance at the tournament, UMassD fell to dead last through two days of eighteen holes. On Gorham’s 71-stroke par … Continue reading Corsairs prove there is an L in golf at Southern Maine Invitational, rebound with Conference Championships 

Tensions rise further between Venezuela and Colombia

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa The conflict between Venezuela and Colombia is a powder keg waiting to go off, with recent rhetoric between the two governments pushing the situation one step closer to combustion. An immigrant crisis, which has been occurring since 2015, has grown into a many-headed hydra that may involve multiple countries, including the United States.  Colombian senator, Pablo Catatumbo, recently voiced concerns … Continue reading Tensions rise further between Venezuela and Colombia

We Don’t Have Enough Time!

By Staff Writer Maddie Kenn In this perilous time of rapidly changing environments we need to figure out ways to help our planet stay healthy. Let’s brainstorm, what are some ways we can give back to the planet? Well, we can recycle, reduce green house gases, clean the pollution from the ocean, eat babies… Wait, what was that last one? Eat babies? You read that … Continue reading We Don’t Have Enough Time!