Unlikely friends face public backlash 

By Staff Writer Jake Hunsinger   Former President George W Bush and Ellen DeGeneres are friends. And they should be! If they enjoy each other’s company then they should be. It should be that simple. It was that simple for a very long time! Be that as it may, it seems that the general public has decided that it is deeper than that, and that these … Continue reading Unlikely friends face public backlash 

Haiti endures the seventh week of protests over government corruption 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa Over the past seven weeks, major cities in Haiti have undergone intense rioting in protests as an outcry against President Moise. Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, has seen incredible unrest as the majority of the country reaches its boiling point. Stores are looted, cars are set aflame, burning tires are strewn through the destroyed streets. The outcry is a response to … Continue reading Haiti endures the seventh week of protests over government corruption 

Large protests in Catalan

By Contributing writer Liz Anusauskas  While climate activists are flooding the streets of America, there are dozens of other protests going on around the world. If I could talk about all of them in one coherent article, I would but instead, I’m simply going to write about the one closest to me- the Catalan crisis.  So… what’s up with those protests in Spain? The northeastern … Continue reading Large protests in Catalan

Women’s Soccer Trades Nail-Biters with Rhode Island College, Keene State 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez  On Wednesday, October 16, UMass Dartmouth’s women’s soccer team managed to bring another victory back to campus with them.   Facing off against Rhode Island College’s Anchorwomen, the Corsairs were able to score their first goal of the game within 24 seconds of halftime, on the outstanding efforts of Senior Jennifer Woehl. Woehl’s goal would allow the Corsairs to take, and … Continue reading Women’s Soccer Trades Nail-Biters with Rhode Island College, Keene State 

Bears Shuffle over Corsair Crew 56-20 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin  The UMass Dartmouth football team suffered their second loss of the season with a devastating 56-20 blowout against Bridgewater State.  With this loss comes the unfortunate truth that the Corsairs’ previous hopes for an undefeated season, which had come to an end against the Framingham State Rams the week prior, were little more than hopes. Through four mostly uneventful quarters, … Continue reading Bears Shuffle over Corsair Crew 56-20 

Corsair Field Hockey Breezes by Westfield State, Fitchburg State in Sweep 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin  The autumn wind is a pirate, or in this case, a Corsair, and the gale force winds of a passing Nor’easter propelled the Corsairs past two Little East Conference hurdles.  Setting their sights on blowing past the Westfield State Owls, the Corsairs made quick work of the Owls’ defense. Taking their first lead a minute and a half in, the Stormwinds … Continue reading Corsair Field Hockey Breezes by Westfield State, Fitchburg State in Sweep 

Trustee talks to Chancellor Johnson about enrollment & SGA round-up

By Opinion & Editorial Editor James Mellen III Like every SGA meeting, the afternoon of Monday October 21st started with an open forum where non-SGA members of the campus community are permitted to speak to the senate. This week the Umass Dartmouth black room announced that they were cutting their hours as well as changing the type of positions offered in the black room. The … Continue reading Trustee talks to Chancellor Johnson about enrollment & SGA round-up

Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud 

By Contributing Writer Jacob Hunsinger Nobody can tell Sturgill Simpson what to do. We ought to know that by know. The wildly ambitious singer-songwriter and Kentucky native has been breaking convention and musical tradition since his sophomore record Metamodern Sounds in Country Music where he explored traditional country writing akin to Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings(whom Simpson’s voice is often compared to) through a bent … Continue reading Sturgill Simpson’s Sound & Fury: It’s really loud 

A taste of Pakistan at UMass Dartmouth  

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field On Saturday, October 20th, the Pakistani Student Association hosted its second annual Mehndi Night in the Woodland Commons, and it was a night all who were in attendance are sure to remember. Upon entering the building, guests were met with the smell of delicious food that they would later be able to partake in, as well as beautiful Pakistani decorations … Continue reading A taste of Pakistan at UMass Dartmouth  

Portuguese comfort food at Churrascaria Novo Mundo  

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  Opened in 1993 this family-owned Portuguese barbeque spot in New Bedford has many adoring customers. Churrascaria is roughly translated to the Portuguese word, churrasco which is like barbeque, but it’s very different from what North Americans think of the same dish.   Churrasco is the style the meat is cooked in. This usually involves a flame grill and is often cooked … Continue reading Portuguese comfort food at Churrascaria Novo Mundo