Women’s Soccer seniors honored amidst Corsair collapse vs. Westfield State, Western Connecticut 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez  This week, the UMassD women’s soccer team played two of the last four games of their season, crawling to unfortunate losses in each.   On Tuesday, October 22, the Corsairs faced off against Westfield State, but stumbled out of the gate and fell to a 2-0 loss.   Westfield State had managed to dominate the field all game long, seizing time of … Continue reading Women’s Soccer seniors honored amidst Corsair collapse vs. Westfield State, Western Connecticut 

Men’s Soccer loses back-to-back against Bridgewater State, Western Connecticut 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez This week, the UMassD Men’s Soccer team played two games, against Western Connecticut and Bridgewater State, with each carrying in-conference importance.   The first game of the two was against Bridgewater State on Tuesday, October 22nd, where the game was set to begin in the early afternoon hours at 3:30pm. The second game of the week, scheduled against Western Connecticut, was … Continue reading Men’s Soccer loses back-to-back against Bridgewater State, Western Connecticut 

Boston Bruins 2019-2020 season preview: There and back again 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin Four months removed from a botched Stanley Cup Final game seven, the Boston Bruins are, for the most part, all set to climb for the Stanley Cup again.  This season’s roster is lined top to bottom in familiar faces. The team’s core group of veteran stars – Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, David Pastrnak, David Krejci and Tuukka Rask … Continue reading Boston Bruins 2019-2020 season preview: There and back again 

The undead are alright 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell  I must in all good conscious preface this by saying I have never seen a zombie movie, other than Scooby-Doo on Zombie Island, in my life. And yet, I feel qualified to tell you about the living dead. Whether you yourself think me qualified is another matter.   No longer just a Halloween staple, zombies in media are present year-round. From … Continue reading The undead are alright 

The torture of disabled children in Canton, Massachusetts 

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field  The torture of disabled children and young adults, often thought of as a thing of the past, is in fact still alive and well in Canton, Massachusetts. Autistic young adults and children as young as nine years old are made to live in constant terror at a facility called the Judge Rotenberg Center. This center, founded in 1971, uses electric … Continue reading The torture of disabled children in Canton, Massachusetts 

Bernie’s boys not Biden’s bros 

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  Oct, 2. 2019 was the day Bernie Sanders suffered from a heart attack. A little over two weeks later more than 25,000 people gathered in Queens at the Bernie’s Back rally and to watch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Sanders as the democratic nominee.   Many people have criticized Sanders’s age, after his heart attack I think Bernie really wanted to prove … Continue reading Bernie’s boys not Biden’s bros 

Sanctum Folkloria hosts 2nd Annual Witches’ Ball  

By Editor-In-Chief Gabriella Barthe  With a dim glow emanating on the upper level of the TriWorks Building, the open hall filled with burning smoke from sage as Sanctum Folkloria owner Lucky Cabral circled the room in preparation for the opening performance. The room parted into a large circle with Lucky and Priestess of the Black Forest Tradition Madame Ceridwyn centered among them.  As the music began, … Continue reading Sanctum Folkloria hosts 2nd Annual Witches’ Ball  

Fall Family Festival combines with Homecoming to spectacular results

By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe UMass Dartmouth welcomed home alumni this past weekend October 25 through October 27, 2019 for the annual Homecoming Weekend. The events coincided with the University Fall Family Festival October 26 to showcase a full day of what UMass Dartmouth has to offer.  Homecoming Weekend kicked off with a Reception in the University Club at 4 PM on Friday and was followed … Continue reading Fall Family Festival combines with Homecoming to spectacular results

New director for the Portuguese-American archives

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field It is the 10-year anniversary of the Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American archives this year, and while quite a number of exciting events are planned (like a performance by acclaimed pianist Ines Andrade this past Thursday), probably the most exciting happening is the recent hiring of the new faculty director for the archives. Dr. Paula Celeste Gomes Noversa, an esteemed professor of … Continue reading New director for the Portuguese-American archives

Zombieland 2: Double Tap review

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce  America has a fascination with zombie movies, it seems like every year there’s a new film coming out that plays to the same zombie tropes. Zombieland 2: Double Tap came out this past week and brought  many audience members back to theaters for more of the late 2000’s fun that they got from the original film.  Zombieland was one of … Continue reading Zombieland 2: Double Tap review