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

UMass Dartmouth secures approval to offer only accredited public interior architecture design program in New England 

By Public Affairs Specialist Ryan C. Merrill  The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education approved a Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture and Design (IAD) at UMass Dartmouth yesterday, establishing the only accredited program of its kind at a public university in New England. The program had previously been approved by the UMass Board of Trustees.  The program grew out of a Mount Ida College program that … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth secures approval to offer only accredited public interior architecture design program in New England 

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

Outer Worlds: The spiritual successor to classic Fallout games 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa  The Outer Worlds, a game released on October 25th, is a first-person RPG set in a multi-planetary universe. It has some of the best story-telling I’ve ever experienced. It has a diversity of weapons, playthroughs, and characters. This means that no playthrough will ever be a repeat. It has a plethora of good qualities, but it has my most important … Continue reading Outer Worlds: The spiritual successor to classic Fallout games 

New artist in residence hopes for interdisciplinary projects 

By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell This article has been edited for clarity. 11.13.19 The Artist-in-Residence position is open to all, it just so happens that multiple individuals from Portland State have taken on the position. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has a new Artist in Residence. Xi Jie Ng, who goes by Salty, arrived on campus in mid-October. Originally from Singapore, Salty moved to Oregon … Continue reading New artist in residence hopes for interdisciplinary projects 

Boom, Tetris for Joseph! Classic Tetris World Championship crowns new king 

By Contributing Writer Michael J. Kilbride III Autumn, a beautiful time of year. Sit back, sip some tea, watch the leaves change, and tune into the Classic Tetris World Championship! It is here, in Portland Orgon, where the annual wave of nostalgia has been reaching the hearts of adults and children alike since 2010. All around the world, viewers and enthusiasts of the original 1984 … Continue reading Boom, Tetris for Joseph! Classic Tetris World Championship crowns new king 

Spicy lime you so fine, you so fine you blow my mind 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa  First impressions are important, and this is especially true of restaurants. It’s like a first date; there has to be a strong opener, but not TOO strong. There has to be conversation, but not TOO much conversation. There has to be crab Rangoon, and there’s no such thing as too much crab Rangoon. Spicy Lime, located in New Bedford, is … Continue reading Spicy lime you so fine, you so fine you blow my mind