After messy dress rehearsal, Hockey looks to ransack MASCAC 

by Sports Editor Tom Griffin Following an overtime loss to the out-of-conference Stonehill Skyhawks, the Corsairs began a hopeful sweeping of MASCAC with an 8-1 lashing of Framingham State Rams.  The first matchup, while not as important to future postseason hopes, was fought for spiritedly by the blue and gold, with the two teams meeting each other pound-for-pound from start to finish. A power play … Continue reading After messy dress rehearsal, Hockey looks to ransack MASCAC 

Torn sails leave ‘Sairs adrift in Maritime 

By Sports Editor Tom Griffin The crippled Corsairs found themselves on the losing end of an offensive shootout against Massachusetts Maritime.  Spotting the Buccaneers three touchdowns by the start of the third quarter, the UMassD offense did well to crawl out of a 21-point deficit. Freshman quarterback Ryan Qualey, in his first start as a Corsair, made quick work of the Mass Maritime secondary.   Under … Continue reading Torn sails leave ‘Sairs adrift in Maritime 

Women’s Basketball win buzzer-beater in stunning start to season 

By Staff Writer Sara Vasquez This past Friday, UMass Dartmouth women’s basketball opened its season with an overtime win against the MIT Engineers.   After a close game of back-and-forth, including eleven different ties, eight lead changes, and a 33-point comeback in the fourth quarter, the Corsairs snuck away with victory at a final score of 87-86.   The Corsairs set their pace early and climbed to … Continue reading Women’s Basketball win buzzer-beater in stunning start to season 

Taxing extreme wealth under Warren’s proposed tax bill

By Staff Writer Kira Bruce    Last Wednesday in an interview with the New York Times, Bill Gates sounded strangely similar to a Trump twitter rant regarding the proposed Warren tax bill. Gates said, “I’ve paid over $10 billion in taxes. I’ve paid more than anyone in taxes. If I had to pay $20 billion, it’s fine. But when you say I should pay $100 billion, then … Continue reading Taxing extreme wealth under Warren’s proposed tax bill

Vote blue no matter who

By Staff Writer Jake Hunsinger  It is three months until the start of the primary voting season. While Republican President Donald Trump is not facing any serious primary challengers, things are getting messy in the crowded Democratic field. Early voting states like Iowa has turned into a four way statistical tie between former Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Senators Elizabeth Warren and … Continue reading Vote blue no matter who

Is Sanders the right way to go to stop discrimination against American citizens?  

By Staff Writer Sarah Vasquez  If you don’t know who Ilhan Omar is I am about to tell you a little about who she really is and her core beliefs as a Somali-American. Ilhan Omar was the first Somali-American to be voted into the legislative office and has also been the first on landing a spot in the U.S. Congress. Omar has never been a … Continue reading Is Sanders the right way to go to stop discrimination against American citizens?  

UMass ceramics seen by thousands at Jingdezhen Autumn Festival 

By Staff Writer Eric Sousa  In the second week of October, students at UMass Dartmouth were provided an incredible opportunity to travel to Jingdezhen in China for a special festival. The Autumn Festival is a renowned ceramics festival where artists travel from all over the world to display their work and appreciate the craftsmanship of others. Two students accompanied ceramics professor Jim Lawton this year … Continue reading UMass ceramics seen by thousands at Jingdezhen Autumn Festival 

13th Annual Broadway Revue delivers once again 

By Contributing Writer Abigail Field  The UMass Dartmouth Theatre Company, TCo. (which stands for Theatre Company, if inquiring minds want to know), hosted its annual Broadway Revue last week. For those who do not know, and indeed, this humble writer was one of the naïve, a Broadway Revue is where actors and actresses perform their own renditions of Broadway songs. I would like to offer, … Continue reading 13th Annual Broadway Revue delivers once again 

Jeff Goldblum shouldn’t be telling you this, but he’s a Jazz artist 

By Assistant Lead Designer Jordan Vongsithi Jeff Goldblum is widely known as an actor in films such as Jurassic Park and Independence Day. He is also widely known for being the fashion inspiration for every art student’s wardrobe with his high-level self-expressive outfits via his Instagram. But Jeff is so much more than that. In fact, as of late, he’s been honing his craft as … Continue reading Jeff Goldblum shouldn’t be telling you this, but he’s a Jazz artist