How biased can school textbooks be?

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer While the internet has been swimming with fake news since the 2016 election, the mainstream media hasn’t been the picture of perfection to counter it. FOX News has been consistently biased towards Donald Trump, and every other news network has been at least a little biased against him.  While bias from the media is standard fare, you don’t expect to … Continue reading How biased can school textbooks be?

UMass Dartmouth splits softball series with WPI, UMass Boston

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer A very solid Corsairs season is beginning to wind down, with only a week left to play.  On Wednesday the 18th, UMass Dartmouth traveled to Worcester Polytechnical Institute to face the Engineers in a doubleheader.   WPI was leading a great season themselves, coming into the day at 23-7.  However, the Corsairs put a point on the board immediately in the first inning, thanks … Continue reading UMass Dartmouth splits softball series with WPI, UMass Boston

Cornell professor discusses whale sounds in “The Singing Planet”

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer UMass Dartmouth was honored to host a talk on Friday from world-renowned bio-acoustic engineer Christopher Clark.  Clark is a research professor at Cornell University and scientist at Marine Acoustics, Inc. who has dedicated his life to studying the communication among marine life and the ways human activity affect that communication.  He’s published over two-hundred academic papers and headed projects to monitor the … Continue reading Cornell professor discusses whale sounds in “The Singing Planet”

GTA 5 has made more money than anything in entertainment history

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer Love it or hate it, the Grand Theft Auto series is one of the most iconic and successful video game franchises of all time. Its most recent title, GTA 5, is an incredibly popular game that broke countless records upon its release regarding numbers sold and profits reached.  After the first quarter of 2018, the biggest threshold possible in gaming … Continue reading GTA 5 has made more money than anything in entertainment history

Mega Mushroom? Luigi has a bulge in Mario Tennis Ace

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer As E3 begins to approach, buzz always circles the video gaming world about upcoming games and announcements regarding beloved characters. This spring, promotional art from a new game has got the internet talking and theorizing. No, it’s not Red Dead Redemption 2 or an Elder Scrolls title — it’s Luigi’s penis. Mario Tennis Aces, an upcoming game for the Switch, … Continue reading Mega Mushroom? Luigi has a bulge in Mario Tennis Ace

Red Sox excelling as spring baseball returns

By Zack Downing, Staff Writer After a winter filled with heavy snow and dramatic football, it’s the time of year for America’s classic sport to start back up. The MLB is back and after a couple weeks we have some familiar teams at the top of the standings, as well as some surprises. Last year’s champions, the Houston Astros, have started their season as hot … Continue reading Red Sox excelling as spring baseball returns

Chancellor’s “Master Plan” for campus includes giving up, starting over

This is a source of parody, satire, and humor and is for entertainment purposes only, published for the week of April Fools. Said posts or stories may or may not use real names, always in semi-real and/or mostly, or substantially, fictitious ways. As the purpose of said stories is to entertain and amuse and not to disparage any persons, or institutions, in any way and no malice … Continue reading Chancellor’s “Master Plan” for campus includes giving up, starting over