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Grab your travel mug, “Cuphead” is on the Switch

Grab your travel mug, “Cuphead” is on the Switch

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

May 7, 2019

Packed with action, stunning visuals and an addictive soundtrack, the critically-acclaimed platformer makes its way to Nintendo.

UMass guitarist Danny Monger looks to make rock music that everyone can relate to

UMass guitarist Danny Monger looks to make rock music that everyone can relate to

Astghik Dion, Writer

May 3, 2019

Relationships are definitely a huge part of my songwriting, just cause its these intimate moments that everyone has and everyone can relate to, and I just draw from it.

Schoolboy Q punches below his weight on “CrasH Talk”

Schoolboy Q punches below his weight on “CrasH Talk”

Trevor Wilson, Assistant Entertainment Editor

May 2, 2019

The LA-based veteran delivers a 14-track project rooted in familiarity

Ask UMass – Finals week

Ask UMass – Finals week

Rachel Swansburg and Meghan Carney

May 2, 2019

Rachel Swansburg and Meghan Carney ask UMass students about their upcoming finals and how they're going to celebrate once they're done. 

Beychella is back: Three main takeaways from Beyonce’s “Homecoming” documentary

Beychella is back: Three main takeaways from Beyonce’s “Homecoming” documentary

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

May 1, 2019

The Netflix documentary takes viewers through the captivating process leading up to Beyonce's epic 2018 Coachella performance

Is Lizzo the next Lauryn Hill? Her latest album “Cuz I Love You” speaks volumes.

Is Lizzo the next Lauryn Hill? Her latest album “Cuz I Love You” speaks volumes.

April 30, 2019

Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” transforms the love single into a powerful collection of songs about love, loss and finding yourself, transcending the typical candor of cliche love songs.

New Taylor Swift single debuts disappointment

New Taylor Swift single debuts disappointment

Kacey Connolly, Writer

April 29, 2019

For someone as talented and inspirational as Swift, her new single does not reach the same heights she had throughout her career.

Olivia Wilde’s “Booksmart” is funny, but is it Gen Z’s “generational anthem?”

Olivia Wilde’s “Booksmart” is funny, but is it Gen Z’s “generational anthem?”

Brian Choquet, Campus News Editor

April 26, 2019

"Booksmart" changes the paradigm of coming-of-age films to create a spunky narrative for today's youth.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 44

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 44

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

April 26, 2019

This week, Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss Twitter takes and playoff points.

“Booksmart” sneak peek: interview with Olivia Wilde, Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Katie Silberman

“Booksmart” sneak peek: interview with Olivia Wilde, Kaitlyn Dever, Beanie Feldstein, Katie Silberman

Matt Berg, Assistant News Editor

April 25, 2019

The Breakfast Club, Dazed and Confused and Clueless served as inspiration for this coming-of-age film.

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