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Inside SmashUMA: the past, present and future of smash

A peek into the famous platform fighters club here at UMass
Ethan Brayall-Brown, Writer May 7, 2021
SmashUMA is a university club that was approved by the Registered Student Organization back in 2013 with the intention of just getting a group to play some smash. But with COVID-19, arguably the most fun part of the game was taken away; the in-person couch play.
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Was It Wicked? : This Is a Robbery

A Massachusetts podcast featuring filmmakers from the Bay State
Julia Donohue, Managing Editor May 7, 2021
Tune in for the first ever episode of our new Massachusetts film podcast "Was It Wicked?" hosted by Julia Donohue.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Last episode of the semester

Chad and Grace talk celeb couples and the return of Met Gala
Grace Sherwood and Chad Douty May 5, 2021
Tune in for Chad and Grace's final recap on pop culture for the semester.
Goons Talk Tunes: Last episode of the semester

Goons Talk Tunes: Last episode of the semester

Finals, graduation, Coldplay’s and SoundCloud: it's the last track on with the Goons
Nick Contardo and Emma Calnan May 3, 2021
Tune in for Nick and Emma's favorite SoundCloud picks.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: What happened to Zac Efron?

Zac, Harry and so much more
Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood April 28, 2021
Tune in for Chad and Grace's Oscar recap.
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Netflix’s “Behind Her Eyes” is a psychological thriller that will blow your mind

Reminiscent of "You" and "Stranger Things," this new series has an abundance of plot twists
Kaci Madden, Contributor April 26, 2021
This Netflix original series follows Louise Barnsley as she has an affair with her boss while also becoming very close friends with her boss's wife.
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The Weeknd’s “Save Your Tears (Remix)” feat. Ariana Grande: The continuation of an ideal collaboration

A new remix from the duo dropped on April 23
Sean Dunham, Music Entertainment Editor April 25, 2021
A simple, yet captivating music video highlights the song’s release.
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Bob Odenkirk transforms into a real action star in “Nobody”

If John Wick was played by Bob Odenkirk, you would get "Nobody."
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor April 23, 2021
After a real-life break in and three years of training for the role, Bob Odenkirk plays Hutch Mansell who seeks revenge on the two robbers that steal his daughter's kitty cat bracelet.
Almost Healthy: The body positivity movement

Almost Healthy: The body positivity movement

Tune in for Emilee and Sam's favorite Kombucha drinking game.
Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh April 22, 2021
Tune in for Emilee and Sam's favorite Kombucha drinking game.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Colton Underwood and James Charles

Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood April 21, 2021
Tune in for a fashion fight from your favorite trend junkies.
Goons Talk Tunes: Taylor's Version

Goons Talk Tunes: Taylor’s Version

Nick Contardo and Emma Calnan April 19, 2021
Tune in for Nick and Emma's end of the year vibe check.
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“Fearless (Taylor’s Version)” better depicts the country artist’s musical identity

13 years later Swift reclaims her breakout album in this recent re-recording
Isabel Guilmette, Writer April 18, 2021
The pop star’s re-recording of her 2008 albumi is one that is both nostalgic and tacitly introspective.
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