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Getting Through with “The Wilds” 

An epic coming of age saga with a twist
Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor April 15, 2021
There are eight girls in total who are stranded on the island, each with their own past that follows them wherever they go. It’s a thrilling, emotional saga that I would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys a suspenseful plot and artful storytelling. 
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Met Gala and UMass Hockey

Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood April 14, 2021
Tune in for Chad and Grace's take on unlikely relationships.
Wire News Round Up - 4.12.21

Wire News Round Up – 4.12.21

UMass hockey wins national championship, updated COVID case numbers and more
UMass hockey wins national championship, updated COVID case numbers and more.
Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Marked As Read: Crime, witchcraft and random reads

Celina and Bri welcome listeners into their personal libraries
Celina Rivernider April 12, 2021
Tune in for exclusive insight on Celina and Bri's personal bookshelf.
Almost Healthy: Unconventional vegetable recipes

Almost Healthy: Unconventional vegetable recipes

Episode two featuring parmesan roasted chickpeas and SCOBY selfies
Emilee Klein and Sam Bozorgzadeh April 8, 2021
Vegetables! Emilee and Sam tear apart their sneakiest ways to eat veggies
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Olivia Rodrigo and Demi Lovato

Tune in to hear Grace and Chad's review Demi Lovato's new music
Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood April 7, 2021
Is it "deja vu" or has Olivia Rodrigo released another hit song? Chad and Grace investigate in their latest episode
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If you liked “Sky High” as a kid, you’ll love “Invincible” as an adult

"The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman reinvents superhero series just as brutal as his AMC hit
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor April 3, 2021
The animated show is a mix of "Sky High" and "My Hero Academia" with a dash of violence akin to "The Walking Dead," another franchise from the series' creator, Robert Kirkman.
Getting Through with Umbrella Academy

Getting Through with Umbrella Academy

It's anything but predictable
Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor April 1, 2021
During a year that’s been stressful and depressing for many, including myself, Umbrella Academy is a welcome escape, but it is not mindless television.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Lil Nas X and Harry Styles at UMass

Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood March 31, 2021
Tune in for a jam packed episode featuring Lil Nas X, Shawn Mendes and Harry Styles.
Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Marked As Read: Worst romance tropes

Celina Rivernider March 29, 2021
Tune in for an angsty discussion on Celina and Bri's least favorite love stories.
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Terrible acting ruins the important message of Eddie Huang’s “Boogie”

If you liked "Fresh Off the Boat," Eddie Huang's theatrical debut will fall short of expectations.
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor March 27, 2021
"Boogie" tells an underdog story of an Asian American high schooler that dreams of joining the NBA. This is the movie that America needs right now, but it still falls short of its potential in being a great movie.
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Five films to celebrate Women’s History Month

Five films all directed by women.
Brianna Silva, Editor-In-Chief March 27, 2021
While there is a long road ahead to improve the representation of women, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ people in Hollywood, this list provides a small glimpse into some of the most powerful stories directed by women from as recent as 2018 to as far back as the 80s.
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