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Wargroove: Get Ready to Get Your Groove On

Wargroove: Get Ready to Get Your Groove On

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

February 27, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Technology, Uncategorized

The story will get you hooked on this type of turn-based play, but it is in the multiplayer that this game truly shines.

The Oscars, or every “woke” white person you’ve ever met.

The Oscars, or every “woke” white person you’ve ever met.

Julia Donohue, Writer

February 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

The Oscars are like that guy who has one black friend and refrences him for everything.

Student rap trio, Lazy Summer, brings a new sound to Amherst

Student rap trio, Lazy Summer, brings a new sound to Amherst

Oliver Sampson, Writer

February 23, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The group spent countless hours in the Presidential apartment producing hazy, yet hard-hitting beats and dropping dope bars.

The Oscars preview: Could Lady Gaga and Glenn Close tie?

The Oscars preview: Could Lady Gaga and Glenn Close tie?

Julia Donohue, Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Oscar ceremonies often follow the drama of trends and upsets. Will “A Star is Born” break its award show curse or will predictability reign supreme at the 91st Academy Awards?

“thank u, next” Shatters Records, Not Expectations

“thank u, next” Shatters Records, Not Expectations

Kacey Connolly, Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

As an artist who has one of the most distinguishable voices that reaches octaves well beyond average, she often times sings as if she has no depth.

HOMESHAKE’s “Helium” is an Ethereal Bedroom Daydream

HOMESHAKE’s “Helium” is an Ethereal Bedroom Daydream

Dean Vogel, Contributor

February 19, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

“Helium” is a perfect album if you want something soothing and stripped down for background music. If you’re just going to kick it alone or have a couple people over I think it’s absolutely ideal.

The Best and Worst Sketches of “Saturday Night Live!”

The Best and Worst Sketches of “Saturday Night Live!”

Meghan Carney, Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

This Saturday, actor Don Cheadle was the host of SNL. Here is a look at the best and the worst of the show.

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 6

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 6

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl

February 15, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Podcasts, Uncategorized

The girls talk with 808s and Ankle Breaks co-host Trevor Wilson and hear his opinion on hip-hop, basketball and some doghouse stories. https://open.spotify.com/episode/1xBTmyuhnOBhuQagSqpAVR?si=3CtVidWSS7ic9nrp7SjlVg Listen Here: Apple Music Spotify Follow Trevor and 808s and Ankle Breaks: @TrevorWilsonOG @808s_Abreaks Follow @thezooreport on social media Email Kacey at [email protected] or ...

UMass Amherst student and artist Chris Focus hopes to make a name for himself in the rap industry

UMass Amherst student and artist Chris Focus hopes to make a name for himself in the rap industry

Astghik Dion, Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

"I think if I become famous I'll be the first person to ever rap in Shutesbury period so that’ll be cool."

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