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The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 10

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 10

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl

March 29, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase, Student Life

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl talk with engineering student Abby Kennedy about women in science, thermodynamics and legos. And of course, they end the episode with a wild horrible first dates Doghouse. 

Ask UMass — Trouble in Porta

Ask UMass — Trouble in Porta

Rachel Swansburg, Rebecca Duffy, and Meghan Carney

March 29, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Student Life

Within a month of opening, Porta has already been sued, reprimanded for staying open too late, and had its Instagram hacked.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 41

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 41

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 28, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss the latest albums from NAV and Rich the Kid, Lonzo Ball's departure with Big Baller Brand and end of the season stat lines.

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 7

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 7

Jack Martin, Podcaster

March 25, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase, Technology

Jack Martin discusses Google Stadia, the new Nintendo Direct style livestreams from Xbox and PlayStation, and Cuphead’s arrival on Nintendo Switch.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 40

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 40

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

March 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson reveal the 808s and Ankle Breaks March Madness Bracket. Vote on Twitter to decide which of the thirty-two hoops lyrics is the best of the best.

Amherst Wire TV: Cale Makar leads the Minutemen to the top

Amherst Wire TV: Cale Makar leads the Minutemen to the top

Chase Purrington, Amherst Wire TV

March 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports

Makar has been key to the Minutemen's success in his final season at UMass.

Ask UMass — AirPods

Ask UMass — AirPods

Rachel Swansburg, Olivia Amato-Hansen, and Meghan Carney

March 20, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Music, Showcase, Student Life

Olivia Amato-Hansen and Meghan Carney ask UMass students how they feel about AirPods.

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 6

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 6

Jack Martin, Podcaster

March 18, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase, Technology

Jack Martin discusses "Halo: The Master Chief Collection" coming PC, a new battle royale mode for "Battlefield V," and a new multiplayer update for "No Man’s Sky." 

Mereba, Solange and black women leading the charge in music

Mereba, Solange and black women leading the charge in music

Jonathan Kermah, Entertainment and Podcast Editor

March 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Smack between Black History Month and Women’s History Month, Mereba and Solange have only added to the momentum of black women in the music industry.

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 5

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 5

Jack Martin, Podcaster

March 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase, Technology

Jack Martin discusses the new "Pokémon" coming to Switch, the anticipated reveal of "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order" and more "Resident Evil" games coming to the Switch.

What’s the best dining hall at UMass?

What’s the best dining hall at UMass?

Melanie Grados, Writer

March 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, Showcase

See which UMass dining hall took the top spot, as decided by students.

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 8

The Zoo Report Podcast: Episode 8

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl

March 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase

The girl's talk with an international student about life in America.

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