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Artwork by Nick Contardo.

Goons Talk Tunes: Taylor Swift, The Weeknd’s halftime show and Tik Tok hits

Nick and Emma start their second season off strong
Emma Calnan and Nick Contardo February 22, 2021
Tune in for a recap on music's biggest winter hits.
Getting Through with Morbid: A True Crime Podcast

Getting Through with Morbid: A True Crime Podcast

Lifestyle's pick of the week
Emma Sammuli, Lifestyle Editor February 19, 2021
Editor’s Note: For the next few weeks, the Lifestyle section will be showcasing their favorite podcasts, tv shows, movies, books and more to help UMass students while self-sequestering, quarantining or just to pass the time as COVID continually keeps us indoors. Welcome to Getting Through. 
Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Marked As Read: #BeanDad versus “The Road” dad

Celina returns for 2021 with Twitter controversy and Cormac McCarthy
Celina Rivernider February 15, 2021
Tune in for Celina's take on the #beandad Twitter controversy.
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Six movies to swoon over this Valentine’s Day

Did you set up an at home theater this Valentine's Day? Next step is playing one of these movies
Aaron Vincent Facundo, TV/Film Editor February 14, 2021
Can't decide on the perfect flick to watch with your beau? Here's six of our film editor's favorites.
Goons Talk Tunes: Maggie Rogers, LANY and holiday tracks

Goons Talk Tunes: Maggie Rogers, LANY and holiday tracks

Nick Contardo and Emma Calnan November 23, 2020
Tune in for Nick and Emma's favorite tracks from 2020.
Artwork by Kacey Connolly.

The Zoo Report: Things to do during winter break

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl November 20, 2020
Tune in to hear the girls argue over which celebrities they would choose to spend the holidays with.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Spring semester, Super Bowl Halftime Show and Tayshia Adams

Chad Douty , Grace Sherwood November 18, 2020
Tune in for Chad & Grace's Reality TV Re-cap on the arrival of The Bachelorette's new star, Tayshia Adams.
Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Marked As Read: Episode Four

Author interview alert!
Celina Rivernider November 16, 2020
Tune in for an exclusive interview with the elusive Nick Cutter.
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Mass incarceration in Massachusetts

Narratives from formerly incarcerated advocates and their vision of a future beyond prisons
Talia Heisey, Writer November 16, 2020
What are the experiences of those imprisoned within Massachusetts?
Artwork by Kacey Connolly.

The Zoo Report: Sheila Lynch on New York City during Biden’s win

Kacey Connolly and Chloe Lindahl November 13, 2020
Tune in for a re-cap on what the Big Apple looked like when Joe Biden was declared president-elect.
Artwork by Gracie Donovan

(Fake) Blonde Moment: Ariana Grande’s TikTok shade and Taylor Swift’s album rights

Chad Douty and Grace Sherwood November 11, 2020
Tune in for all the tea on Clare's departure from The Bachelorette.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in Delaware to deliver victory speech from Google Images

A whirlwind of a Presidential election

Overwhelming feelings have come to light from the results of the Election Day that turned into Election Week
Abbie Gracie, Co-News Editor November 11, 2020
On Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris have officially become the president-elect and vice president-elect for the next four years, making Donald Trump one of the few incumbent presidents to lose in his race for a second term. The results brought a lot of conflicting emotions throughout the United States. 
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