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Something’s cooking on the 11th floor

Something’s cooking on the 11th floor

Desire' Jackson - Crosby , Contributor

December 11, 2019

 UMass’ hidden, affordable, and student-run gem

UMass students share their sounds to connect a community

UMass students share their sounds to connect a community

Samantha Croteau

November 15, 2019

Chris Focus, Cam Randall and DJ Laflamme are three must-know student artists who cater their music to the college lifestyle, tying the UMass community together.

And the beat goes on; Terri Lyne Carrington and her latest album “Waiting Game”

And the beat goes on; Terri Lyne Carrington and her latest album “Waiting Game”

Julia Donohue, Assistant Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2019

The political emphasis on Carrington’s career is clear, especially in her upcoming album, “Waiting Game.” Singles “Bells (Ring Loudly)” and “Waiting Game” are about police killings and the 2016 election respectively. 

Confidence, style and an out-of-this-world flow welcome you to the world of Jay Astro

Confidence, style and an out-of-this-world flow welcome you to the world of Jay Astro

Astghik Dion, Assistant Photo Editor

November 1, 2019

While Jay Astro’s idiosyncratic style is enough to make him stand out, it is the warmth he radiates merely from his energy, whether this be rapping on stage or simply walking through the Southwest wind tunnel, that truly makes him unique

SGA’s Sonya Epstein works to create a more just UMass

SGA’s Sonya Epstein works to create a more just UMass

Rebecca Duffy, Writer

October 23, 2019

The secretary wants to use their voice to uplift others on a campus they love.

UMass Music legend Makaya McCraven comes home

UMass Music legend Makaya McCraven comes home

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

October 18, 2019

“We can speak to each other in the abstract realm, especially with instrumental music where I’m not saying anything to you, but we’re all feeling something together.”

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

What it means to be a full-time student, part-time DJ

Shane Guilfoyle, Writer

October 11, 2019

Over a semester, Jackson Vo has seen his DJ aspirations develop, as he finds himself performing at venues such as Spoke and the Monkey Bar on weekends.

Meet Julia Fox, SGA’s associate speaker

Meet Julia Fox, SGA’s associate speaker

Faith Cardoza and Vincent Rossi

October 9, 2019

Associate Speaker, Julia Fox, wants students to know that SGA is a resource for students and SGA is here to support and represent everyone at UMass.

Stone the Druggist; a small-town band with big dreams

Stone the Druggist; a small-town band with big dreams

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

October 7, 2019

When asked what the best parts of being in a band, Ford simply says “friendship and camaraderie.” Making music is a job that helps you fulfill the creative outlet in your life.

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