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Introspective Ramblings: “How Does the Past Begin?”

Introspective Ramblings:

Riley Jones, Contributor

October 7, 2020

This week's poem features another piece from student poet, Riley Jones, as she reflects on the haunting role that the past plays in all of our lives.

Bryson Tiller is Back: “Anniversary” Makes Long-Awaited Arrival

RCA Records

Sean Dunham, Contributor

October 7, 2020

An R&B artist at heart, Tiller showcases his amazing talents by combining his soulful, dream-like singing with an upbeat rap style. The ten track album expresses the artist’s deepest emotions about love and becoming his best self, allowing his listeners to connect with him.

Marked As Read: Episode One

Artwork by Celina Rivernider.

Celina Rivernider

October 7, 2020

Looking to fall in love with reading again? Celina Rivernider has the perfect guide in the first episode of her new podcast "Marked As Read."

Patriots Coverage Week 4: Patriots’ Offense Falls Behind as Chiefs Pull Away Late

PC: Charlie Riedel

Michael Araujo, Reporter

October 6, 2020

The Patriots’ played uncharacteristically sloppy as they made several clumsy mistakes which could have turned the tide in their favor

Food Tour of the Pioneer Valley

Food Tour of the Pioneer Valley

Madison Bethune, Contributor

October 6, 2020

Grabbing a bite to eat but sick of the typical downtown Amherst restaurants? Here are ideas for a full day of eating, at places you may have never even heard of before. 

Settling for Biden: The Better Option

Settling for Biden: The Better Option

Matt Languedoc, Contributor

October 6, 2020

The presidential election is less than a month away and has proven to be the most stressful voting period in U.S history.

UMass community reacts to the first presidential debate

UMass community reacts to the first presidential debate

Ethan Brayall-Brown, Contributor

October 5, 2020

The first debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden was anything but normal.

Judging Books By Their Covers: “Midnight Sun”, the latest addition to the Twilight series, exposes the tortured humanity behind the vampire

Judging Books By Their Covers: “Midnight Sun”, the latest addition to the Twilight series, exposes the tortured humanity behind the vampire

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy/Managing Editor

October 5, 2020

Stephenie Meyer's latest installment, “Midnight Sun,” exposes a more human perspective, from an unexpected narrator, that makes the series almost redeemable.

Sororities tackle the recruitment process over Zoom

Sororities tackle the recruitment process over Zoom

Nicole Biagioni, Writer

October 3, 2020

Nothing about this year is normal; classes and RSO’s are no different and for the most part, online. So how does one aspect of college life, specifically Greek life, adapt to the new normal? 

Trump’s threat to not cede power is a threat to democracy

Trump's threat to not cede power is a threat to democracy

Talya Torres, Contributor

October 2, 2020

This issue of a non-peaceful transition and Trump's push to make ballots seem illegitimate could mean that even if we find out the winner of the election on election day, it may not be settled for months if the situation is brought to court.

Coastals release new single “Watercolors”

From left to right: Tyler Cole, Gabriel Martinez, Tyler Freeman, James Chouinard, Brendan Nagy / credit: Amanda Laferriere

Nasya Blackshear, Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2020

“We looked within rather than everywhere else. This is really going to be an exploration of ourselves and how we deal with things that everyone will inevitably go through or experiences that aren’t pleasant,” said Freeman.

App of the week: Adobe Lightroom

App of the week: Adobe Lightroom

Julian Mendoza, Writer

October 2, 2020

Adobe Lightroom is your best friend when it comes to making sure that your photos are reaching their potential. Available as both a desktop and a mobile app, this photo editing program is an industry standard among professional photographers.

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