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Introspective Ramblings: “In the End I Was More Than Myself”

Introspective Ramblings:

Riley Jones, Contributor

September 23, 2020

This week's poem features a moving piece from student poet, Riley Jones, about overcoming self-doubt.

Three simple and healthy meals to make for the beginner chef

Three simple and healthy meals to make for the beginner chef

Madison Bethune, Contributor

September 23, 2020

These 3 delicious and healthy meals take less than 30 minutes to whip up.

Coolhand Jax’s journey to “No Dreams of Anything”

Jake Weissman also known as Coolhand Jax/Used with permission of photographer James Wyatt

Nasya Blackshear, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

September 22, 2020

“When I finished school, I went on a big long road trip across the country for like two or three months and then I tracked a bunch of demos,” Weissman professed. Home again after his lengthy road trip, Weissman got to work and Coolhand Jax was born. 

Finding a way to make it work

Finding a way to make it work

Elisabeth Morgan, Writer

September 22, 2020

Balancing work and school has never been easy, now more than ever.

Patriots Coverage Week 2: Patriots’ comeback attempt falls short as Wilson throws 5 TDs in Seahawks’ win

PC: David Silverman

Michael Araujo, Writer

September 21, 2020

New England entered the Sunday night matchup as underdogs for the first time since 2016 - when Jimmy Garoppolo started in place of the suspended Tom Brady.

In Memoriam: Chadwick Boseman replicates the legacy of MLK and Malcolm X

Screenshot of Emmys In Memoriam Sept 20, 2020/YouTube Television Academy

Nasya Blackshear, Assistant Lifestyle Editor

September 21, 2020

“He didn't have to compromise to get a billion dollars. He said, look, I can be myself and bring blackness into this world, into your comic book world and will turn it upside down sideways,” said Bracey.

What is it like to be an OnlyFans content creator?

What is it like to be an OnlyFans content creator?

Talia Heisey, Writer

September 21, 2020

OnlyFans has been a hot topic and career choice for many. This creator shares her story and maybe will inspire you to start yours.

The passing of the Supreme Court Justice and women’s rights champion, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sets the stage for a nasty political fight

The passing of the Supreme Court Justice and women’s rights champion, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, sets the stage for a nasty political fight

Faith Cardoza, Politics/Op-Ed Editor

September 20, 2020

She was the director of of the Women’s Rights Project of the American Civil Liberties Union, and argued for six major cases to the Supreme Court regarding gender equality. Her position on the Supreme Court now being vacant has the power to shape the nation for generations to come.

App of the week: iNaturalist

App of the week: iNaturalist

Julian Mendoza, Writer

September 18, 2020

Identify unknown organisms with this free and interactive app

Power behind the voice: The long history of mismanagement in the music industry

Kanye West at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and Taylor Swift at the 2019 iHeart Radio Awards. Both have recently spoken against industry contracts/ David Shankbone and Glenn Francis, respectively

Julia Donohue, Managing Editor

September 17, 2020

Unfortunately West, Swift and Chance The Rapper are not the first musicians to be weighed down by the industry Chronicled below are how three major musical entities were mismanaged by one man, Allen Klein.

UMass Amherst announces new furloughs

(Patrick Kline/ Amherst Wire)

Talia Heisey, News Writer

September 16, 2020

Chancellor Subaswammy has announced a round of new furloughs of UMass staff due to the approximate 170 million dollars in financial losses incurred by the pandemic.

“This Is Paris”: The scary truth that birthed the Hilton heiress

Wiki Commons

Kacey Connolly, Podcast Editor

September 16, 2020

What will shock viewers most, however, is the horrifying reason why the Paris Hilton we thought we knew was created in the first place.

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