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App of the week for college students: Forest App – Stay Focused

App of the week for college students: Forest App – Stay Focused

Sophia Torres, Writer

October 10, 2019

Having trouble focusing on your work? Forest app is here to help.

App of the week for college students: CamScanner

App of the week for college students: CamScanner

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 26, 2019

Turning a phone into a scanner for important documents.

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

App of the week for college students: UMass Bus Track

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 13, 2019

A guide on how to navigate the campus on and off using the app.

App of the week for college students: Venmo

App of the week for college students: Venmo

Shannon Macalingay, LifeStyle Editor

September 6, 2019

"I'll venmo you," has become another way to tell a friend "I'll pay you back."

Grab your travel mug, “Cuphead” is on the Switch

Grab your travel mug, “Cuphead” is on the Switch

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

May 7, 2019

Packed with action, stunning visuals and an addictive soundtrack, the critically-acclaimed platformer makes its way to Nintendo.

The massive world of the Elder Scrolls now on your phone

The massive world of the Elder Scrolls now on your phone

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

April 24, 2019

Players can expect to jump into the story fairly quickly - but expect updates before the game is officially launched.

The Polygonal Sunrise: Episode 11

The Polygonal Sunrise: Episode 11

Jack Martin, Podcaster

April 22, 2019

The podcast finale.

Gaming recap: PlayStation and Microsoft unveil video showcases

Gaming recap: PlayStation and Microsoft unveil video showcases

Patrick Kline, Photo Editor

April 16, 2019

PlayStation teased several new VR games, while Microsoft showed off some indie developers.

The Polygonal Sunrise: Episode 10

The Polygonal Sunrise: Episode 10

Jack Martin, Podcaster

April 15, 2019

In today’s episode of The Polygonal Sunrise, Jack Martin discusses the reveal of "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order," the addition of name changes to the PlayStation Network and the potential "Horizon Zero Dawn" sequel.

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 9

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 9

Jack Martin, Podcaster

April 8, 2019

Jack Martin discusses the reveal of a "Borderlands 3" release date, the next "Assassin’s Creed" location and the delay of "Super Meat Boy Forever."

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 8

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 8

Jack Martin, Podcaster

April 1, 2019

On Jack Martin's agenda? "Borderlands 3" and two rumored Nintendo Switch models.

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 7

The Polygonal Sunrise Podcast: Episode 7

Jack Martin, Podcaster

March 25, 2019

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

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