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These difficult times of COVID-19 and stay at home orders, gives me time to reminisce my first kayaking experience. I’ll admit I felt a mixture of excitement and fear; I had never kayaked. I had this feeling of being out of control and not trusting myself. It’s the same strange feeling that …

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Leisure, leisure, leisure in a time of stress and schoolwork. You’re no longer commuting to work and school so think of all that extra time up for grabs right now! Here’s a short list of things to help up your social distancing game.

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Working on campus is something a lot of UMass Boston students do. They give tours, help the police department, serve food, and do pretty much everything in between. With COVID-19, a lot of students were told not to report to work or to work from home. I was one of the lucky ones who got to s…

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College students are always looking for ways to save money. It seems no matter how much we work and no matter how much money we make, we are broke all of the time. I have a few tricks up my sleeve that I use to save money. Whether it is for a rainy day or using it to buy myself plane tickets…

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If I told you that I saw an invisible man, you may think that I’m a bit nuts in most contexts. However, in 1933 and now 2020, we can understand that I, in fact, simply saw a film. This edition of "The Invisible Man" takes the science-fiction base and sets new roots firmly in the horror genre…

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      The Hessen program offers different excursions that students may choose from. At the University of Kassel, we were given a choice to go hiking or take a German folk dancing class. They allowed us to do all the programs by putting up sign up sheets to choose from. I chose to hike, as th…

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Whether you’ve heard of him or not, this singer’s new album is worth adding to your “car songs” playlist. The pop star Lauv released a new album on March 6, 2020, titled “~how i’m feeling~”, with a lack of capitalization in true generation Z-style. The album cover features the singer himself…

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Spring break is quickly approaching, but not everyone has flights and vacations booked. If you’re staying near Boston this break, you may want to fill up your time with something other than the typical work, sleep, homework, repeat. Spring break is the perfect opportunity to begin trying out…

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We all know that UMass Boston has a ton of majors, and that every single one of them is important and useful. The thing is there are some majors that are seen as more helpful than others, and because of that, some majors are not given the credit they deserve. Mostly, I am talking about my ow…