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The arts have been through decades of challenges when it comes to its academic and social acceptance. We have seen art programs receive less funding than sports programs for years now. Teachers of the arts have, at times, had to spend their own hard-earned money on materials for their studen…

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"Rick and Morty" is a vulgar but well-conceived animated series that was first released back in 2013 by creators Justin Roland and Dan Harmon. The series centers around character Rick and his sci-fi adventures with his grandson Morty. What was supposed to be more of a carefree creation of a …

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Summer will be over in a few more weeks, bringing not only the return of pumpkin spice but the end of the summer movie season. Every year the major film studios give us blockbusters to go see in theaters, with many of the biggest releases landing in summer. Well… every normal year at least. …

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Boston has become like a second home to me. As soon as I moved here in 2018, I knew that I was going to love it. I mean, what is there not to love? It’s hard not to be impressed by the city’s integration of preserved history and modern day society, or the diverse food industry that is thrivi…

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While the phrase ‘XOXO, Gossip Girl,’ has become as iconic as the 2000s show with the same name, the tagline has been passed on as a family heirloom to HBO Max’s reboot of "Gossip Girl". However, as with most reboots and remakes, fans and newcomers alike have been left with a half-baked idea…

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Happy first week of classes! Hope your summer was great and you are ready to jump back into another year of school. Welcome to Beacon Beginnings, a new weekly column giving you tips and tricks on the best ways to get accustomed to UMass Boston.

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In anticipation of her upcoming album “Happier Than Ever,” talent Billie Eilish has released a track early. Titled “Your Power,” Billie Eilish's new song mixes folk elements with her signature soft voice to bring light to the topic of abuse-of-power dynamics in relationships. Throughout the …