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Fresh off the heels of his 2020 single “Monster feat. Justin Bieber,” Shawn Mendes has released a whopping 24 tracks in his new deluxe album "Wonder." The cover art pictures Mendes swimming in the middle of a crystal blue sea and under a cloudy sky. There seems to be a poem of some kind writ…

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With the holidays coming up in less than two weeks, shops and malls are already being decorated, people are decorating their houses/dorms, presents are being bought. And Christmas movies are being watched. With that in mind, Netflix has recently uploaded a bunch of new Christmas movies for t…

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For many college students, dining hall food can get redundant and bland, especially in the times of COVID-19 when the dining hall has limited options. Thankfully, for UMass Boston residents, there has been a new way to get tasty food on Friday nights—all included in the pre-paid dining plan. 

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On Nov. 27, Miley Cyrus released her highly anticipated album, "Plastic Hearts." Ever since the release of her smashingly popular cover of Blondie’s "Heart of Glass," many have been breathlessly waiting to see if Miley could pull off a full rock album. Well, did she? According to an Instagra…

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In the late eighties and early nineties, an especially dangerous time for a young black man to be on Boston’s streets, Jared Bridgeman’s natural musical ability was “discovered”, and he was brought to a youth community center in Quincy called the “Rock Shop”. Jared, whose stage name is Akrob…

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On Nov. 12, Billie Eilish released a single titled “Therefore I Am.” This single sounds a lot like past songs she has released—pop with heavy percussion elements and a smooth beat. The title of the song is inspired by Descartes’s famous line, “Cognito, ergo sum,” meaning “I think, therefore …

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Flying cars. Virtual reality. Robots. Looking at how those in the previous century imagined the future to be, it can be disappointing to compare it to what actually came to be. At worst, like with flying cars, we never got what we were promised. At best, these imagined tools and conveniences…

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According to some, we all have a soulmate—our other half. In Netflix’s movie “The Half of It,” the concept of soulmates is not as simple as it may seem, as three teenagers navigate their senior year of high school and search for their other half. 

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For decades, "Star Wars" has entertained audiences of all ages. The appeal is as widespread as can be. If I were to go and vacation in Brazil and make a Star Wars reference (spoken in Portuguese, of course), people would probably recognize it. The movies seem to cross all sorts of barriers. …