Astronomy department head hosting sundial and sky-watching event

Stephen Schneider will mark the beginning of the autumnal equinox with a pair of gatherings at the UMass Sunwheel today.

“Hell on Wheels” shines as newest western

AMC’s latest series takes place during the end of the Civil War and
follows a cold blooded killer/railroad worker trying to murder those who killed his wife in the war.

Jeff Bridges shines in gritty remake

“True Grit” by the Coen brothers (“Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men”) has brought us something that isn’t exactly a hot topic of our generation – a western. “No Country for Old Men” had the look and feel of a western, but was missing some major parts to fit it in the category. After testing the waters of the country style, the Coens decided to stick their noses in the dirt and make a full-fledged western. With it, the directing tandum brought a fresh feeling to cowboys and outlaws, and new advances in film made the violence more prominent. Mattie…

‘Team Fortress 2’ is a ‘The Hidden Gem’

Collegian blogger Reggie Kwok reviews your newest gaming guilty pleasure.