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Weezer’s ‘Pacific Daydream’ shows their lack of evolution

Weezer’s ‘Pacific Daydream’ shows their lack of evolution

By Matt Leonard

October 29, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, Music, Music, Scrolling Headlines

Weezer released their eleventh studio album, “Pacific Daydream,” on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. The album supposedly marks a change in their sound away from alt-rock toward a more “pop” sound. If by “pop” they mean devoid of all real emotion, they've captured it wonderfully. For a band whos...

These Disney Halloween classics are far from dead

These Disney Halloween classics are far from dead

By Allison Rizzo

October 26, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Movies, Scrolling Headlines, Special Issues

If you grew up as a Disney Channel kid, then you’ve likely developed a strong love for all things Disney Channel. While pumpkin spice everything, the changing leaves and jack-o-lanterns are the draw to this time of year for many, the spotlight should be on what Disney Channel has to offer. Wit...

Halloween-inspired makeup looks

Halloween-inspired makeup looks

By Cynthia Ntinunu

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Living, Fashion

Bring out your pumpkins, skeletons and fake spider webs, because it’s that time of year again. Halloween is approaching, but there is one thing you shouldn’t forget this year: Halloween makeup. As kids, we put on masks to become our favorite super heroes, but now makeup has become a game chan...

Audiopathy

Audiopathy

By Sam Wong

October 25, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Scrolling Headlines

You get to the back before you can breathe, which is goddamn impressive considering the span of this building. Micah’s right next to you, stride for stride, something you know without looking because you know by hearing. Her steps sound just as quick as yours and she keeps chanting something over and...

Costuming: a group project and a family tradition

Costuming: a group project and a family tradition

By Jackson Cote

October 25, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Fashion, Scrolling Headlines

The hunt always started in the summer, at least six months before the date that I anticipated all year with uttermost glee: Oct. 31, an occasion for consuming endless sweets, dressing up with friends and experiencing late-night tooth aches. But in my eyes, Halloween was not a day centered around stuf...

Temporal mandibular dysfunction

Temporal mandibular dysfunction

By Sam Wong

October 25, 2017


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I have never been afraid of dentists orthodontists oral surgeons, what have you,   until my teeth crumbled like stale shortbread into my hands and I sat gummy and toothless in sleepy subconscious.   I have never been afraid of dentists orthodontists oral surgeons, what have you,   until I f...

Spooky is the new funky

Spooky is the new funky

By Andrea Hanley

October 25, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music, Scrolling Headlines, Special Issues

Picture this: You’re having a Halloween themed party, pregame or maybe just hanging out with friends and you’ve been left in charge of being the DJ. You and your counterparts seem to be having a good time, then suddenly—a resounding “BOO!” thunders throughout all of campus. Spooky right? WR...

Fun and easy Halloween-themed recipes to spook up your night

Fun and easy Halloween-themed recipes to spook up your night

By Nicholas Remillard

October 25, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Do-it-yourself, Food & Drink, Scrolling Headlines

Need some ideas to help make your Halloween party a bit spookier but aren’t sure how? You’ve already bought all the decorations—skeletons and skulls, creepily carved ceramic pumpkins, blown-up vampires, fog machines, sticky spider webs—and you now need to complete the scene with some delici...

An ode to death: A short parable on fear

An ode to death: A short parable on fear

By William Plotnick

October 25, 2017


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Halloween has always been a great time to celebrate the things that we fear. Each person’s collective fears are a unique mix. While some fears are common (e.g., illness), each individual fear and the degree of each are far different from the next person. Futhermore, what we fear reflects who we ar...

Five amazing places to get your foliage fix for the season

Five amazing places to get your foliage fix for the season

By Nadia Raytselis

October 25, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Scrolling Headlines, Special Issues

During this time of year, most University of Massachusetts students are so overwhelmed with exams that they forget to appreciate the natural beauty of the Pioneer Valley. Yes, midterms are important, but so is taking the time to go outside to enjoy the crisp autumn air and dazzling leaf displays. Colors ...

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ remains a Halloween hit

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ remains a Halloween hit

By Edward Clifford

October 25, 2017


Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Culture, Entertainment, Music, Scrolling Headlines

This November marks the 35th anniversary of the release of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” The album’s title track rises in popularity this time of year, becoming a staple on Spotify playlists for Halloween parties both formal and casual. The song has become as synonymous with late October as...