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Once Upon a Time Recap: Tallahassee

By Alexa Hoyle

November 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

This week’s episode finally gave us some backstory on Emma, and it brought one of my favorite “Lost” actors back to TV: Jorge Garcia. Dare I say this might have been my favorite episode of the season so far? Let’s get...

Once Upon a Time Recap: The Doctor

By Alexa Hoyle

November 1, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

This week we got treated to a new character that ventures outside of fairytales and into the literary realm. We also got some Lana Parrilla perfection, as per usual.  It was just a great episode that I wasn’t expecting to love...

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals turn up the heat with new album

By Maggie Cornelius

October 30, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

If you want a real heartbreak album put down the T. Swift and pick up Grace Potter and the Nocturnals new album, ‘The Lion, The Beast, The Beat.’ Sixteen tracks make up the deluxe edition of the album which is well wo...

How to celebrate Halloween if Hurricane Sandy hits

By kate casler

October 29, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Lifestyle

With Hurricane Sandy coming our way and leaving us unsure of how hard it will hit and whether or not we will be locked indoors, we need to make Halloween plans accordingly. So here are some ideas to celebrate the holiday if the hurricane does leave us trapped in our rooms. First and foremos...

What not to do on Facebook

By Taylor Gilmore

October 16, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Lifestyle

In this day and age, college students spend a huge amount of time on Facebook, particularly when they should be doing things like homework or studying. The massive amount of time spent on Facebook has led to the development of some nasty habits. Here are just a few things people do on Fac...

How I Met Your Mother Recap: Episodes 2 and 3

By Purti Pareek

October 13, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

Now that our favorite show is back in full swing, let’s discuss this whole “pre-nup” situation in the second episode. I wish that the directors of the series gave more consideration to the viewers that have been anticipating...

Why apples are the best fall food

By Taylor Gilmore

October 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs

It’s that time of year again! Fall is here, and I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier. I love the crisp air, the colorful trees, and finally getting to wear my favorite leather boots again. Thanksgiving, ...

Once Upon a Time Recap: We are Both

By Alexa Hoyle

October 12, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

“I don’t know how to love very well.” Regina began her road to redemption in Sunday’s episode and showcased what OUAT does best: complex character development. Sunday’s episode was a fast-paced emotional thrill ride, showing how great the acting and the writing on th...

Once Upon a Time Recap: Magic is Here

By Alexa Hoyle

October 6, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t watched last week's Once Upon a Time season 2 premiere, look away! Once Upon a Time started its second season last night with its...

How I didn’t meet your mother

By Purti Pareek

September 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Movies and Television

It’s that time of the year again: our favorite show is back! What show? How I Met Your Mother, of course. While many gasped at the season premiere, I was quite disappointed.  SPOILER ALERT: Yet again, we are only left with the woman with the yellow umbrella. The show starts off in a place we...

A transfer’s take on UMass weather

By kate casler

September 24, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Lifestyle

I’m a transfer student here at UMass, coming all the way from sunny San Diego, California. You might be wondering why I left the mild climate and beautiful beaches of Cali to come out here. I tend to get that question a...

Retro review: “Queen”

By alicia bhardwaj

September 19, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living Blogs, Blogs, Entertainment, Music

Queen’s eponymous first album released in 1973 is often overlooked in comparison  to their more well known albums, such as a “Night at the Opera”. However, some of my favorite Queen songs of all time are on this al...