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Students view fliers lining the walls in the Upper Level of the Campus Center. Photo by Saichand Chowdary / Mass Media Staff.
The 2024 election: a survey for the students
Nick Collins, Sports Editor • April 9, 2024

UMass Boston’s Department of Political Science created a survey that will be running throughout this upcoming week. The survey, which is anonymous, is conducted by students of Professor Paul Watanabe’s course titled, “Political Science 330: Presidential...

Moviegoers enter for a daytime showing at the AMC at Boston Common, the theater where the Rocky Horrow FBC performs. Photo by Saichand Chowdary / Mass Media Staff
Boston’s Full Body Cast ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ turns 40
Sullivan Dickerson, Arts Writer • April 9, 2024

“The Rocky Horror Picture Show” has been a widespread cultural phenomenon since its release in 1975. The film, which serves as a parody of...

Students walk in the courtyard outside of Phillis Wheatley Hall and McCormack Hall in between their classes. Photo by Georgia Berry / Production Editor.
Settling the McCormack-Wheatley debate
Elijah Horwath, Opinions Editor • April 9, 2024

Wheatley and McCormack Hall—infamously and undoubtedly the two worst buildings on campus. Both were constructed in 1974, and seem to have been barely updated since then, judging by the outdated carpeting, labyrinthine architecture and school-gymnasium...

All hail Clump, the noodle messiah born of the Virgin Marcelo. Illustration by Bianca Oppedisano / Mass Media Staff.
The Virgin Marcelo immaculately conceives noodle messiah
Joe DiPersio, Humor Editor • April 9, 2024

It was perhaps the last thing students of Saturday’s Welcome Day expected to see. Instead of running into the world-renowned, Bobby Beacon,...

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Batter up! Outfielder Justin Gouveia steps up to the plate. Photo by Dong Woo Im / Mass Media Staff.
Baseball beats Lions in heavy rain, wins sixth straight
Owen Duda, Contributing Writer • April 9, 2024

After a lead-off double from Eastern Nazarene College’s Elvis Rojas, it was picked off immediately by Beacons starter Ethan Hunt. That spelled...

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