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People pass by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at night. Photo by Saichand Chowdary / Mass Media Staff.
Boston Symphony Orchestra conductor Seiji Ozawa passes at age 88
Jennifer Phan, News Editor • February 16, 2024

During the 20th century, Boston enjoyed one of its most prosperous eras as a center and hub for classical music. Among the talented musicians of the time was Seiji Ozawa, an orchestra conductor originally from Japan. On Feb. 6, the 88-year-old conductor...

Anna Marfo interviews John Green during the event “A Conversation with John Green” held by The Mass Media and Student Arts and Events Council. Photo by Olivia Reid / Photography Editor.
A Crash Course on the Conversation with John Green
Rena Weafer and Sullivan Dickerson February 21, 2024

On Friday Feb. 9, The Mass Media and the Student Arts and Events Council welcomed famed writer, creator and philanthropist John Green to a public...

Give horror a second chance
February 12, 2024
Anti-Israel and anti-colonialism writing in bathroom stalls around campus. Photos taken by members of the UMass Boston community.
Open letter to administration on Israel-Palestine
Noor Hassan, Contributor • February 21, 2024

To whom this may concern:  Like many students on campus, these past few months have been torturous for us. Outside of a heavy course load and life stressors, I and many others have been grieving the loss of nearly 30,000 lives as the ongoing genocide...

Mr. Woe Humpback lectures to his classroom full of students. Illustration by Bianca Oppedisano / Mass Media Staff.
Anthropomorphic whale hired to teach university’s daycare
Joe DiPersio, Humor Editor • February 21, 2024

Kids are like little Humpty Dumptys with wall fetishes. You leave them alone for two seconds and the next thing you know, they’ve climbed on...

The Bobby Beacon Experience
February 21, 2024
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Men’s hockey against Elmira College during a previous home game. Photo by Dong Woo Im / Mass Media Staff.
Men's hockey rumbles through regular season, receives royalties for hard work
Nick Collins, Sports Editor • February 21, 2024

UMass Boston’s Men’s Hockey inked another regular season into the books, and through the thick and thin of what played out, the Beacons emphatically...

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