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Rena Weafer, Arts Editor

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A student uses TikTok during their free time. Photo by Saichand Chowdary / Mass Media Staff.

The downfall of TikTok

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
February 12, 2024

The arts need our attention

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
February 10, 2023
A Taylor Swift fan listens to her music.

A beginner’s guide to Taylor Swift

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
September 23, 2022
A UMass Boston student takes a moment to enjoy the new Farmer’s Fridge located in Campus Center near the bookstore. Use the code “HOCO25” to get a discount!

New healthy options on campus

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
September 16, 2022
After a long first day of classes, a student de-stresses with some light yoga in her room.

How to practice mindful living

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
September 9, 2022
A woman shops for school supplies as the new semester arrives.

How to do college on a budget

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
September 1, 2022
In front of University Hall, a student takes time to plan out her busy semester schedule.

Preparing for stress

Rena Weafer, Arts Editor
September 1, 2022
A UMass Boston student performs a skin care mask on their face.

Combatting the winter blues

Rena Weafer, Arts Writer
February 24, 2022
A table with featured books and a “#BookTok” sign at Barnes & Noble, featuring books that are popular within book-focused communities on TikTok.

Did TikTok bring back reading?

Rena Weafer, Arts Writer
February 17, 2022
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