The Reboot Phenomena

By Busola Awobode Email: bawobode@umassd.edu Recently, the gender flip version of the 1999 classic She’s All That was released to Netflix. In a short-lived debut, He’s All That starring Tiktok’s Addison Rae and Cobra Kai’s Tanner Buchanan is one in a mass of reimagined classics that have recently graced our screens. The new movie which unsurprisingly is full of painfully obvious production mistakes, underwhelming acting, … Continue reading The Reboot Phenomena

We’re Superheroes: Movie Review of “The Suicide Squad” (2021)

By; Staff Writer Samantha Travis (stravis1@umassd.edu) We’re Superheros: Movie Review of “The Suicide Squad” (2021)  Samantha Travis  It has seemed like eternity since new movies have been playing, but finally the time has come. One that is highly recommended to go see is “The Suicide Squad,” directed by James Gunn (2021). And no, it is not a reboot nor a sequel, and one does not … Continue reading We’re Superheroes: Movie Review of “The Suicide Squad” (2021)

AAPI Representation in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

By Staff Writer;  Roxanne K Hepburn <rhepburn@umassd.edu> Marvel’s latest movie, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, is a breakthrough for proper AAPI (Asian American Pacific Islander) representation in the film industry as it ushers in the fourth phase of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe).  Shang-Chi is the first Marvel movie to feature an Asian character as their lead hero; moreover, it almost entirely … Continue reading AAPI Representation in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Oscar Billie and Elliot; A Night at The Met Gala

Billie Eilish in Oscar de la Renta By: Shannen Hansen Email : shansen4@umassd.edu The Met Gala is a fundraising event for the annual exhibit at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum. Each year has a theme, this year being American Independence. Soccer starlit and gay-icon, Megan Rapinoe, was dressed like a modernized Uncle Sam and held a little purse that read “In Gay We … Continue reading Oscar Billie and Elliot; A Night at The Met Gala

Masked and Vaxed: UMass Dartmouth Back on Campus

By: Sam Travis, Staff Writer stravis1@umassd.edu The long-awaited moment has finally come for all UMass Dartmouth faculty and staff. Everyone is officially back on campus! Surely it is an adjustment for everyone and is also perfectly fine to be a shock and take awhile to get used to. A majority of UMD students have gone from taking their classes in the comfort of their own … Continue reading Masked and Vaxed: UMass Dartmouth Back on Campus