By Contributing Writer Abigail Field Halloween 2019 kicked off the 26th annual Rocky Horror Picture Show. A wonderful show which consists of actors expertly miming the scenes of the iconic movie while it plays on a screen in the background, it captivated the audience with its humor and interactivity throughout. The beginning of the show, hosted by Director Sawyer Pollitt (History and Religious Studies, 2020), … Continue reading Let’s do the Time Warp again! Rocky Horror takes the stage for the 26th year!
By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt A&E Section Editor Michael Kiwanuka, British born singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist recently released his third full-length studio album, the self-titled Kiwanuka. For someone unfamiliar with his work, Kiwanuka plays like a retro throwback that wouldn’t seem out of place in a ‘70s period Netflix original. Kiwanuka, who has been described as an indie-folk musician, has been a known … Continue reading Kiwanuka brings ‘70s nostalgia
By Arts & Entertainment Editor Sawyer Pollitt This past October, the popular battle royal video game, Fortnite went offline beginning on Sunday October 13th and continuing for several days. This temporary absence of Fortnite caused pre-teens, videogame journalists, and anyone else who cared to go into a collective panic during their wait for the game to return. During the downtime, players were met with a … Continue reading Fortnite’s black hole
By Editor-in-Chief Gabriella Barthe Walking into the theatre I had almost no expectations for Countdown. All I knew was that is was going to be about an app that tells people when they would die – interesting premise for a horror movie right? Unsurprisingly – its not original. In the last decade multiple productions have been made with that very premise. Most notable has … Continue reading Counting down the minutes until Countdown was over
By Staff Writer Kira Bruce America has a fascination with zombie movies, it seems like every year there’s a new film coming out that plays to the same zombie tropes. Zombieland 2: Double Tap came out this past week and brought many audience members back to theaters for more of the late 2000’s fun that they got from the original film. Zombieland was one of … Continue reading Zombieland 2: Double Tap review
By Staff Writer Eric Sousa The Outer Worlds, a game released on October 25th, is a first-person RPG set in a multi-planetary universe. It has some of the best story-telling I’ve ever experienced. It has a diversity of weapons, playthroughs, and characters. This means that no playthrough will ever be a repeat. It has a plethora of good qualities, but it has my most important … Continue reading Outer Worlds: The spiritual successor to classic Fallout games
By Contributing Writer Nicole O’Connell The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has a new Artist in Residence. Xi Jie Ng, who goes by Salty, arrived on campus in mid-October. Originally from Singapore, Salty moved to Oregon three years ago to attend graduate school at Portland State University. She now has a Master of Fine Arts in art and social practice from that institution. From her website, … Continue reading New artist in residence hopes for interdisciplinary projects