Dylan Mulvaney Responds to Caitlyn Jenner’s Hurtful Tweets

(Image via rollingstone.com)  Volunteer Writer: Sakara De Gil-Balija  Email: sdegilbalija@umassd.edu  Dylan Mulvaney, a transgender Tik Tok influencer, founded her fanbase in her “Days of Girlhood” series, where she talks about different struggles and triumphs that her transition has brought to her.  Her eight million fans, or ‘friends,’ as she calls them, follow as Mulvaney brings to light the ugly and more beautiful sides of transitioning, … Continue reading Dylan Mulvaney Responds to Caitlyn Jenner’s Hurtful Tweets

Taylor Swift’s Ticketmaster Disaster

Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu Ticketmaster has received extreme backlash resulting from the botched sale of tickets for Taylor Swift’s newest stadium tour. The process of Swift’s tour ticket sales has prompted the Department of Justice’s antitrust division to investigate Ticketmaster and LiveNation for monopolizing the ticket sale industry.   On November 1st, Taylor Swift announced that she would be going on tour in 2023. … Continue reading Taylor Swift’s Ticketmaster Disaster

LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry

(Image via ew.com) Staff Writer: Julian Cassady Email: jcassady@umassd.edu As the Holiday season takes hold, many of us remember the years we sat together with family and older relatives, talking about “the good ol’ days.” Uncle Jimmy always rambling on about all the concerts he went to in the early 90s.  You’ve heard all his stories before, it’s practically an unofficial holiday tradition at this … Continue reading LiveNation-Ticketmaster Monopoly Generates Tension Over the Live Entertainment Industry

Is Cartoon Network in Danger After Studio Merger with Warner Bros?

(Image via http://www.deviantart.com) Staff Writer: Kelsey Wink  Email: kwink@umassd.edu  On October 11th, it was announced that Cartoon Network Studios would be merging with Warner Bros. Animation to form a single animation department.  While Cartoon Network was acquired by Warner Bros. in 2001, their animation studios have traditionally remained separate in the past. But with this new change, it seems that Cartoon Network is going to … Continue reading Is Cartoon Network in Danger After Studio Merger with Warner Bros?

When We Were Young Fest – It Wasn’t the Best

Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu Music festivals are always sought out in the music community. Fans wait year-round to hear who is playing at what festival in hopes they’ll be able to see their favorite artists of the same or similar genres. Over the past years, there was a heavily anticipated alternative music festival called Warped Tour (which tours rather than staying in one … Continue reading When We Were Young Fest – It Wasn’t the Best

Remembering Takeoff

(Image taken from: http://www.pinterest.com) Volunteer Writer: Sydney M. Cayer Email: scayer@umassd.edu Kirshnik Khari Ball, professionally known as Takeoff, was shot and killed outside of a private party in downtown Houston.   The rapper known as Takeoff, who was a member of the Migos, was 28 years old at the time of his death.  The police said the shooting happened at a private party outside of … Continue reading Remembering Takeoff

Disney+ Introduces a Slew of New Star Wars Content

(Image taken from: http://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2021/09/lucasfilm-11-new-star-wars-disney-plus-shows.html) Volunteer Writer: Brendan Flaherty Email: bflaherty1@umassd.edu With all the new STAR WARS content being added to Disney+, There are a lot of reactions to go through.  Within the past few months, we the viewers have been promised and have received multiple new forms of STAR WARS content to take in.  For starters, we got the release of the Obi-Wan Kenobi Show, … Continue reading Disney+ Introduces a Slew of New Star Wars Content

Henry Cavill Departs from The Witcher

(photo via Netflix) Staff Writer: Kamryn Kobel Email: kkobel@umassd.edu On October 29th, Netflix announced that famed actor Henry Cavill will be stepping down from his role as Geralt of Rivea from the acclaimed Netflix series The Witcher.  This was announced on The Witcher’s Twitter account, as well as on Cavill’s Instagram. Both posts reveal that The Hunger Games actor Liam Hemsworth will be taking on … Continue reading Henry Cavill Departs from The Witcher

BTS Announces a New Tour – With the South Korean Miltary (Draft)

Staff Writer: Maya Arruda Email: marruda7@umassd.edu  BTS is indisputably the most prominent K-pop group in western media for this current decade. It would not be an over-exaggeration to say that they have millions of fans worldwide. BTS merchandise and albums are mainstream, being sold in big chain shops regularly – something that most K-pop groups cannot claim. That is not even mentioning the billions of views … Continue reading BTS Announces a New Tour – With the South Korean Miltary (Draft)

Cambridge Micro Music Venue Expected to Shutdown

Staff Writer: Rena Danho Email: rdanho@umassd.edu If you are well versed in the music scene in Boston you may have heard of a small venue in Cambridge, Massachusetts called Middle East. The Middle East is a modest-sized club known to host shows for small artists like Peach Tree Rascals and Kid Bloom. But, what you may not have known about the location is that it … Continue reading Cambridge Micro Music Venue Expected to Shutdown