The weight of question 3

By Assistant Designer Emily Lannon. Question 3 on the Massachusetts ballot for the midterm election is one that lets the community vote on the protection of bathroom rights for transgender individuals. Specifically, it affirms that gender identity stays on the “list of prohibited grounds for discrimination in places of public accommodation, resort, or amusement” according to a Vote411.org copy of the ballot. Other things on … Continue reading The weight of question 3

Home on the range: Slime edition

By Emily Lannon, Arts and Entertainment Editor Slime Rancher is a new game released in August 2017 by indie developer Monomi Park. The game takes place, as expected, on a ranch as players take the role of Beatrice Lebeau the new owner of the “Far Far Range” somewhere out in space. The goal of the game is simple, farm slimes. These adorable gelatinous organisms come … Continue reading Home on the range: Slime edition

“Trans Scripts:” Coming to a campus near you

By Emily Lannon, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance. To honor those facing the violence towards the trans community, and to respect those lost to that violence and hatred, the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality is producing a performance of Paul Logan’s play “Trans Scripts Part I: The Women.” It will be held in the Library Grand Reading Room … Continue reading “Trans Scripts:” Coming to a campus near you

The Gifted, a gift to X-Men fans new and old

By Emily Lannon, Arts and Entertainment Editor The latest in the X-Men franchise The Gifted starts as you would expect, a young person in trouble running from authorities. This person is soon revealed to be a mutant, a person with a specialized x-gene that grants them superhuman abilities. The young mutant is rescued from their pursuers by a ragtag group from the “mutant underground” that … Continue reading The Gifted, a gift to X-Men fans new and old

Father

By Emily Lannon, Arts & Entertainment Editor She pulls her car into the driveway. He’s there, propped against his muscle car. It’s an orange Mustang, she knows that much but she isn’t sure on the year,  old is all she knew, ‘70s maybe. His hip is resting against the front wheel well, leather jacket open and brushing against the hood. Glasses hide his eyes but … Continue reading Father