Why the Left needs to avoid violence

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. One of the first lessons I learned during my young career in political activism was taught to me by an older women during the Boston counter protest to the riots in Charlottesville. After the violence in Charlottesville my friend had worn a bandana on his neck out of fear of police use of CS gas. Within a half hour of us … Continue reading Why the Left needs to avoid violence

Fighting forest fires for the price of a chocolate bar

By Staff Writer Gabriella Barthe. Fires rage through the California hills as the Camp Fire in Butte County becomes the deadliest wildfire in the history of the state. With officials struggling to maintain and contain the situation, the state has been relying on help from inmates.  The inmate volunteer fire fighting program is not new for California – it dates back to 1915 – but back in … Continue reading Fighting forest fires for the price of a chocolate bar

2018 and the Boston Music Scene

By Staff Writer James Mellen III. From Aerosmith to The Mighty Mighty Bosstones to Pixies the greater Boston area has been the cradle of incredible music acts for years, and will continue to create great and innovative acts for years to come.  Boston is known all around the country for it’s every-present and diehard punk and hardcore scene, with legendary venues like The Palladium and The Rat Cellar, and … Continue reading 2018 and the Boston Music Scene

Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season

By Staff Writer Ben Pfeffer 10) Die Hard (1988) rated R:   Die Hard is obviously a Christmas movie, that argument is no longer up for debate. The plot of the movie is about a dad trying to make it home for the holidays and he encounters a group of terrorists. Do not watch this with children as it swears many times, contains nudity, portrays alcohol, drugs, … Continue reading Top 10 movies to watch during the holiday season

Do you like jazz? Jeff Goldblum titillates with premier album

By Staff Writer Sawyer Pollitt. American icon, renaissance man, and pianist Jeff Goldblum released his first jazz album The Capitol Studios Sessions with the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. This live album released on November 9, 2018 through Decca Records as No. 1 on the jazz charts. Thiswork is a breath of fresh air for someone like myself whose taste in music has been described as “bass and screaming”.  This … Continue reading Do you like jazz? Jeff Goldblum titillates with premier album

King of the Hill comes to Hulu I’ll tell you what

By Staff Writer Seth Tamarkin. Nearly twenty years after its premiere, King of the Hill has finally found a streaming home in Hulu and that should be cause for celebration. The cartoon has managed to become one of the most relevant and unique TV comedies ever despite first airing in 1997.  What makes King of the Hill so unique and beloved is that it deals with social issues with a different … Continue reading King of the Hill comes to Hulu I’ll tell you what