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Rumsha Siddiqui

Rumsha Siddiqui, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief

Rumsha Siddiqui (she/her) is a journalism major from upstate New York. She currently serves as the Kasteel Well Bureau Chief and is keen on writing about the Boston Celtics, film, and television.

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Emersons 14 athletics programs shone in a variety of ways in 2022-23

The Year of the Lions: Highlights from Emerson athletics’ 2022-23 season

The 2022-23 Emerson Lions have a lot to be proud of: across all 14 athletic programs, the Lions captured a bevy of accolades, including five major individual conference awards, nine First Team All-Conference...

Courtesy of Phyllis Mercurio

‘Air’ is a slam dunk with an all-star cast

By Rumsha Siddiqui, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
April 5, 2023

In a nearly sold-out theater at AMC Boston Common, cinemagoers wearing Air Jordans awaited the premiere of “Air,” a dramedy starring Boston’s poster children: Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. There was...

The Boston Celtics are 54-24 this season, second best in the Eastern Conference behind the Milwaukee Bucks.

Painting the Boston Celtics’ playoff picture

By Rumsha Siddiqui, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
April 4, 2023

Early last month, the Boston Celtics had a rough stretch—they lost three straight games against the New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets, and Cleveland Cavaliers, but head coach Joe Mazzulla didn’t express...

Illustration by Hailey Akau

‘You can’t make a Tomlette without breaking some Greggs’: Here’s why “Succession” has me scrambled

By Rumsha Siddiqui, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
March 29, 2023

As the first episode of the fourth and final season of “Succession” has been released, I wonder why I even watch the show in the first place. It is filled with morally bankrupt and villainous characters—but...

Blake Griffin is the Boston Celtics unsung hero

Blake Griffin is the Boston Celtics unsung hero

By Rumsha Siddiqui, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
March 10, 2023

The Boston Celtics agreed to a one-year contract with 33-year-old veteran and six-time NBA All-Star Blake Griffin in October of 2022. NBA fans have been labeling Griffin as washed since his 2019-20 season...

Sports betting is legal in the state of Massachusetts as of Jan. 31.

‘All true Massachusetts degenerates were in the house’ for legal sports betting

By Rumsha Siddiqui, Kasteel Well Bureau Chief
February 13, 2023

After years of pushback in the state legislature, in-person sports betting is officially legal in Massachusetts as of Jan. 31, just in time for the Super Bowl and March Madness, with mobile wagering expected...

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