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Honesty, struggle highlighted in podcast

Honesty, struggle highlighted in podcast

Kate Tender, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

With all the time I spend looking at screens, whether it be for school or mindlessly staring at my phone, I’ve found entertainment in podcasts. Whether it’s while cooking, driving or just wanting a break from my screen, podcasts are overall a great way to consume content. Over the spring and summer, I...

Netflix film follows new detective

Netflix film follows new detective

Connor Mcneely

October 15, 2020

Enola Holmes is a film adaptation of Nancy Springer’s "Enola Holmes" book series, and a major hit on Netflix, which has managed to bring yet another enjoyable, high quality film to audiences at home. This is a movie that could have carried its own weight in a theatrical release, and favorable reviews from ...

Life beyond the yellow submarine

Life beyond the yellow submarine

Elly Honaker, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Wings was Paul McCartney’s band post-Beatles, a late 70s softy of a group that frequented my mom’s mixed CDs when I was around ages six to 10. It’s no wonder my mom thought it a suitable sort of music for a child. The mixture of soft brass, strange men with funny accents sounding out during the music...

Oscars might be cancelled due to release delays

Oscars might be cancelled due to release delays

Ben Wilcox, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

The 2021 Oscar season was always up in the air following numerous delays in the industry, but recent delays might be the final nail in the coffin. After many rounds of postponements of release dates for a whole slate of movies, we have arrived at the point where most films are set to release close to a...

Netflix releases binge-able Emily in Paris

Netflix releases binge-able Emily in Paris

Julia Ochsenhirt

October 15, 2020

A week ago, my mom sent me the trailer to Emily in Paris, a new show starring Lily Collins as Emily Cooper, a young Chicago-based marketing agent who follows her job to Paris. “Critics hate it,” my mom told me, “but it seems like something you’d like.” My mom knows me well. I devoured all 10 episodes ...

Prime Video drops long-awaited second season

Prime Video drops long-awaited second season

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

Ever wonder how superheroes might look in the actual world? Would they be the beacons of hope that groups like The Avengers and Justice League provide their various fictional universes? Maybe they would be selfish? The Boys answers some of these questions with more detail than you might hope for. Last...

New exhibit showcases Black American artists

New exhibit showcases Black American artists

Jack Portman

October 8, 2020

Explorations of Self: Black Portraiture from the Cochran Collection, which will run in Hanes Art Gallery until March 28, 2021, showcases 20th century Black American artists and their versatile expressions of self, reflections on history and innovative stylistic techniques. The gallery, accessible from Scales ...

So you want to be a cult leader?

So you want to be a cult leader?

Evan Daane

October 8, 2020

Editor’s note: This article contains strong language and rhetoric. So you, an alt-right sympathizer, just watched last Tuesday’s debate where Donald Trump called upon you to stand by against the “Far Left.” Since you love him and would do anything for him, you decided it’s time to make your o...

Asheville concert captivates with moonlite show

Asheville concert captivates with moonlite show

Sophia Marcheli

October 8, 2020

This weekend, I attended my first concert in over a year. Stop Light Observations opened for Mt. Joy this Saturday night in Asheville. Compared to my last concert, with hundreds of people crowded into a warehouse, it’s clear that for the time being, we have officially entered into a new era of liv...

Watching a Movie During a Pandemic

Watching a Movie During a Pandemic

Maddy Roth

October 8, 2020

Looking for something to do on the weekends to relax and unwind from a hectic week? Look no further than The Drive at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. A short 10-minute drive from campus, the fairgrounds drive-in movie series has something for everyone. From Star Wars to Moana to Harry Potter, the vast r...

Tenet hits local theaters after long wait

Tenet hits local theaters after long wait

Ben Wil

October 8, 2020

Promised to be one of the biggest blockbuster releases of the summer, Christopher Nolan’s Tenet now enters theaters under unusual circumstances. Tenet was slated to be a major release near the start of the summer movie season, but like every other movie, was delayed. Many studios opted to release t...

Calambre dazzles with its musical range

Calambre dazzles with its musical range

Eric Omorogieva

October 8, 2020

Argentinian-born Nathy Peluso is a unique rising star. Through her upbeat personality, ability to bounce between different cultural sounds and rapping flow, she is able to build on a sound that hasn’t been heard in this fashion before. On her Instagram page you can find Peluso regularly posting vide...

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