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Anderson triumphs in new film, The French Dispatch

Anderson triumphs in new film, “The French Dispatch”

Adam Coil, Assistant Life Editor November 11, 2021

When I walked into the theatre last Thursday night, I carried with me astronomical expectations. I mean, Timothée Chalamet, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe, Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Francis...

Kalanithi navigates the philosophical dilemmas of the medical profession.

Exploring the intricacies of “When Breath Becomes Air”

Elisabeth Kuguru , Contributing Writer October 28, 2021

In the novel "When Breath Becomes Air", author and neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi weaves together a beautiful and touching story.  I would recommend "When Breath Becomes Air" to anyone looking for a...

Exploring the release of Mac Millers album, Faces

Exploring the release of Mac Miller’s album, “Faces”

Finnegan Siemion , Contributing Writer October 28, 2021

Seven years after the original independent release, Mac Miller’s 2014 mixtape, “Faces”, has officially been re-released on streaming services. Confronting issues of drug abuse, toxic relationships...

Hit show Succession returns to HBO

Hit show “Succession” returns to HBO

Conor Metzger, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

One of America’s top shows is back! “Succession” returned recently for its third season, and the quality of the show is even better after a nearly two-year-long hiatus. Critically acclaimed and...

Student reminisces on Fleet Foxes

Student reminisces on Fleet Foxes

Adam Coil, Contributing Writer September 9, 2021

As summer winds down, many changes take place. T-shirts give way to cozy sweaters, green leaves turn marigold and crimson, pumpkins become ubiquitous and summer pop hits are replaced by ... nostalgic classics?...

Marvel releases Shang-Chi’s origin

Marvel releases Shang-Chi’s origin

Selinna Tran, Life Editor September 9, 2021

With the release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, a new lead superhero was introduced to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU): Shang-Chi. As a die-hard Marvel fan — and I’ve been...

The Green Knight stars critically acclaimed actor Dev Patel as Gawain.

“The Green Knight” flees to the big screen

Ben Wilcox, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

"The Green Knight," after having its release postponed due to the global pandemic, came out in theaters on Aug. 30. From what we saw in trailers, it appeared as though director David Lowery intended to...

What If...? is set in the MCU but  is told through an animated lens.

Marvel Studios branches out with “What If…?” show

Alyssa Soltren, Contributing Writer September 2, 2021

This past summer, a lot of action took place in the world of streaming services. For many, being able to escape into the multi-dimensional world of media has kept us sane these past several months. The...

Solar Power is a journey of self-discovery and reflection of Lordes life.

Lorde brings bright energy in “Solar Power”

Ben Wilcox, Staff Writer September 2, 2021

Lorde — the sensational, multi-platinum singer-songwriter — is following up her exceptional album “Melodrama'' and providing us with a ray of sunshine: “Solar Power”. Her third studio album takes...

Reflecting on “The  Emoji  Movie”

Reflecting on “The Emoji Movie”

Selinna Tran, Life Editor August 26, 2021

Filled with bright colors and exuberant emotions, “The Emoji Movie” is so much more than faces on a screen.  To too many, the film brings a quick smile or is passed with the judgment due to its...

Amazon Prime delivers smashing new comic series

Amazon Prime delivers smashing new comic series

Eric Omorogieva, Contributing Writer April 22, 2021

2021 has delivered many entertaining comic book-inspired shows so far, and many more are on the way. Shows like the MCU’s “Wandavision” and “Falcon” and the “Winter Soldier”, as well as DC/CW’s...

Achebe captures the complexities of the effects of colonialism.

Novel touches on African colonialism

Elisabeth Kuguru , Contributing Writer April 15, 2021

As colonialism and all of its implications have recently come up in current discourse, I think it is important to educate ourselves on how adversely countries like Nigeria were affected by the practice....

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