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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....

The single has groovy dance beats and emulates classic disco vibes.

Welcoming back disco with Jungle’s latest single

Elly Honaker, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Jungle’s new single “Keep Moving” feels like it comes right from Chic’s 1979 album, “Risqué”. A seamless connection between two lead singers creates a similar force.  Their chants usher...

The cast of “Criminal Minds” has been praised as a perfect combination
of variety of personality and individuality, allowing for a truly memorable cast

Unpacking America’s most beloved crime show

Emily Bebenek, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

It seems like every time I open my TikTok, my For You page blasts me with yet another Spencer Reid or Aaron Hotchner montage. If you don’t know these two characters, I feel sorry for you. They belong...

A childhood classic cartoon, The Fox and the Hound stands as one of the most touching films 
of our generation, as well as one of the most heartbreaking Disney films ever produced.

Hidden themes lie in a childhood classic

Emily Bebenek, Contributing Writer April 8, 2021

If you’re anything like me, you can thank Disney for countless laughs and smiles. Yet, the film studio is also notable for its heart-throbbing, tear-jerking sob stories. For as long as I can remember,...

Titans of cinema go head-to-head in showdown

Titans of cinema go head-to-head in showdown

Eric Omorogieva, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

The recent Warner Brothers release “Godzilla vs. Kong,” is a long-awaited blockbuster extravaganza. Directed by Adam Wingard, it is the fourth film of the studio’s “Monsterverse” saga and follows...

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