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Cancel culture exposes celebrities online

Cancel culture exposes celebrities online

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 18, 2019

Cancel culture is a term that many are familiar with. It is a type of boycott where a celebrity has a questionable opinion or problematic behavior that is called out by those on social media. Twitter constantly finds its trending page full of various hashtags calling for the cancellation of various...

Mungano hosts open mic night

Mungano hosts open mic night

Story by Nathan Hills, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Mungano hosted an Open Mic Night on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 8 p.m. in McKibbin Recital Hall. The event is a place for students to showcase any talent they possess that they would like to perform. This allows for students to express themselves through their talent, regardless of what it is. “The purpose...

Disney releases new streaming service, “Disney+”

Disney releases new streaming service, “Disney+”

Story by Megan Stover, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Nov. 12, Disney released its much-anticipated streaming service; Disney+. Not only will Disney+ include popular originals such as "Beauty and the Beast," "Pinocchio," and "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves," but it will also include more recent live-action films and new Disney original movies and shows. Since Disney own...

“Death Stranding”: A beautiful mess

“Death Stranding”: A beautiful mess

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 13, 2019

“Death Stranding” is a video game developed by Hideo Kojima and the first game released by the newly formed Kojima Productions. “Death Stranding” came to be after Kojima’s long-anticipated project “Silent Hills” was canceled by Konami Studios. “Death Stranding” seems to have evolved...

“American Horror Story”: A nine year scare

“American Horror Story”: A nine year scare

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 10, 2019

“American Horror Story” is an anthology horror television series on the FX network. The show is created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, with each season serving as its own contained story with the same cast members as new characters. An anthology series is any type of episodic media with each...

Theatre department presents a modern take of “Hedda Gabler”

Theatre department presents a modern take of “Hedda Gabler”

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2019

“Hedda Gabler” is a drama written by playwright Henrik Ibsen and premiered in 1891 in Munich, Germany. The role of Hedda is recognized as one of the greatest dramatic roles in theatre. The play follows the newly married character of Hedda who is bored with her life as she finds it unexciting and...

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star change the makeup game

Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star change the makeup game

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 1, 2019

Popular Youtube creators Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star have collaborated to release a makeup collection inspired by Dawson and his content. Star’s company, Jeffree Star Cosmetics released the Shane Dawson Conspiracy collection earlier today. Website activity was so large at launch that Star's website...

Is originality in Hollywood waning?: “The Grudge” reboot

Is originality in Hollywood waning?: “The Grudge” reboot

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 29, 2019

“The Grudge” is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Nicolas Pesce. The film is the fourth installment in the American version of the franchise and will be set during the events of the first two. The movie stars Andrea Riseborough, John Cho, Lin Shaye, Jack Weaver, Betty Gilpin...

Underrated shows on Netflix

Underrated shows on Netflix

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2019

Netflix is constantly releasing original television shows, with many of them becoming extremely successful. These shows are talked about on twitter to such a degree that one would have to delete all of their social media to avoid being pressured into watching them. While Netflix has created uber-successful...

Lizzo makes waves in music industry

Lizzo makes waves in music industry

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Best known for her hit “Truth Hurts,” which was deemed the #1 song of the summer by Billboard, Lizzo has made waves in the music industry within months. She has been in the rap game for around ten years but has recently sparked national interest. Melissa Jefferson, known on stage as Lizzo, was born in Detroit a...

The problem with “Tall Girl”

The problem with “Tall Girl”

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 16, 2019

“Tall Girl” is a Netflix original movie following a girl in high school with insecurities about her height. The film stars Ava Michelle of “Dance Moms” fame in the lead role and is directed by Nzingha Stewart. “Tall Girl” serves as Michelle’s first large acting role, where she stars ...