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Popular YouTube creator, Jenna Marbles, leaves the platform

Jenna Marbles

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

June 28, 2020

On June 25, popular Youtuber Jenna Mourey, known as Jenna Marbles, uploaded a video titled “A Message.” Mourey announced that she will be moving on from her popular channel. Born in upstate New York, Mourey, now 33, currently resides in Los Angeles, California with her boyfriend and her four dogs. In...

Virtual concerts provide entertainment during COVID-19

Virtual concerts provide entertainment during COVID-19

Story by Lauren Alley, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Many times people turn to music to help get through rough times and even can have a special song to remember special moments. That is also why getting the chance to see someone’s favorite artist in concert is such a big deal. However, with COVID-19 taking over the world, many artists have been canceling ...

Long awaited documentary “The Last Dance” airs

Long awaited documentary

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

May 8, 2020

Because of the cancellation of all athletic events due to COVID-19, there is a huge void in the world of live sports. Major events that people look forward to attending and watching on television in the spring and summer time, like March Madness, the NBA Finals and the 2020 Summer Olympics, have been...

AMC theaters to no longer play Universal films

AMC theaters to no longer play Universal films

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2020

Following the immense success that Universal has found through releasing films like “Trolls World Tour” in theatres, AMC theatres claims that it will no longer play films from Universal Studios. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, major film studios have been postponing major movie releases wh...

Five documentaries to stimulate your mind during COVID-19

Five documentaries to stimulate your mind during COVID-19

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

Self-isolation has left many of us with a lot of time on our hands and there’s only so many times you can binge-watch “Friends” or “The Office” before you start looking for something new. Or, if you’re like me, you struggle to commit to a multi-season series because you get distracted half...

New streaming service offers unique experience

New streaming service offers unique experience

Story by Lauren Alley, Staff Writer

April 19, 2020

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and Disney Plus are some of the many streaming services currently available, with more being produced like Quibi. People tend to spend large amounts of money every year paying for subscriptions to streaming services. Quibi is among the newest streaming service to be introduced and...

Theatre department to perform ‘The Outsider’ through Facebook live

Theatre department to perform 'The Outsider' through Facebook live

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

Baker University Theatre Department is still finding a way to bring the stage to life, despite the shift to online classes. Instead of a traditional performance, their production of “The Outsider” will be a live reading streamed online. Emily Kasprzak, assistant professor of theatre, said the...

Krasinski starts Youtube channel, focusing on good news

Krasinski starts Youtube channel, focusing on good news

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

In the middle of the COVID-19 panic, every day it seems like the news gets worse and the problem gets bigger. As people across the globe lock themselves in trying to flatten the curve, good news can be hard to find out there. Even I started avoiding Twitter more because I couldn’t take the heat anym...

Jamie and Will’s favorite classic and modern albums

Jamie and Will's favorite classic and modern albums

Story by Will Hanson and Jamie Pellikaan

April 13, 2020

"Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme" (1966) Artist: Simon and Garfunkel Standout Song: "A Poem on the Underground Wall" Serving as the third studio album for the folk duo, "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary, and Thyme" is one of those rare albums where every song has its own set of strengths and one do...

Movie industry adapts during virus

Movie industry adapts during virus

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced countries across the globe to undergo preventative measures to halt further spread of the coronavirus and social distancing has been one of the most drastic. From staying six feet apart from each other, limited gatherings and now the recent ban on nonessential outings, bu...

“The Bachelor”: Students tell all

Story by Lauren Alley and Kinsley Alley

March 9, 2020

"The Bachelor" is an ABC reality television program that follows a man looking for love. He dates 30 women until he decides which one he wants to spend his life with. On March 10 at 7 p.m., "The Bachelor" will air the second and final part of the finale to season 24. With the finale, many students at...

The problem with “Riverdale”

The problem with

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 6, 2020

“Riverdale” is a teen drama series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa for the CW channel. The show serves as a loose, darker adaptation of the popular “Archie” comics from the 1940s. The series features many of the famous characters from the comics. It stars KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole...