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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...

A first look at spring movies

A first look at spring movies

Story by Will Hanson and Maria Gutierrez

March 1, 2020

"Mulan" On March 27, Disney will be releasing the next of its live-action remakes. Adapted from their 1998 animated movie, “Mulan” tells the story of a woman who disguises herself as a man to serve in the Imperial Chinese Army in the fight against the Huns.  Directed by Niki Caro, the film st...

“The Invisible Man”: A must-see for horror fans

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 28, 2020

“The Invisible Man” is a horror/thriller film written and directed by Leigh Whannell. The film stars Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, Michael Dorman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen as the titular villain. The film follows Cecilia (Moss) after escaping from her abusive ex, a millio...

Theatre performs “Jack and Jill”: A modern take on romance

Senior Erynne Jamison stars as Jill. Rather than performing the production in Rice Auditorium, it will run in Darby Hope Theatre.

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2020

“Jack and Jill” is a play written by Jane Martin and it first premiered in 1996. The production is known for its unique and contemporary take on romance and relationships, while also having a principal cast of only two. The play follows the tumultuous journey of two people in a relationship over...

The Oscar wins from “Parasite” ignite conversations about subtitles in film

The Oscar wins from

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

“Parasite” is a 2019 South Korean film featuring the clash of two families -- one wealthy and one poor. It speaks on greed and class discrimination. It became increasingly popular in the states, playing with English subtitles and ended up taking home four Academy Awards on Feb. 9. Director Bo...

Is Billie Eilish everything “we” wanted?

Is Billie Eilish everything

Story by Lauren Alley, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

These are just a few singers that have been able to become household names in the music industry and it took years for celebrities likeWhitney Houston, Prince and Michael Jackson to gain worldwide recognition. A name that is beginning to appear more and more in the media is an artist called Billie Eilish....

Superbowl halftime show sparks both admiration and controversy

Superbowl halftime show sparks both admiration and controversy

Story by Kinsley Alley, Staff Writer

February 16, 2020

The Super Bowl is the most watched program on television every  year. Each year, another famous celebrity is chosen to perform the halftime show. In the past, famous names such as Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, The Rolling Stones, and Beyoncé have had their chance to entertain millions.  Super Bowl 2020 ...

“Birds of Prey:” brings violence, sparkle and more great characters to the DC Universe

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2020

“Birds of Prey” is written by Christina Hodson and directed by Cathy Yan. The film stars Margot Robbie, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosie Perez, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Ella Jay Basco, Ewan Mcgregor, and more. The films follow the adventures of Harley Quinn following her breakup with the Joker. She...

“Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” utilizes narrative focused gameplay

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer

February 9, 2020

At a highly divisive time in the “Star Wars” fandom, “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” arrived to seemingly bring balance back to the fanbase with its compelling storyline and stunning graphics. Taking place in the 19 years between “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” and “Star Wars: A New...