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Blurred Lines: The toxicity against actors and the characters they played

Blurred Lines: The toxicity against actors and the characters they played

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer September 12, 2020

"The Last of Us Part II" was the long-awaited follow up to Naughty Dog’s 2013 critical success "The Last of Us." While the game received normal criticism from reviewers, fans were merciless and determined...

Love Island: reality shows and COVID-19

“Love Island”: reality shows and COVID-19

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 3, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, entertainment productions have ceased filming due to health and safety risks. While traditional films and television programs have been able to resume filming, reality...

Jenna Marbles

Popular YouTube creator, Jenna Marbles, leaves the platform

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...

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...

Long awaited documentary The Last Dance airs

Long awaited documentary “The Last Dance” airs

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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”...

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...

Jamie and Wills 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,...

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...

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