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

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...

Is Billie Eilish everything

Is Billie Eilish everything “we” wanted?

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....

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...

“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...

“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...

“The Circle”: A review

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer February 6, 2020

When I first heard about Netflix’s new game show called “The Circle,” my initial thought was that it was going to be another Netflix series that I’d see people tweet about, then never get around...

Taylor Swift takes on the music industry

Taylor Swift takes on the music industry

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor December 4, 2019

Taylor Swift has recently been followed by a great controversy. Swift has lost the rights to her old songs, which she recorded while still under contract with the music label Big Machine—a contract she...

Baker's 89th annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers concert

Baker’s 89th annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers concert

Story by Nathan Hills, Staff Writer December 3, 2019

The 89th annual Candlelight Vespers performance will take place on December 8 at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. in Rice Auditorium. This event serves as the introduction to the holiday season and sees the Baker University...

Frozen 2: Elsa and Anna venture

Frozen 2: Elsa and Anna venture “Into the Unknown”

Story by Nathan Hills, Staff Writer November 26, 2019

The magical sisters Elsa and Anna returned to theaters in "Frozen 2" on Nov. 22. As a follow up to the 2013 film that has grossed over $1.2 billion globally, "Frozen 2" has a lot to live up to. The story...

Netflix and Nickelodeon announce 200 million dollar deal

Netflix and Nickelodeon announce 200 million dollar deal

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 23, 2019

Following the release of “Disney +” Netflix has announced a multi-year deal with Nickelodeon. This deal pertains to Nickelodeon and Netflix to produce and create new shows and movies based on old or...

Grammy Awards announces nominations

Grammy Awards announces nominations

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 21, 2019

On Wednesday Nov. 20, the 2020 Grammy Nominations were announced to the public. The 62 Grammy Awards is scheduled to air on Jan. 26, 2020. It will be hosted by Alicia Keys for the second year in a row. This...

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...

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