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“Pet Sematary” struggles to stay above ground

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor April 17, 2019

“Pet Sematary” is a remake of the 1989 film of the same name which is based on a novel by Stephen King. The film currently holds a rotten score of 58 percent on rotten tomatoes. The film stars Jason...

“Queer Eye” promotes inclusivity for all

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor April 15, 2019

“More than a makeover,” is the tagline for Netflix’s hit reality series, “Queer Eye.” It stars Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France and Jonathan Van Ness as the Fab Five. The...

Left to Right: Sophomores Isabel Ashley and Emory Rodda and senior Alyssa Glover absorb notes from Associate Professor of Theatre Tom Heiman. The play

Female-only cast powers “Agnes of God”

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor April 15, 2019

“Agnes of God” is a play written by John Pielmeier and is notable for including a cast of only three female characters. It follows the story of a psychologist appointed to decide the insanity of a...

“Survivor”: The tribe continues to speak after 19 years

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor March 19, 2019

“The tribe has spoken.” These words have been repeatedly said by Jeff Probst for nearly 19 years. The reality adventure show, “Survivor,” has retained its popularity in its nearly two-decade run. On...

Don’t Panic! we are at the disco

Don’t Panic! we are at the disco

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor March 4, 2019

Since the age of 13, I have been a huge fan of Panic! at the Disco. I remember my older sister constantly blasting “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die” in the car, allowing me to memorize every track...

Ariana Grande faces controversies

Ariana Grande faces controversies

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor March 4, 2019

Ariana Grande has been a large part of the music industry for the past four or so years and has brought on her share of controversy. Grande constantly appears in the media for what many consider to be...

Karl Lagerfeld: The death of an icon

Karl Lagerfeld: The death of an icon

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor March 4, 2019

German fashion designer, Karl Lagerfeld, passed away on Feb. 19 at the age of 85. Lagerfeld was known for his role as the creative director at Chanel. Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg, Germany on what...

Will's Oscars round up

Will’s Oscars round up

Story by Will Hanson, Assistant A&E Editor February 25, 2019

The 91st Oscar Nominations came out Jan. 22 with many snubs and surprises. The best picture nominees included “Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, Bohemian Rhapsody, The Favourite, Green Book, Roma, A Star...

Marie Kondo: Sparking joy one heart at a time

Marie Kondo: Sparking joy one heart at a time

Story by Isabel Ashley, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

For many people, the word joy is the last thing that comes to mind when cleaning. For Japanese organizing consultant and author Marie Kondo, joy is the foundation of her philosophy for sorting messes....

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Ingrid Michelson’s “Songs for the Season”

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor December 10, 2018

Ingrid Michaelson has long been due for her own full-length Christmas album. In 2017 she released “Snowfall,” a Christmas EP. The EP had a classic Ingrid Michaelson feel with lofty high notes, powerful...

The train conductor walks up and down the aisle of the train while a narration of “The Polar Express” story book is played over a speaker.

“The Polar Express”: A Baldwin City holiday experience

Story by Lily Stephens, Managing Editor December 10, 2018

If you have been enjoying your Friday evening at El Patron with your family and then looked over to spot a gaggle of pajama-clad children, you may be experiencing something called the “Polar Express...

Frank Perez, director of bands, conducted the concert. Perez lent the baton to his conducting student junior Marget Hempleman for “The Spirit of Christmas.”

Baker symphonic band brings new life to winter concert

Story by Megan Stover, Contributing Writer December 10, 2018

The Baker University Music Department introduced a new element to the winter concert performed on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. Band Director Frank Perez explained that “The Night Before Christmas” was read while...

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