Music Review: Dear Evan Hansen

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


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To the joy of many fans, the studio cast album of Dear Evan Hansen was released to the public on February 3. Dear Evan Hansen was first performed on July 10, 2015, at the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.  On November 14, 2016, the show was performed on Broadway for the first time.  In its short run, ...

Stranger Things Releases Season Two Trailer

Stranger Things Releases Season Two Trailer

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

February 15, 2017


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Stranger Things released their season two teaser trailer during the Super Bowl on February 5, 2017. The much-anticipated Netflix original series premiered the first glimpse of their sequel season during the prime time sporting event for fans to view. Naturally, the small clips that the thirty second f...

“Timeless” stands out among new TV shows

Caila Rentz

February 15, 2017


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Even the person who does not have a great interest in history will likely enjoy the modern take Timeless takes on the events intertwined within this season’s episodes. Unlike other television shows found on places like the history channel, Timeless invites viewers into the personal lives of our...

Star Wars Episode VIII Poster Released

Star Wars Episode VIII Poster Released

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

January 29, 2017


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Disney and Lucasfilm released the title of the much-anticipated Star Wars movie, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. Naturally, even the mere name of the movie sparked theories and conversation on the Internet. Everything from the wording to the font has been scrutinized for hints about what the plot of...

The xx’s ‘I See You’

The xx’s ‘I See You’

Sydney Gibson, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


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The third album of The xx, an indie pop band formed in 2005, was released worldwide on January 13 trailing their single "On Hold". The band was known for its minimalist sound and seemed to be based on the notion that less is more, up until their album 'I See You' was released. The tracks are more...

La La Land Review

La La Land Review

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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I am neither a fan of musicals or  old Broadway or anything of the sort. However, La La Land is easily one of my favorite movies of the last couple years. It is simply enchanting. To start, the performances by both Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are out of this world. Gosling convincingly pulls off a pi...

Charles Villeneuve’s “Arrival” is a paradoxical experience in more ways than one

Charles Villeneuve’s “Arrival” is a paradoxical experience in more ways than one

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


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Film critics and audiences alike are never truly consistent in their affections for the science fiction genre. Sometimes movie goers value extravagant action scenes and easy to follow plot lines in their sci-fi movies, yet other times these types of movies fail at the box office. And deeper, slower...

Doctor Strange is Simply Magic

Tommy Conroy, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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The Marvel Cinematic Universe has done a remarkable job of taking unusual characters and concepts that, while at home in a comic book, would be difficult to pull off in live-action movie format and making them accessible to a general audience. 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy is a prime example of this....

Gilmore Girls Revival Brings Viewers Much Needed Answers

Gilmore Girls Revival Brings Viewers Much Needed Answers

Caila Rentz, Staff writer

November 15, 2016


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Many television favorites have been making a comeback this year, with shows like "Fuller House" and the "X-files" revival. Gilmore Girls is the latest to be added to the list, which is slated to appear in late November of this year. The Gilmores will make their return in this miniseries which will...

2016: The Year of Alt Punk

2016: The Year of Alt Punk

Alex Restauri, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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If you grew up in the 2000's. there is no way you could avoid the popular bands such as Green Day, Blink 182, and Sum 41. These bands have each been off the main stream music sound since the early 2010's and all decided to make a comeback this year. I don't call these bands pop punk because they mainly...

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