Star Trek Beyond Movie Review

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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Star Trek Beyond is the third installment in the rebooted series, written by Doug Jung (Deep Blue) and Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead). Pegg also plays Montgomery Scott, the engineering chief better known as “Scotty”. Beyond is a two-hour thrill ride, doing a good job of capturing both the visual...

Fans Wait With Bated Breath in Anticipation of the Nintendo NX

Luke Ryan, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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To step up to the plate in the arms race against Sony, Nintendo is on the cusp of releasing news of their newest console, the Nintendo NX. Things have been difficult for Nintendo in the world of consoles. The Wii made a huge splash when it came out in 2006 but when the Wii U tried to carry on the legacy...

600 Episodes Later, The Simpsons Remain Relevant

Patrick Inman, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


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The Simpsons are preparing to appear on countless living room televisions for the 600th time. How did a show that seemed so simple in the beginning become one of the most successful shows ever created? Flashback to 1989: George H.W. Bush was President, hip-hop was scratching the surface of the music...

Musicals Recent Resurgence in Film and Television

Musicals Recent Resurgence in Film and Television

Caila Rentz, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016


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2016-2017 will see a resurgence of musicals in film and television. Over the past few years, musicals have been premiering on live television. In 2013, NBC aired the Sound of Music featuring an all new cast, with Carrie underwood as the title character, Maria von Trapp. Over the next few years, N...

Star Trek Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Jacob Bryant, Staff Writer

September 23, 2016


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“Space: The final frontier.” The world first heard this iconic line fifty years ago, when the first episode of Star Trek premiered on NBC in September of 1966. Since the initial run of ‘The Original Series’, there have been thirteen feature films, five spin-off series, and a new series set...

Abundance of alternative albums set for release in fall 2016

Abundance of alternative albums set for release in fall 2016

Matt Di Michele, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


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After the summer of 2016 saw many big name artists releasing track after track of music instilled with pop-centric summer vibes, the alternative music landscape is set to take over this fall as the entirety of American music delves into the new season. While the past few months have seen no shortage...

Ryan Lochte rushed by protesters at “Dancing with the Stars” premiere

Ryan Lochte rushed by protesters at “Dancing with the Stars” premiere

Chloe Ruffennach, Staff writer

September 22, 2016


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Ryan Lochte was rushed by protestors after his performance on the hit ABC dance contest, “Dancing with the Stars”. The U.S. Olympic swimmer made headlines for lying about a robbery in Rio to cover up for his defacement of property at a gas station. Since then, Lochte has received outraged responses...

“Don’t Breathe” till you read this review

Sarah Ierino, Staff Writer

September 20, 2016


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The new movie, “Don’t Breathe,” is a gripping film sure to lock your eyes to the screen. When people first started talking about this upcoming movie, the impression stood as the movie was a scary one. After watching the movie, myself, I assure you it is not. “Don’t Breathe” is pure suspe...

Kesha allowed to perform at BBMAs

Kesha allowed to perform at BBMAs

Caroline Foley, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


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In her first televised performance since the beginning of her legal troubles with producer Dr. Luke, singer Kesha received a standing ovation at the Billboard Music Awards on May 22. Her appearance had originally been cancelled by Dr. Luke's Sony-owned label amid TMZ reports that Kesha would address...

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

Krist Muñoz-Malavé, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016


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The third installment of the Captain America movie series has smashed into the box office to make a lasting impression on audiences. Captain America: Civil War is a hero packed action film that brings to the table what the majority of Marvel's movies lack: high stakes. For the first time in the M...

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