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‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ strikes a chord with immense precision

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020

4/5 Globes   One of Netflix’s latest releases, “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” directed by Aaron Sorkin, is not an easy watch, by any means. But that doesn’t mean it’s not worth the watch. Because it is. The film is a re-telling of the true trial of the Chicago 7, which as the film port...

Spooky-sounding songs to add to your Halloween playlist

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020

Halloween in the year 2020 was supposed to be absolutely incredible. It’s on a Saturday, there will be a full moon and it falls on daylight savings time, so an extra hour of sleep will be in order. But then of course, COVID-19 happened. Though Halloween parties and festivities may be cancelled or less exciti...

Popular spooky stories that’ll scare you to stay inside during a pandemic this Halloween

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 21, 2020

During the Halloween season it is essential to read about hearts beating under floorboards, headless horsemen and gruesome murders. As young readers, we were given books from the “Goosebumps” series and read a fair share of Poe for our English teachers. When I was a kid, I was terrified of the m...

Judging Java: Pike’s Place

Written By Jake Dabkowski

October 21, 2020

2 ½ Globes out of 5   Most college-aged kids seem to be under the impression that all cups of coffee are the same, but in reality, not all coffee is created equal. In this column I will be reviewing the various coffee shops near Point Park University, all as part of my search to find the...

The Boys in the Band presents a new gay narrative

Written By Kylie Thomas, Co-Features and A&E Editor

October 14, 2020

5/5 Globes   When a Broadway play gets made into a movie, it gives audiences who didn’t get to see it on Broadway the chance to watch the play. That’s the opportunity that fans were given with the new Netflix original, “The Boys in the Band.”  “The Boys in the Band” first prem...

Fall 2020 Playlist 

Written By Chandni Shah, Co-Copy Desk Chief

October 14, 2020

When I think of music in regards to what season it is, fall is definitely my favorite. Raspy voices, falsetto tones, melodic acoustic guitar sounds, and folksy vibes are what I think of when I think of fall music. The best activity to participate in during the season is to wrap yourself up in a cozy b...

Frank not so filthy anymore

Written By Chandni Shah, Copy Desk Chief

October 11, 2020

4.5/5 Globes   Alternative R&B artist Joji, recently released his second studio album “Nectar” this past week on Sept. 25. Like many albums this year, the original release date July 10, 2020 was pushed back due to the coronavirus.  The album includes singles “Sanctuary,” ...

Netflix’s ‘Ratched’ serves as a  delightful homage to American Horror Story

Written By Tia Bailey

October 7, 2020

4 / 5 Globes   Nurse Ratched is in as the star of Netflix’s new drama, “Ratched.”  The show, starring Sarah Paulson as the title character, was created by Evan Romansky and Ryan Murphy.  “Ratched” was released to stream on Sept. 18, and fans immediately went to binge the an...

‘The Social Dilemma’ misses the mark

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor In Chief

October 7, 2020

1.5/5 Globes   A few weeks ago, Netflix released a new documentary called “The Social Dilemma,” which was directed by Jeff Orlowski.  The basic premise of the documentary was that social media is a growing presence in everyone’s lives and that malicious features that breach users...

‘Enola Holmes’ provides fresh take on an old classic

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2020

3.5 / 5 Globes   One of Netflix’s latest releases, “Enola Holmes” tells the story of Sherlock Holmes’ little sister, and it is based on a series of young adult books by Nancy Springer.   The film adaptation, directed by Harry Bradbeer, stars Millie Bobby Brown of “Str...

31 Nights of Halloween

Written By Jared Murphy

September 30, 2020

It’s finally that time of year again when the weather drops and the leaves start to change. There’s no better time to huddle up on the couch with a cup of apple cider and watch some movies. Everyone loves a good scare this time of the year and with the plethora of horror movies out there to choo...

Hulu’s ‘Woke’ lives up to its title

Written By Shannon Hartnett

September 30, 2020

4.5/5 Globes Slight Spoilers Ahead    Hulu is out with an all new original series titled “Woke” starring Lamorne Morris. Right from the jump I was excited to dive into the series simply because of Morris and his talent. As a long time fan of the show “New Girl,” where Morris s...