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Quarantine Podcast Recommendations

Written By Jared Murphy, News Photo Editor

April 8, 2020

Spending so much time in my apartment, I’m quickly running out of things to occupy my time.  On the upside, my home has never been cleaner, but, most days, I’m left bored out of my mind. I’ve gone through everything I want to watch on Netflix and Hulu, I’m burning through my book collection and ...

Netflix’s “The Platform” allows different interpretations

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

April 8, 2020

A new gory Spanish thriller “The Platform” was released onto Netflix on Friday, March 20.  The movie is about, obviously, a platform. The platform is in a tiered prison, with two prisoners able to walk freely in their open cell on each floor. Food is placed on the platform, and it goes down t...

Music to get you through quarantine

Written By Jared Murphy, News Photo Editor

April 1, 2020

With 30 more days added to quarantine, cabin fever will start setting in (if it hasn’t already). The days feel longer and most times I don’t even know what day of the week it is. Helping to keep me sane, here are some of my favorite bands that have made my quarantine bearable. Idles-Anyone who s...

New Animal Crossing game opens new horizons for the series

New Animal Crossing game opens new horizons for the series

Written By Mya Burns, Digital Editor

April 1, 2020

The moment we’ve all been waiting for finally came: the new “Animal Crossing” game for the Nintendo Switch was released on March 20. The new game, “Animal Crossing New Horizons,” takes place on a deserted island. You arrive on the island and put up your tent, and you begin your island l...

What’s coming and leaving Netflix in April 2020

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

April 1, 2020

It’s that time of the month again — when Netflix takes movies and shows away and puts some new ones in. Here are some of the best that are coming (and going) in April.    Coming: Killer Klowns from Outer Space: This 80’s horror film may be cheesy, but it’s also a classic. The movie wi...

Seven best Young Adult books to read while in quarantine

Written By Mya Burns, Digital Editor

March 25, 2020

If you’re one of the thousands of people in the United States that either has the coronavirus or might have come in contact with it or if you’re practicing responsible social distancing/self-quarantine, you’re going to be spending a lot of time alone at home right now. Books are one of the best ...

In defense of The Last Jedi

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor

March 25, 2020

Easily the most controversial of the nine-film Skywalker Saga, Rian Johnson’s “The Last Jedi” divided the Star Wars fanbase. To a lot of people, Disney killed Star Wars. To a lot of other people, Disney saved Star Wars.   “The Last Jedi” isn’t perfect, but a lot of people seem convinced it’...

Bluebird Kitchen offers delightful fresh cuisine – at the cost of eating into your wallet

Bluebird Kitchen offers delightful fresh cuisine – at the cost of eating into your wallet

Written By Amanda Andrews, Co-Features/A&E Editor

March 25, 2020

It can be easy as a student to fall into the rhythm of visiting the same fast-food restaurants in Market Square—Chipotle, Noodles and Company, Starbucks. However, if you’re looking for a change in pace, this hipster-esque cafe might just be for you.  Bluebird Kitchen is tucked in between the CV...

‘Onward’ takes viewers on a magical road trip

Written By Hannah Confer

March 18, 2020

Disney and Pixar's newest collaboration, “Onward,” released on March 6. The movie is set in a suburban fantasy world called Mushroomton, where magic has become mostly obsolete. The characters in the film managed to engineer new ways of living relying primarily on technology, as opposed to magic. The film f...

‘Invisible Man’ second reboot pleases critics

Written By Tia Bailey

March 18, 2020

Elizabeth Moss fights her invisible ex-boyfriend in “The Invisible Man.” The film was released to theaters on Feb. 28 and currently has a 91 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.  “The Invisible Man” focuses on Cecilia Kass (Elizabeth Moss) and her escape from her abusive boyfriend who works...

Best games to play while practicing social distances

Written By Jake Dabkowski

March 18, 2020

As someone who’s practiced social distancing since I was 11, I feel qualified to suggest what you do with your time. Without further ado, I present: the best games to play while socially distancing yourself. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: When Nintendo began the development of a new Zeld...

Lost high school basketball coach finds ‘The Way Back’

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Copy Desk Chief

March 11, 2020

In “The Way Back,” we follow the struggles of Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) as he balances his turbulent troubles with grief, depression and alcoholism with coaching high school basketball. Throughout his daily life, you never see Jack without a drink. He drinks at his construction job, while...