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AJR releases ‘Bang!’-er

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Adam, Jack and Ryan, also known as the AJR brothers, have been around longer than you think. Active since 2005, AJR is 15 years into their career — one that has not been an uphill ride. These three talented performers started off covering bands on the streets and at local venues, before finally being...

‘Parasite’ rightfully makes cinematic and Oscar history

Written By Sara Cronin, Co-Copy Desk Chief

February 19, 2020

I first heard about the film “Parasite” from a friend during a game night last December. Myself and about ten others were in the middle of an intense game of “Codenames” when I saw her phone light up with a text message. Her eyes went wide, and she instantly started pulling on her coat and tying...

Charming Cherries Diner’s food is affordable for students

Charming Cherries Diner’s food is affordable for students

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

February 19, 2020

It can be hard to believe in and amongst the busy shuffle of the city, a traditional diner sits right on the corner of Market Square. Cherries Diner of 212 Forbes Avenue is a comfort food oasis in the heart of downtown. Most importantly, its food is not only quality, but is also affordable for broke...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ proves to be an enjoyable watch

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ proves to be an enjoyable watch

Written By Sarah Gibson, Co-Opinions Editor

February 19, 2020

We took bets at the table in the Burgatory next to the McCandless Crossing Movie Theatre as to how many fart jokes “Sonic the Hedgehog” would have. After much deliberation, I settled on one. One fart joke. “Sonic the Hedgehog” would have three. It exceeded my expectations in regards to fart jokes,...

‘To All the Boys’ sequel stays true to the original film

Written By Nardos Haile, Copy Editor

February 19, 2020

Netflix's hit rom-com, “To All the Boys I've Loved Before,” made its return to the streaming platform with its sequel “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You,” just in time for Valentine’s Day. The first film revived the romantic comedy genre on Netflix, broke streaming records and started...

‘Birds of Prey’ changes the game for female-led films

‘Birds of Prey’ changes the game for female-led films

Written By Nardos Haile, Copy Editor

February 12, 2020

In the first 10 minutes of “Birds of Prey, and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn,” a man berates and degrades Quinn—so of course, she breaks his legs. Not only is “Birds of Prey” an hour and 49 minutes of pure unadulterated fun, it’s also a violent, crude, psychedelic and beautifully...

My Chemical Romance tour causes Ticketmaster fiasco

Written By Kylie Thomas

February 12, 2020

My Chemical Romance is one of the most popular rock bands to date. Their hit “Welcome To The Black Parade,” among many other fan-favorites, continues to be played and loved by many. Recently, the band got back together after a six-year break and announced a national tour. Fans were ecstatic—that...

Final season of ‘Bojack Horseman’ ends with a simple message: life goes on

Final season of ‘Bojack Horseman’ ends with a simple message: life goes on

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-Elect

February 12, 2020

DISCLAIMER: This review contains spoilers for the last eight episodes of “Bojack Horseman.” “Sometimes, life’s a bitch, and then you keep living.” This quotation, spoken by one of the show’s main characters, Diane, in the finale’s final moments, is the message that the last eight...

‘Biggest Loser’ is back

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

“Welcome to the weight room,” announced ‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper. This phrase has been absent from television for quite some time due to the show’s unexpected ending in 2016. In response to multiple health-related complaints and lawsuits, the show decided to take a break until issues...

Top Five relatable Billie Eilish songs

Top Five relatable Billie Eilish songs

Written By Logan Dubil, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

An 18 year old’s attendance at the Grammy’s is by itself impressive, let alone the fact that this 18 year old left the event with not three, not four but five awards. Newly rising popstar Billie Eilish experienced her first Grammy Awards Ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 26. An opportunity that gave her name...

Former lead singer of Paramore Hayley Williams launches her solo career with two new singles

Written By Kylie Thomas, Staff Writer/Photographer

February 5, 2020

4.5/5 Globes Paramore is a band known across different genres. From punk to alternative to pop, it’s hard to find a person who can’t sing along to at least one Paramore hit. But now the band has taken a different direction as Hayley Williams, the lead singer, has left for now to create her own...

Downey’s ‘Dolittle’ remake recreates a classic tale

Written By Diana Navarrete, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Robert Downey Jr. stars as the character Dr. John Dolittle: a famous, eccentric animal-speaking veterinarian and doctor who serves Queen Victoria of England. Critics on Rotten Tomatoes have various opinions on how Robert Downey Jr. portrays the character Dr. Dolittle.  Some don’t believe that the...