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TV shows and movies for spooky season

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

September 16, 2020

Summer is almost over, and before we know it, it will be October, and “spooky season” will be among us. For those of us who don’t want to wait another two weeks, here are some horror and thriller TV and movies to get everyone ready for the Halloween season.    Dexter: The TV show “Dexter” is about a ...

Declan McKenna releases new album, “Zeroes”

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

September 16, 2020

Declan McKenna is an indie-rock musician who has been gaining more popularity over the last few years. The 21-year-old Brit released his second studio album, “Zeroes” to streaming services on Sept. 4.   The album was delayed by McKenna multiple times due to the coronavirus and was leake...

The Neighbourhood puts out “Pretty Boy” EP

Written By Kylie Thomas

September 9, 2020

4.5/5 Globes   The indie/alternative band, The Neighbourhood, has recently put out four songs which they have compiled onto an EP titled, “Pretty Boy.” These four songs have been released on different dates starting with “Middle of Somewhere,” which was released back in August 2019...

Disney releases new Phineas and Ferb movie after five years

Written By Kylie Thomas

September 9, 2020

⅘ globes   The last episode of Phineas and Ferb aired in 2015 and, since then, fans believed all Phineas and Ferb content to be final. However, in 2019 it was announced that a new Phineas and Ferb movie would be released. On Aug. 27, Disney released a brand new Phineas and Ferb movie titled, “Candace A...

Predictions for the 2020 Country Music Association Awards

Written By Noah Bienek

September 9, 2020

On Tuesday Sept. 1 the Country Music Association (CMA) attracted all of the buzz on social media by announcing their nominees for their 12 most prestigious awards voted on and by other members in the country music society for the time period of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. The voters are made up...

“Dead to Me” season two brings more surprises

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

September 2, 2020

3.5/5 Globes   On May 8, Netflix released the second season of the dark comedy show, “Dead to Me.” The first season of the Netflix show followed Jen (Christina Applegate) and Judy’s (Linda Cardellini) friendship after they met at a grief group. Jen’s husband, Ted, was killed in a...

‘folklore’ tops charts after surprise release

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

September 2, 2020

4.5/5 Globes   Taylor Swift is known for changing her sound in almost every album. She’s explored country, pop, and now she’s moving into indie folk.  On July 24, Swift released her surprise eighth studio album, “folklore,” onto streaming platforms.  “folklore” is classified...

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...