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Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor April 21, 2021

Finals week is coming up, and after a busy semester, students are pushing through to the end. We’re all stressed and burnt out, and breaks from studying and working on final projects are essential to...

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Andy Stott, Greta Van Fleet, The Armed, Spectral Wound, The Offspring

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 21, 2021

Just like that, we’ve come to the last batch of reviews for the semester. Unfortunately, it was a pretty lowkey week, with few major names dropping something. In this issue, we have some major disappointments...

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Taylor Swift, Brockhampton, Yukika, Sufjan Stevens, Spirit Of The Beehive, Ron Mist, Junior Varsity

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 14, 2021

1. Taylor Swift - Fearless (Taylor’s Version) Country Pop Released April 9, 2021 4 Globes out of 5 You don’t have to be an avid music listener to be slightly aware of how hard Taylor...

Netflix’s “Irregulars” fails in almost innumerable ways

Written By Amanda Andrews, Editor Elect April 14, 2021

0.5 Globes out of 5   Sherlock Holmes is one of those characters that everyone knows—even if they have never touched a single short story or novel written by his original inventor, Arthur...

Netflix original ‘Thunder Force,’ falls flat

Written By Jordyn Hronec, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

2 Globes out of 5   Netflix released its new film “Thunder Force” on Friday, April 9. The comedy film, directed by Ben Falcone, stars his wife, Melissa McCarthy, and Octavia Spencer as a...

Eric Andre’s ‘Bad Trip’ delights audiences with pranks

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor April 7, 2021

4 Globes out of 5   For the past nine years, Eric Andre has been delivering pranks and hijinks on Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. From parachuting into a cell phone focus group to getting...

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Demi Lovato, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Iglooghost, Dry Cleaning, The Fratellis, Justin Bieber

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist April 7, 2021

Seeing as Friday was April 2, we thankfully didn’t have to fall for any April Fools releases this year. Instead of jokes, we were treated to a host of releases centered around joy, recovery and celebration.   1....

Godzilla vs. Kong Review marks the return of summer blockbusters

Written By Zachary Wittman, A&E Columnist April 7, 2021

The last year has been very interesting in the world of cinema. Many highly anticipated films were pushed back and many that did drop underperformed due to theaters being heavily restricted. The idea of...

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Death From Above 1979, Armand Hammer & The Alchemist, Floating Points, Pharoah Sanders, & The London Symphony Orchestra, AJR, Xiu Xiu

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist March 31, 2021

March closes out its release cycle with some big names from many genres, and many of them deliver albums that will likely reappear on many year-end best-of lists come December. Whether it's chaotic or...

Tracking New Music Releases with Zac Wittman: Lana Del Rey, Justin Bieber, Lil Mariko, Mare Cognitum, Ringo Starr

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist March 24, 2021

Another week of music that lacks a lot of high-profile releases, with those that did drop offering diminishing returns. The release well this weekend has been oddly dry, but here are some drops that might...

Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Written By Jake Dabkowski, Co-News Editor March 24, 2021

4 Globes out of 5   When I was younger, my parents bought me a Super Friends comic book. This was my formal introduction to the Justice League, a superhero team that I would end up reading the...

“Music’s Biggest Night” goes intimate

Written By Zachary Wittman, Music Columnist March 17, 2021

The Grammys are arguably the most exciting night of the year in music, with this year being no different. Due to restrictions as a result of the ongoing pandemic, the awards ceremony was stripped back,...

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