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TV Review: Watch out for “Queer Eye”

TV Review: Watch out for “Queer Eye”

By Anna Stack, Records Manager

October 2, 2018

Over a decade after the original series went off the air, the new reboot of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, now shortened to Queer Eye, has become one of the most popular shows on Netflix. The original show aired from 2003-2007, featuring mainly straight men from New York City that were nominated by friend...

Enlightenment Now paints an optimistic future for humanity

Enlightenment Now paints an optimistic future for humanity

By Payne Bell, Graphics Editor

October 1, 2018

We see news of mass shootings more and more often. Thus, rates of violence must be increasing. The world’s wealthy are growing exponentially richer, leaving everyone else in the dust of their poor, miserable existences. We are constantly on the brink of a catastrophic war. Not so, actually. Steven Pinker, a ...

Cast list announced for one-act “Around the World in 80 Days”

Cast list announced for one-act “Around the World in 80 Days”

September 14, 2018

Character Cast Member Phileas Fogg John Lewis Black Passepartout Scott Shive Amanda Catherine Watson Agnes Amanda Roberts Inspector Fix Katie Simmons Bobbins Bradley Stafford Filby Will Jones Beggar Jake Everly Abdul Patrick Faulk ...

Crazy Rich Asians makes jump to big screen

Crazy Rich Asians makes jump to big screen

By Aubrey Scott Moak and Sayley Crawford

August 30, 2018

Kevin Kwan’s novel, Crazy Rich Asians, flew off the shelves as a New York Times bestseller in 2013. Followed by a sequel and a third book, Kwan’s book was hugely successful. This year, not one, not two, but three producers took Kwan’s tremendous ideas and turned his books into a box-office hit. With the extravagant...

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s new album Sweetener leaves a sour taste

REVIEW: Ariana Grande’s new album Sweetener leaves a sour taste

By Preston Dubberly

August 20, 2018

Ariana Grande released her fourth album, Sweetener, on August 17, 2018.  The album includes fifteen songs, two of which are already chart-toppers.  “No Tears Left to Cry” was leaked on April 20, 2018, and “God Is A Woman” was released on July 13, 2018.  She has three guest appearances featured ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp

MOVIE REVIEW: Ant-Man and the Wasp

By Chloe Tew

July 19, 2018

Ant-Man and the Wasp is the sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, produced by Marvels Studios. Quickly after the release of Ant-Man, talks of a possible sequel arose; the filming process beginning in August of 2017. After the hype associated with big films such as Black Panther and Infinity War, Ant Man an...

MOVIE REVIEW: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

MOVIE REVIEW: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

By Cass Rutledge

July 18, 2018

A new documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor, deals with one of children's televisions most important figures. In the late 1960s and throughout his career and life, Fred Rogers, a kids' television host on PBS, affectionately known as "Mr. Rogers," faced many challenges, including getting funding from Congress...

REVIEW- Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom good, not great

REVIEW- Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom good, not great

By Camp Carter

July 6, 2018

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a successful movie, although not necessarily a good one. Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard are two big actors taking center stage, and are supported newer stars such as  Daniella Pineda and Justice Smith. Jeff Goldblum, star of the first two films in the Jurassic f...

MOVIE REVIEW: Ocean’s 8 is light summer fun

MOVIE REVIEW: Ocean’s 8 is light summer fun

By Elizabeth Downing

June 15, 2018

Debbie Ocean, having just been released from her five year eight month and twelve day prison sentence, has had plenty of time to plan one of the biggest jewelry heists in history. Accompanied by a team of seven women, each bringing their own skills to the table, they attempt to steal a necklace worth $...

REVIEW: “Solo” a solid entry in Star Wars canon

REVIEW: “Solo” a solid entry in Star Wars canon

By Chloe Tew

June 1, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story is an anthology film and the newest edition to the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars  is centered around three sets of trilogies: the prequels, the originals, and the sequels. Kiri Hart, Lucasfilms’ Vice President of Development, describes Star Wars “anthology” films as s...

Catching up with the royals

Catching up with the royals

By Mary Patton Murphy

May 22, 2018

HEAR YE, HEAR YE. The British royal family has received a lot of attention lately, and it’s time for you to know why: 1. The royal wedding: Prince Harry and American actress Ms. Meghan Markle met on a blind date in early July 2016. Harry proposed to Markle while the two were having dinner at his...

MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: Infinity War” is Marvel’s best movie yet

MOVIE REVIEW: “Avengers: Infinity War” is Marvel’s best movie yet

By Alex Gibbs

April 30, 2018

Dubbed as the “most ambitious crossover event in history,” Marvel’s Avengers:  Infinity War was released in theaters April 26. Infinity War is the nineteenth movie in the MCU, or Marvel Cinematic Universe. The MCU includes many of our favorite heroes such as Iron Man, Captain America, the ...

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