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Emmy’s Not So White

Emmy’s Not So White

Melissa Henriques, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The 69th Emmy Awards embraced diversity through a series of wins for people of color. The Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming from June 1, 2016 to May 31, 2017 and aired on Sept. 17, 2017. Donald Glover received two awards for his FX series, Atlanta. The actor, musi...

Daniel Caesar created a storm with his new album: Freudian

Daniel Caesar created a storm with his new album: Freudian

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

In his debut album, Daniel Caesar provided music that was highly impressive. His single “Get Out” received acclaim and created stir around this well overdue album. It was refreshing to see an independent star get signed and rise to stardom. Caesar is a Canadian artist who acquired fame through releasing ...

Film Review: Hitman’s Bodyguard

Film Review: Hitman’s Bodyguard

Connor Cable, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are two of the biggest stars of today, but they happen to be sharing the screen in their recent venture. One would think this film has to be a bust, correct? A no name action-comedy with two bankable stars that seemingly have no chemistry? Well if one thought all of that...

Caesar fights to win more than just a war in “War For The Planet of the Apes”

Caesar fights to win more than just a war in “War For The Planet of the Apes”

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Since the release of the first film within this trilogy, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”, I’ve been interested in how this series would progress. This resurrected film series had a lot of high expectations to meet. The final film in this trilogy did not fail to impress. The use of modern animation,...

Tyler The Creator-Flower Boy: A look into who he has blossomed to be

Tyler The Creator-Flower Boy: A look into who he has blossomed to be

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Tyler the Creator is easily one of the most interesting rappers in the hip hop arena. His most recent release, “Flower Boy”, added another layer to his persona. Tyler Gregory Okonma, also known as Tyler the Creator, poured himself into this album.

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Logic addresses social issues that pertain to “Everybody”

Logic addresses social issues that pertain to “Everybody”

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

August 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Logic is an artist that came on the scene with his untouchable ability to freestyle. Logic isn’t just a viral, freestyling and record label backed artist. Logic is a rapper and his latest album, “Everybody,” has gained my respect and my support.

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A Millennial’s Spider-Man

A Millennial’s Spider-Man

Marianna Bacallao, Staff Writer

August 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The plot and characters of “Spider-Man: Homecoming” exist, literally and metaphorically, in the shadow of Avengers Tower. This angle explores what happens to the buildings that tumble and the people whose lives are ruined by the extravagant fight scenes prior movies shrug off. It gives this Spider-Man a unique sense of world building; living in a world where, not only do superheroes already exist as an accepted part of life, but those superheroes have money, experience and a monopoly on heroism.

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Summer 2017 Playlist

Summer 2017 Playlist

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

August 15, 2017


Filed under Music, Reviews

This summer in particular, there were a lot of great albums released that gave us some amazing singles. I’ve compiled my top 15 songs of the summer for your listening convenience.

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DAMN! Kendrick Lamar re-emerges stronger than ever

DAMN! Kendrick Lamar re-emerges stronger than ever

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

May 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

After listening to this album, I haven’t been able to take my headphones off. I go to sleep listening to Lamar. My alarm is Lamar. I work out to Lamar. This just goes to show the versatility of this album.

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“13 Reasons Why” starts controversial yet important discussions among students

“13 Reasons Why” starts controversial yet important discussions among students

Meg Oldham, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

“I know there’s been a lot of arguing over Twitter and social media about whether or not what Hannah did was right,” Kiana Spinola said. “But honestly I think that it’s just good that people are talking about it at all, because it’s really something . . . that shouldn’t be kept hush-hush when it’s so common with teens nowadays.”

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Drake adds “More to our Life” with his new playlist

Drake adds “More to our Life” with his new playlist

Jabril Edmondson, Staff Writer

April 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

Drake continues to impress, continuously crossing over into new genres.

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ brings magic back to the movies

‘Beauty and the Beast’ brings magic back to the movies

Laurel Huster, Staff Writer

April 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The long-awaited live action version of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” came out this March, and the film is as magical as expected.

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