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Tame Impala returns with new, distinct sound

Laura Hennawi, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

A one-man music project led by all-encompassing singer, writer and producer Kevin Parker—assisted by a band in live performances—Tame Impala has pioneered the modern alternative-rock genre with a psychedelic flair. From his...

“Tiger King” takes over social media

Griffin Tunison , Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Amid the current global pandemic “Tiger King” has taken over the entertainment world. Main character Joe Exotic has people spinning with his intense personality and feud with long-term enemy Carole Baskin, the ongoing feud...

Atwood’s Comeback Expands the Gilead Universe

Laura Hennawi, Editor

June 22, 2020

Since Margaret Atwood’s release of the “The Handmaid’s Tale” in 1985, the Gilead universe was put on hold until Sept. 2019, when Atwood released “The Testaments.” The long- awaited sequel to her feminist novel, “The...

Quarantunes

Cooper Woest, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

On April 18, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert hosted “One World: Together at Home”, a live benefit concert where the best musicians from today and yesterday performed at home to raise money for coronavirus...

John Krasinski has Some Good News

Miranda Parrish, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Widely popular “The Office” actor John Krasinski is back in the spotlight during the Coronavirus outbreak through his new show, “Some Good News.” Inspired by the negative stories that traditional news networks cover,...

Popeyes sandwich proves promising

Emily Zhu, Editor

February 6, 2020

I expected the epitome of quality cuisine when Popeyes announced the return of their popular chicken sandwich that lead to a nationwide shortage last August. The immediate buzz about the new item heightened my expectations...

Disney’s “Frozen 2” freezes out competition

Sophia Paranzino, Staff editor

February 6, 2020

Disney’s “Frozen” was the highest grossing animated film of all time until this year’s live action “The Lion King,” bringing in a total of $1.27 billion in the box office. With its beautiful songs, stunning animation,...

A satisfying end to the “Star Wars” saga

Anna Albergo, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

On December 20, 2019, Lucas Film released “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” which was the last installment of the nine-part series and the final episode of the sequel trilogy. The first movie, “Star Wars: A New Hope”,...

Disney+: the newest subscription craze

Morgan Pierce, Editor

January 31, 2020

  Just over 90 years ago, Philo Taylor Farnsworth invented a life-altering image transmitting and broadcasting machine: the television. The television began as a huge, box-like machine that portrayed black and white images....

Uber bagels: uber mediocre

December 5, 2019

After the disheartened shut-down of the Goldberg Bagels in the Padonia Village Shopping center several years ago, the new and welcoming Uber Bagels is giving bagel lovers and nonlovers a new place to enjoy. The happy and warm...

Yeezus is king

Dylan McCabe

November 23, 2019

After 16 years of trend-setting technique in the hip hop industry exhibited by albums such as “College Dropout,” “Graduation” and “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy,” rapper Kanye West released his ninth studio album...