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Lauv’s ~how i’m feeling~ relates to generation’s feelings of “modern loneliness”

Lauv’s ~how i’m feeling~ relates to generation’s feelings of “modern loneliness”

Pramika Kadari, Executive News & Enterprise Editor

April 2, 2020

“Modern Loneliness”, the closing song on Lauv’s debut album  ~how i’m feeling~  could instead be a name for the entire album, if he wanted to be a little more specific.  Although not every song fits under this umbrella, the majority deal with themes of this generation’s loneliness and/or yearning...

Magic of cinema from comforts of home

Magic of cinema from comforts of home

Yasemin Ragland, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Since the coronavirus pandemic, we have not been able to go to the movies or other crowded public places. Disney - Pixar’s Onward was in theaters for about two weeks, having been released on March 6. And it can be bought digitally in the United States for $19.99 before going on Disney Plus starting o...

Gray masterfully crafts personal tale in debut album

Gray masterfully crafts personal tale in debut album

Shravya Mahesh, Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2020

As the lyrics rush into my ears, I close my eyes, letting the words take me over. And suddenly, tears are spilling down my cheek, salty and sad like the words singer-songwriter Conan Gray croons into my earbuds.  It is hardly a surprise I found myself crying over Kid Krow, Gray’s debut studio ...

‘CALM’ brings maturity to nine year old band

‘CALM’ brings maturity to nine year old band

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

March 31, 2020

I was first introduced to 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) when I was 11. At the time, it was reduced to the punk version of One Direction.  Nine years later, with its fourth album release CALM on Friday, it has established its own identity in the world of pop and rock.  Its self titled debut album is the definition ...

‘Future Nostalgia’ is seamless combination of old and new

‘Future Nostalgia’ is seamless combination of old and new

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2020

With the release of Future Nostalgia on Friday, Dua Lipa has done a full 180 on the term “sophomore slump” and created one of the best pop albums of the last decade. Far surpassing the quality of her 2017 self-titled debut album, Future Nostalgia lives up perfectly to its title by recalling the glory of pre-20...

BTS reminisces tale of 7 boys in its latest album

BTS reminisces tale of 7 boys in its latest album

Sarah Habib, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Disclaimer: I am a fan of BTS, but have aimed to be as unbiased as possible. Seven stories, seven shadows, seven boys and one dream.  After 10 months, one of the world’s most famous boy bands is back and this time, it brought the past back with them. From its time as struggling rookies, ...

5 takeaways from The Rise of Skywalker

5 takeaways from The Rise of Skywalker

Yasemin Ragland, staff writer

February 28, 2020

Warning: If you haven’t seen The Rise Of Skywalker, don’t read this article. There are major spoilers. You have been warned. When I was 10, my dad introduced me to Star Wars.  We got the first six movies/the prequel trilogy  - The Phantom Menace (May 19, 1999), Attack Of The Clones (May 16,...

The furniture store for feasting

The furniture store for feasting

Lilly Gorman, Staff Photographer

February 27, 2020

FRISCO - IKEA: the build-it-yourself furniture homeland. No, the world of meatballs, $1 cinnamon rolls and other comfort foods that fulfill any craving. It is hard to believe, but IKEA really does have the best meal for the best price. When you enter the home of the Swedes, you go up an escal...

Nothing special about Netflix’s To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Nothing special about Netflix’s To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

Anika Arutla, Social Media Manager

February 21, 2020

When To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before released in August 2018, the internet was overwhelmed with the romance, family dynamic and aesthetic of the movie. On Feb. 12, Netflix released P.S. I Still Love You, the second installment in the series—and it did not receive the same response.  The asp...

Little Women’s realistic portrayal of love, life leaves lasting impact on viewers

Little Women’s realistic portrayal of love, life leaves lasting impact on viewers

Pramika Kadari, Executive News & Enterprise Editor

January 28, 2020

“That’s it?” I said to my friend, Sidekick executive sports editor Sally Parampottil, as we watched the credits roll on the 2019 film adaption of Little Women. At first glance, the story’s conclusion felt strangely dissatisfying. But a few hours to think about the film allowed me to realize it w...

Rise of Skywalker is an improper ending to saga

Rise of Skywalker is an improper ending to saga

Sapna Amin, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Warning,the following includes spoilers. Read at your own discretion. The Rise of Skywalker, which released Dec. 19, marked the end of a 42-year saga. In the latest trilogy, Rey, Finn and Poe face the First Order after surviving the Resistance.  After watching the latest installment, I felt n...

Styles blurs Fine Line between pop star and rock icon

Styles blurs Fine Line between pop star and rock icon

Anjali Krishna, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Four years after the split of One Direction and two years after his solo debut album, on Dec. 13 Harry Styles released Fine Line, a combination of teachings from his rock idols, years of making boy band hit singles and his own eccentric charm. Styles jumps from style to style on each track, hopin...