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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...

Gomez’s ‘Rare’ fails to live up to title

Gomez’s ‘Rare’ fails to live up to title

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2020

One would think that Selena Gomez, having gone through publicized breakups with high-profile ex-boyfriends Justin Bieber and The Weeknd, dealt with ongoing health struggles including lupus and depression and tackled important issues such as suicide and immigration as an executive producer on the Netfl...

Top 5 must see movies for the holidays

Top 5 must see movies for the holidays

Yasemin Ragland, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

I love going to the movies with friends and family, and the holidays are a great time to go see one with a friend or family member. Here are my top five movies to see over the holidays: 5. Last Christmas (Nov. 8) Rated:PG-13 Synopsis: Young Katarina “Kate” (Emilia Clark), a frustrated Lo...

Why ‘Frozen II’ is better than the first

Why ‘Frozen II’ is better than the first

Victoria Hertel, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Disclaimer: This review contains major spoilers for Frozen II! You have been warned! In November 2013, Frozen released, changing the world of Disney and perhaps the world as a whole, forever. The movie blew away viewers, earning $1.3 billion worldwide. Not long after, it became a wildly popular show ...

On ‘Romance,’ Cabello tackles humanity’s most complex emotion

On ‘Romance,’ Cabello tackles humanity’s most complex emotion

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

Why buy flowers or candy hearts for your significant other when you could create an album entirely about falling in love? Apparently, that’s what Camila Cabello asked herself before making her sophomore album, which she dubbed Romance in the most absolutely unsubtle way possible. Despite Cabel...

Day6 explores human relationships in prismatic new album “The Book of Us: Entropy”

Day6 explores human relationships in prismatic new album “The Book of Us: Entropy”

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

In the recent past, K-pop has become a blossoming genre in the western world, with many Korean idol groups breaking through on the Billboard charts and gaining international recognition. Five-piece Korean rock band Day6 is yet another band building a name in the west, with its latest album peaking a...

JESUS IS KING review: West redesigns discography with gospel album

JESUS IS KING review: West redesigns discography with gospel album

Nicholas Pranske, Executive Copy and Design Editor

November 6, 2019

I stepped out of my math class and into a Southern Baptist gospel church on Oct. 25 as I put in my earbuds to listen to rapper Kanye West’s new album, JESUS IS KING. Eight voices from Sunday Service Choir, a gospel-rap group started by West, surround the listener upon hitting play on the first ...

The Office co-stars Fischer, Kinsey revisit Dunder Mifflin through new medium

The Office co-stars Fischer, Kinsey revisit Dunder Mifflin through new medium

Yash Ravula, Staff Writer/ Videographer

November 6, 2019

As an avid podcast listener and TV shows enthusiast, Office Ladies is the best thing that happened to me since “Grey’s Anatomy” season 16 came out. Jenna Fischer played Pam Beasley, the receptionist, and Angela Kinsey played Angela Martin, an accountant, in the critically acclaimed show “The O...

“An Ode” gives Seventeen new reputation in latest album

“An Ode” gives Seventeen new reputation in latest album

Claire Clements, Executive Editorial Page Editor

September 28, 2019

On Sept. 16, K-Pop group Seventeen released its  third full album, An Ode. The album, preceded by weeks of anticipation following the release of its digital single, “Hit” on Aug. 5, broke numerous records, rising to No. 1 on iTunes K-Pop Album charts in 24 regions less than a day following the ...

Swift exchanges tear-stained guitars for paper rings on ‘Lover’

Swift exchanges tear-stained guitars for paper rings on ‘Lover’

Anthony Cesario, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2019

Disclaimer: I am a fan of Taylor Swift, but have aimed to be as unbiased as possible.   In the liner notes for Red, an album revolving around the emotional turmoil accompanying toxic relationships, Taylor Swift wrote, “Real love shines golden like starlight…maybe I’ll write a whole album ab...

Paying tribute to our childhood

Paying tribute to our childhood

Anika Arutla, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

This article contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. In 2008, Marvel Studios introduced Iron Man (played by Robert Downey Jr.) to the world. Little did we know, this was the start to something much bigger, something that would blow it away (pun intended). Since Iron Man’s release to today, 2...