Artists are deceiving audiences in concert with pre-recorded audio

Olivia Choutupalli, Copy Editor

May 10, 2019

At this year’s Super Bowl, Maroon 5 headlined the halftime show, but lead singer Adam Levine was met with backlash for his heavy reliance on backing tracks and the appearance that he was lip syncing. Though Levine stated...

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald brings success in box office, but not much else

Olivia Choutupalli, Copy Editor

December 14, 2018

Taking place in the universe of the “Harry Potter” series, “Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald” was highly publicized until its release on Nov. 16, to its own demise. While the movie delivered in some technic...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” celebrates Queen’s music, legacy

Lauren Kreis, Community Liaison

December 14, 2018

Released Nov. 2,  the Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” brings a cultural icon to life for fans.   The movie, which focuses mainly on the lead singer Freddie Mercury, played by Rami Malek, depicts how the band worked as ...

Whittaker becomes BBC’s first female Doctor, signaling larger cultural shift

John Folsom, Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2018

For 55 years, the role of “the Doctor” on BBC’s most recognizable program has only been portrayed by males. Thanks to the casting of Jodie Whittaker, a new era of the show has begun. “Doctor Who” is one of the most...

Coming soon to a television near you…

Janiyah Gilley and Jared Russell

November 14, 2018

It has been 91 years since the Oscars first aired, and now the famous award ceremony is getting upgrades including a shorter viewing time to catch up with the 21st century. After last year’s record low viewership, the Academy...

“The Post” offers in-depth, dramatic look at journalistic process

John Folsom, Features Editor

March 9, 2018

Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award nominated film “The Post,” released on Jan. 13, examines the events following the release of classified government documents surrounding the mishandling of the war in Vietnam. After the White...

Public obsession with Kardashian family influences fans

Ilex Wass de Czege, Managing Editor

March 9, 2018

With this year’s tenth anniversary season of “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kris and the whole Kardashian-Jenner family have officially been on TV for a decade. But between the pregnancies, plastic...

Review; Taylor Swift’s ‘Reputation’ as queen of pop stays intact with successful new album

Brooklyn McLeod, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

Three years after the release of her last album, Taylor Swift is finally back, and better than ever. Swift’s new album, “Reputation,” was released on Nov. 10, selling over 700,000 copies on its first day. More aggressive...

Late-night comedy shows fueled by US politics

Olivia Choutupalli, Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2017

Since the 2016 election, more late night shows have been making skits based on the presidency of Donald Trump, and President Trump has now called for “equal time” on these shows. Trump’s comments and actions, like his...

Stewart, Snoop shine in new cooking show

John Folsom, Features Editor

December 11, 2017

Martha Stewart and Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, better known as Snoop Dogg, may seem like an unlikely pair, but the two have been friends since 2008, when Snoop Dogg appeared on Stewart’s daytime talk show, “Martha.” They...

‘Justice League’: Boom or bust?

Jared Russell, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

“Justice league,” directed by Zack Snyder, is the 5th instalment in the DC cinematic universe. Justice League is the DC version of “the Avengers.” Originally, the league was founded by Batman, Aquaman, Superman, Wonder...

‘Wonder Woman’ shatters box office records

Jared Russell, Photo Editor

October 19, 2017

With sold-out theaters around the world “Wonder Woman” has experienced unprecedented box office success inspiring audiences of all ages. Superhero movies are almost as old as movies themselves, beginning with the 1937 film...