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Remakes, sequels and the curse of franchise media

Jonathan Campbell, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

In the past decade, the idea of the remake has both blossomed and wilted, coupled with a secondary drive for creating sequels to properties both ancient and new. Remakes themselves aren’t a new concept,...

The Final Season of “On My Block”

Maria-jose Guerrero Hernandez, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

The long-awaited final season of “On My Block” finally aired on Oct. 4 on the streaming service Netflix. By this point, most people have seen the show's final episodes and there have been mixed opinions...

Scary movies got you down? Check out some not-so-scary ones

Meghan Curley , Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Fall is here, complete with its signature spooks, freaks and pumpkin treats. For college students in post-quarantine, Halloween typically means scary movies and a gross amount of candy. However, if you’re...

“Raya and the Last Dragon” speaks of unity and doing the right thing

Dazmyn Gaymon, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

“If we don’t stop and learn to trust one another again, it’s only a matter of time before we tear each other apart.” —Chief Benja If nothing else, Disney will always deliver when it comes...

“Non-fungible tokens are revolutionizing the art world — and art theft.” Dusty J// creativecommons.org

Are NFTs the future of modern art?

Hope Stephens, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

In 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto appeared online to propose a cryptic idea for the first entirely-digital form of currency: bitcoin. Over a decade later, musicians, digital artists and filmmakers are now trying...

Beyonce accepts the Grammy Award for Best RnB Performance. Kevin Winters // Getty Images

The 63rd annual Grammy Awards: Too little, too late

Maira Vandiver, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

On March 14, Beyoncé gazed radiantly down at the (COVID-safe) crowd in the Los Angeles Convention Center, wearing a black leather dress and matching gloves, to accept the Grammy award for Best RnB Performance,...

Official movie poster for Judas and the Black Messiah

“Judas and the Black Messiah” calls for justice

Dazmyn Gaymon, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Inspired by the true story of Fred Hampton, a chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, “Judas and the Black Messiah” might just be one of my favorite Black History films to date. Daniel Kaluuya...

Quick Review: Tyranny by Julian Casablancas + the Voidz

Samuel Bernhardt, Guest Writer November 13, 2014

This is the sound of a Julian Casablancas who is tired of making pretty, fun rock music.  If you saw his name and thought, “Oh cool, I love the Strokes,” get that out of your mind now.  Tyranny is...

Quick Review: Everyday Robots by Damon Albarn

Samuel Bernhardt, Guest Writer November 13, 2014

This is a cautionary tale about the detriments of the typical first-world lifestyle.  Sounding laid back and dreary on his first solo album, Albarn concocts some obnoxiously catchy tunes, as usual, with...

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