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COVID-19 cancels entertainment

Corona Virus halts the Entertainment Industry

Zainab Kabir, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Most networks have canceled almost all production of all television shows and movies. Television series from Grey’s Anatomy to Stranger Things have delayed the release date of their newest seasons, keeping all of their watchers in suspense. Movies such as A Quiet Place Part II, Peter Rabbit II:...

‘Year One’: a pandemic plot

'Year One':  a pandemic plot

Haripriya Kemisetti, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

Forsaken. Confused. Terrified. A land of destruction and loss conquers mankind with one word: Doom. Year One by Nora Roberts is a dystopian fiction novel that focuses on a deadly disease dubbed the Doom. Reading this story, it may be possible to see some parallels between Roberts’ world and our ...

How to find light in the darkness of COVID-19

Pinterest board including several activities to do during quarantine.

Shreyal Sharma, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2020

Author of Correspondence, Joseph Campbel, once said, "Opportunities to find more profound powers within ourselves comes when life seems most challenging." When life seems the hardest, humans tend to find the tenacity and resources to survive. First and foremost, a human tragedy, the COVID-19 outbreak, has af...

The Once and Future King: a review

A timeline of stories about King Arthur

Daniel Yu, Staff Reporter/Rising Editor

March 23, 2020

The story of King Arthur seems to be reinvented with each generation: whether it comes in the form of the original myth, the various retellings which stemmed from it, or the fantasy stories which have come to dominate the pop-fiction market, Arthurian legend has found its home in the imaginations of...

Taylor Swift is ‘The Man’

Taylor Swift at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, promoting  Miss Americana

Mikayla Smith, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2020

On Feb. 27, Taylor Swift released her first self-directed music video along with her single “The Man”, and the world was taken aback, but not completely surprised. This isn’t the first time Swift has shocked the public by calling out prominent social issues. During the 2018 midterm election,...

The Irishman (2019) review

Image courtesy of Netflix

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

Martin Scorsese’s latest work, The Irishman, is told from the perspective of the movie’s protagonist, Frank Sheeran, who claims to have murdered labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa.This film showcases all of Scorsese’s strengths as a director. Outstanding performances, stunning cinematography, remar...

The role of acceptance in literature

The role of acceptance in literature

Ellis Nunez, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera Margot Sanchez is a Puerto Rican girl living in South Bronx, with her mom, dad, and brother. Margot cares a lot about her image, so much so that she would not be caught with her natural curly hair. This is further exacerbated when she gets accepted...

The Gentlemen (2020) review

The Gentlemen (2020) review

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

It’s been a while since a film from such a popular filmmaker turned out to be such a disappointment, as is the case with Guy Ritchie’s The Gentlemen.  With a solid cast, it seemed like this had potential to be one of Ritchie’s best films. Unfortunately, the movie doesn’t live up to those expecta...

Fine Line is finally here

Fine Line is finally here

Mikayla Smith, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2020

After his 2017 self-titled debut album, Harry Styles proved his independence and ability to thrive as a solo artist, leaving his boy-band roots a thing of the past. We’ve grown to appreciate his soulful, piercing vocals and the soft, rock-and- roll whisper of his backing guitar tracks. However, with th...

The Slow Rush release concludes Tame Impala’s long lull

The Slow Rush release concludes Tame Impala’s long lull

McKayla Coppla, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

“It’s a sweet trip,” says Rolling Stone reporter, Jon Dolan, summing up Tame Impala’s new album, the Slow Rush. A psychedelic taste of drums and sensation of musical highs are more evident in this album than that of any previous production of his. The 5-year gap between his last album, Curre...

Parasite makes ripples at the Oscars

Bong Joon Ho holding his Oscar.

Mikayla Smith, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

At the 2020 Oscar Awards, the critically acclaimed film Parasite made history. Taking home impressive awards such as Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay, Parasite won more awards than any other nominee (including that of Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a...

Birds of Prey (2020) review

Birds of Prey (2020) review

Rocco Damiano, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2020

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is another solid entry in the DC Extended Universe.  It was great to see Margot Robbie reprising her role as Harley Quinn since she once again steals the show as the iconic character. Furthermore, the supporting cast was above avera...

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