The King of Smash

Terry Bogard brings the fury in “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” by Christian Hollis | Managing Editor 9/10 “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” has not slowed down the hype train since it’s reveal in spring 2018. Almost a year after the announcement of the fighter pass, SNK’s Terry Bogard from “Kingdom Fighters” and “Fatal Fury” join the […]

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Beyond Hype

Supreme remains “supreme” in the market two decades later Marvin Poindexter, Staff Writer In a world fueled by creativity, inspiration, trends and overall longevity, fashion is an ever growing industry that has never and will never show signs of slowing down. The same can be implicated to a “category” under – or rather within – […]

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A box of stars

“Djesse Vol.1” proves itself as a true masterpiece by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo courtesy of broadway.com  Raised in North London, Jacob Collier was born from a family of music, with both his mother and grandfather being violinists and instructors at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Following in their footsteps, Collier […]

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A tale of a romantic vagabond

Beatrix Runs tells a story of wanderlust born from a troubled past, destructive relationships 8/10 by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo courtesy of typepad.com Born in New York and raised in Russia as the daughter of diplomat parents, Elizaveta was immediately thrown into a life of international nativity; she immersed herself in music […]

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On the Prowl

Compiled by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Graphic by Matthew Armstrong, Production Assistant Hallowe’en in Greenfield Village Greenfield Village 20900 Oakwood Blvd. Dearborn, Michigan 48124 Now to Oct. 27 6:30 to 10 p.m. Discovery reveals itself in Greenfield Village with mystical encounters along a path lit by scores of jack-o’-lanterns, leading up to a […]

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Our silken veil

A chilling yet beautiful reflection of those who hold power, as well as the average citizen of our society 9/10 by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Graphic courtesy of soundcloud.com Will Connolly, best known for his thespian pursuits, shows but only a few of the many faults of our culture with “The Caterpillars of […]

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Send in the clowns

“The Joker” delivers an honest portrayal of the importance of mental health by Ben Bolstrum, Staff Writer Photo courtesy of forbes.com 7/10 There are many positive aspects about the Oct. 4 release of “The Joker.” Creative and claustrophobic camera angles set the tone of a person going through a mental breakdown perfectly, allowing the viewer to […]

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On The Prowl

by Kevin O’Neil, A&E Editor Survivor Art Quilts & Photography Exhibit Anton Art Center 125 Macomb Pl. Mount Clemens, Michigan 48043 Aug. 24 – Oct. 10 Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception: 6 – 8 p.m. FREE and open to the public; donations are accepted Featuring a myriad of hand-crafted quilts with paired […]

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A word with Acclimate

Student hip-hop artist talks about his origins, influences and upcoming performance by Kevin O’Neil, A&E Editor Photos courtesy of Acclimate Schoolcraft student, Adam Culp, better known as Acclimate to his fans, is a burgeoning artist specializing in hip-hop. Even before he began his lyrical campaign, he lived an independent childhood in Brownstown, Michigan, where he […]

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Thicker than blood

La Havas’ latest album tells a story of coming of age and finding one’s roots by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Enterainment Editor 9/10 It’s the popular topic of many a soul-searching introspection; where someone comes from – not necessarily where they were born, but where their family originated from, so many generations ago. Not many […]

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On the prowl

Compiled by Kevin O’Neil, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo credit: Tamara Turner   Erebus Haunted House Erebus Haunted Attraction 18 S. Perry St. Pontiac, Michigan 48342 Sept. 13, 2019 – Nov. 02, 2019 Monday-Thursday 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Sunday 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Weekly Sept. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28; Oct. 3-6, 10-13, 16-20, 22-31; […]

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On the Prowl

Compiled by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor Photo credit to reactpresents.com From Camelot to Kent State: Pop 1960-1975 Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Ave. Detroit, MI Now till Aug. 25 Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Detroit Institute of Arts presents an exhibition which embraces a […]

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Breathing new life into blues rock

Reignwolf’s debut album “Hear Me Out” astounds 8/10 by Alexis Tucker, Editor-in-chief Reignwolf is a smaller indie/blues-rock band from Canada, and until now, they had only released singles such as “Are You Satisfied?,” “Lonely Sunday,” “In the Dark” and “Hardcore.” “Are You Satisfied?” is a good representation of what the band’s sound is, featuring deep, […]

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