On the Prowl

by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor FRIENDS! The Musical Parody City Theatre 2301 Woodward Ave., Detroit, Michigan Feb. 6 through Feb. 10 Admission/Fees: $30 Based on the phenomenon, Friends! The Musical is an “unauthorized” parody. Creators Bob and Tobly McSmith are distinguished who have worked on other masterpieces such as Bayside! The Saved by […]

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Opening eyes and broadening minds

International Agenda contributors showcase student perspectives by Ramon Razo Managing Editor Published semi-annually, the International Agenda is a publication aimed at highlighting intercultural concepts and to act as an exchange of ideas for such matters. Published by the Schoolcraft International Institute (SCII) and founded in 1996 by Donald A. Ryktarsyk of the College’s department of […]

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On The Prowl

by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor Rwanda: Personal Images & Artwork by Vivian Bower Holocaust Memorial Center 28123 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, Mich. Admission: Free Now until Apr. 1 Mon. 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tue. through Thur. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri. 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun. 9:30 a.m. to 5 […]

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A refreshing transformation

“Bumblebee” mixes original source material, modern films to satisfy all fans by Christian Hollis, Staff Writer The Transformers franchise has lost a bit of its following since Michael Bay’s first film 11 years ago, but “Bumblebee” delivers the most refreshing transformation yet. Set in the 1980s, “Bumblebee” pays homage to its original cartoons with classic […]

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Swing and a Hit!

The wall-crawler scores with a self-aware, multiverse makeover by Josiah Thomas, Campus Life Editor 9/10 A new and completely different Spider-Man movie hit theaters mid-December, one that does much more than make a good comic book come to life. It adds to the Spider-Man name at no cost to the character’s legacy by taking liberties […]

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Whoa, Look Out!

“Lethal League Blaze” gives a fun, original fighting experience by Josiah Thomas, Campus Life Editor 8/10 Reviewed on PC If you like fighting games but think that they’ve gotten redundant, your savior has arrived. Imagine a hybrid of the cel shaded Jet Set Radio, a 2-D tournament fighter and a game of baseball all sharing […]

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Pikachu, I choose you!

“Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu” and “Eevee” reimagines “Pokemon Yellow” 8/10 by Alexis Tucker, Managing Editor Pikachu is an icon for both Nintendo and one of their flagship series, “Pokemon”, which Pikachu is the only starter Pokemon of “Pokemon Yellow”. “Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu” was announced to be a remake of “Yellow” with some twists. In […]

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On The Prowl

by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor A Christmas Carol Meadow Brook Theater 378 Meadow Brook Rd, Rochester, Mich. Now to Dec. 23 Captivating audiences for 37 years, witness the tale of a “mean-spirited” miser and the ghost that will haunt him. This story was written by the famous Charles Dickens, while the adaptation and […]

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T-H-U-G Life

“The Hate U Give” by Marvin Poindexter, Arts and Entertainment Editor 9/10 The opening title screen spells out these four letters, T-H-U-G. After seeing the title spelled out, there was one question the audience thinks about all throughout the entirety of the movie. What does THUG stand for, aside from it just being the name […]

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R&B in rare form

Ella Mai debuts her self-titled LP by Marvin Poindexter, Arts & Entertainment Editor 9.5/10 From doing song covers on Instagram based on smash hits from other recording artists, to being discovered and signed by esteemed producer DJ Mustard, English singer/songwriter Ella Mai has come the distance. Partnered with Mustard’s 10 Summers Records and Interscope Records, […]

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Back From the 90s

Starcraft Broodwar back to space with more style than before by Christopher Falkiewicz, Staff Writer 8/10 Reviewed on PC A popular classic from 1998, “Starcraft” has come back as “Starcraft: Remastered” with new modern graphics and maps for multiplayer while keeping the retro style of gameplay and that old sci-fi feel. Blizzard Entertainment nailed the […]

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Just doesn’t stick

Sony’s new film doesn’t bring the action or tell a good story. 4/10 By Cody Yarbrough, Staff writer The anti-hero and cannibalistic archnemesis of Spider-man known as Venom has finally gotten his own solo movie. The character has all the elements for a good story, cool powers, moral ambiguity, and a terrifying design, so what […]

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