Round 3: Peter vs Peter

By Christian Hollis, Editor-in-Chief The case for “Spider-Man: Homecoming” There are two meanings behind the name “Spider-Man: Homecoming.” After two failed universes, Sony finally partnered with Marvel Studios to bring Spider-Man home, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Tom Holland is the best Spider-Man yet. He really makes the audience believe he is just a 15-year-old […]

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Round 2: Thunderstruck

By Christian Hollis, Editor-in-Chief The case for “Thor” Chris Hemsworth as Thor was a great pick for Marvel Studios. His ironic humor and backstory is something unique to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thor’s inner-conflict to prove himself worthy of the throne was the best possible way to introduce the character. Thor’s relationship with Loki is also […]

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Round 2: Metal Men

Iron Man 2 vs Black Panther By Christian Hollis, Editor-in-Chief The case for “Iron Man 2” There is much to like about Iron Man 2, and it is nice seeing Tony Stark develop. There are hints of him beginning the path toward Iron Man 3 where he just wants to be Iron Man rather than […]

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Round 2: Break the chain

By Christian Hollis, Editor-in-Chief The case for “Thor: Ragnarok” “Thor: Ragnarok” is a huge turning point for the Thor series. Ragnarok has it all; the visuals, amazing CGI, comedy, more homage to the origins of Norse mythology and the story overall just feels the best it’s ever been. Thor’s “upgrade” is the perfect addition leading […]

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Faster, Baby

“Baby Driver” delivers thrills to award season By Amanda Groves, Staff Writer Edgar Wright’s “Baby Driver” may be the most choreographed film of our time. One may argue that such a title could go to films such as “West Side Story” or “Step Up.” However, neither of these films include a grenade explosion that lines […]

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Round 1: Begin!

Iron Man vs. Captain America: The First Avenger  By Chrissy Begle, Layout and Design Editor    Iron Man  Captain America: The First Avenger  Year Released  2008  2011  Running Time  2 hours, 6 minutes  2 hours, 4 minutes  Opening Weekend (USA)  $318,412,101  $65,058,524  Cumulative Worldwide Gross  $585,174,222 (+46%)  $176,654,505 (+63%)  Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB)  7.9/10 (79%)  (770,724 […]

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Riveting ride, confusing details

“The Commuter” restores familiar Neeson action By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor  3/5 stars  “I’m 60 years old,” Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson) growls several times in “The Commuter,” proving the challenges this ex NYPD officer suffers, but cinematically beckoning the admiration of action lovers. MacCauley realistically makes fights with guys that could be his son, rolling out from beneath a moving commuter […]

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Setting alternative stage for new year

Neighbourhood’s “To Imagine” proves evolving sound  By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor 2.5/5 With the release of haunting yet different singles “Stuck With Me” and “Scary Love” at the end of last year, California alternative group The Neighbourhood (NBHD) teased their fifth EP “To Imagine.” If you crave the longing, passionate rock vibes of the band’s earlier […]

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A historical moment for journalists

The Post gives brilliant commentary on the importance of press in democracy  By Alexis Tucker, Managing Editor  4/5 stars  Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is set in 1971 during President Richard Nixon’s first term on the eve of a huge government scandal and presents the beginning of the civil unrest during the 1970s. The problems Americans faced is as relevant then as it is now with attacks […]

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Boots on the ground

“Call of Duty WWII” revives traditional multiplayer series was founded on   By Christian Hollis Managing Editor For the past three years, video game juggernaut “Call of Duty” has experimented with three-dimensional movement mechanics that sped the game up. Hardcore fans were against the innovation due to inconsistencies in gameplay. The biggest backlash was against 2016’s “Call of […]

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“Project Runway,” international style

ISO Fashion Show showcases trans-global culture  By Mariam Ahmad Campus Life Editor  A total of 27 stunning models represented Schoolcraft’s diverse student body in the International Student Organization’s (ISO) second annual ISO Fashion Show Nov. 17 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Lower Waterman of the VisTaTech Center. Students from all nationalities were afforded an opportunity to proudly share a piece of their […]

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Frozen yet charming

“Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” perfect for holiday season By Melissa Green Photo Editor Preceding the movie Coco in many viewings across the nation, “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” is a heartwarming tale perfect for this time of year. Featuring the familiar faces of Elsa (Idina Menzel), Anna (Kristen Bell), Kristoff (Jonathan Groff), the reindeer Sven and of course […]

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Different angle displays lifeblood of beloved Christmas tale

“The Man Who Invented Christmas” reveals creative muses of Charles Dickens By Alexandra Lachine Editor-In-Chief As “The Man Who Invented Christmas” tells it, Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) took inspiration for “A Christmas Carol” from an old waiter named Marley and a reallife miser who groaned the now famous pejorative, “humbug.” At a halt to find […]

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YOMACON 2017

Located in both Downtown Detroit’s Cobo Center and the famous Marriott Renaissance Center, Youmacon 2017 was brought into full swing during the first weekend in November. The event runs non-stop going from 8 p.m. on Thursday all the way to 6 p.m. Sunday evening. During this time, over 20,000 people attended this fast growing event, […]

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