Bringing back the magic of cinema

by Annelisa Ginger | Staff Writer 9/10 After a long string of sequels and mediocre remakes, ‘Onward’ sticks out from Disney’s current roster as being the first original film to hit theaters in a while. The film sets classic fairy-tale fantasy creatures and characters in a modernized setting while its story follows a pair of […]

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Brightness unfettered

U.S. Girls presents a spectacularly crafted collection of personal and cultural reflections by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor 9/10 Growing up in Illinois, the catholic-raised Meghan Remy formed her first punk band in her teenage years. After years of attending art college, she began making and performing music in the mid-2000s, wHeavy Lighgtith her first […]

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Gamers Unite

Livonia eLounge offers hangout spot for gamers By Anthony Magewick & Josiah Thomas | Staff Writer & News Editor Photos courtesy of ReSpawn & Armando Saucedo | Videographer Members of the gaming community have begun gathering in Livonia at ReSpawn eLounge, a place unlike anything Metro Detroit has seen before. ReSpawn eLounge opened its doors […]

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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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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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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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