America’s open wound

Ava DuVernay’s “13th” examines the long and bloody oppression of African-Americans through the American justice system by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor 10/10 Slavery is arguably one of the United States’ most cancerous and damning stains on its young and bloody history. Many believe the 13th Amendment completely abolished slavery of all kinds, and that […]

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Unique creature feature

Indie supernatural horror thriller “The Wretched” is artistically triumphant by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor 8/10 Horror – 1 hr. 35 min – Not rated While the usual swathe of horror flicks is oversaturated with dystopias, excessive gore and zombie apocalypses (things that are probably not very tasteful during a pandemic) brothers Drew and Brett Pierce […]

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Consistency is key

Learning Center to host remote final exams review by Kevin O’Neil | A&E Editor All across the nation, college students are tasked with completing coursework from home during quarantine and the anxiety is almost tangible as the challenges of distance learning and the distractions of working at home mount up. Though there is no need […]

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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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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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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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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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Mar-Vell-ous

“Captain Marvel” surprises with yet another solid movie 8/10 by Alexis Tucker, Editor-in-chief There were many concerns going into see “Captain Marvel.” Among those include Brie Larson’s acting, how the plot fits into the overall universe and how it holds up against other superhero movies. Moviegoers should be happy to hear that “Captain Marvel” doesn’t […]

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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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