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Top 5 Rap Albums of the Summer

Ben Connor, Sports Editor October 10, 2017

As the changing leaves signal the inevitable transition to fall, I took on the task of listening to some of the varied rap offerings from the past few months and making my own list of top five rap albums...

Field Narrows For Homecoming Queen

Field Narrows For Homecoming Queen

September 8, 2017

The Top six Homecoming Queen Candidates have been announced: Abbey Brewer Mackenzie Davis Raya Holz Kennedy McMillan Kaleya Pipkins Gabriela Rodriguez Check out our gallery below from...

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Impressive Special Effects, Intertwining Plot Strands in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

James Flowers, Staff Writer May 22, 2017

Warning: This review contains spoilers. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the sequel to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, was released on May 5th. The movie was an immediate success, and since its release...

‘Twin Peaks’ Returns After 25 Years

Alexander Robison, Staff Writer May 15, 2017

Twin Peaks, an experimental television series from the early 90s, will resume on May 21. The new season, produced by Showtime, is set in the mountains of Washington State, 25 years after the previous season,...

Dunk From Your Couch With ‘NBA Playgrounds’

Jared Zullig, Editor-at-Large May 13, 2017

Imagine LeBron James doing a double backflip off the rim and slamming the ball into the hoop... This would be awesome to witness in real life, but is only possible in the new game NBA Playgrounds by Saber...

Johan Heldenbergh and Jessica Chastain star as Jan and Antonina Zabinski. Image source: /thezookeeperswife/

The Zookeeper’s Wife Depicts Hope in the Face of Horror

Justin Dubin, Staff Writer April 22, 2017

*This review contains spoilers. Director Niki Caro brings history to vivid life in The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on the book by Diane Ackerman. In a most surprising place, right under the Nazis’...

The directors of White & Gold 2017 step out for a bow. Photo by Spencer Hendlin.

White & Gold Wows With ‘Late Night Talk Show’ Theme

Tyler Pohlman and Spencer Hendlin March 11, 2017

The drumline hastily picked up the pace of their rhythm. With each bang of the drums and cymbals, the crowd became more entranced. The song ended with a final pound. BANG! The drummers threw...

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Hollywood Honors Diverse Films At 89th Academy Awards

Gabriela Covolan Costa, Image Editor March 10, 2017

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held their 89th Academy Award at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Feb. 26. Last year’s show was criticized because all the acting nominees were white,...

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‘Patriot’s Day’ Depicts Boston Marathon Bombing With Haunting Realism

Justin Dubin, Staff Writer February 26, 2017

A touching and beautiful, yet heartbreaking tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing, Patriot’s Day reveals the heroics of first responders and shows a city come together as one. Directed...

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Students and Staff React to Beyoncé’s Grammy Snub

James Flowers, Staff Writer February 17, 2017

During the 59th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, Adele took home the Grammy for Album of the year for her third release titled 25. The crowd erupted in shock, as most thought the award would surely...

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‘Space Between Us’ Better Than Expected

Michal Becker, Staff Writer February 16, 2017

There are very few movies that receive poor reviews but are still actually worth watching.The Space Between Us is one of these movies. The cosmic love story takes viewers on a journey of romance and adventure. After...

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Shyamalan Puts Original Twist on Classic Thriller Conventions in ‘Split’

Alex Cala, Opinion Editor February 13, 2017

Night Shyamalan’s Split is a highly enjoyable, heart-pounding thriller with strong performances by James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy and an ending that establishes the film as one of the best of the year...

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