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‘Voltron: Legendary Defender’ comes together with visual effects, compelling stories

Alissa Donatello, staff reporter

June 17, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinions, Reviews, Web Exclusives

Animated shows aren’t always the first thing people will think about when talking about a really good television show. Most animated shows are catered towards children, after all. But that is not the case when people talk a...

Spoon falls flat with new album

Nick Moran, co-editor-in-chief

April 21, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Underwhelming (adjective): failing to make an impact or impress someone; can be synonymous with Spoon’s latest album, Hot Thoughts. Maybe it’s the fact that I was such a big fan of Spoon’s older music, or that the album, wh...

Undertow offers offbeat sound

Ben Olson, columnist

April 21, 2017

Filed under Reviews

I was a mere nine years old when I discovered the world of music. I sat down every day at my computer and digested websites containing music reviews and jotted down ones that looked interesting or fit my taste. Most were acclaime...

The Search for Everything explores many genres

Anne Marie Yurik, co-editor-in-chief

April 21, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Some of the best things come in groups: socks, cookies and John Mayer’s new album, The Search for Everything. In a world when media binging is the norm, the release of the album in three waves forced fans to have some self-con...

Riverdale takes a modern twist on classic Archie comics, provides diversity while tackling tough topics

Sam Casey, sports co-editor

March 21, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Remember the Archie Comics? The franchise got a new reboot with the Riverdale series. The comic books, falling out of popularity, attempted to modernize their brand with more diverse characters and a new television series, named...

Chief Keef falls short of expectations

Anushka Kalra, asst. news editor

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Chicago native Keith Cozart, better known by his stage name, Chief Keef, recently dropped an album titled Two Zero One Seven, a homage to the new year–although some of the lyrics probably should have stayed in 2016. The album co...

Middy Mags is worth a try

Anne Marie Yurik, co-editor-in-chief

February 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Although some people find frisbees of cheese, sauce, crust and optional toppings (aka pizza) the epitome of party food, I cannot say that I love it–I find pizza mediocre at best. I am not a big pizza fan, so when I ventured ou...

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