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Despite Scarring Reviews, Lion King Something to Take Pride In

Despite Scarring Reviews, Lion King Something to Take Pride In

August 26, 2019

By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor I have a confession to make. The last time I saw 1994’s “The Lion King” was so long ago, I largely forgot about the plot and characters before seeing the 2019 remake. Not knowing what to expect from Director John Favreau’s reiteration, I turned to the In...

Victoria's Secret: Not So Secret

Victoria's Secret: Not So Secret

June 7, 2019

By Grace Baldino, online editor Ladylike, the all female group from Buzzfeed, released a video trying on historically accurate bras, including a Greco-Roman bra, the first patented bra, and a 1950’s bullet bra. “I have respect for everyone who has helped to evolve the bra into something that mad...

Controversial Videos Spark Fallout Between YouTubers

Controversial Videos Spark Fallout Between YouTubers

May 23, 2019

By Grace Baldino, Online Editor A few weeks ago, beauty YouTuber and personality Tati Westbrook posted a video “exposing” fellow beauty YouTuber James Charles. The two influencers met when Charles was still a relatively unknown makeup artist. Westbrook helped him to land a coveted CoverGirl ambassadorship,...

Game of Thrones raises social media platform

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May 20, 2019

By Shannon McGovern, Copy Editor The phrase “winter is coming” is now known worldwide, with over 170 countries streaming “Game Of Thrones.” It is no surprise that this hit TV series has rapidly become a cultural phenomenon. With an average of 17.4 million viewers a showing, this HBO show has to...

Stan Culture Can be Unifying and Toxic

Stan Culture Can be Unifying and Toxic

May 16, 2019

By Genevieve Karutz One morning, I commented on a YouTube clip of an allegedly live performance of BTS: “Nothing against BTS, but they are completely lip syncing.” I received hundreds of death threats and obscene responses within the next hour. Ultimately, I took my comment down. My eighth-grade s...

Marvel Cinematic Universe Undergoes Temporary Fluke

Marvel Cinematic Universe Undergoes Temporary Fluke

May 15, 2019

By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor Vulture.com defines cinematic universes as “interconnected worlds in which a number of different franchises can exist simultaneously. After both of the comic book giants successfully established their cinematic universes (Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU)...

Avengers: Endgame Gives Everything Fans Wanted and More

Avengers: Endgame Gives Everything Fans Wanted and More

April 26, 2019

By Tommy Carrico, Executive Entertainment Editor Three hours of laughter, applause, and so many tears. Endgame brought all the closure fans needed to the past decade’s worth of cinematic excellence while also remaining completely unpredictable. Directors Joe and Anthony Russo deserve all the praise they’...

Below review: an atmospheric, mysterious experience made frustrating, tedious

Below review: an atmospheric, mysterious experience made frustrating, tedious

March 18, 2019

By Danny Ryerson, Copy Editor Game: Below (stylized BELOW) Platform: Xbox One, Windows 10 Release date: Dec. 14, 2018 Genre: Roguelite, action-adventure Developer: Capybara Games Publisher: Capybara Games I first heard about Below in 2013 in the wake of the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), but I...

GO! NO GO: review of latest Netflix addition

GO! NO GO: review of latest Netflix addition

March 17, 2019

By Grace Baldino, Online Editor Go! Live Your Way, the latest addition to Netflix’s library of cheesy teen rom-coms, is not quite what you may think it is. Supposedly charismatic Mía gets a scholarship to an elite performing arts school, where she makes ‘close’ friends but clashes with the owner's ...

a star in the making

a star in the making

March 5, 2019

By Blanca Estrada, Executive News Editor  ...

GameWorks sees increase in business over virtual reality

GameWorks sees increase in business over virtual reality

March 4, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Staff Writer With the release of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive in 2016, virtual reality has grown to popularity amongst consumers. Its impact is seen in the household, the gaming industry, and most of all, the typical arcade. Most children enjoy going to the arcade and playing a...

Movie remakes plague 2019

Movie remakes plague 2019

February 27, 2019

By Brendan Burke, Staff Writer  People all over social media have been deeming 2019 “The Year of the Movies” but we should not be so quick to assume that. If the movie lineup is really examined, we should notice that most of the movies coming out this year are either continuations of previou...

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