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More Life Review

More Life Review

Braylon Fernandez, Staff writer
5 hours ago
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

“More Life” is the most recent album from rap artist Drake, the 10th album he has released that was available on iTunes. However, Drake said that “More Life” was not an album, but a playlist built by him. The album starts with one of the more popular songs “Free Smoke,” which starts off...

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Review: Beauty and the Beast

Maya Morriswala, Staff writer
4 days ago
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Before seeing the “Beauty and the Beast,” I didn’t really understand all the hype surrounding it. It’s just retelling the same old story, right? Dead wrong. This live-action remake of the “tale as old as time” succeeds in accurate retelling while adding more depth and backstory to the cha...

Review: ‘HNDRXX’

Review: ‘HNDRXX’

Braylon Fernandez, Staff writer
6 days ago
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

With the second project in two weeks, Future delivers yet another top selling album but this time with a different tone. Future had only two features on “HNDRXX”: The Weeknd and Rihanna. Future backed away from his usual trap-style music and went for a more modern pop sound. He focused more on...

‘Logan’ and the death of a friend

‘Logan’ and the death of a friend

Julia Zaksek, Jr. managing editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Although everything I wear and decorate my room with bears the resemblance of some superhero, my infatuation, and often obsession, with spandex-clad vigilantes began with an old cartoon, X-Men. One cheesy, brightly colored episode, and at age 10 I was madly in love with one grumpy, jumpsuit-wearing h...

Review: “The Lego Batman Movie”

Review: “The Lego Batman Movie”

Audrey Vieira, Staff writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Following the success of toy commercial turned successful franchise “The Lego Movie” in 2014, the Lego Batman spinoff  has graced movie screens and even beat out “Fifty Shades Darker” at  the box office. Despite being product placement for Lego’s DC toys, “The Lego Batman Movie” has the h...

Review: ‘Prisoner’

Review: ‘Prisoner’

Astrid Souto, Staff writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Prolific singer-songwriter Ryan Adams released his 16th studio album on Feb. 17. Now recovering from his devastating divorce from American singer, songwriter and actress Mandy Moore, audiences anticipated “Prisoner” to replicate the same ‘80s heartbreak style Adams has portrayed for years. Ho...

Grammy Recap

Maya Morriswala, Staff writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The Grammys this year weren’t perfect by a longshot. However, they were very interesting and surprising in terms of how both political and nonpolitical they were.   The show greeted us with “Hello” performed by Adele, who, despite last year’s audio issues, performed quite well. Thoug...

Review: ‘Night People’

Review: ‘Night People’

Alyssa White, Staff writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The time is the early 2000s. Five friends in southeast England come together to play music as a pass of time. Together, they pull in more than a million plays on their MySpace by the year 2007. In 2009, they released their debut album “Take Off Your Colors” with Epitaph Records. Their current release ...

Review: ‘I See You’

Review: ‘I See You’

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor
January 18, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The xx’s debut album, “xx,” is number 74 on Rolling Stone’s “100 Best Debuts of All Time,” and their second release, “Coexist,” reached number one on Billboard Alternative Albums List. Both use sparse arrangements, simple chord progressions and tension that’s heightened with stark lyri...

Review: ‘Rogue One’

Review: ‘Rogue One’

Felix Kalvesmaki, Commentary editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

“Star Wars” has been a whirlwind over the past few years. With the buzz leading up to “The Force Awakens” breathing new life into the franchise in 2015, and the subsequent revival of the space opera mania following its release, fans are craving more. And while we may not be hearing from the ...

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’

Review: ‘Hidden Figures’

Julia Zaksek, Jr. managing editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

After World War II drew to a bloody close, another war, the longest in our nation’s history, began: the Cold War. In a time of clashing ideologies, extreme nationalism and great anxiety, America looked to heroes who had preserved their nation and its ideals. White, blonde and decidedly masculine men ro...

Review: ‘La La Land’

Review: ‘La La Land’

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor
January 6, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

It starts with a traffic jam. Overtly optimistic, blinding sunlight beams down on every brightly colored car imaginable. A melody swells from the honks and the engines’ rumble, resulting in a large-scale musical number sung from the hoods of cars. And it ends as suddenly as it begins; everyone returns...