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A tiger king and his fallen tiger kingdom

April 3, 2020

Finding a place to begin describing “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is difficult. Practically, the only constant in this series is the pure, unadulterated chaos that follows the individuals documented. However, this is by no means a bad thing.  Without a doubt, “Tiger King” is one of ...

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Girl power to the max

February 11, 2020

“You know what a harlequin is? A harlequin’s role is to serve. It’s nothing without a master.” These are the first lines of the initial “Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” trailer. These words are said by Harley Quinn herself. And she believes them, until sh...

Photo illustration. The 2019 fall season sports three specialty drinks, from classics like the Pumpkin Spice Latte to newcomers like the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew.  

Seasonal Sips

October 22, 2019

Frost on car windows and the subtle chill in the air can only mean one thing: autumn is upon us. The dawn of fall sends people in droves to Starbucks for a festive drink to spice up their spirit. The 2019 fall season sports three specialty drinks, from classics like the Pumpkin Spice Latte to newcomer...

A conversation about conversion

August 15, 2018

Short kisses in the back seats of cars. Quick glances around corners. Prayers about not being seen. This is the reality of many closeted teens, as well as the main character in the movie, "The Miseducation of Cameron Post."  Cameron Post is your average teenager: she listens to music, goes to church and attends high school da...

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Praise be

May 24, 2018

The first thing Offred heard were the bells. She knew there was no running away. Offred walked along with the other handmaids, knowing that they were about to kill a traitor. Was this justice? Was this the way Gilead deals with crimes? The handmaids were forced to kill this man or woman they had no choice...

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Fortnite’s Victory Royale over the internet

May 24, 2018

September 2017 changed gaming across all platforms. Fortnite Battle Royale, one of the biggest viral trends right now, took over social media and gaming across the world. Unlike many of the viral phenomenons that come and go, Fortnite is not going to fade away. After only two weeks of the Battle Roya...

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To infinity and beyond

May 21, 2018

Marvel Studios celebrates a decade of superhero fiction movies with the $641 million worldwide box office opening of “Avengers: Infinity War.” The movie is the pinnacle of the franchise and the result of the cohesiveness of three phases of Marvel movies from the first “Iron Man” to “Guardians of t...

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A Rising ‘Star’

May 10, 2018

Andrew Bazzi, known by his last name, may be a new name on the music scene, but his talent is skyrocketing him to international fame. His debut album, “COSMIC” came out on April 12 and did not disappoint. With a voice that sounds remarkably like a mixture of Justin Bieber and the Weeknd, his musi...

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‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

April 26, 2018

Gritty and brutally raw in emotion, Breaking Benjamin has released their sixth studio album dubbed “Ember,” on April 13, and has consecutively tacked itself onto the Billboard top 200 at third place. Fixated on ideas of spirituality, blood and redemption, the tracks prove their earnesty in bleak lyrics and strong...

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An unimaginable movie

April 17, 2018

At first, you may think a movie based on a song will be only mediocre. “I Can Only Imagine” destroys these thoughts and exceeds expectations. It brings hope. It is inspiring people everywhere, leaving almost everyone in the movie theater sniffing, teary-eyed and red-faced as they leave. “I Can ...

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Surpassed my ‘Expectations’

April 3, 2018

From her humble beginnings as a Disney star, to topping the Billboard charts, Hayley Kiyoko proves that the power of dedication can manifest success. Her debut album, “Expectations” was released on March 30 -- racking up favorable reviews from Teen Vogue and GQ. Representing a side of pop that he...

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Wakanda forever

February 20, 2018

An otherworldly superhero. This can describe the movie “Black Panther” in a nutshell. Critics are buzzing about Marvel’s new cinematic movie starring Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o and other award winning actors. It is Marvel’s first film directed by an African-American...

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