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Fantastic Beasts is fantastic indeed

<em>Fantastic Beasts</em> is fantastic indeed

By Jyotika Vallurupalli, Co-editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Nov. 18 marked an important day in the Potterhead community. The much-awaited film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them made its theatrical debut in the United States. Potterheads across the nation rushed to big screens to watch the resuscitation of the Harry Potter universe. And the film does not d...

Hollywood sequel formula is hype, big trailer, big names, no plot, repeat

Hollywood sequel formula is hype, big trailer, big names, no plot, repeat

By Kate Longinova, Staff writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

How many times can a person go to a movie theater, pay for a ticket, and see the same boring, unoriginal plot over and over again? I mean the first movie was probably great, the second was all right, the third was pushing it, and after that? Ridiculous. So many big franchises, popping up everywhe...

Beyoncé’s new album is a work of catharsis

Beyoncé’s new album is a work of catharsis

By Coretta Granberry, Photo editor

May 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Lemonade: what Beyoncé made when Jay-Z handed her lemons. On April 23, Beyoncé released her new album, Lemonade, as well as a 65-minute film of the same name. This is the second straight time that Beyoncé has released an album with little-to-no advance marketing. The album is both a story of he...

Game of Thrones is back and as good as ever

<em>Game of Thrones</em> is back and as good as ever

By Sarthak Panda, Features editor

May 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The sixth season of the HBO drama Game of Thrones is off to a strong start, bringing fans back to the same tension and excitement that hooked them on the show in the first place. With the fantasy series being billed as the “most talked about show on television” and “the biggest drama,” according to ...

In Prince, music has lost a true legend

In Prince, music has lost a true legend

By Steven Richardson, Staff writer

May 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It’s been a rough year. The music world has lost a number of industry titans, including Merle Haggard, Maurice White, David Bowie, and now Prince. Prince was a musical innovator whose diverse musical style, fashion, and multi-instrumental talent paved the way for popular music as we know it today. The man...

O’Brother emerges as a musical force

O’Brother emerges as a musical force

By Steven Richardson, Staff writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Atlanta-based band O’Brother have released their third LP—and first in three years— Endless Light, an ambient powerhouse of an album that immerses the listener into a dark, yet graceful journey through dream-like sequences. I initially wasn’t sure what to expect, despite the band’s proven t...

A fascinating mess

A fascinating mess

By Sarthak Panda, Features editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice can best be described as a dark, beautiful, and uneven mess. Perhaps this isn’t a surprise considering the film is directed by Zack Snyder, a man whose previous work, including 300 and Watchmen, inspired similar assessments. In addition to stunning visuals, Mr. S...

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