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Black Panther: Best marvel movie or mediocre at best?

March 7, 2018 1:58pm | Neziah Osayi, '20

Black Panther may be the first movie where I could imagine me sitting down with a Neo-Nazi and Klansman, and still having one of the best times of my life. Since this is the first black superhero movie, not counting the three Blade movies, Catwoman […]

“Irreplaceable You” causes irreplaceable tears

March 6, 2018 2:00pm | Isabella Muehlinghaus ‘20

Disclaimer: SPOILERS! (of course) As a diehard fan of all things romance, when I found out a new romance movie was going to be released on Netflix I was ecstatic! Little did I know, the movie would be a little more emotional than I was […]

Thrifting is the new shopping

March 5, 2018 5:28am | Precious Adetayo-Oguntade’18

Urban Dictionary defines thrifting as, “when one visits several different thrift shops, second-hand shops, and vintage clothing stores in the hopes of buying several items of cheap and unusual clothing and other items.” Usually, one does this with friends, but often times there is a […]

YouTuber Boxing: The new way to settle ‘beef’

March 5, 2018 5:21am | Manely Timoll, 18'

Although it may have taken place in the UK, an ameutuer boxing match caught the attention of many worldwide, mainly because it involved not professional boxers, but instead, famous YouTubers. The two YouTubers KSI and Joe Weller made history with this boxing event, being the […]

The Rundown on New York Fashion Week 2018

March 2, 2018 11:49pm | Gabriela Sanchez, '20

Fashion Week 2018 kicked off its season on February 8, 2018, as hundreds of stylists, celebrities, and fashion icons alike made their way to the runway sidelines to watch the biggest names in fashion flaunt their newest designs. What exactly is Fashion Week? Fashion Week […]

Early Access causes a plague on the gaming community

March 2, 2018 3:10am | Tyler Carlson, '20

In recent years there has been a plague in the video game community, known as Early Access. Early Access is when a product is sold or given out before it is finished to help the developer fund the project or get feedback on the project. […]

Social media sites bring out the best–and worst–of the internet

February 14, 2018 5:12pm | Jada Weathers, '20

Views, followers, and likes are the most wanted– or rather, needed— aspect of social sites today.  The question is what are you willing to do for a couple likes, followers and/or views on your social media profile? The whole concept of the “like” button started […]

Korean boy band wins hearts internationally

February 12, 2018 1:48pm | Manley Timoll, '18

Who are BTS and why are so many girls going crazy for this Korean boy band? Simple: these boys are highly talented and give their all in every performance. Bangtan Boys, best known as BTS,  bring something to the table that other boy bands can’t […]

“Step Sisters”, NOT step-sisters

February 7, 2018 7:51pm | Ashia Moore, '18

So far in 2018, Netflix has released quite a few original movies, Step Sisters being one of them. It was hilarious but underwhelming, to say the least. Step Sisters is a comedy with an underlying message of race based in college. Jamiliah, the main character […]

Should social media star Logan Paul be forgiven?

February 6, 2018 4:45pm | Leprence Kitt, '19

For the past few weeks, social media “superstar” Logan Paul has been the center of the attention all over the internet. Paul flew to Japan to record videos for his YouTube channel that he thought his audience would really enjoy, but no this idea back […]