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2019 movies bring action and horror to screen

February 21, 2019 5:41pm | Neziah Osayi, '20

The year 2019 is looking to be one of the biggest years for movies since the Big Bang. 2019 is the year of “The Franchise”, as it’s loaded with movies that bust every block and fill every seat in the theatre. Now, despite most of […]

Earl Sweatshirt defines art in new album

January 31, 2019 9:01pm | Tyler Carlson, '20

In November, Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, also known as Earl Sweatshirt, released his third studio album entitled “Some Rap Songs,” a critically acclaimed experimental hip-hop album that dealt with very personal issues of Kgositsile. “SRS” (Some Rap Songs) was a new artistic take for Kgositsile. The […]

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse: The most marvelous movie of the year

December 25, 2018 9:40pm | Neziah Osayi '20

“Spider-man: Into the Spider Verse” is not only the best Spider-Man movie since “Spiderman 2”, or even  one of the best movies of the year, it also proves that Hollywood movies can be creative,innovative, smart, and make bank at the box office without sacrificing quality […]

Beauty Industry opens doors to more male influencers

December 3, 2018 3:29am | Taylor Clark ‘19

Estee Lauder, NARS, Chanel, and Kylie Cosmetics. So many brands, and who do they cater to? If you think it’s just the ladies then think again. Darroyl Jackson Jr., known as King Koture on Youtube, is a male makeup artist who uses many of those […]

“The Grinch” gets a friendly makeover in the newest version

December 2, 2018 10:59pm | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

Yet another version of Dr.Seuss’ “ How The Grinch Stole Christmas” has come to the big screen with a new name, a new look, and less disturbing for the young ones.  Now called “The Grinch”, such an original name, instead of following its other predecessors. […]

Childish Gambino’s This is America video takes America by storm

May 24, 2018 12:32am | Neziah Osayi, '20

Usually celebrities embarrass themselves when discussing politics, but actor/rapper/singer/writer/producer/what can’t he do? Donald Glover shows that the discussion can be more enlightening than cringe-inducing. During his Saturday Night Live appearance on May 5 Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, debuted the song This Is America. […]

The Spring 2018 Season of Anime

May 22, 2018 12:20pm | Kai Charron

The Spring 2018 season of anime has debuted, consisting of many sequels and shows for newcomers as well. What is anime you might ask? Anime in this context refers to the Japanese style of animation that is used to create cartoons that can hit multiple […]

Your Summer Movie Guide

May 8, 2018 12:47pm | Jason Velasquez '18

Year after year, movie fanatics get flooded with upcoming blockbuster films, and this year is the most anticipated year for movies the world has lived to see. No matter what preference someone has, there will be a movie for everyone this summer. If movies aren’t […]

Modeling industry becomes more inclusive

May 7, 2018 12:24pm | Precious Adetayo-Oguntade, '18

As season 24 of America’s Next Top Model wraps up, audiences cannot dismiss the diversity that the show exemplifies. This season, women of all different ages, sizes, and ethnicity were represented throughout the competition. While Tyra Banks, a modeling icon that heads the competition, has […]

Five Below : The Place that is Really ABOVE Expectations

May 4, 2018 12:57pm | Andre Honore ‘18

We all have those moments when we need something for our phones or a quick candy fix or maybe even decorations. Look no further than Five Below. The retail store, that doesn’t sell anything over five dollars, provides consumers with screen protectors, chargers, cases, incense,, […]