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Sydney says: terrible trends

Sydney says: terrible trends

October 23, 2017

From wavy eyebrows to boiled egg application, it is clear that makeup trends have wildly developed this year. Although most trends are socially acceptable, some trends are a bit more extraneous and questionable than others. Wavy eyebrows have been...

Tara’s Take: Senior crowns don’t have to be stressful

Tara’s Take: Senior crowns don’t have to be stressful

August 28, 2017

Did you get roasted for your old crown because it’s not good enough? Are you so excited to make your senior crown, but you don’t know where to start? Or maybe, you procrastinated and need to make one soon? Here are some tips for making your crowns. U...

The Comic Critic: The downsides of being iconic

The Comic Critic: The downsides of being iconic

August 28, 2017

They are heroes that transcend the silver screen and become ingrained in popular culture. They are the heroes you see people casually wear shirts of in the mall. They are the heroes that, if you mention them to someone, no matter who they are, they’d...

The Comic Critic: Facing the Music

The Comic Critic: Facing the Music

May 17, 2017

Bryson: Imagine Star Wars without John Williams’ iconic songs, or James Bond without his recognizable theme. Music is one of the most essential complements of film. Today, off the heels of the release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I am going...

On the flip side- Vol 5

Diego Sultan, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinions, Reviews

We’re nearing the end of the school year, and this will be the final version of this column.  Even with this column ending, the idea of finding and loving new, but hidden music will always have its place in this world.  The internet will always have a place for people who want to share new music. Boom-Bap revivalist Your Old Droog- Packs Your Old Droog is a rapper from New York who initially blew up when people thought he was legendary rapper Nas.  And that mistake...

The Comic Critic: Not just punching and kicking

The Comic Critic: Not just punching and kicking

March 9, 2017

When one walks into the theater to see the latest superhero movie or sits down on the couch to watch an episode of a superhero television series, they never expect something that will delve into real world issues or philosophical topics that leave them...

On the flip side: volume 4

Diego Sultan, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Reviews

As we dive into another year of mind-bending, rule-breaking and genre-redefining music, this column will continue to ensure a few of those albums will not go under the radar. Trust the process Sampha- Process Sampha is an R&B singer out of the UK who grew his following through work with SBTRKT, Solange and Drake.  Process is full of powerful vocal and smooth instrumentals.  Sampha has a talent for ballads, like on the song “No One Knows Me (Like the Piano),” where ...

The Comic Critic: It feels good to be bad

The Comic Critic: It feels good to be bad

February 1, 2017

From Scar in The Lion King to Voldemort in the Harry Potter series, villains are either tragic characters to sympathize with or they have the oxymoronic description of the person we love to hate. This could not be more true in the world of superheroes. T...

On the flip side: volume 3

Diego Sultan, Staff Reporter

December 21, 2016

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Opinions, Reviews

While it may not always get attention, weird, creative music is released every year.  Some of these albums bend the rules of their genres, while others throw the rulebook out entirely.  This column was created to introduce people to something that might be a little outside of their taste, but is still a rewarding listen. Emotional storyline Kevin Abstract- American Boyfriend: A Suburban Love Story This new Kevin Abstract album is not perfect, it lacks a musical identity and a fourth of it seems like a Frank Ocean knock-off.  However,...

The Comic Critic: Marvel’s gotten Strange-er

The Comic Critic: Marvel’s gotten Strange-er

December 5, 2016

“Forget everything that you think you know,” is not just a piece of advice given to Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) by Baron Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor), but it also could be interpreted as a word of advice to the viewers of Marvel’s 14th film in it...

On the flip side

Diego Sultan, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns, Editorials, Reviews, Uncategorized

While it may not always get attention, unique, mind-bending music is released every week.  Some of these albums bend the rules of their genres, while others throw the rulebook out entirely.  This column was created to introduce people who don’t like a genre or are tired of the same sounds and want genre something that doesn’t follow the rules. The true story of party rap Danny Brown- Atrocity Exhibition Danny Brown includes the usual rampant hedonism and drug use associated with the lyrics of hip hop in his music, but he does not...

The Comic Critic: Let there be light

The Comic Critic: Let there be light

October 17, 2016

It’s the age-old rivalry, one that has gripped the comic book world for decades, and now, that rivalry has spilt into the world of cinema and television. It’s Marvel vs. DC. With a double digit number of movies (and countless seasons of television)...

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