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The CW Presents: Batwoman

The CW Presents: Batwoman

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

October 2, 2019

Her time… is NOW. Coming to the CW network by the director of “The Vampire Diaries,” Caroline Dries, costumed crime-fighter Kate Kane, takes over as Gotham City’s hope for protection as the latest superhero of the famous DC universe; Batwoman.  After three long years since Batman’s ...

26 Pebbles: In Memory of Sandy Hook

26 Pebbles: In Memory of Sandy Hook

Kassie Araque, Feature Writer

September 24, 2019

“These are real people’s real stories, you can’t find these online.”  - Zoe Strong Nearly seven years after the Sandy Hook Shooting, Braswell’s Bravo Company prepared to open their show 26 Pebbles by Eric Ulloa. The hour-long play focused on the way Newtown, Conn. began to heal as a community fo...

No Joking with the Joker

No Joking with the Joker

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

September 20, 2019

“Beyond evil there is Insanity… Beyond insanity, there is THE JOKER.” Smile! coming your way from the Academy Award-winning director of “The Hangover,” trilogy,  Todd Phillips is a thrilling, spine-chilling masterpiece showcasing a whole new side of the iconic Batman villain that has neve...

The Goldfinch.

The Goldfinch.

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

September 12, 2019

“The epiphany of light and laughter of a stolen life to Theodore Decker.” From the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), award-winning director John Crowley sends a golden thread running through screens this fall; a lens that begins to magnify the beauty of Donna Tartt’s glob...

Must See Fall Flixs

Must See Fall Flixs

Graci E. Mabie, A&E Critic

August 30, 2019

IT: Chapter Two In the IT sequel directed by Andy Muschetti, the sleepy town of Derry, Maine comes back 27 years later after the Loser's Club's defeat against Pennywise, aka IT (played by the supernatural and action movie star of the series Bill Skarsgard). Now terrified by hearing of the sudde...

“Adam”: A Misrepresentation of the LGBT+ Community

“Adam”: A Misrepresentation of the LGBT+ Community

Mary Miller, Editor

August 30, 2019

Controversy has been widely sparked among the LGBT+ community surrounding the release of the film adaptation of Ariel Schrag’s novel,  Adam.  This film has received praise, as well as heavy criticism. There have been numerous petitions released either to stop the showing of the film, or to halt...

Summer, Sunshine, Cinema

Summer, Sunshine, Cinema

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

May 16, 2019

While the only film people are going to be talking about for the next few months is “Endgame,” it’s important to remember that one of the most important times for films is upon us. The summer box office has been slacking in the past couple of years. However, this year holds a promising line up ...

“Endgame” breaks records in first weekend

“Endgame” breaks records in first weekend

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 30, 2019

First off, let me start by saying that if you haven’t gone to see “Avengers: Endgame,” then you need to get your priorities in order. If you don’t see it in the next few days, everything is going to be spoiled for you. Moving on. As to be expected “Endgame” broke records. It’s $1.2 billion...

Episode IX teaser, title released

Episode IX teaser, title released

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

April 17, 2019

At this year’s annual Star Wars Convention, the trailer and title for the upcoming film were finally released. After an extreme amount of waiting, fans were finally able to see the trailer for one of the year’s most anticipated films. “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” looks to be one of this year’...

Netflix drops “Stranger Things” season three trailer

Netflix drops “Stranger Things” season three trailer

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 22, 2019

Viewers have been waiting for “Stranger Things” season three for too long. While the super bowl spot was fun, it didn’t give people enough information to analyze. However, with the arrival of season three’s official trailer, it’s the complete opposite. There’s so much to analyze. We star...

Spring Break Binge-ables

Spring Break Binge-ables

Maya Dennis, A&E critic

March 8, 2019

With Netflix’s copious amounts of binge-able shows and original, there’s no reason why anyone should be bored over spring break. But sometimes the amount of content can be overwhelming, so I’ve compiled a list below of the shows you should watch on Netflix if you haven’t already -- and if you...

Spring Break Festivals That You Won’t Want to Miss

Spring Break Festivals That You Won’t Want to Miss

Gissell Martinez, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Spring break is all about having carefree fun with family and friends. Here are some fun and exciting spring break music festivals to consider.    Ultra Music Festival Ultra Music Festival is an annual outdoor electronic music festival that takes place during March in Miami, Florida, United State...

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