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Rouge One: A Star Wars Story review

Rouge One: A Star Wars Story review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 8, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7.5/10 Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna Director: Gareth Edwards MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: December 16, 2016   A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was once a small group of martyrs that lead a rebellion against an evil Galactic Empire. Scrappy,...

La La Land review

La La Land review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
January 3, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone Director: Damien Chazelle MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: December 16, 2016   You know that feeling when you believe that you can walk on air? When everything around you seems like it’s bursting with energy? When you feel like...

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” review

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” review

by Brittany Blanco, Reporter
December 20, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Album Title: 4 Your Eyez Only Record Label: Dreamville Records Release Date: December 9, 2016 Rating: 9/10 J.Cole, an award-winning hip-hop artist and has never failed to satisfy his fans with his brand new music. He recently released his new album, 4 Your Eyez Only, on December 9, 2016,...

The Gift of a Lifetime book review

The Gift of a Lifetime book review

by Taylor Kirby, Senior Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT

Finally: the time is here to acceptably read sickeningly-romantic Christmas novels with no judgement. I kicked off this jovial holiday season, a.k.a the best season, with Melissa Hill’s, “The Gift of a Lifetime.” Essentially a Hallmark movie in book form, “The Gift of a Lifetime” will have ...

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them review

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Director: David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: November 18 Explore the world of magic and wizards, before Harry Potter came to be, in a country very different than Great Britain. Take a look at the wizarding wor...

Moana review

Moana review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
December 7, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Auli'i Cravalho Release Date: November 23, 2016 MPAA Rating: PG Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements “I am Moana of Motunui” As I came to find out, this was also the name of Disney’s next great movie. Disney released Moana o...

Moonlight Review

Moonlight Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris Director: Barry Jenkins MPAA rating: R Release Date: November 4, 2016   If you were to ask someone why we go to the movies, you’re more than likely to a get a response of “For fun” or “To get out of ...

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Author: JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Published: July 31st, 2016 Rating: 7/10 The Harry Potter franchise is known all around the world to many different people, from the biggest penthouse in New York to the smallest towns and people. To keep the experience fresh for fans,  every year author  JK Row...

Let’s Not Do The Time Wrap Again: A Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Review

Let’s Not Do The Time Wrap Again: A Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Review

by Annaka Cieri, Editor-in-Chief
October 24, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  It's no secret Hollywood loves its remakes but only recently have those remakes involved Hollywood completely dragging a perfect classic and then continue to rip it to shreds. This trend hasn’t been new to classic movies but it is new to classic musicals, and following the complete train wr...

The Birth of a Nation review

The Birth of a Nation review

by Cole Greenberg, Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Starring: Nate Turner, Armie Hammer Director: Nate Turner MPAA rating: R Release Date: October 7, 2016 Nate Parker’s bold directorial debut, The Birth of a Nation, opens with these words of Thomas Jefferson, laying the groundwork for a striking story of rebellion, courage and ...

7 Useful Apps to Help You Survive School

7 Useful Apps to Help You Survive School

by Chandler Patrick, Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURES, SHOWCASE

Everyone, at one point or another, has had a stress breakout and anxiety attack from the stress of schoolwork and studying. Sometimes, it seems like no matter what you do, you feel you aren’t getting content, you’re forgetting content and you aren’t understanding the homework. It can be that wa...

Don’t Breathe Movie Review

Don’t Breathe Movie Review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

  Rating: 7.5/10 Director: Fede Alvarez Starring: Stephen Lang, Jane Levy MPAA Rating: R   We’ve always been told that two wrongs don’t make a right, but that’s the only thing you’ll wonder while watching Don’t Breathe. On Aug. 26, audiences were introduced to th...

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