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Binge Bytes: ‘The Empty Bowl’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer April 10, 2021

  First, imagine you are floating — laying on your back as the sun reaches down and kisses gently upon your cheeks. You hear two silky voices from the heavens and a soft ambient ocean, calming...

Zoom Conference (Photo by Chris Montgomery | Courtesy of Unsplash)

Pop Cultured: The Future of Online Art

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor April 9, 2021

  As of April 5, 2021, the United States is administering an average of just over three million COVID-19 vaccines each day. With this influx in the vaccination campaign, many people have begun...

National Poetry Month: 5 Must-read Poets

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer April 5, 2021

  April is National Poetry Month. This month-long celebration of poetry was introduced in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets with the intention to increase appreciation of poetry. It’s easy...

The Mystery of Avril Lavigne's 'Girlfriend' and Foreign Language Remixes

The Mystery of Avril Lavigne’s ‘Girlfriend’ and Foreign Language Remixes

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor April 5, 2021

  In 2007, in a high point of fame for Canadian pop-punk star Avril Lavigne, “Girlfriend” debuted as the lead single for her third studio album. After plenty of radio play, a spot on Just...

‘Over the Moon’ is an Underrated and Diverse Masterpiece

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer April 5, 2021

  “Over the Moon” is the newest film collaboration between international Pearl Studio, Netflix Animation and Sony Pictures, and is a recent addition to the string of animated movie musicals...

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Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero (Call Me By Your Name)’ Tops Charts, Scares Conservatives

By Paige Gardner, Arts Writer April 3, 2021

  21-year-old pop icon Lil Nas X released “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” on March 26, 2021, to widespread critical acclaim. The music video for “Montero,” co-directed by Lil Nas X, is...

The Return of Justice in ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer April 3, 2021

  In 2017, fans were left extremely disappointed by the film “Justice League.” It was a confused, muddled mess of CGI, bad writing and little artistic vision. There was an understandable spark...

‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’ Tackles Trauma and Change in Pilot

By Brianna Fuller, Arts Writer April 3, 2021

Content warning: contains spoilers for "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier"   Marvel’s latest spin-off TV series, "The Falcon and The Winter Soldier" began airing on Disney+ March 19. Starring...

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Lana Del Rey’s ‘Chemtrails Over the Country Club’ Hovers in the Shadow of ‘NFR!’

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor March 29, 2021

  Lana Del Rey has exchanged her “Blue Jeans” for a “White Dress” in her ethereal — but inferior — seventh studio album “Chemtrails Over the Country Club.”  The Album Announcement  Produced...

From left to right, child stars Brian Austin Green, Stephen Dorff and Soleil Moon Frye. (Courtesy STX Entertainment)

‘Kid 90’: Teenage Life After Childhood Stardom

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer March 28, 2021

  Soleil Moon Frye gained stardom at just seven years old from her portrayal of Penelope “Punky” Brewster in the hit '80s sitcom “Punky Brewster.” Now, more than 30 years since the show's...

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