True crime: Society’s growing interest in the despicable actions of others and how it proves to be good entertainment
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE The true crime community has been rapidly growing over the last few years and with it has come an influx of true crime shows and documentaries across a variety of platforms. YouTube, Hulu and Netflix are some of the biggest platforms in which true crime stories... Read more
Halsey’s new album “Manic”: Not what anyone expected
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Musician and artist Ashley Frangipane, better known by her stage name Halsey, cultivated a bold image for herself when she entered the music industry years ago. And given this tough, almost punk persona presented on stage, in interviews and in her previous bodies of work, her... Read more
A simp and a nice guy walk into a bar: Which one is a decent human being
BY VICTORIA MARTIN Most women have found themselves face to face with a stereotypical nice guy. However, hiding in the shadows of their comments and actions lies their true intentions.  On social media, there has been an overflow of the use of the term ‘simp.’ One of the main... Read more
Mac Miller’s “Circles”: An autobiography told vocally
BY JOSEPH STURGEON Released posthumously on January 17, rapper Mac Miller’s sixth studio album “Circles” is equivalent to a one-way road trip. Albeit only 48 minutes long, the trip seems to last for a lifetime, visiting hopelessness and heartbreak, but also hopefulness and recovery. The album opens with title-track... Read more
Trying to stay relevant: Antonio Brown is making use of his downtime in the studio
BY RYAN MERARD Antonio Brown, seven-time Pro Bowler and former wide receiver for the New England Patriots, had himself a chaotic 2019. Forcing his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers, who drafted and developed him, he was traded to the Oakland Raiders. However, Brown continued to stir up more... Read more
Shady’s back: Eminem kills it in “Music to be Murdered By”
BY ISABELLA MARCON Eminem released his 11th studio album, “Music to be Murdered By,” on January 17, 2020.  The album was an unexpected, but much-appreciated album from the Rap God himself. The album not only revisits Eminem’s past experiences, but delves into more contemporary topics.  Throughout the album, Eminem... Read more
“We’re all in this together”: A review of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”
BY ARIELLE KRAUS “High School Musical / Who says we have to let it go?”  As these lyrics were sung in “High School Musical 3” back in 2008, fans watched the incredible High School Musical trilogy draw to a close and truly felt that they had to let these... Read more
Movie roundup: The best of the best movies of 2019
BY SOFIA MENDEZ Each year, thousands of movies are created and released. Despite the many movies released and competitive industry, some manage to stand out from the rest as they are terrific because of their uniquely talented filmmakers and relevance to today’s society. Although 2019 has come to a... Read more
The 2010s music wrapped: A summary of the decade’s most iconic songs
BY JAELYN YEAMPIERRE With the decade coming to an end, it’s fair to say that it’s time to reflect on some of the greatest hits the 2010s brought to music. Here is a nostalgic list of the best and most memorable songs that came out in the last ten... Read more
“In the Kromby house, with a knife!”: “Knives Out” is a movie mystery masterpiece
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE In the “whodunit” murder mystery film “Knives Out,” we know exactly who has done it, the murder of the beloved mystery writing tycoon Harlan Thromby—or so we think. Harlan’s family seems to be more concerned with his money than they are with him, and in light... Read more