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Nelly, Jesse McCartney to headline Ribfest

Nelly, Jesse McCartney to headline Ribfest

February 11, 2020

Rapper Nelly and pop singer Jesse McCartney will headline the July 4 performances at this year's Ribfest....

Review: ‘Little Women’ returns to the screen, receives recognition

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

February 9, 2020

The 2020 Oscar nominations have just come out and “Little Women” is nominated for six Oscars. Greta Gerwig’s adaption of the book “Little Women” drew me in and kept me engaged for the entirety of its run time. The movie follows a non-linear plotline that switches between four sisters growing up together in their...

Review: Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ flops

Review: Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ flops

February 8, 2020

Ah, the new year. A time of reflection, fresh starts and major improvements for all! Well, unless you’re...

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ discusses stigma against aging

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ discusses stigma against aging

February 7, 2020

While there were mixed reviews after its opening weekend, “Jumanji: The Next Level,” has been recognized...

Review: Eminem’s ‘Music To Be Murdered By’ is a dysfunctional robot circus

Review: Eminem’s ‘Music To Be Murdered By’ is a dysfunctional robot circus

January 27, 2020

Rap legend Eminem just surprise-dropped his newest record, “Music To Be Murdered By.” After his previous...

Looking back at this year’s top 5 albums

Braden Hajer, Copy Editor & Columnist

January 6, 2020

2019 was indisputably a year that happened some time after 2018, but importantly not before 2020. In fact, I’d argue that we are going to experience all of it way before we ever step foot into whatever number the next year happens to be.  Anyways, here’s some of my favorite jams from it.   Honorable Mention...

How to survive a concert: the fun way

How to survive a concert: the fun way

Emme Moore, Staff Photographer

January 6, 2020

In my days as a high schooler, I have gone to many concerts and feel as if I am a professional concert...

Instagram begins hiding likes has potential health benefits

Cameron Rozek, Online Managing Editor & News Editor

December 23, 2019

On Nov. 14, Instagram announced plans to hide the number of likes on posts from followers. The company intends on allowing the user to retain the ability to view the amount of likes on their own posts. Instagram began testing this feature in select countries back in July of 2019. Since then, they have announced plans to...

Review: Jack Ryan season 2

Prem Chandrasekar, Managing Editor

December 9, 2019

There are always those shows that are breathtaking and epic the first season but just slump to a more boring, safer second season. Season 2 of “Jack Ryan” follows this exact cliche.  Season 2 starts off a couple of months after the last season’s final scene, with the titular character Jack Ryan (John Krasinski)...