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Review: Rex Orange County’s new album, ‘Pony,’ steals the show

Kylie Brown, Entertainment Editor

December 5, 2019

Rex Orange County’s recent album release, “Pony,” has captured the hearts of fans, both old and new. As someone who has listened to Alex O’Connor, also known as Rex Orange County, for a few years now, I can confirm that this album is a gem and has been on repeat for me since its release. Although having a different sound...

Fantasy meets reality

Fantasy meets reality

December 4, 2019

How can Saquon Barkley, Aaron Rodgers and Travis Kelce all be on one team? Through fantasy football,...

Review: Up and coming Conan Gray comes to Chicago

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

December 1, 2019

On Nov. 1, I went to the House of Blues in Chicago to see Conan Gray on “The Comfort Crowd Tour.” At 8 p.m. UMI, a Lo-fi R&B artist, opened the show. She sang a few of her singles, a cover of “Put Your Records On” by Corinne Bailey Rae, and the songs off of her new EP “Love Language.” She sang with a band...

Cole Sibus: Renaissance Man

Cole Sibus: Renaissance Man

Mary Jane Deer, Head News Editor

November 10, 2019

Oct. 4, 2019 - It’s 4:22 p.m. in Southern California, and despite staying up until one a.m. the night...

A remake of Princess Bride? Never, says Central Times’ Richie Holmberg

Richie Holmberg, Jr., Sports Editor

November 4, 2019

Recent talk of remaking the 1987 cult classic The Princess Bride has been met with fierce criticism. Rightfully so. I love The Princess Bride it is my all time favorite. It is a perfect movie. It combines fantasy with reality (who hasn’t stayed home sick wearing their Bears jersey). It mixes action and romance, in a comica...

Album Review: ‘Jesus is King’ dethrones Kanye

Album Review: ‘Jesus is King’ dethrones Kanye

October 25, 2019

After the year-long wait and several unfulfilled release announcements, Kanye’s newest project finally...

Review: Compositionally, Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ stands out about as much as its title

Review: Compositionally, Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ stands out about as much as its title

Braden Hajer, Copy Editor, columnist

September 29, 2019

“Lover” is the seventh studio album from singer-songwriter superstar Taylor Swift. Clocking in at...

Theatre Central will produce next year’s musical, ‘Mamma Mia!’

Theatre Central will produce next year’s musical, ‘Mamma Mia!’

May 17, 2019

Next year, Theatre Central will no longer be exclusively producing plays. The musical will now be affilia...

Review: Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ inspires while celebrating black culture

Review: Beyonce’s ‘Homecoming’ inspires while celebrating black culture

May 16, 2019

On April 17, “Homecoming,” a Netflix original film covering Beyonce’s historic 2018 Coachella perform...