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Taylor Swift releases her 10th studio album entitled Midnights. This is the first album of entirely new music Swift has released since 2020.

Taylor Swift proves she’s a “Mastermind” with her tenth studio album

Michaela Horan, Kelly Egan, and Emma Desrosiers
October 28, 2022

She’s broken more records than countable over her sixteen years in the public eye. She’s been categorized in various genres throughout the years, some including country, pop, rock, and more. Lately,...

The spooky season is here, and the penultimate question arises: whats the best Halloween movie?

It’s no ‘Hocus Pocus’ that it’s the best Halloween movie

Makenna True, Editor in Chief
October 18, 2022

There is simply nothing like fall. The changing of the leaves, the crisp cool air blowing by, and the sudden uptick in sweatshirt prices are all indications that the best time of the year is upon us. However,...

The Batman uses simplistic designs on their posters, in order to replicate the tone of the film.

‘The Batman’ defies expectations and changes the future of superhero films

Makenna True, Editor in Chief
March 10, 2022

When news broke in May of 2019 that a new actor would take up the mantle as Batman, the world waited with anticipation. Whoever would join the ranks of the great Christian Bale, Michael Keaton, Ben Affleck,...

The official teaser trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home, released by Sony Pictures on November 7.

“Spider-Man: No Way Home” swings into box office success

Makenna True, Editor in Chief
January 6, 2022

As one of the world’s most popular franchises, Marvel Studios is notorious for their epic stories that follow seemingly impossibly powerful characters. For those few moments a year when the famed red...

Released Mar. 12, 2021, -R- is Rosés first single album, containing title track On The Ground and b-side Gone. Both songs were promoted on music shows from their release date until April 4, 2021.

Ranking Rosé’s performance outfits: Part Two

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 21, 2021

Fashion has always been ingrained in K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s reputation. With the girls being ambassadors for several luxury brands and even the outfits they wear to the airport being carefully...

Released Mar. 12, 2021, -R- is Rosés first single album, containing title track On The Ground and b-side Gone. Both songs were promoted on music shows from their release date until April 4, 2021.

Ranking Rosé’s performance outfits: Part One

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 20, 2021

Fashion has always been ingrained in K-pop girl group BLACKPINK’s reputation. With the girls being ambassadors for several luxury brands and even the outfits they wear to the airport being carefully...

Released Nov. 20, 2020, BE is the groups fifth album to reach number one on the Billboard 200, making them the fastest group to achieve five chart-topping albums in the U.S. since The Beatles. They also joined Taylor Swift as the only artists to top the Billboard 100 and 200 simultaneously immediately upon release.

‘BE’: BTS comes out with a heart-warming album

Jenni Gurung, Reporter
February 9, 2021

BTS: They’re the most popular boy group in the world.  They started out small; struggling to survive the competitive world of Korean-pop (K-pop). Now they are the biggest boy group in the world with...

All of these comebacks occurred during the month of January.

Reviewing recent K-pop comebacks

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 1, 2021

Welcome to 2021! While 2020 was a rough year in so many ways, the music was still pretty good. Thankfully, 2021 is already shaping up to be a better year in every way, including new music. So, let’s...

I Burn, released Jan. 11, 2021, is (G)I-DLEs fourth mini-album and first comeback in 2021.

(G)I-DLE come back better than ever with ‘I Burn’

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
January 25, 2021

(G)I-DLE are one of the most unique K-pop groups in the industry right now.  Not only do each of their releases eloquently explore different genres, highlight their impeccable vocals and showcase incredible...

Photo credits:
Top row (left to right): Ashton Irwin (via YouTube) and Randy Holmes (Getty Images).
Bottom row: Live Nation, Columbia Records, and Lindsey Byrnes.

My 9 favorite albums of 2020

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
December 27, 2020

As the end of the year approached, the panic set in.  I am extremely indecisive. When I have to make a decision, I can spend hours contemplating my choice, and then, hours wondering if I made the right...

Photo credits: 
Top row (left to right): Red Bull Records, Lindsey Byrnes, Columbia Records, and Ashton Irwin (via YouTube).
Bottom row: Tim Walker, JYP Entertainment, and Beth Garrabrant.

My 15 favorite songs of 2020

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
December 26, 2020

According to most criteria, 2020 has been an awful year, and that’s not an opinion, but a universally agreed-upon fact. We experienced the unfortunate loss of several key figures (such as Chadwick Boseman,...

12 Must-watch Christmas movies for this holiday season

12 Must-watch Christmas movies for this holiday season

Makenna True, Editor in Chief
December 21, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. As the lights get strung, trees go up and snow begins to fall, the holiday season is officially in full swing. Whether you’re spending your days shopping,...

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