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Walking Dead Star Slams Complaint of Racism

Walking Dead Star Slams Complaint of Racism

Alessia Bicknese, Opinion Editor
March 2
Filed under Opinion & Editorials, Television

In response to recent controversy, Jeffrey Dean Morgan (“Negan” from AMC’s The Walking Dead) tweeted, “Holy crap people are stupid.” Well said, Jeffrey. Well said. Morgan’s tweet included an article from The Wrap, which explained what happened when a shopper saw what he thought to be an...

“Feel Your Feelings” with The Regrettes

“Feel Your Feelings” with The Regrettes

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor
March 1
Filed under Music

What were you doing when you were 16 years old? Most teenagers are in high school, studying for tests and balancing their social lives so they can go to college-- Lydia Night, California native, breaks the norm. Night is the lead singer of The Regrettes, a grungy, alt-pop girl gang. The band dropped...

Let’s Talk About New Artist “NAO”

Let’s Talk About New Artist “NAO”

Kayra Clouden, Contributing Writer
March 1
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Neo Jessica Joshua, known by her stage name “NAO”, has been taking the hipster the world by storm with her eclectic sound utilizing combinations of soul, electronic, and R&B themes to craft her music. NAO was born and raised in England. Her musical career began at an early age when NAO was...

Netflix to Expand into Merchandise Sales

Netflix to Expand into Merchandise Sales

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Entertainment, Television

Back when Netflix first started, it was a DVD based service. Users who wished to watch a movie would request it and it would arrive in the mail. In 2007, things changed: Netflix expanded its horizons to the internet streaming service that it is recognized as today. Users are now able to access their...

Artist Spotlight: Keke Palmer

Artist Spotlight: Keke Palmer

Khaaliq Crowder, Staff Writer
March 1
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Keke Palmer is a veteran to the world of TV and movies, but is reintroducing herself to the world of music. Ten years ago, Palmer was a 14-year-old fresh off the success of the films Akeelah and the Bee and Jump In; she released her debut album So Uncool, a title that lives up to its name. So Uncool ...

Winter Comes to Mohegan Sun with Game of Thrones Concert Tour

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor
February 28
Filed under Entertainment, Local, Music, Television

According to Entertainment Weekly, 8.9 million viewers watched the season finale of HBO’s Game of Thrones. Here’s some comparison: Israel’s population is approximately 8.06 million and Austria’s is 8.47. Since 2011, Game of Thrones, the television series adapted from the novels of George R. ...

Why I Don’t Care About the Oscars

Why I Don’t Care About the Oscars

Reginald Walden, Contributing Writer
February 28
Filed under Movies, Opinion & Editorials

We’ve all had that moment. We saw a movie earlier in the year and loved every minute of it. We laughed, cheered, cried, and possibly blamed it on the small particles which always seem to permeate cinemas. Then, in February, we sit down to watch the Oscars, filled with more tension than an acrophobic...

BSU “Love Jones/ Cafe Jazz”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Music, Student Life

Co-hosted by W.R.I.T.E. Poetry Club (W.R.I.T.E.) and the Black Student Union (BSU), ‘Love Jones Café Jazz’ allowed students to feel like they were at cafe listening to poetry last Wednesday (Feb. 22) night in the Alumni Lounge. The setup was very informal, as both clubs wanted to make the event ...

Katy Perry is “Chained to the Music”

Katy Perry is “Chained to the Music”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Entertainment, Music

With her first single since Rise in 2016 and This is How We Do It in 2014, Katy Perry is back with a new rhythm. Last Monday, February 7, Perry posted her first clue about a possible single. She then posted a video on Tuesday of a billboard which had her name, a photo, and the date “February 10th....

Daft Punk Returns to the Stage

Daft Punk Returns to the Stage

Sarah Costello, Staff Writer
February 17
Filed under Entertainment, Music

We certainly managed to "Get Lucky" at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards this past Sunday with an amazing performance by two certain “robots” who have graced the world of Electronic Dance and French House Music for over 20 years. After two previous Grammy performances, the French duo Daft Punk perfor...

Black History Month: Hip-Hop Playlist

Black History Month: Hip-Hop Playlist

Khaaliq Crowder, Contributing Writer
February 16
Filed under Entertainment, Music

Hip-Hop is more than one of the greatest contemporary genres: it is an art form; it is a culture; it is a lifestyle. Hip-hop was born in the Bronx in the mid-70s with two turntables and a microphone. DJs such as Grandmaster Flash and Kool Herc were spinning at clubs and block parties. Several years later,...

New Artist Spotlight: Jared Evan

New Artist Spotlight: Jared Evan

Meghan Mahar, Entertainment Editor
February 16
Filed under Entertainment, Music

It can take a whole lifetime for someone to find their purpose, but, in rare instances, some people are born with it. Jared Evan, a pop/hip-hop artist, was born with a passion for music, which he has since developed into a thriving career. Evan has experience working in the studio with major artists...

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