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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus. What Happens to Public Gatherings for Entertainment?

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson Test Positive for Coronavirus. What Happens to Public Gatherings for Entertainment?

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

March 16, 2020

The internet learned that Tom Hanks and his wife, actress Rita Wilson, were in pre-production to film for Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic in Australia, according to the entertainment site, Deadline. The actors tested positive for the coronavirus after the two exhibited flu-like symptoms. Hanks took to Instagram to inform hi...

Lady Gaga Begins the Chromatica Era with Single, “Stupid Love”

Lady Gaga Begins the Chromatica Era with Single, “Stupid Love”

Kayla Mutchler, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

After three years without releasing a single, Lady Gaga is back with her new song, “Stupid Love,” released on Feb. 28. This is the first single from her upcoming sixth album, “Chromatica.” Gaga announced “Stupid Love” on Feb. 25. The tweet contained a photo of a billboard in California ...

Justin Bieber Drops the Ultimate Love Album with “Changes”

Justin Bieber Drops the Ultimate Love Album with “Changes”

Majelique Lewis, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

After a lengthy hiatus, Justin Bieber dropped his fifth studio album “Changes” on Valentine’s Day. According to Billboard, the album was inspired by his super-model wife, Hailey Baldwin. "This is an album I wrote in the first year of our marriage, so it's so fresh,” said Bieber. “There's so much mo...

Coronavirus Slams the Entertainment Industry

Coronavirus Slams the Entertainment Industry

Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2020

Along with interruptions in education abroad, bans on travel in certain countries, the coronavirus virus has affected the entertainment industry with postponed concerts, conventions, and movie releases. The last film of the James Bond franchise, “No Time to Die,” was supposed to premiere on April...

Cats 2019: A Review from Stage to Screen

Cats 2019: A Review from Stage to Screen

Ariana Ferrante, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

Warning: this article includes spoilers for the plot of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Cats’ and the recently released movie of the same name. Before seeing two versions of “Cats” -- onscreen and onstage at Boston Opera House -- my only exposure to the musical was listening to the cast recording...

A Different Take on The Batman

A Different Take on The Batman

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

Last year, Warner Bros., the studio that owns the film rights to DC Comics properties, announced it would make another film in the Batman franchise, with a new face -- Robert Pattinson -- donning the cape and cowl. Pattinson is best known for his role in the “Twilight” series as Edward Cullen. T...

Winners of the 92nd Academy Awards

Winners of the 92nd Academy Awards

Beth Beaudry, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

History was made at the Oscars. “Parasite” became the first foreign-language movie to win best motion picture, and three other awards throughout the night. Zach Gottsagen became the first presenter with Down syndrome, as he helped to announce the best live-action short film award. Musician Eimear...

Black History Month Playlist

Black History Month Playlist

Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

This playlist is all about Black History Month. We are traveling through the decades of classic black artists to see how far we’ve come in music. This diverse playlist displays a variety of music for each generation to enjoy. “Respect” by Aretha Franklin (1967) Aretha Franklin is known as...

Understanding Black Representation in Film and Television

Understanding Black Representation in Film and Television

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2020

The invention of film and television dramatically changed how people view one another which in turn, determined how certain groups of people should act in society. Today, celebrities around the world are held to a high level of scrutiny as they navigate how they perform in the industry, as well as...

NBCUniversal’s: Peacock

NBCUniversal’s: Peacock

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

NBCUniversal has been working with Comcast to deliver Peacock, a streaming service that the company hopes will change distribution of new media, as much as possible. “This is a very exciting time for our company, as we chart the future of entertainment,” said Steve Burke, chairman of NBCUniversal....

Billie Eilish’s Success

Billie Eilish’s Success

Andrea Alverca, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

When she was 17, Billie Eilish accomplished what takes most pop years: written songs that are no.1 on various charts, and selling out concerts. She also appeared on talk shows with Ellen DeGeneres and Jimmy Fallon. And just a few days ago, both Eilish and brother Finneas O’Connell took home 10...

Valentine’s Day Playlist: Made for U.N.H.

Valentine’s Day Playlist: Made for U.N.H.

Jada Clarke, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2020

Welcome to Made for U.N.H! Valentine’s Day is around the corner and sometimes you need a new playlist. This playlist can be used to express your love to your significant other or to rant about an previous ex. Here are ten songs that summarize the upcoming holiday. “All for You” by Janet Jackson...

Review: Shakira and J.Lo ‘Get Loud’ at Super Bowl 2020 Halftime Show

Review: Shakira and J.Lo ‘Get Loud’ at Super Bowl 2020 Halftime Show

Amanda Castro, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2020

After facing criticism for last year’s Super Bowl halftime show, the NFL stepped it up by recruiting superstar Latinas Jennifer López and Shakira to perform at Hardrock Stadium in Miami, Fla. Shakira began the set with a fiery dance routine and an array of her chart-toppers while giving it an a...

Oscar Nominations Announced

Oscar Nominations Announced

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2020

On Jan. 13 2020, comedian and actress Issa Rae and actor John Cho presented the Oscar nominations in a two-part presentation through a global live stream. In 2016, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences set a goal to double the number of diverse members by 2020 following outrage over the lack...

Grammys 2020 Recap

Grammys 2020 Recap

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2020

What was expected to be one of the biggest nights of the year started solemnly as Sunday’s Grammys began with a tribute by Alicia Keys to Kobe Bryant, an NBA MVP who’d been killed in a helicopter crash earlier that day. Artists including Lil Nas’ X, Lizzo, and Keys, herself with Boyz II Men...

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