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Pokemon Sword and Shield Review

Pokemon Sword and Shield Review

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

“Pokemon Sword” and “Pokemon Shield” were finally released on Nov. 14 for the Nintendo Switch, welcoming players to the Galar region. The two games signal the eighth generation of a game series that has spanned more than two decades. Rather than being released on a strictly handheld console,...

Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

Movies to Watch this Holiday Season

Idelis Pizarro, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

Be sure to bundle up in a warm blanket and have some hot cocoa nearby, because this holiday season is the perfect time to binge watch Christmas movies. Not only are there new Christmas movies coming out this year, but classics to watch, too. “A Christmas Story” follows the wintry exploits of...

“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Game of Thrones” actors star in “Last Christmas”

“Crazy Rich Asians” and “Game of Thrones” actors star in “Last Christmas”

Jenn Cirigliano, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

With an amazing cast, the right amount of comedy, love, and tears, and a twist ending “Last Christmas” is the perfect movie this holiday season.. “Last Christmas” stars Emilia Clark from “Game of Thrones” as Kate. Henry Golding plays Tom, Kate’s love interest. Michelle Yeoh plays Kate’s...

Four Video Games to Buy this Holiday Season

Four Video Games to Buy this Holiday Season

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

Pokemon Sword and Shield Developed by GameFreak,published by Nintendo, and released on Nov. 14 exclusively for the Nintendo Switch, “Pokemon Sword” and “Pokemon Shield” introduce the 8th generation of Pokemon. With the release comes plenty of new Pokemon and areas for players to explore. The ...

Danny Brown Performs at Toad’s Place

Danny Brown Performs at Toad’s Place

Dominic Robucci, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

On , Nov. 17, hip-hop artist Danny Brown performed at Toad’s Place in New Haven during his uknowhatimsayin¿ Tour. Danny Brown, who is from Detroit, first gained popularity in hip hop circles from his second studio album “XXX,” released in 2011. He has collaborated with other popular hip-hop...

Mayday Parade Brings Forever Emo Tour to Toad’s

Mayday Parade Brings Forever Emo Tour to Toad’s

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

December 17, 2019

On Nov. 11, Toad’s Place in New Haven was decorated with crying emoji balloons, a banner that read “forever emo,” lights, and punk music fans for Mayday Parade’s Forever Emo Tour. The Forever Emo Tour was unlike Mayday Parade’s other tours. It lasted only one month during November, and rather...

Grammy Nominations Report

Grammy Nominations Report

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2019

On Jan. 26, music artists will be honored at the 2020 Grammy Awards. This year, the Grammys may change the trends of past years. In 2018, during the televised ceremony, Alessia Cara was the sole female winner, which drew criticism for a lack of female representation in the award winners, according...

Preview of Theatre Production “The Wolves”

Preview of Theatre Production “The Wolves”

Katie Anne Gannon, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2019

For thousands of years and in a variety of cultures and traditions, wolves have symbolized loyalty. The University of New Haven’s production of “​The Wolves” captures those values to the core. Director Jonathan Yukich, lecturer and co-coordinator of the school’s theater program, said he...

Release of “Jesus is King” Proves There’s No Keeping Up with Kanye

Release of “Jesus is King” Proves There’s No Keeping Up with Kanye

Ria Maisonet, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

Finally, the album we’ve been waiting for has arrived— except it’s not at all what we wanted. If you thought the days of lyrics like “whoopdity scoop” were bad, wait until you hit play on “Jesus Is King.” It seems that in the new era of Kanye, the man cannot be mentioned without...

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson Release Makeup Kits

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson Release Makeup Kits

Idelis Pizarro, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson have recently come up with a conspiracy — the Conspiracy makeup collection, that is. Dawson had been teasing about an upcoming documentary series with Star, which left people questioning what’s going to happen in this series this time. The first part of the series...

Review: French Exit by Patrick DeWitt

Review: French Exit by Patrick DeWitt

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

In true fashion of the whimsical and eccentric novel, French Exit by Patrick DeWitt, I feel it’s only fair to explain how I acquired this novel. On a recent trip to Paris while studying at the Prato Campus, I bought the novel from Shakespeare and Company along the Seine. I had no intention of...

Hulu Adaptation of “Looking For Alaska”

Hulu Adaptation of “Looking For Alaska”

Jennifer Cirigliano, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

John Green is a New York Times best-selling author. His books, “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Paper Towns” were adapted for film, and “Looking for Alaska” recently joined the mix as a Hulu series. Green’s latest tale is about a teenager, Miles Halter, who later gets nicknamed Pudge.That’s...

Stumped for Halloween? Get Some Ideas from the Stars!

Stumped for Halloween? Get Some Ideas from the Stars!

Emma Janofsky, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

If you’re looking for a last-minute costume, look no further than celebrity Halloween costumes.  Halloween has been celebrated in America for hundreds of years, but the idea of dressing up has been popularized in media through movies, TV shows, and celebrities. Costumes range from pop culture i...

Spooky Playlist

Spooky Playlist

Ken Fabian, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2019

Monster (feat. Jay Z, Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Bon Iver)  – Kanye West  A monumental moment in hip-hop history, “Monster” holds a special place. Every verse has iconic lyricism that is perfect for getting into spooky season.  This is Halloween (From The Nightmare Before Christmas) - Danny Elfma...

Sony’s Fifth Console set to Release 2020 Holiday Season

Sony’s Fifth Console set to Release 2020 Holiday Season

Cameron Hailey, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

Earlier this month, Sony announced in WIRED magazine that their newest console, the Playstation 5, will be released during the 2020 holiday season. Playstation representatives gave an in-depth look into features that will be on the new console. The Playstation 5 was rumored  to have Ray-Tracin...

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