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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...

Selena Gomez Produces “Living Undocumented” Netflix Series

Selena Gomez Produces “Living Undocumented” Netflix Series

Idelis Pizarro, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

On Oct. 11, Netflix released a new docuseries, produced by Selena Gomez, called “Living Undocumented,” which follows eight families as they face potential deportation.  Production took place from April 2018 to January 2019. Producers reached out to hundreds of candidates, but many declined out...

Lady Gaga Launches Makeup Line, Haus Laboratories

Lady Gaga Launches Makeup Line, Haus Laboratories

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

October 23, 2019

People know her as Lady Gaga, the musical artist who told us we’re born this way.  Last year, Gaga starred in her first, Oscar-nominated, cinematic role alongside Bradley Cooper in A Star is Born. In September, she entered the beauty industry with the launch of her brand, Haus Laboratories.  ...

The Status of Jesus is King

The Status of Jesus is King

Dominic Robucci, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

The rollout for Kanye West’s forthcoming album, “Jesus is King,” has been tumultuous. Last year, West’s wife,  Kim Kardashian West, announced West’s next album, “Yandhi,” which was scheduled to release September 2018. “Yandhi”  was later delayed indefinitely by West on Twitter after his pe...

“The Politician”

“The Politician”

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

“The Politician” a  Netflix original, throws the viewer into a whimsical, theatrical, and progressive universe through its outstanding casting, compelling dialogue, and its visually stunning scenes.  Let’s begin with actor, Ben Platt. Platt starred as Benji in Pitch Perfect I and II, and was t...

Spider-Man Swings Out of the MCU

Spider-Man Swings Out of the MCU

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Spider-Man’s life in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) hangs in the balance (again), following the release of the newest Marvel movie “Spiderman: Far From Home.”  Sony and Disney recently began deliberating over the property rights to the character of Spider-Man. While Disney owns Marvel, the c...

Revisit the ‘Classic Era’ with The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Revisit the ‘Classic Era’ with The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening offers Nintendo Switch owners a beautiful remaster of a classic and a refreshing follow-up to its series’ predecessor, Breath of the Wild.  On Sept. 20, players found themselves stranded on an unknown island without a sword or shield. After retrieving th...

Cuffing Season

Cuffing Season

Ken Fabian, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

Right around this time of the year, for some reason, love is in the air. To celebrate the special feelings you might have for someone, here are some of the sweetest songs around. A mix of mostly Pop and R&B, with a few wild cards thrown in. “Lovefool” – The Cardigans Better remembered by mo...

Alumni Discuss Working on the “Joker”

Alumni Discuss Working on the “Joker”

Charger Bulletin Staff

October 14, 2019

Both Timothy Metzer, class of ‘85, and the University of New Haven communication, film, and media studies program have come a long way in 34 years. Metzger is a production designer who has worked on multiple Hollywood films, including the recently-released “Joker,” which earned a record $93...

2020 Grammy Predictions

2020 Grammy Predictions

Christine Kattar, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

It’s that time of year. The 2020 Grammy nominations and broadcast are approaching fast. So who should be nominated this year, especially in the categories of Best New Artist, Album of the Year, and Record of the Year.  Billboard and Forbes predict Billie Eilish will have a guaranteed spot in the no...

“IT Chapter Two” Review

“IT Chapter Two” Review

Earl Alexander Givan, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

Just in time for Halloween, Warner Bros. released “It Chapter Two.” The film is the hotly-anticipated sequel to 2017’s “It.”  The release of “It Chapter Two” completed director Andy Muschietti’s modern-day adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name. The film combines horror, ...

Why We LOVE “Lover”

Why We LOVE “Lover”

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Taylor Swift shocked the pop music world when she released her much anticipated seventh studio album, Lover, on Aug. 23.   This album is drastically different from the previous era of Reputation. After it was shared that Swift does not own all of her past albums, Swift said, “Something that's v...

Lana Del Rey Releases New Album “NFR!”

Lana Del Rey Releases New Album “NFR!”

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2019

About a year after being announced, on Aug. 30, Lana Del Rey released her fifth studio album, Norman F*****g Rockwell! NFR! features 14 tracks. Del Rey began releasing singles for the album in 2018, beginning with “Mariners Apartment Complex,” and followed by the nine-minute-long “Venice B*t...

New Streaming Service: “Disney Plus” Arriving This November

New Streaming Service: “Disney Plus” Arriving This November

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2019

Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video are some of the most popular streaming services, and on Nov. 12, 2019, Disney Plus. The Disney Plus is a subscription based application that will cost $6.99 per month or $69.99 annually.  Disney Plus will feature an immerse library. It will include their classic Di...

“I’ve Been Waiting” A Tribute to Lil Peep

“I’ve Been Waiting” A Tribute to Lil Peep

Ilana Morris, Contributing Writer

April 24, 2019

On April 10, iLoveMakonnen released a new music video for “I’ve Been Waiting” in tribute to Lil Peep, who died of a drug overdose in Nov. 2017. “I’ve Been Waiting” is a track that the two artists  collaborated on before the rapper’s untimely death. The new music video features the famous...

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