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Grande’s Single Thanks Ex-Boyfriends

Grande’s Single Thanks Ex-Boyfriends

Tiara Starks, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2018

The entertainment world spun after Ariana Grande released her latest single, “thank u, next,” an anti-diss track thanking her past boyfriends for teaching her lessons, and helping her realize her self-worth. This release comes after the end of Grande and Pete Davidson’s short-lived engagement, followi...

Return of Adam Sandler : Comedy Never Dies

Return of Adam Sandler : Comedy Never Dies

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Many know him as one of America’s favorites, in movies such as “The Waterboy,” or as “Billy Madison,” but Adam Sandler is serving up a plate of raw character in a Netflix original film, “Adam Sandler: 100% Fresh.” Bringing his versatility and original comedy, Sandler has crafted a c...

YEEZYs Disappoint on the Market

YEEZYs Disappoint on the Market

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2018

Earlier in the year, Kanye West  announced that Adidas would mass produce his YEEZY Adidas sneakers so they’re available as “a shoe for the people.” West wanted to implement this mass production due to previous limited quantity releases that sold out within minutes, and skyrocketed resale...

English Class Uses Video Games to Teach Literature

English Class Uses Video Games to Teach Literature

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

After seeing the success of video game-related classes at other schools, University of New Haven English professor and chair Christopher Dowd, decided it was time to bring one here. The course, “Video Games as Literature,” is currently only being offered to honors students, but will be available...

Political Podcast makes TV Debut

Political Podcast makes TV Debut

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2018

In a time where finding ways to blend humor with actual, smart insights in political commentary is becoming increasingly difficult, HBO struck gold by bringing the popular podcast “Pod Save America” to television for a series of four election specials. In its podcast form, “Pod Save Americ...

“Nuthin’ 2 Prove” But…

“Nuthin’ 2 Prove” But…

Majelique Lewis, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Lil Yachty has returned to drop, "Nuthin' 2 Prove," a 15-track album recently. The album shows two sides of a Lil Yachty, with the first half containing his lyrical hard-rap side, and the other half filled with softer, R&B music. Lil Yachty has included featured artists, most of whom are from ...

“Halloween” Horrifyingly Horrid

“Halloween” Horrifyingly Horrid

Brian Guski, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2018

Although the newly released “Halloween ” movie, directed by David Gordon Green, shares a name with the horror cult classic, it most definitely does not share the same great cinematic qualities of its 40-year old predecessor. “Halloween ” takes place after the events  of John Carpenter’s original “H...

“MUDBOY”: From Freestyle to Fame

“MUDBOY”: From Freestyle to Fame

Majelique Lewis, Staff Writer

October 27, 2018

Sheck Wes has emerged with his hit song, “Mo Bamba,” the break-out single from “MUDBOY.” The song, named after a 7-foot, 258-pound NBA player from Sheck’s hometown of Harlem, was originally uploaded without his knowledge. A friend posted the 20 minute freestyle to Soundcloud, and it bl...

“A Star is Born” Shines at Box Office

“A Star is Born” Shines at Box Office

Sean McGuire, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2018

Lady Gaga made her debut as a main character in a feature length film and it is arguably her best performance ever. The film, as of Oct. 14 has made $136.2 million worldwide since its release on Oct. 5. “A Star is Born” has been made three times. This version tells the classic story of an acco...

Riverdale Season 3 Premiere

Riverdale Season 3 Premiere

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Riverdale, a show that airs on The CW television network, is loosely based on the characters of Archie Comics. Last Wednesday, Riverdale’s third season premiered with “Labor Day.” The synopsis of the first episode of the seasonably prepares viewers for what they are about to witness: “Archie makes a surprising...

Write Your Own “Odyssey”

Write Your Own “Odyssey”

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, the eleventh entry in the titular video game series, gives players a front row seat to the Peloponnesian War. The series prides itself on making “history our playground,” and with this installment that has never been more true. Throughout the series, players have been to ...

Playlist of The Week: Songs for Fall

Playlist of The Week: Songs for Fall

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

The season is changing, and so should your music! Listen to some of these songs as you watch the leaves change different colors.   Pink + White - Frank Ocean Pink + White flows like an autumn breeze, and the lyrics backing up the song lead the listener to believe that Ocean thinks life is going to b...

Taylor Swift Breaks Political Silence

Taylor Swift Breaks Political Silence

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018

Taylor Swift has been in the spotlight for more than 12 years now, but she has never spoken publicly about her political beliefs. She has, however, spoken about sexual assault. In 2017, she was on the cover of Time Magazine for being a silence breaker because of a sexual assault court case. In 2013, she was groped by DJ David Mueller, who grabbed the singer’s bu...

Return of Weezy

Return of Weezy

Majelique Lewis, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2018

Lil Wayne has given his fans numerous hits since his last album, exclusively released on Tidal,  Free Weezy Album. Since that album was released in 2015, Wayne battled with Birdman, co-founder of the label Cash Money Records, along with his own label, Young Money Entertainment. This battle has been ongoin...

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2018

Kanye West made an appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live's season premier. He was accompanied by fellow musicians with whom he collaborates: Lil Pump, Kid Cudi, 070 Shake, and Teyana Taylor. When it was time for his first song of the evening, Kanye West and Lil Pump arrived on stage ...

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