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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...

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Netflix’s newest show, “The Umbrella Academy,” combines the newly popular superhero genre with family drama, and keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. Released on Feb. 15, “The Umbrella Academy” introduces viewers to the unique heroes that made their first appearance in a comic boo...

A Q & A With Conover

A Q & A With Conover

Anna Downs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2019

Adam Conover is coming to campus on May 4, courtesy of SCOPE. Conover is known for his show on TruTV, titled Adam Ruins Everything. In September, his show was added to Netflix so it is available to stream for students who want to get familiar with him before he comes to campus. The Charger Bullet...

RuPaul’s Drag Race Makes HERstory in All-Stars Four

RuPaul’s Drag Race Makes HERstory in All-Stars Four

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 15th, the top four queens of RuPaul's Drag Race were transformed into superheroes, and two into Hall of Famers. For the first time in Drag Race history, both Monét X Change and Trinity the Tuck were doubly crowned the winners of All Stars Season 4. This season of All-Stars was the show...

Gryphons & Gargoyles Take Over “Riverdale”

Gryphons & Gargoyles Take Over “Riverdale”

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019

The third season of the popular CW show “Riverdale” returned to television after two seasons of suspense and plot-twists. With the mystery of Jason Blossom’s killer gone and the Black Hood caught and arrested, the third season came with a new mysterious focus: Gryphons and Gargoyles (G&G). ...

Hillenburg Lives on Through SpongeBob

Hillenburg Lives on Through SpongeBob

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Cartoon characters often become after school favorites, but a particular yellow, rosy-cheeked sponge stole the hearts of many children and college students. Debuting in the late 1990s, SpongeBob Squarepants is a cartoon character who has brought joy, laughter, and societal lessons across screens wor...

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...

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 ...

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Netflix released its latest rom-com “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,” starring Noah Centineo, on Sept. 7. The movie centers on Sierra Burgess, a senior in high school who  is known by the popular kids for being a loser. The movie follows Burgess and Jamey, a male student, after Veronica, head cheerleade...

Maniac Portrays Life with a Mental Illness

Maniac Portrays Life with a Mental Illness

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Writer Patrick Somerville and director Cary Foji Fukanaga have worked with Netflix to bring viewers the Black Mirror-esque, ten episode sci-fi/dark comedy mini-series: Maniac. Somerville and Fukanaga were actually inspired by a Norwegian television program of the same name which follows a psychiatric ward patient livin...

American Horror Story Not Dead Yet

American Horror Story Not Dead Yet

Sean McGuire, Contributing Writer

September 25, 2018

The long-awaited eighth season of the award-winning FX Television series American Horror Story is finally underway. The series is an anthology, where each season is connected but has a different theme and time period in a fictional American Horror Story universe. The seasons proceeding the current...

Lucy Hale Stars In New Drama “Life Sentence”

Lucy Hale Stars In New Drama “Life Sentence”

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018

Lucy Hale stars in the CW’s new show, Life Sentence, which aired on Wednesday (March 7). The show follows Hale’s character Stella as she has to adjust to her new life cured of terminal cancer. Living everyday like it was her last she was not prepared for the good news of having a second chance at lif...

Robbin’ Season: FX’s “Atlanta” Returns

Robbin’ Season: FX’s “Atlanta” Returns

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2018

With the return of FX’s award winning show Atlanta, fans were immediately introduced to the main theme hovering over the season, appropriately promoted Robbin’ Season. With two young teens dawning ski masks and holding a chicken spot at gun point for a stash of weed, it’s clear that the season...

New Netflix Show: Everything Sucks!

New Netflix Show: Everything Sucks!

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018

On Feb 6, Netflix released the first season of its new original series Everything Sucks! which is comprised of ten episodes. The show centers on freshman Luke O’Neil and his two friends Tyler and McQuaid as they navigate high school. It takes place in the ‘90s deals with love, drama, and questions about ...

“13 Reasons Why” Season 2: What We Know

“13 Reasons Why” Season 2: What We Know

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Based on the 2007 novel by Jay Asher, executive producer Selena Gomez spent years getting the novel Thirteen Reasons Why made into a tv show with her mom Mandy Teefey. The long awaited project finally aired last March on Netflix. All thirteen episodes aired at once and the show received mixed review...

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