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The 1975 Delivers “A Brief Inquiry” to Fans

The 1975 Delivers “A Brief Inquiry” to Fans

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Never a band to shy away from the truth in its rawest form, The 1975 released their third album “A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.” Critics are already calling it the band’s best album to date. “On this stunning album, The 1975 take on that overwhelming anxiety with nerve and aplomb, ...

Hillenburg Lives on Through SpongeBob

Hillenburg Lives on Through SpongeBob

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

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...

Do Celebrities Have A Right to Privacy?

Do Celebrities Have A Right to Privacy?

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

In a time where Twitter has become something of a lifestyle, it doesn’t take much for people to learn whatever a celebrity is willing to share about themselves. Because of the frequency with which some celebrities share insights on their lives, we begin to feel entitled to it. I don’t think we...

6ix9ine Faces Jail Time

6ix9ine Faces Jail Time

Tiara Starks, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Daniel Hernandez, infamously known as 6ix9ine, sometimes stylized as Tekashi6ix9, has been in the headlines for federal charges against him. The rapper just pleaded not guilty to racketeering and firearm charges. The artist is expected to remain in custody until his pre-trial conference on Jan. 2...

Playlist of The Week :Night Time Music

Playlist of The Week :Night Time Music

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Nighttime playlist – With the days getting shorter and the nights getting longer, everyone needs a couple of sad songs to help them get through the dimmer days.   Lovely - Billie Eilish  & Khalid – Though their styles may seem to clash, Eilish and Khalid know how to ...

“Toy Story 4” Ends the Saga

“Toy Story 4” Ends the Saga

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

“Toy Story 4” will be the final film in the franchise that began almost 25 years ago. The movie will feature all the fan favorites -- Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Jessie, and Bo Peep, among others, who will keep their original voice actors. The movie will also introduce audiences to three new characte...

Remembering Stan Lee

Remembering Stan Lee

Emily McDonough, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Stan Lee, born Dec.28, 1922, died on Monday Nov. 12, at the age of 95.  Mr. Lee was seen as a creative genius and paved the way for both comic and superhero creators. He was the executive vice president and publisher of Marvel Comics, and co-created some of the company’s most famous heroes such as: Spi...

Lorde Sees Ghosts of Sets Past

Lorde Sees Ghosts of Sets Past

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival is a two-day music festival curated by Tyler the Creator and held at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles. The headliner for Nov. 11, the second day of the festival, was Kids See Ghosts, a duo of Kanye West and Kid Cudi. Kids See Ghosts, also known as KSG, brought a large following ...

“Come Over When Your Sober Pt. 2,” is a chilling prophecy.

“Come Over When Your Sober Pt. 2,” is a chilling prophecy.

Majelique Lewis, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

“Come Over When You’re Sober Pt. 2”  is a biographical view on the end of artist Lil Peep’s life. Sadly, a man who was poised to be a breakout upcoming artist died by of fentanyl and xanax overdose. Lil Peep’s first album “Come Over When You’re Sober Pt.1” peaked at 38 on the Billboard 200 ...

Playlist of the Week: Music From the Movies

Playlist of the Week: Music From the Movies

Nicole Manall, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

  Music from Movies - Grab your popcorn and sneak some snacks in your purse before listening to this playlist featuring music from your favorite movies. Big Shot - Kendrick Lamar (feat. Travis Scott), Movie: “Black Panther” - Kendrick Lamar, who produced the whole album for the movie Black P...

Grande’s Single Thanks Ex-Boyfriends

Grande’s Single Thanks Ex-Boyfriends

Tiara Starks, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

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


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

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...

English Class Uses Video Games to Teach Literature

English Class Uses Video Games to Teach Literature

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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


Filed under Entertainment, Television

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


Filed under Entertainment, Music

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 ...

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