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Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

With everyone stuck inside for what seems like an endless amount of time, many people turn to streaming services to fill their time, and Netflix’s newest show “Outer Banks” aims to quench some of that thirst. The show was released onto the platform on Apr. 15, 2020. At first glance, the show...

Disney’s “Onward” Review

Disney's

Earl Alexander Givan, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

Pixar's newest adventure, “Onward,” was originally scheduled for a theatrical release but following the closure of theaters across the country because of the pandemic, Disney has called an audible and the animated film has landed on Disney Plus. In this new venture, Pixar depicts a world in which...

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

The third season of Netflix’s Spanish-language series, Money Heist, titled “La Casa de Papel,” premiered recently. The show usually makes me want to pull out my red jumpsuit and Dali mask, and dance around to “Bella Ciao.” Unfortunately, this season didn’t do that. Season 4 didn’t...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons- Helping Social Distancing Feel More Social

Animal Crossing: New Horizons- Helping Social Distancing Feel More Social

April 23, 2020

For many people using Twitter right now, it has felt like this game has taken over for the past few weeks. People with no interest in Animal Crossing were suddenly buying Nintendo Switch Consoles just to play this game, but what is all the hype about? “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” was released...

Cats 2019: A Review from Stage to Screen

Cats 2019: A Review from Stage to Screen

Ariana Ferrante, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2020

Warning: this article includes spoilers for the plot of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical ‘Cats’ and the recently released movie of the same name. Before seeing two versions of “Cats” -- onscreen and onstage at Boston Opera House -- my only exposure to the musical was listening to the cast recording...

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,...

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

Release of

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...

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...

“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, ...

Walk the Moon Concert Review

Walk The Moon performing at College Street Music Hall

Amanda Arango, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019

On Feb. 2, 2019, Walk the Moon performed at the College Street Music Hall in New Haven. Bear Hands, an American post-punk and indie rock band, opened the concert. All the bands are from the New Haven area. Since it dropped in 2014, Walk the Moon’s hit song “Shut Up and Dance,”  went three...

Gryphons & Gargoyles Take Over “Riverdale”

Gryphons & Gargoyles Take Over

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). ...

The 1975 Delivers “A Brief Inquiry” to Fans

The 1975 Delivers “A Brief Inquiry” to Fans

Zenobia Johnson, Contributing Writer

December 17, 2018

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, ...

Reviewing Field Hockey’s Second Season

Reviewing Field Hockey's Second Season

Ethan Cardona, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

The second official season is now in the books for Charger field hockey, following a 6-0 loss to Southern New Hampshire Tuesday. The team finishes the year with a record 2-15, which is a huge first step for a program only in its second season and comprised of 14 freshmen on a 17-player roster. “We...

“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...

Write Your Own “Odyssey”

Write Your Own

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 ...

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