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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...

“Be More Chill” Upgrades

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

September 19, 2018

Be More Chill, a musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and a book by Joe Tracz, is transferring to Broadway with opening night set for March 10, 2019 at the Lyceum Theater. The musical is a coming-of-age story with a sci-fi twist, based on the 2004 young-adult novel of the same name by Ned Vi...

Ariana Grande Releases Fourth Studio Album

Ariana Grande Releases Fourth Studio Album

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

On Aug. 17,, Ariana Grande released her long-awaited fourth studio album, “Sweetener.” “Sweetener,” which has fifteen tracks, and is produced by Pharrell Williams and features collaborations by Pharrell, Nicki Minaj and Missy Elliot. Within the first day of its release “Sweetener” broke the U....

Angels in America: The Great Work Returns

Angels in America: The Great Work Returns

Angela Tricarico, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018

There’s a reason why playwright Tony Kushner’s 1993 masterwork Angels In America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes is known as The Great Work. It’s exactly that: great. All seven and a half hours of it. The text itself is a behemoth split into two plays meant to be performed together. When sta...

LANY Comes to New Haven

LANY starts the show with

Meghan Mahar, Arts & Entertainment Section Editor

May 18, 2017

May 13 was a rainy day in New Haven; from the early morning to late evening, the city was damp with intervals of heavy downfall. On College Street, this weather did not faze anyone. Walking towards the venue before doors opening at 7 p.m. triggered memories from 2015 when I saw The 1975 not far from...

Motionless in White return to Irving for second sell out show

Ashley Winward

April 1, 2015

This past weekend Motionless in White returned to New York City to headline the Beyond the Barricade tour, bringing along friends For Today, New Years Day and Ice Nine Kills. This was the second sold out show at Irving Plaza and the crowd reflected that, coming out in their most interesting garb to thrash...

Exodus: Let My Boredom Go

Ben Atwater

January 28, 2015

Hollywood whitewashing has been a constant issue of controversy in the media. Liberal interest groups have historically complained that when a film adapted from source material with non-white characters casts white actors to play these non-white roles. Recently, The Last Airbender and The Lone Ra...

A name you should know: The Como Brothers

Glenn Rohrbacker

December 3, 2014

The Como Brothers Band are a pop/rock/blues band out of Long Island that is growing in influence every day. They have been around music their whole lives and continue to merge their past influences with the songs that they write. Matt Como plays bass and sings vocals while Andrew Como plays lead guitar and also sings. They are known for their extremely catchy lyrics and melodies...

Pulsating from Whiplash

Dylan Rupptrecht

December 3, 2014

The Sundance Award winning movie Whiplash induces an intense cringing reflex that one experiences when hearing nails on a chalk board. Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons are the perfect duo to carry out this emotionally intense drama. Teller plays Andrew, an aspiring percussionist at one of the most prestigious music schools i...

Anthem Lights Doesn’t Escape from Music

Elyse Von Der Fecht

November 12, 2014

Anthem Lights recently celebrated an album release and singer Joey Stamper’s twenty-fourth birthday. The band is a four-piece American Christian pop/rock band from Nashville, Tenn. Members include Alan Powell, Caleb Grimm, Chad Graham and Stamper. They were streaming live for everyone to see...

Annabelle: more than just a doll

The Charger Bulletin

October 29, 2014

By Walter Gordillo Contributing Writer [email protected] Annabelle, the long anticipated spin-off to last year’s surprise hit The Conjuring, was released October 3. This spin-off is based on a true story, which partially makes up for a predictable storyline and overuse of jump scares. It doesn’t feature any of the human ch...

Bringing Back The Sunshine

Elyse Von Der Fecht

October 22, 2014

Blake Shelton is an American country music singer and a television personality. In 2001, he debuted with his single “Austin” off his self-titled album. In 2003, he released his second album, The Dreamer, as well as in 2004 he released his third album, Blake Shelton’s Barn & Grill. A few years...

Far from Gone 75 Years Later

Ben Atwater

October 22, 2014

For 75 years, the film Gone with the Wind has been a constant standard to which most films do not come close. In the 75 years since its release, few other films have captured storytelling on such a large scale. The film tells the story of a Southern belle, Scarlett O’Hara, who is hardened by t...

If you’re happy and you know it

Dylan Rupptrecht

October 22, 2014

Don’t let this cheesy title fool you; Hector and the Search for Happiness uses art and originality to transform a cliché’ narrative perspective into a fresh and inspiring one. Simon Pegg stars as Hector, a psychiatrist living an extremely ordinary life, who, after having a breadown with a patien...

Balance and Composure blows away audiences

The Charger Bulletin

October 9, 2014

Aj LaGambina Contributing Writer [email protected] It finally happened. After buying my tickets in June, I saw my favorite band, Balance and Composure, play a headlining set at the Heirloom Arts Theatre in Danbury. I first saw the band open for Title Fight in October of last year and I thought that their live show was incredible, so hearing that they were doing a full US ...

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