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An App That Habitually Helps You Improve Your Life

An App That Habitually Helps You Improve Your Life

October 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

By Jimmy Sullivan Like everyone, I am trying to get better on a daily basis. Sometimes I succeed and others times, well, we don’t like to talk about those times. I get frustrated at myself for setting goals and not reaching them; of course, having a plan helps a lot, and it took me over 19-...

Quavo’s solo QUAVO HUNCHO is a no-go

Quavo’s solo QUAVO HUNCHO is a no-go

October 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music, Review, Reviews

By Kieran Press-Reynolds If Nickelodeon made a Drake & Josh spinoff that featured just Drake, would it still be as good? Probably not. Drake & Josh was so fun precisely because of the how the two brothers interacted with each other. The same applies to Migos, America’s hottest hip hop g...

TOP Stages Successful “The Heiress”

TOP Stages Successful “The Heiress”

October 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, Theatre

By Kristen Egan This past weekend, Collins Auditorium welcomed an intimate audience to the Theatrical Outreach Program’s (TOP) successful three run showing of “The Heiress.” The audience was invited to sit on the stage, which had been transformed into the parlor room of a mid-19th centu...

Sir Elton John Brings Final Tour to Madison Square

Sir Elton John Brings Final Tour to Madison Square

October 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music

By Ryan Di Corpo “Don’t wish it away / Don’t look at it like it’s forever,” sang Sir Elton John to a frenzied, sold-out crowd Friday night at Madison Square Garden. Over the past five decades, John has forged a peerless path in the worlds of music and fashion — his own yellow brick...

The Latest Fashion Month and the Death of Streetwear

The Latest Fashion Month and the Death of Streetwear

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Fashion, Style

By: Isiah Magsino Put away those chunky Balenciaga sneakers and tracksuits; the emphasis on streetwear is no longer in — sorry hypebeasts! Who would  want to spend close to a grand on chunky sneakers that can be found easily at a thrift store anyway? Streetwear and urban life have been a both...

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

The Stanford Prison Experiment is Strikingly Unsettling

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick, Film and Television

By Isha Khawaja While some may enjoy horror films like The Shining, Psycho or It, I found The Stanford Prison Experiment to be the creepiest of the horror film genre. The Stanford Prison Experiment is dramatization of an actual experiment conducted by Stanford University psychologist and professor,P...

Venom is an unfortunate callback

Venom is an unfortunate callback

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Matt Dillon As formulaic as the modern superhero film might be, at least it generally works. Hardly any of the countless cape-centric flicks that fill the theaters are genuinely great, but the rest are fun. It is certainly better than the genre’s previous state, filled with melodramatic, grim and unpleasa...

Good Will Hunting v. Free Will

Good Will Hunting v. Free Will

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Is it Better Than Goodwill Hunting

By Tim Mountain and Kevin O'Malley Welcome to the fifth edition of “Is It Better Than Good Will Hunting?,” the weekly culture review column where Kevin O’Malley and Tim Mountain compare food, media, experiences and more against the world of art that produced Oscar-winning film Good Will Hunting. Go...

Cooper and Gaga Give New Luster to A Star

Cooper and Gaga Give New Luster to A Star

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Helen Stevenson A Star is Born (A Star) is a story that has been told before. The film has graced the Hollywood big screen three times already: with Janet Gaynor and Fredric March in 1937, Judy Garland and James Mason in 1954 and Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson in 1976. But in the la...

Mimes Celebrates Spooky Season with “Addams”

Mimes Celebrates Spooky Season with “Addams”

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Theatre

By Emma Maliborski In Collins Auditorium this weekend, a stunning cast of characters welcomed audience members into the Halloween spirit with a looming haunted house set and a show packed with on-point comedic timing. The opening number, “When You’re an Addams,” performed by the Addams fa...

Bad Times at the El Royale Embraces Noir Escapism

Bad Times at the El Royale Embraces Noir Escapism

October 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Greg Mysogland While it has been six years since the release of his first directorial effort, The Cabin in the Woods, Drew Goddard has still been a consistent presence on viewers’ screens.  His efforts in writing The Martian earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay and he...

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