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“Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” is Fairly Ordinary

Gail Honeyman’s “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” offers a unique, contemporary voice but struggles to create unique prose.(Courtesy of Facebook)

Mason Rowlee, Columnist

April 1, 2020

In making the novel a dark romantic comedy, Honeyman begins to lose some of the nuance of Eleanor’s voice.

Trevor Daniel Gives Us a “Nicotine” Addiction

Trevor Daniel is best known for his TikTok hit

Alexandra Lange, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

After listening to just a few songs, you will be hooked on the replay button and won’t be able to get Daniel’s emo-pop ballads out of your head.

The Celebrity Quarantine Is Not Like Everyone Else’s

Many celebrities are coming under fire for not donating enough to those in need. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Sarah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Whether through their charity or publicly condemned thoughts or actions, celebrities maintain their position at the top of social media feeds, newspapers and conversations.

“The Taking of Pelham One Two Three” Brings a More Entertaining Crisis To New York

Alex Dickison, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

Take the time to cue it up on Amazon Prime for 105 minutes of something that takes old clichés and makes them lovable, exciting and strange.

Artists and Crew Members Struggle to Get the Show on the Road

Artists and crew members struggle as concerts are being cancelled. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Alexandra Lange, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Heading into the all-important summer touring season, the entire music industry faces an uncertain future.

Classic Review: The Western Escapism of “A Fistful of Dollars”

Greg Mysogland, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Still, as far as movies to watch while stuck inside go, one could do a lot worse than “A Fistful of Dollars.”

Staying Mentally Healthy at a Distance

Toliet paper flying off shelves is just one example of the panic sweeping the nation. (Courtsey of Flickr)

Kat Timofeyev, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

As the implications of COVID-19 seem to grow more serious with each passing day, throughout the nation there is an increase in panic.

Itaewon Is Easy To Miss But Hard to Forget

Itaewon is a small resturant but serves big flavors. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Ed Lucano, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

With such an exciting atmosphere, it is only fitting that Itaewon’s menu is delicious enough to complement it.

Going From “It’s Corona Time!!!” to “FU, Corona”

One writer continues running despite the cancelation of her track season. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Taylor Mascetta, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

The memes decorating the Internet transformed into precautionary messages, telling everyone the ever-rising death statistics and infection rates.

The Weeknd’s New Album Cuts Through the Isolation

The Weeknd’s new album explores lonliness and failed love. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Alexandra Lange, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Often singing about loneliness, failed romance, his inability to love and battles with his inner self, The Weeknd never fails to get his XO fanbase in their feels.

A Week in Coronacation

Netflix fills the time of many people’s corona vacation or “coronacation.” (Courtsey of Flickr)

Sarah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

While this will be one for the books, and the headlines now, I’d like to offer my first-hand account of how this virus is affecting my life and what I am up to during this time of worldwide panic.

Coronavirus Struggles in Italy, My Second Home

One writer describes the turmoil his home country is experiencing. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Domenic C. Setaro, Contributing Writer

March 25, 2020

I pray for Italy and for the health and safety of her wonderful people and my beautiful hometown of Soverato.

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