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Shusterman brings thunder with sequel to “Scythe”

Shusterman brings thunder with sequel to “Scythe”

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

January 26, 2018

With precision and careful planning, author Neal Shusterman has successfully executed his new novel, “Thunderhead,” which is the second book in the “Arc of a Scythe” series following “Scythe.” Despite a few minor setbacks, Shusterman has continued to engage and inspire me with this striki...

Black Veil Brides comes back with heart-wrenching album

Black Veil Brides comes back with heart-wrenching album

Kellie Casburn, Reporter

January 19, 2018

After a three-year break from the music industry, Black Veil Brides has come back with their fifth studio album, Vale. This album continues the story of “The Wild Ones,” which began being told in their third album, Wretched and Divine. It has been speculated that this will be their final album tog...

“Pitch Perfect 3” ends trilogy on high note

“Pitch Perfect 3” ends trilogy on high note

Shalu Kattuvelil, Feature Editor

December 19, 2017

After watching the first two movies in the series, I knew I had to watch “Pitch Perfect 3.”  I have grown attached to the Barden Bellas (Beca Mitchell, Fat Amy, Lily Onakuramana and Chloe Beale) and their many acapella songs. Despite wanting to watch the last movie of the trilogy, my expectations...

“Wonder Wheel” surprisingly uninteresting

“Wonder Wheel” surprisingly uninteresting

Syeda Rizvi, Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2017

It’s been a while since I have left a movie theater feeling disappointed, but “Wonder Wheel” had just that affect on me. Produced by Amazon Studios and written by Woody Allen, the movie seemed to be on a path to success, but unfortunately, it veered off due to the plot. To make a long story...

Niall Horan breaks away with “Flicker”

Niall Horan breaks away with “Flicker”

Shalu Kattuvelil, Feature Editor

October 27, 2017

Niall Horan’s debut solo album, “Flicker,” was released on Oct. 20. Since the announcement of One Direction’s hiatus in 2015, two of the five original members, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles, have released solo albums. Following their lead, Horan said he wanted to create music that came freely t...

P!nk brings back intriguing vocals with “Beautiful Trauma”

P!nk brings back intriguing vocals with “Beautiful Trauma”

Shalu Kattuvelil, Feature Editor

October 20, 2017

P!nk released her seventh studio album “Beautiful Trauma” on Oct. 13, almost five years after her last release, “The Truth About Love.” P!nk’s success, following her last release, left fans with high expectations for the new album. She met those expectations with energetic, upbeat and catchy...

Loving Vincent, a modern-day Van Gogh masterpiece

Loving Vincent, a modern-day Van Gogh masterpiece

Tatiana Calzado, Opinion Editor

October 18, 2017

Almost a year ago, I was scrolling through my Twitter feed and came across the teaser trailer for “Loving Vincent.” I’m a huge fan of Vincent Van Gogh’s work, so when I saw the teaser trailer, I  was instantly captivated. I had been waiting for this movie to come out, so you can imagine my exci...

Jhene Aiko’s new album takes us on a “Trip”

Jhene Aiko’s new album takes us on a “Trip”

Kellie Casburn, Reporter

September 22, 2017

“Bed Peace” singer Jhene Aiko released her sophomore album Trip on Sept. 20 after removing herself from the music scene for over three years. Following her EP, “Sailed Out,” Aiko returned with a 90-minute album, short film and upcoming book of poems. The 22-song-album starts off with “LSD,...

Freedom Child: The Script Switches Genres

Freedom Child: The Script Switches Genres

Kellie Casburn, Reporter

September 7, 2017

The Script, a band with hits such as “Hall of Fame” and “Superheroes” released their fifth album, Freedom Child, on Sept. 1. After taking a lengthy three-year break from the music industry, long-time fans have been anticipating their return since early July. Freedom Child is comprised of mean...

Destined for greatness

Destined for greatness

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

July 31, 2017

Daughters of Destiny is a Netflix original series of documentaries highlighting the lives of five young women among the poorest of the poor in the southern provinces of India and how NYU graduate Abraham George transformed their lives. By opening up a school in 1997 called Shanti Bhavan, George has ...

A new spin on Spider-Man

A new spin on Spider-Man

Yasmin Haq, Reporter

July 14, 2017

Spider-Man: Homecoming was a Marvel-ous makeover for the Spider-Man franchise. Picking up where it left off in Captain America: Civil War, the Marvel Cinematic Universe tells the tale of high school student Peter Parker (Tom Holland) in an enjoyable and hilarious way. The film begins with a brief...

Worth the wait

Worth the wait

Shalu Kattuvelil, Reporter

May 18, 2017

Harry Styles’ debut self-titled solo album, released on May 12, has been highly-anticipated by fans. Following the announcement of One Direction’s hiatus in 2015, the band members began to work on launching their solo careers. When Styles announced he was working on a new album, he mentioned creating...