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Review: Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale

By Madyson McGill Bon Jovi has surfaced once again with their latest album, This House Is Not For Sale, their 14th album to be released. Wow. If I’m being honest, the last time I even heard Jon Bon Jovi’s voice was in that movie New Year’s Eve back in 2011. I also didn’t really like the song he did for the film, but it would’ve probably fit … Continue reading Review: Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale

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Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation

By Caroline Meister Parks and Recreation is a television comedy loved by many, myself included. Although the show, headlined by comic Amy Poehler, went off the air in February of 2015, the show is on Netflix, which is where I stumbled upon it after finishing The Office for the hundredth time. Not soon after that, I noticed quotes from the show, and even blatant references to its … Continue reading Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation

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Artist Spotlight: Father John Misty

By Braxton Randolph Father John Misty is an American Treasure. As a writer, I am inspired by few people. I draw most of my inspiration from writers in the music industry because books are for nerds and because I stopped believing in TV shows and movies about 3 years ago (really when The Office stopped airing). Along with the fact that I’m not big on the … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Father John Misty

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News: Mayday Parade

By Caroline Meister Mayday Parade are one of the most influential bands in the pop punk genre (or “emo” music as it is sometimes affectionately called). Even if you don’t listen to the genre religiously, you probably know Mayday Parade, who have such hits as “Miserable At Best,” “Terrible Things,” and “Three Cheers For Five Years.” The band is celebrating the ten year anniversary of … Continue reading News: Mayday Parade

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Review: Arrival

By Anthony Miglieri Slack-jawed, wide-eyed wonderment is not the desired reaction of every work of art, and thank goodness for that. If every film director had such aspirations, the cinema would likely be a much less inviting place. Only a handful of filmmaking artists can hope to be able to elicit such euphoria, and director Denis Villeneuve is one of them. He has wowed critics … Continue reading Review: Arrival

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List: Top 5 Songs to Listen to Between Thanksgiving and Christmas

By Caroline Meister It’s that time again! The awkward in-between month of November: when you can’t listen to Halloween music anymore but it’s a bit too early for Christmas music (although some disagree). To help cure this dilemma, I’ve made a list of five songs that I think embody the dropping temperatures and the season of autumn and will last you these next couple of weeks … Continue reading List: Top 5 Songs to Listen to Between Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Opinion: Editing, Pacing, and the Headaches Movies Give Me (Sometimes)

By Quentin Basnaw My most recent review was for Hacksaw Ridge, a movie I enjoyed. However, my biggest problem with that movie (and to an extent, a plethora of movies released today) is how some scenes are edited, and how the overall pacing of the movie is just… lackluster, to say the least. For example, the first 20 to 30 minutes of the movie (before our hero gets … Continue reading Opinion: Editing, Pacing, and the Headaches Movies Give Me (Sometimes)