Review: ‘Okja’

By Quentin Basnaw So a young girl has a giant pig monster for a friend. The unsavory corporation that created the monster (named Okja) wants the monster. The ALF (Animal Liberation Front), a group that dresses like insurgents but only care about saving animals, wants to save the monster. A TV reality spokesperson wants to make money off the monster. A woman wants to prove … Continue reading Review: ‘Okja’

Review: All Time Low’s ‘Last Young Renegade’

By Caroline Meister Even if you’re not a fan of pop punk, you probably have heard of All Time Low. The four-piece consisting of Alex Gaskarth (vocals and rhythm guitar), Jack Barakat (lead guitar and backing vocals), Zachary Merrick (bass and backing vocals), and Rian Dawson (drums) have been rocking out since they were in high school. They’re all nearing their mid-twenties, but that doesn’t … Continue reading Review: All Time Low’s ‘Last Young Renegade’

Review: Harry Styles’ Self-Titled Solo Debut

By Caroline Meister Harry Styles. Teen heartthrob. Boybander. Indie rocker? That last one is not a term that you would likely use to describe the British megastar, at least not in the past. But with the release of his new solo (yes, my heart is breaking) album, indie rocker and Harry Styles will become synonymous with each other and no one is more surprised than … Continue reading Review: Harry Styles’ Self-Titled Solo Debut

List: 5 Songs To Help You Power Through Finals

By Caroline Meister For Ball State students, finals are just around the corner. For me, motivation is one of the hardest things when I’m studying. Studying is the woooooorsssttt (John Ralphio voice), but hopefully these songs will help you stay on that finals grind and get an A (or just pass). 1.     “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled You already knew this … Continue reading List: 5 Songs To Help You Power Through Finals

Review: ‘The Fate of the Furious’

By Anthony Miglieri When I first encountered the Fast and Furious films, I was but 11 years old and there were but three installments in the franchise. For a period, the original The Fast and the Furious (2001) and 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) were two of the most frequently watched flicks for that Need for Speed-playing, Hot Wheels car-collecting youngster. About nine years and five films … Continue reading Review: ‘The Fate of the Furious’

Opinion: Brendon Urie to Star in ‘Kinky Boots’

By Madyson McGill In the wise words of Michael Scott: “Oh my god! It’s happening! Everybody stay calm, Everybody stay calm…” Brendon Urie, the angelic voice of Panic! at the Disco, is finally going to Broadway, and will be starring in the play Kinky Boots. That’s right. Breathe. I’ve been waiting for this moment since I witnessed the circus-themed extravaganza that was their Fever You Can’t … Continue reading Opinion: Brendon Urie to Star in ‘Kinky Boots’