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Positive Space: Karylle ‘Kary’ Jabas

Bella Javier, Arts Editor January 25, 2023

Dance, as an art and cultural practice, is deeply rooted in human history. People dance in many different ways and for varying reasons, but above all, it has the ability to unite people and provide a sense...

Exciting book to screen adaptation news for 2023

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter January 25, 2023

It’s no secret that adaptations of popular books is a hit or miss category. You can either be like the “Hunger Games” movies or the “Percy Jackson” movies. With many books such as “The Seven...

‘Belladonna:’ Gothic-Bridgerton brilliance

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter January 25, 2023

Adalyn Grace, you are a genius. “Belladonna” is a book with drama, romance, beautiful world-building and a story that makes audiences' jaws drop. Grace’s book has readers anticipating what will happen...

Dog Gone: More than the expected dog cliché

‘Dog Gone:’ More than the expected dog cliché

Leticia Cezário Santos, Marketing Director January 25, 2023

On Jan. 13, Netflix launched "Dog Gone," which has stayed within the platform's top 10 trending programs ever since. Furry protagonist Gonker's story is different from the ones you are used to — it has...

Flowers marks lush new era for Miley Cyrus

‘Flowers’ marks lush new era for Miley Cyrus

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Reporter January 25, 2023

On Jan. 13, Miley Cyrus released new single “Flowers” — the first track off her upcoming eighth studio album “Endless Summer Vacation.” The funky, upbeat disco track is an ode to self love and...

‘Unseelie’ is an unbelievable read

‘Unseelie’ is an unbelievable read

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter January 18, 2023

Prior to its Jan. 3 debut, “Unseelie,” had been on my To Be Read (TBR) list ever since I heard about it. This epic fantasy novel by debut author Ivelisse Housman had me hooked from beginning to end.  “A...

Actress Michelle Yeoh stuns on the 2023 Golden Globes red carpet.

The Golden Globes 2023: A look through fashion

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Reporter January 18, 2023

This year’s Golden Globe Awards took place last Tuesday, Jan. 10, so naturally I have to comment on the red carpet hits and misses delivered to us by this year’s awards season mix of celebrities. Unlike...

Meadow Brook Theatre presents Birthday Club

Meadow Brook Theatre presents ‘Birthday Club’

Bella Javier, Arts Editor January 18, 2023

The gender distribution of playwrights is extremely disproportionate. As of the 2016-17 season, 75.4 percent of all plays written were by men, according to the Asian American Performers Action Coalition. While...

‘The Menu’: A deliciously dark full-course meal

‘The Menu’: A deliciously dark full-course meal

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Reporter January 18, 2023

I was actually counting down the days until “The Menu” premiered on HBO Max so I could finally see Anya Taylor-Joy’s red hair in action. Released a few short months after “Glass Onion” in...

My go-to bad day albums 

My go-to bad day albums 

D’Juanna Lester, Arts Reporter January 11, 2023

Let’s face it, life can hit really hard sometimes. No matter how much we try to stop it, bad days are bound to happen. We can’t stop that.  Whether it is a bad day at school or fighting with friends–bad...

Looking back: Camille Rowe asks What on Earth is Wellness?

Looking back: Camille Rowe asks ‘What on Earth is Wellness?’

Olivia Chiappelli, Arts Reporter January 11, 2023

Upon hearing that our first issue back after break would be health and wellness themed, I only had one thing on my mind: British Vogue’s 2016 documentary series “What on Earth is Wellness?” hosted...

From passion to profession: Art students on studying what they love

From passion to profession: Art students on studying what they love

Bella Javier, Arts Editor January 11, 2023

The typical sentiment toward college is that it takes hard work and dedication to do it. Each class is saturated with course work alongside attending the class itself. No matter what your major is, the...

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