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‘The Force Awakens’ is the perfect mix of nostalgia, new characters

Luisa Perry, entretainment editor

March 10, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Bringing a mix of new characters and familiar faces, the seventh episode of Star Wars, ‘The Force Awakens,’ is everything the franchise and fans needed for its much anticipated comeback. The movie introduces a generation o...

Startling Similarities Between ‘Night’ and ‘Our Twisted Hero’

March 9, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Franklin D. Roosevelt once said "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Often, people are unable to do the right thing due to fear or intimidation. It is human nature to allow someone else to do the hard job instead of...

The Anomaly in ‘Anomalisa’

Jude Benham, Reporter

March 7, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to ache? The film Anomalisa presents these questions to its audience, forcing its viewers to contemplate the meaning of their own lives. Anomalisa follows an inspirational s...

Music Executive LA Reid Publishes Tell-All Book

Luisa Perry, entertainment editor

February 23, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Record executive and CEO of Epic Records LA Reid released a new book Sing To Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who’s Next in which he shares incredible details from more than two decades in the music industry an...

Let it Grow

Let it Grow

January 29, 2016

Feed Me, Seymour

Jude Benham, Reporter

January 22, 2016

Filed under Entertainment

McNeil theater kicks off the new year of 2016 with the production of Little Shop of Horrors. The show is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human b...

Adele’s “Hello” smashes records making it the ultimate comeback song

Luisa Perry, entertainment

November 18, 2015

Filed under Reviews

After four years of hiatus, British singer Adele is back and better than ever. She recently released a new single, “Hello,” and as she gets ready to put out her third studio album, 25, on Nov. 20, the world is ready for her dram...

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