By Ruthie Cordia The Fast and Furious franchise started off in 2001 with their latest release F9: The Fast Saga in 2021. The movies follow Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), a street racer, and his friends and family as they go on missions and get themselves into a whole lot of trouble. These movies are action … Continue reading Movie Review: Did They Go Too Far in F9: The Fast Saga?
By Ruthie Cordia On January 8, 2021, Morgan Wallen released his second studio album called Dangerous: The Double Album. The “double album” idea started off as a joke between Wallen and his manager because so many songs had been created over the years. If you enjoy modern country artists who can do it all, Morgan … Continue reading Morgan Wallen Album Review
By Jocie Dixon At a whopping 15 years old, a young Taylor Swift signs a record deal with Scott Borchetta who was creating his own independent record company that would come to be known as Big Machine Record Company. Sadly young Taylor ended up signing a contract with them that would ultimately never give her … Continue reading Taylor’s Version is All Her Own
By Karlie Schneider, Staff Writer *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD* There are many mixed views on Capitalism around the worlds. Many people hate it and many people think its the best system to use. Capitalism leads into a much bigger conversation on classism. The popular Netflix series Squid Games takes a emotional and personal dive into capitalism … Continue reading Squid Games Takes on Capitalism and Classism
By Macy McKinney, Staff Writer On August 29, 2021, Kanye West released his tenth studio album called Donda. Donda is the name of his mother, who passed away in 2007. The album is unique, but not his best work. The first song on the album is called “Donda Chant” which is somebody saying “Donda” repeatedly. … Continue reading Album Review: Donda
By Jocie Dixon, Staff Writer The realization hit that the long-awaited Harry Styles concert was only a week away. I honestly kind of fell out of my Harry phase so once I read about the Covid restrictions I thought I might not be able to make it, and the thought didn’t break my heart. The … Continue reading Harry Styles Concert
By Ruthie Cordia, Staff Writer Have you heard of Harry Potter? Rather you have heard of it or not I guarantee you will enjoy Puffs. As told by the Director Grace Austin, “Puffs is about the 7 years that a famous boy wizard spent at a famous school of magic...but it’s really the story of … Continue reading ‘Puffs’ Coming to the ECC Stage This Spring
By Dora Bell, Staff Writer East Central College’s Theatre Department was ecstatic to host their first indoor production with a socially-distanced, mask-wearing audience! In the past year and a half, the theatrical performances have been either postponed or outside and socially-distanced. Due to updated Coronavirus protocol updates, the cast members of Classic Mystery Game were … Continue reading It Was Bess Moynihan, In the Theatre, With the Production of ‘Classic Mystery Game’!
Campbell Hamai| Reporter The 61st Annual Grammy for Best R&B Album was awarded to singer and musician H.E.R.’s “H.E.R.” The artist is fairly new and is bringing attention and fans to the re-emerging mystery R&B sector, known only by the acronym for Having Everything Revealed. The Grammy awarded album “H.E.R.” is a combination album, including … Continue reading H.E.R at the 61st Grammy Awards
Campbell Hamai | Reporter Directed by Jon M. Chu, the romantic comedy “Crazy Rich Asians” is funny, gorgeous and definitely dreamy. With a terrific cast, glamorous locations, witty jokes and a classic story given new life, this movie is worth seeing in theaters, maybe even twice! On top of all that, it may prove to … Continue reading ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Takes Box Office by Storm