Nick Wesner | Reporter “A Quiet Place” is a film that takes its interesting premise and runs with it for the first half of the movie, then gets winded and takes a brisk walk all the way to the end credits. From actor-turned-director John Krasinski, “A Quiet Place” is a film about a family struggling … Continue reading ‘A Quiet Place’ Lacks Shock Value
Hayley Vawter | Reporter What do the names Ida B. Wells, Qiu Jin, Sylvia Plath and Madhubala have in common? They are just a few of the twenty influential women in history featured in the new weekly obituary segments titled “Overlooked” by The New York Times. “Overlooked” was initially published in March 2018 in honor … Continue reading ‘Overlooked’ No Longer
Hayley Vawter | Reporter For as long as I can remember I have loved criminal justice television shows. The investigation, catching the bad guys and the criminology of it all has always been extremely intriguing to me. I’ve always had a curious mind, and I think that’s probably the main reason why the subject interests … Continue reading ‘Mindhunter’ Taking Center-Stage in Crime Dramas
Colleen Narup | Editor In celebration of Black History Month, area musicians performed a musical showcase of African American spirituals and gospel music Feb. 22 at the Anglin Performing Arts Center at East Central College's Union campus.
Jennifer Somers | Editor During its opening weekend, the 2018 film adaptation of Marvel’s “Black Panther” drew in an estimated $192 million in the U.S. and Canada alone, making it the fifth highest-earning opening of any film, according to The Associated Press. What sets the film apart from its counterparts is the diversity of its … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Strikes Audiences with Diversity
Darcy Becker | Editor When I was 16, I started to watch “The Office,” and watching it became a daily ritual. At 16, I did not know how connected to the show I would become. Following my eighth round of watching the show, I saw that a peculiar star of “The Office” was to be … Continue reading ‘If I can’t scuba, then what’s this all been about?’ Beloved ‘The Office’ actor takes stage
Erin Rose, Guest Reporter | C.S. Lewis is recognized, primarily by young people, for his fictional classics “The Chronicles of Narnia.” For many others he is acclaimed for his works on Christianity and philosophy. Lewis presented his readers time and time again with the subject of morals and living life as a “good man.” “The … Continue reading Lewis’ ‘Abolition of Man’ Urges Against Improper Teaching
Hayley Vawter, Reporter | “Lore” is a podcast created, hosted and produced by Aaron Mahnke about the history behind common folklore tales, uploaded every two weeks on Mondays. The podcast was turned into an animated television series on Amazon with the same title, while continuing the podcast as well. Recently, “Lore” surpassed 100 million downloads … Continue reading ‘Lore’ Caters to Folklore Fanatics
Ben Johnson, Reporter | Unless someone has never heard of the Internet, they probably have Netflix. They also probably know that there’s a ton of movies and television shows on it. My focus is going to be on its original content. In 2013, Netflix became the first streaming service to win a Primetime Emmy Award … Continue reading Netflix Originals Recap
Zack Drayton, Guest Reporter | I remember playing “Destiny 1” in its original form. The graphics were amazing, the gunplay was spectacular, the universe was an excellent concept and my God, it was all endless fun. At least, it was until the end of the very over-hyped campaign. The “story” wasn’t so much of a … Continue reading ‘Destiny 2:’ Should You Buy Into the Hype?