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Supermen vs Boys

Supermen vs Boys

August 5, 2019

Amazon’s ‘The Boys’ irreverently asks the question “What if Superman was real and didn’t much care...

The One Evil The Defenders Couldn’t Conquer

The One Evil The Defenders Couldn’t Conquer

August 5, 2019

You may have heard that Phase 3 of the MCU has come to a close with the release of ‘Spider-Man Far Fr...

Something Strange This Way Comes

Something Strange This Way Comes

July 23, 2019

Spoilers ‘Stranger Things 3’ launched on Netflix over the July 4th weekend and with it comes ...

Fans worldwide are done watching the Throne

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

May 28, 2019

After eight seasons of must-see television, HBO’s Game of Thrones (GoT) has finished its run. Like all good things, the ups and downs, highs and lows, and twists and turns have to  end. Despite its divisive final season, GoT will go down as a show for the ages and perhaps the best of all time. GoT has always been a s...

The Dragon Formerly Known as Prince

Chuck Sipps, Arts and Life Editor

March 26, 2019

In season one and two of Netflix’s “The Dragon Prince”, we explore an engaging high fantasy world that subverts many of the common tropes of the genre. Normally, when dealing with high fantasy (ala Lord of the Rings or Game of Thrones) there are a bunch of white characters with hard to pronounce names. “Dragon Prince” stil...

With a Family Like This Who Needs Super Villains?

Chuck Sipps

March 26, 2019

“On the 12th hour of the first day of October 1989, 43 women around the world gave birth. This was unusual only in the fact that none of these women had been pregnant when the day first began.” With those words, viewers are launched into the mysterious world of “The Umbrella Academy,” where each answer only garners ...

The Dragon Formerly Known As Prince

The Dragon Formerly Known As Prince

March 12, 2019

In season one and two of Netflix’s “The Dragon Prince”, we explore an engaging high fantasy world ...

‘Roswell, New Mexico’ a Modern take on Immigration

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2019

“Roswell, New Mexico” premiered on the CW on Jan 15 as a reboot of the original short-lived sci-fi television show “Roswell,” starring Katherine Heigl and Shiri Appleby. The reboot is the second adaptation of Melinda Metz’s young adult book series “Roswell High” based on the story of three teen aliens and th...

“Punisher” Leaves Viewers Wanting More

“Punisher” Leaves Viewers Wanting More

February 12, 2019

***Contains Spoilers*** For a person to be in balance they must live in the present, not the past ...

Representation Matters: A Response to the 90th Academy Awards

Robert Kukla, Arts & Life Editor

March 14, 2018

While most people get excited about the Super Bowl or the World Series, I get pumped up for the Academy Awards. The theme of this year’s Academy Awards centered around representation, with a call for more diverse films. Films like “Coco,” “Get Out” and “The Shape of Water” were the big winners of the night and...

‘Girls Incarcerated’ season one

Nicole F. Anderson, News and Co-Managing Editor

March 14, 2018

Season one of docuseries “Girls Incarcerated” aired on Netflix earlier this month. The docuseries follows several young women in Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility located in Madison, Ind. Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility calls the girls “students” instead of inmates. The facility has a high school diploma...

Review: Luke Cage on Netflix

Review: Luke Cage on Netflix

October 26, 2016

Marvel has really stepped up their game in the last few years. Aside from movies, Marvel has been ta...

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