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How the Rich Get Into College

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

March 26, 2019

  There are two absolute truths when it comes to college: it is expensive and it can be competitive. The expensive aspect of it can be really scary. Most students have to save up money, putting off their education, or accept that they will be swamped in student loans when they graduate. This is what makes the rec...

The Dragon Formerly Known as Prince

Chuck Sipps, Assistant 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 ...

Netflix’s ‘You’ Normalizes Abusive Relationships and We Fell For It

Amaris E. Rodriguez, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2019

As a typical college student, I usually pick a show to binge watch on Netflix between classes and homework. My last victim was “You” starring the-ever-so-misunderstood Penn Badgley, better known as Dan Humphrey from the CW’s hit show “Gossip Girl.” The show centers around Joe Goldberg, a bookstore manager who be...

“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 ...

‘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...

Even ‘Stranger Things’ to come in season 2

Spencer Jones, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016

Hopefully you’ve already heard about the blockbuster Netflix series that took away everyone’s summer. The sci-fi hit “Stranger Things" came out of left field. It’s no surprise that this vintage, 1980s styled series has been picked up for a second season. Viewers will have to wait until next year to figure out how Dus...

Have we hit peak TV?

Grace Yu, Copy Editor

August 23, 2016

Clear your calendars! Fall is coming and along with it, new television programs. Some of the best shows currently running aren’t airing on traditional TV networks, but are being released in new and innovative ways by streaming giants Netflix, Amazon and Hulu. With this in mind, here are some premieres of new upcoming shows...

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