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How “Our Flag Means Death” Founded a Cultural Reset

Adriana Jolie, Staff Writer April 17, 2022

Like most people, Our Flag Means Death was first introduced to me via TikTok. The main selling point—screamed by the frantic TikTokers in their tiny, mobile worlds—was the substantial lack of queerbaiting. “Queerbaiting”...

Art by Adri Jolie

The Five Best Holiday Movies to Watch in 2021

Lina McDonald, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

Love Actually (2003) This classic is the perfect pairing of celebration and holiday love—telling stories not just in the stereotypical boy-meets-girl way, but with characters that embrace all...

Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch”

Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch”

Emi Smart, Features Editor December 13, 2021

Wes Anderson’s 20th film, The French Dispatch, centers around a newspaper issue for a fictional 20th century French town’s publication. Packed with the classic Anderson style of witty and unusual phrasing,...

Dune: A Movie as Dull as it’s Barren Landscape

Dune: A Movie as Dull as it’s Barren Landscape

Sarah Hawkins, Staff Writer December 1, 2021

Many people participated in the long-awaited anticipation of the movie “Dune” which was released October 22, 2021, into theaters and HBO Max.  The reasons varied for wanting to watch this. Some–like...

Revisiting Season 4 of “Rick and Morty”

Revisiting Season 4 of “Rick and Morty”

Emi Smart, Features Editor June 14, 2021

Over the last seven years, Adult Swim cartoon “Rick And Morty” has developed a varied cult following: Elon Musk incels, Reddit-dwelling communists and conspiracy theory potheads, among others. Spread...

Disneys Cruella

Disney’s “Cruella”

Elliana Bowers, News Editor June 14, 2021

Aspiring fashion designer, Cruella, is out for her boss’s skin, seeking revenge, in this righteous film set in ‘70’s London, starring the fabulous Emmas—Stone and Thompson—in a rivalistic,...

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Soul Eater

Sophia Thomas, Former Opinions Editor October 14, 2020

I grew up with two older brothers, both of whom were notably weebs. Pokemon games, Magic the Gathering, and science fiction replaced sunday morning cartoons in our household. Of all my brothers’ nerdy...

The Midnight Gospel

The Midnight Gospel

Natasha Visnack, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 9, 2020

While some of the most recent Netflix Originals attempt to engage viewers through shock and wonderment, The Midnight Gospel greets viewers with a meditative, yet insightful experience. As we follow our...

Euphoria

Euphoria

Thomas Schwiebert, Co-Editor-In-Chief October 7, 2020

Euphoria: a show with grueling depictions of everything but. Dripping with licentious scenes of sex and drugs, the show manages to submerge your heart in an emulsion of curious captivation and abject horror....

Horror takes a New Form in Ari Asters Midsommar

Horror takes a New Form in Ari Aster’s “Midsommar”

Brooke Leggat, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2020

I have watched my fair share of horror movies and, oddly enough, have even dabbled in a few cult documentaries. Neither, however, prepared my eyes for the horrifying mixture of the two in 2019’s Midsommar....

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“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 16 Review

Emily Orman, Former Staff Writer June 12, 2020

Doctors. Death. Drama. Grey’s Anatomy, a teenage and adult favorite that seems to convince any viewer to strive to become a surgeon, recently released its 16th season on Netflix. As usual, the season...

Outer Banks

Outer Banks

Ellie Skjersaa, Former Sports Editor May 26, 2020

Netflix has certainly been on a roll by continuing to provide all of us couch addicts with binge-worthy shows during quarantine. This time, introducing us all to the life of Pogues and Kooks. The show...

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