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‘Jojo Rabbit’ refreshes satire

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer

November 28, 2019

“Jojo Rabbit” is a charming coming of age story... set in Nazi Germany. Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) is a ten-year-old German boy during WW2, and proud of it. He dreams of one day joining the ranks of the Third Reich, but o...

“Pokemon Shield” protects the franchise’s reputation

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2019

As the release date for Gamefreak’s yearly Pokemon game, “Pokemon Shield” grew nearer, I found myself getting more and more excited. Why, exactly, was I getting so excited for a franchise that releases a title almost ev...

Weezer’s newest album won’t disappoint

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 26, 2019

Weezer’s latest song “End of the Game” doesn't let listeners down, as the song intertwines the vibe of their past songs with a newer, fresher feel. It calls back the sound of old classic rock, and morphs it into a modern ver...

Cage The Elephant’s “Social Cues” is impressive

Adelina Merrell, Reporter

November 1, 2019

Cage the Elephant has impressed yet again. Their new LP, Social Cues features lead vocalist Matt Schultz singing melodies that bring back the style of albums past. Although some rhythms and drums are similar to albums past, Socia...

A look back on “Taxi Driver”

Otis Hixon, Music Reviewer

October 31, 2019

What happens to someone constantly shunned by society, mistreated and misunderstood? What happens to people who are different? These are the questions asked in Martin Scorsese’s psychological thriller Taxi Driver. Modeled partly afte...

M83 Brings Nostalgia to Synth-Pop Genre

Ella Richards, Reporter

October 4, 2019

  M83’s new album DSVII - Digital Shades Vol.2, released on Sept. 20th, pays tribute to soundtracks of classic video games and ambient instrumentals. The LP follows their last album, Digital Shades Vol.1, released 12...

“Borderlands Three” surpasses its predecessors

Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2019

“Borderlands 3" is a thirty hour long quest that never seems to bore. With an immense variety of weaponry, satisfying gunplay, and a compelling storyline, Gearbox Studio's first-person RPG did nothing but impress. “Bord...

The Peanut Butter Falcon leaps past expectations

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Aler Giffin, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2019