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‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ dark, full of good vs. evil

‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ dark, full of good vs. evil

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

Many millennials can recall the slapstick humor of “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” that featured Melissa Joan Hart as Sabrina and Caroline Rhea and Beth Broderick as her wacky aunts, Hilda and Zelda. Her talking cat, Salem, voiced by Nick Bakay, added a sarcastic tone to the story. These characters bro...

New Jon Bellion album thoughtful, insightful

New Jon Bellion album thoughtful, insightful

Megan Thorne and Jordan Auker

November 13, 2018

Jon Bellion, best known for the song “All Time Low,” released his fifth album Friday after teasing fans for the past month on how far along he was producing his music. The album “Glory Sound Prep” features 10 tracks that focus on Bellion’s time with fame, insecurity and life and features ...

‘Jurassic Park’ novel deserving of own recognition

‘Jurassic Park’ novel deserving of own recognition

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2018

The first thought that follows the word “dinosaur” is probably the movie “Jurassic Park.” However, what made the movie such a hit, and even possible in the first place, is the novel it was based on. Michael Crichton’s novel “Jurassic Park” has the same general premise as the film. ...

‘Lore Olympus’ retells a classic Greek myth

‘Lore Olympus’ retells a classic Greek myth

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

November 6, 2018

Modern retellings of Greek mythology never fail to be entertaining. In the webtoon “Lore Olympus” created by Rachel Smythe, Greek mythology mixes with modern day culture to retell the classic story of Hades and Persephone. In the webtoon, Hades is the ruler of the Underworld and the only one of ...

‘Leap!’ inspires to chase dreams, take chances

‘Leap!’ inspires to chase dreams, take chances

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

“Leap!” is a light-hearted, animated film that is enjoyable for the characters’ journey of making their dreams become a reality. Set in the 1800s, two orphans break out of their orphanage to embark on an adventure to the City of Lights, a.k.a. Paris, where they will be able to accomplish th...

‘Lemon’ album captures complexities of life

‘Lemon’ album captures complexities of life

Darrian Breedlove, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2018

Active since 2009, notorious Japanese rock/pop artist Kenshi Yonezu has blown many away with his recently released mini album titled “Lemon.” The mini album comprises three songs, titled “Lemon,” “Cranberry and Pancake” and “Paper Flower.”  While “Lemon” and “Paper Flower” con...

Book society leads to self-discovery in ‘Guernsey’

Book society leads to self-discovery in ‘Guernsey’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

A drunk man shouldn’t name a society. If it’s named in front of the Germans during the German occupation, then it will have to be taken seriously if one does not want to be caught doing something against the rules. “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is a Netflix original...

Ginsburg documentary inspirational, full of humanity

Ginsburg documentary inspirational, full of humanity

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

After the 2016 election, the political climate of our country is more polarized than ever. It seems as if the divide will only grow more. Yet, there is a champion all can believe in. Her name is Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ruth Bader Ginsburg or “RBG” is the second woman to serve on the United Stat...

Mysterious hero brings justice in ‘School 2017’

Mysterious hero brings justice in ‘School 2017’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Justice is attained through the actions of a hooded figure who knows how corrupt his school is, but everyday life at school gets a little more interesting when one of his plans doesn’t go too smoothly. “School 2017” is all about equality and righteousness coming into play at an unfair, discri...

Twenty One Pilots release fifth studio album

Twenty One Pilots release fifth studio album

Megan Thorne, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2018

Almost two weeks ago, dynamic duo Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun from Twenty One Pilots released their newest album “Trench.” The album is their fifth studio album following “Blurryface”, which was released in 2015, keeping up with the band’s tradition to release a new album every three year...

‘This is Us’ full of quality, family topics

‘This is Us’ full of quality, family topics

Sheridan Arnold, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

“This Is Us” is a quality, relatable network television show on NBC that has broken records. Whereas many dramas aimed toward older audiences like “Lost” have storylines that become needlessly complicated or trite, “This Is Us” takes a more wholesome approach to family life by analyzing...

Theatre season opens with strong performance

Theatre season opens with strong performance

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

The university’s theatre held its first production of the season this weekend with the play “The Dog in the Manger.” The romantic comedy was set in royal 17th century Spain, and was filled with many fun characters that had me laughing at the ridiculous schemes and jokes. The play quickly ca...

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