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Anastasia better on screen

Anastasia better on screen

Courtney Kushnir and Isabella Cavazzoni

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts

Before seeing “Anastasia” on Broadway, we didn’t think it possible to take a coup in communist Russia and make it into a musical. Though, our first mistake was doubting the theatre community and their ability to turn any idea into a full-scale production (i.e. “Hamilton,” “SpongeBob SquarePants,” th...

Veronica Yaron’s Ultimate Halloween Movie BINGE

Veronica Yaron’s Ultimate Halloween Movie BINGE

Veronica Yaron

October 13, 2017


Filed under Arts, Reviews

The first thing many people learn about me is that I love Halloween; all of October is dedicated to making a homemade costume, decorating, and watching horror films. The latter is actually more of a year-round hobby, but during October nothing beats curling up with a good slasher and some warm apple cid...

“Dear Evan Hansen” conquers tough topics

“Dear Evan Hansen” conquers tough topics

Jack Hester

April 16, 2017


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One of the worst and most unthinkable thoughts is to imagine a life without your existence. Would people notice if you just vanished? Is it even worth continuing to go on? Many have tried conveying these thoughts into PSA’s, short films or other types of media, but rarely in a musical. “Dear Evan ...

“Get Out” does not disappoint

“Get Out” does not disappoint

Veronica Yaron

April 13, 2017


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Driving to the theater with the only friend who would see a film with me at 5:45 on a Tuesday night, I wondered if the 99 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes was worth me failing a test. Spoiler: it was. Jordan Peele, one half of Comedy Central’s “Key and Peele,” made his first directorial deb...

Sheeran ends hiatus with new music

Sheeran ends hiatus with new music

Sam DeCuicies

March 2, 2017


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After his hiatus from the music scene, the famous ginger from Britain has finally returned. Ed Sheeran’s newest album "÷" is set to drop on March 3. To promote the album, Sheeran released two singles on Jan. 6. Prior to these songs, Sheeran’s latest release dated back to 2014 with his album “X” (pronoun...

“The Crown” sheds light on the life of Queen Elizabeth

“The Crown” sheds light on the life of Queen Elizabeth

Veronica Yaron

February 7, 2017


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For as much as Americans fought to get away from the British monarchy’s control, we sure love to soak in all their royal drama. Screenwriter Peter Morgan doesn’t hold back in Netflix’s newest show, “The Crown.” Its 10-episode run follows a young Elizabeth as she maneuvers from Princess to new...

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ leaves viewers wanting more

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ leaves viewers wanting more

Vaughn Battista

January 17, 2017


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“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” was a bold leap in a new direction for the Star Wars franchise, one that paid off, but still left me wanting more. The story begins with Jyn Erso, played by Felicity Jones, on a quest to find her father, who had been captured to build the Death Star. She encount...

Hamilton Mixtape a smash hit

Hamilton Mixtape a smash hit

Riley Brennan

December 22, 2016


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It seems that nobody can get enough of “Hamilton.” The breakout Broadway sensation first hit the stage off-Broadway in 2015 and has since captured the hearts of thousands of history buffs and theatre kids alike. Now, “Hamilton” fans are ecstatic to know that the Hamilton Mixtape, a set of...

Throne of Glass Review

Kylie Lamb

January 10, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Due to the recent release of its fourth installment, the series “Throne of Glass” by Sarah J. Mass has been everywhere lately, and so I thought, why not take a shot at it myself? And, wow. Definitely the best book choice I've made recently. This fantasy novel takes place in Adarlan, a region in...

PAX-AM Days a return to Fall Out Boy’s raw rootsr

October 10, 2013


Filed under Opinion

By NINA-MARIE AMADEO Opinion Co-Editor Fall Out Boy may have released their first album in four years last April, but the band hasn't really been back until now. “PAX-AM Days”, a 13-minute, eight-song EP, perfectly recalls their early days of pure, unadulterated punk rock. Gone are electronic i...

Newsies is a New York must-see this summer

July 11, 2013


Filed under News

By GINA MAURER  Assistant Features Editor With newspapers thrown about, fancy dance moves and songs by dirt-clad boys, the stage adaptation of Disney’s "Newsies" is thrilling audiences at the Nederlander Theater, just a short bus ride away in New York City. Read More »...

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