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Die Hard Movie Review

Die Hard Movie Review
By Evan McDonald January 14, 2021

"Die Hard" is a perfectly crafted action movie that allows for just enough Christmas spirit that it can be perceived as one of the best Christmas movies of all time. Directed by John McTiernan, "Die Hard"...

A Tribute to Juice WRLD

A Tribute to Juice WRLD
By Lucas Lomuntad, Assistant Reporter December 10, 2020

  The first rap song I ever focused on committing to memory was Juice WRLD’s, “Lucid Dreams.” When the song came out in 2018, I felt immediately connected to the person singing behind the...

Kanye West’s ‘Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’

Kanye West's 'Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'
By Wyatt McElroy, Assistant Reporter December 3, 2020

With its 10 year anniversary just weeks ago, Kanye West’s magnum opus album, "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," was again trending on social media as many remember its initial release and impact. Just...

Devil All the Time Movie Review

Devil All the Time Movie Review
By Evan McDonald, Assistant Reporter November 5, 2020

Directed by Antonio Campos, “Devil All the Time” is an uninteresting and bland tale about religion in the deep south that is saved through the use of impeccable acting and worldbuilding. The characters...

Album Review: Animals-Pink Floyd (1977)

Album Review: Animals-Pink Floyd (1977)
By Wyatt McElroy October 9, 2020

  Released in 1977, Pink Floyd’s ‘Animals’ exudes the anti-establishment aggression prevalent in the 70’s punk scene while staying true to Floyd’s progressive rock roots. The album opens...

Book Review: Wicked

Book Review: Wicked
By Robert Mullins, Reporter June 11, 2020

Lately, I have taken a break from my classics to read a more contemporary novel. This week, I am reading Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire. It is a revisionist...

Book Review: The Sun Also Rises

Book Review: The Sun Also Rises
By Robert Mullins, Reporter May 29, 2020

Published in 1926, The Sun Also Rises is Ernest Hemingway’s debut novel. It depicts a group of American and British acquaintances who travel to the Festival of San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain. The novel...

Book Review: The Scarlet Letter

Book Review: The Scarlet Letter
By Robert Mullins, Reporter May 8, 2020

In The Scarlet Letter by Nathanial Hawthorne, Hester Prynne is a Puritan woman accused of having an amorous relationship outside of her marriage. This claim is only substantiated by the birth of...

Future Diary: Not a Very Good Show

Future Diary: Not a Very Good Show
By Aidan Higgins, Editor April 26, 2020

Once in a blue moon, the cruel, heartless television gods who reign down from the heavens above find themselves overcome with compassion and bless their earthly subjects with a television show that is...

How the Nature vs Nurture Debate Contradicts Free Will

How the Nature vs Nurture Debate Contradicts Free Will
By Aidan Higgins, Editor February 27, 2020

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the psychological argument I have alluded to in the title, the nature versus nurture debate is an intellectual conflict that has been waged across various fields...

Who Done It?: A Review of Clue

By Justin Caulfield, Assistant Reporter December 12, 2019

Clue on Stage is an interesting and intriguing play made by the Mercy and Xavier High School Drama Club, based on the Paramount movie from 1985. The play includes the iconic characters from the board game...

Madden NFL 20 Review

Madden NFL 20 Review
By Sam Rector, Assistant Reporter November 21, 2019

A few months ago, the video game Madden NFL 20 was released by EA Sports for PS4, XBox, and Microsoft Windows. People have grown wary of the franchise and EA in general, but I’m here to tell you this...

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