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Four claps for ‘Friends’

Four claps for ‘Friends’

Talia Lissauer

October 11, 2019

When I heard there was going to be a “Friends” theatrical showing of 12 of the most iconic episodes from the show for its 25th anniversary, I couldn’t have been more excited. Watching “Friends” in theaters was like watching it for the first time. Although I can quote the majority of lines...

A successful sequel to ‘Black-ish’

A successful sequel to ‘Black-ish’

Tamar Gewirtz

October 11, 2019

In a spinoff of hit television show “Black-ish,” the new TV series “Mixed-ish” tells the story of Rainbow “Bow” Johnson (Arica Himmel) growing up in a mixed-race family. It tells her story in a way that is both satirical and touching to viewers.  The show begins with Bow telling her childre...

Post Malone shines during ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ tour

Post Malone shines during ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ tour

Izzy Kanne

October 8, 2019

Post Malone’s third studio album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” was released Sept. 6 with a total of 17 songs.  The album leans more on the melancholic side, with “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” “A Thousand Bad Times,” “On The Road” and his single “Goodbyes” all mix upbeat melodies with...

‘The Politician’ has my vote

‘The Politician’ has my vote

Noah Orloff

October 7, 2019

Following the life of a high school senior Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), “The Politician” introduces viewers into a world full of corruption, power, love, murder and self-exploration — all centered around a high school presidential election. The Netflix original series begins by highlighting Payton’s st...

Movie thrills audience

Movie thrills audience

Henry Brettingen

October 3, 2019

“Rambo: Last Blood”  is the first addition to the Rambo franchise in over a decade. It follows John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) in his senior years after he settles down on a ranch with his quasi granddaughter Gabrielle (Yvette Monreal). Rambo is forced to return to being a brutal killing machine ...

‘IT Chapter Two’ disappoints

‘IT Chapter Two’ disappoints

Tennam Gyaldatsang

September 30, 2019

The new “It” sequel is set 27 years after the events of the first movie. The movie is quite intriguing in the way it uses characters and their backstories. The main plot of this movie is how the older characters deal with the resurgence of Pennywise. As a person who has seen the original movi...

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ goes right

‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ goes right

Samantha Klepfer

June 7, 2019

As someone who expects her theater endeavours to include dramatic moments where the actors break into song, “The Play That Goes Wrong” was uncharted territory for me. Heading into the ballad-less show I have to admit my expectations were low. The moment I sat down, the play began, though not ever...

Mac Demarco’s new album highlights talented vocals

Mac Demarco’s new album highlights talented vocals

Kate Schneider

June 6, 2019

The dull and unchanging instrumental blended with Mac Demarco's repetitive vocals fill the opening track, the song "Here Comes the Cowboy." But after the drab aesthetic of the opening track, I was quickly and happily surprised as the album progressed. Straight away, “Nobody” instantly changed...

‘IGOR’ provides another fresh take on rap genre

‘IGOR’ provides another fresh take on rap genre

Amaia Barajas

June 4, 2019

As the beginning notes of “IGORS THEME” play, listeners can tell this will oppose Tyler, The Creators previous album “Flower Boy.” “IGOR” is a completely separate beast of music. The album further proves Tyler, The Creator’s pure musical talent and the fact that there is no box or genre d...

Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Amaia Barajas

May 15, 2019

Going into this album I had serious expectations for Lizzo. I love Lizzo and I wanted this album to showcase the talent she possesses. I will say, Lizzo’s major record label debut “Cuz I Love You” has some of the best, most uplifting songs I’ve heard in a while. The songs range from pop ballad...

‘Knock Down The House’ empowers working class

‘Knock Down The House’ empowers working class

Maddie Schutte

May 9, 2019

Opening with a scene of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez getting ready before heading into her bartending shift, “Knock Down The House” immediately had me hooked on the journey she was about to take to be elected to Congress.   “Knock Down The House” highlights the progressive democratic campaigns of A...

Dogs day event enlivens owners, pets

Dogs day event enlivens owners, pets

Lucy zumBrunnen

May 8, 2019

I was curious in what going to “All About Dogs Day” would entail, excited to participate and meet all the dogs present at the event. In all honesty, it wasn’t exactly what I expected, there was a lot more to see and participate in. It was held April 27 at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Var...

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