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Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Lizzo’s new album delivers new era

Amaia Barajas

May 15, 2019


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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


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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


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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...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ exceeds expectations

‘Avengers: Endgame’ exceeds expectations

Samantha Klepfer

May 1, 2019


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The final installment in phase three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Avengers: Endgame,” centers around the group of superheroes — including fan favorites like Iron Man and Captain America — who managed to survive after the supervillain Thanos snaps half of all living things out of existe...

Beyoncé releases ‘Homecoming’

Beyoncé releases ‘Homecoming’

Emma Yarger

April 23, 2019


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Lights up on Queen B. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has now revolutionized her concert experience by making it more accessible to her fans. It came as a total surprise to the Beyhive — Beyoncé’s tried-and-true fanbase — when she announced the release of “Homecoming” both as a live album and...

“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

“Nothing Happens” displays modern indie-rock

David Bryant

April 22, 2019


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After a shower of outstanding singles throughout 2017 and a 6-track EP in 2018, Los Angeles indie rock band Wallows pulls through with their debut album “Nothing Happens.” The initial publicity from the three-man band Wallows came from vocalist and guitarist Dylan Minnette, who held a lead role ...

‘Captain Marvel’ increasingly enjoyable

‘Captain Marvel’ increasingly enjoyable

Adin Zweigbaum

April 16, 2019


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Adding a new character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel” creates a spectacular entertainment experience, as we follow Carol Danvers (Brie Larson). Similar to all other Marvel movies, “Captain Marvel” begins with the classic Marvel intro. However, this time the classic Marvel i...

Billie Eilish’s debut album explores moody pop sound

Billie Eilish’s debut album explores moody pop sound

Maddie Schutte

April 11, 2019


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Billie Eilish’s debut album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” produces a refreshing take on alternative pop music and explores Eilish’s dark and complex mind. The album starts out with the track “bad guy,” which was an instant favorite for me. The song gradually builds intens...

Local pad thai flavors vary

Local pad thai flavors vary

Noah Orloff

April 9, 2019


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I tasted vegetarian pad thai at five different local restaurants, reviewing the various components that make up a pad thai. The reviews below are not based off authenticity or traditionality — subjects that I am not qualified for — instead it is simply how much I enjoyed each dish. I acknowledge...

Netflix’s latest documentary dives deep into a serial killer’s mind

Netflix’s latest documentary dives deep into a serial killer’s mind

Kate Schneider

March 17, 2019


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“Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” gives a brand new perspective into the psyche of a serial killer and how brutal the infamous Ted Bundy was. Through the use of interviews with Bundy while he was on death row, real footage from his trial and interviews with those from his past, “Th...

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ falls short

‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ falls short

Adin Zweigbaum

March 14, 2019


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Back when the first “How to Train Your Dragon” movie came out, it was considered an animated masterpiece, but the final installment to this trilogy does not live up to the original. DreamWorks Animation’s newest installment of the series begins with the small Viking town of Berk, yet again und...

‘You’ leads viewers on thrilling ride of emotions

‘You’ leads viewers on thrilling ride of emotions

Maddie Schutte

February 26, 2019


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After watching the newest Netflix original TV show, “You,” blow up across social media platforms, I decided to give it try. Within seconds of hearing Penn Badgley’s creepy — but endearing — voice narrating the first scene, I was hooked. Growing up watching dark and twisted dramas, like “Pretty Litt...

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