10 holiday classics to watch over break

By Mackenzie Pittman Exam week is almost over and the winter season is finally setting in. It’s a time to relax, kick back, and embrace the couch-potato lifestyle. This list contains 10 of the most celebrated and loved holiday movies yet. So, grab a cup of cocoa, sit down with friends or family, and get ready to watch a heart-warming or comically amusing holiday classic! … Continue reading 10 holiday classics to watch over break

The Best of “Black Mirror”

By Heidi Papay Black Mirror is an ongoing Netflix series created by Charlie Brooker. Black Mirror is similar to The Twilight Zone; each episode tells a different story about the modern world and its consequences. So far, the series has four seasons, and there are rumors of a fifth. Additionally, there are rumors of a movie being released soon, and some people believe it to be … Continue reading The Best of “Black Mirror”

Hallmark Movies Promise Some Entertainment

By Heidi Papay When the holiday season is in full swing, everyone loves to sit down and watch a good Christmas movie. Of course, there are the classics, such as It’s a Wonderful Life and A Christmas Story. But there are also new movies coming out every year. Hallmark is known for its sappy love stories, and they release new movies every holiday season. Some people love the … Continue reading Hallmark Movies Promise Some Entertainment

Ralph Wrecks the Internet Will Wreck Your Heart

By: Kayla Stephensen ******SPOILER ALERT****** In a story about the unusual friendship between two video game characters, the infamous villain Wreck-It Ralph and the glitch princess racer Vanellope von Schweetz, the feels are there. As Ralph tries to find a way to create something new and exciting for his best friend, he accidentally breaks her game. Discovering the internet which is full of unpredictable experiences, … Continue reading Ralph Wrecks the Internet Will Wreck Your Heart

My Journey to Hamilton

by Emily Lewis In early November, I had the opportunity to see Hamilton: An American Musical in Chicago. I’ve been obsessed with the musical since summer, soaking up the rich complexities of the soundtrack for months before I learned I would have the opportunity to see it live. Watching the performance was surreal. With lively performances from Miguel Cervantes, Jamila Sabares-Klemm, and Colby Lewis, I … Continue reading My Journey to Hamilton

Stephen King’s “The Long Walk” a Heart-wrenching Story

by Heidi Papay Stephen King’s The Long Walk, originally published in 1979 under his pseudonym Richard Bachman, is a haunting story that explores perseverance and the will to live. The short novel follows Ray Garraty, a teenager from Maine who is competing in a contest known as The Long Walk; 100 teen boys enter the competition, and only one is left surviving at the end. … Continue reading Stephen King’s “The Long Walk” a Heart-wrenching Story

Beloved Entertainer and Comic Book Mogul Stan Lee Dies at 95

By: Carter Caldwell On 12 November 2018, Marvel Comics’ longtime writer and editor later to become their effective mascot, Stan Lee passed away at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.  He was 95. Lee was rushed to the hospital earlier that day due to an unspecified medical emergency.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Boocock Lee, who died in mid-2017. Lee … Continue reading Beloved Entertainer and Comic Book Mogul Stan Lee Dies at 95

Netflix’s New Horror Series Teaches An Important Lesson About Family

by Heidi Papay The Haunting of Hill House follows the Crain family. Present-day scenes of a dysfunctional and uncommunicative family are coupled with scenes from the family’s younger days. Growing up, they lived in “the most haunted house in America.” Decades later and thousands of miles from the house, each family member still feels the haunting effects. The 10 episode horror series is based on … Continue reading Netflix’s New Horror Series Teaches An Important Lesson About Family