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Oscar Nominations Spark Controversy

All the male nominees that are up for the Best Director Oscar

Taylor Stern, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

Over the course of 2019, a total of 786 movies were released in North America, over 90 fewer than in 2018. On Feb. 9, 24 of them were established as the elite. Crowned by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the annual Academy Awards ceremony known as the Oscars honored the best films of...

Music’s Biggest Night: The Grammys

Billie Eilish and her brother and producer Finneas O’Connell holding the 10 total Grammys they won

Taylor Stern, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

On Jan. 26, 2020, music had its biggest and most anticipated night of the year. Unfortunately, basketball also unexpectedly had one of its biggest and most detrimental nights of the year too. The Grammy winners are decided by The Recording Academy’s voting membership and are awarded by and to artists...

Words From Above

Words From Above

Sawyer Lownsdale, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

In the winter of 1992, Mac Miller was born in Pittsburgh, PA. By the time he was 14, he released his first mixtape entitled “But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy” under the alias Easy Mac, before deciding on his long-term stage name that we know him by today. Over his time in high school, he constantly...

Little Women, Big Screen

“Little Women” is directed by Greta Gerwig and stars Saorise Ronan, Timothee Chalamet, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen. Based off of the classic novel of the same name, this movie is about four sisters who navigate womanhood, love, and family in the 1860s. 

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 28, 2020

“Little Women” is directed by Greta Gerwig and stars Saorise Ronan, Timothee Chalamet, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, and Eliza Scanlen. Based off of the classic novel of the same name, this movie is about four sisters who navigate womanhood, love, and family in the 1860s.  What drew me into “Little Women” was the...

Parasite: Class Commentary through an Unforgettable Story

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 27, 2020

“Parasite”, directed by Bong Joon Ho, was insane. This movie is about the extremely poor Kim family as they form a complicated relationship with the wealthy Park family as the Kims attempt to get themselves out of poverty. The movie stars Cho Yeo-jeong, Park So-dam, Choi Woo-shik, and Kang-Ho Song...

Ford v Ferrari: Fast Cars and Angry Christian Bale

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 26, 2020

"Ford v Ferrari" stars Matt Damon as Carroll Shelby, a race car designer, and Christian Bale as Ken Miles, a hot headed but wickedly talented race car driver. Shelby and Miles team up with Ford to try to create a race car fast enough to beat Ferrari at Le Mans, a 24 hour Grand Prix. I am not a racin...

“1917”: War Ain’t Good

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 22, 2020

“1917”, directed by Sam Mendes, is about two British soldiers in World War I who must deliver a message before the next morning to stop another troupe from walking into a trap that could kill hundreds of men.  The most interesting thing about this movie for me is the cinematography. This movie was fi...

“Jojo Rabbit”: Balancing Heart and Hitler

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 20, 2020

“Jojo Rabbit” is about a 10-year-old Nazi fanatic who is imaginary friends with Hitler, and somehow this was one of the most wholesome, beautiful movies I have ever seen.  Written and Directed by Taika Watiti, director of “Thor: Ragnarok”, this movie follows the aforementioned Nazi child...

Grandpa Goes Gangster in “The Irishman”

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 19, 2020

“The Irishman” is directed by Martin Scorsese and stars Robert De Niro as Frank Sheeren, a hit-man that rises through the ranks of organized crime under Russel Bufalino, played by Joe Pesci, while becoming close with union leader Jimmy Hoffa, played by Al Pacino, as he gets tangled into the compli...

Divorce: The Movie!

Marriage Story, released December 6th to Netflix, is a favorite for the Best Picture win.

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

January 14, 2020

Marriage Story is a character study of New York City theater director Charlie, played by Adam Driver, and actress Nicole, played by Scarlett Johansson as the two go through a divorce The acting in the movie was incredible. You would think that in a movie about divorce, there would be more crazy f...

Trey’s Top 25 Tracks of 2019

Trey's Top 25 Tracks of 2019

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

December 26, 2019

Last year, I made a top ten list of my favorite songs of 2018. Now that 2019 is over, I thought I would go even bigger. Here are my favorite 25 songs from 2019.   #25: Crime Pays - Freddie Gibbs and Madlib Following up the duo's critically acclaimed album “Pinata”, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs and legendary producer Madlib come together once more w...

Restaurant Rivalry: Subs

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Alex Maisenhelder and Trey Williams

December 18, 2019

Over the last few years, the number of sub sandwich restaurants in the area has exploded. It’s sometimes hard to keep track of which is good, which is bad, and which is which wich. Luckily for you, we cracked the code. We have traveled the world, hiked through the desert, climbed mountains, and put our ...

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