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6ix9ine’s ‘Tattletales’ Flopped. Here’s Why.

Tyler Chrenka, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

Rapper 6ix9ine and his team faced a difficult opening week when his new album “Tattletales” sold around 50,000 copies, one-third of the projected amount. Though the underwhelming result left his team surprised, the circumstances...

Pumpkin Flavors Precede the Arrival of Fall

Marian Steinmann, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Though the trees have yet to take on that vibrant, orange glow, many coffee shops around Edwardsville have already released their fall drinks. Despite most of the drinks including “pumpkin spice” in the description, not...

Chadwick Boseman’s Death Shocks Countless Fans

Sarah Fidahussain, Student Life Editor

September 11, 2020

The unforeseen news of Chadwick Boseman’s passing on Aug. 28 shocked fans across the globe. Boseman died from colon cancer, which no one knew he was battling, according to BBC. Best known for starring as T’Challa in...

‘Tenet’ Bewilders with its Insane, Time-Bending Action

Noah Range, A&E Editor

September 11, 2020

“Tenet” is director Christopher Nolan’s 10th film, and possibly his most ambitious yet. The movie is complex, cerebral and stunning, yet it occasionally falls victim to its own ambition. The film’s plot revolves around...

The 2020 VMAs Manage to Entertain While Staying Socially Distant

Noah Range, A&E Editor

September 5, 2020

MTV’s Video Music Awards aired Sunday night, making it the first major awards show to take place in the US since COVID-19 struck America, but not without significantly altering the award show formula. The VMAs were originally...

Taylor Swift Successfully Shifts to Indie with New Album ‘folklore’

Abi Zajac, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2020

Taylor Swift is one of the few artists to have a No.1 single in three genres. Her latest album,“folklore”, released July 24, broke that record for her; with her lead single “cardigan” debuting No.1 on the charts classified...

Director Nolan to Take Risk, Release ‘TENET’ After Delay

Noah Range, A&E Editor

August 28, 2020

Christopher Nolan’s “TENET” will be released later this summer in a plan to save struggling movie theaters amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As movie theaters worldwide continue to struggle after having to shut down or limit...

Still Looking for Shows to Binge? Try These

Sarah Fidahussain, Student Life Editor

August 28, 2020

For practically all of us, quarantine has become synonymous with sitting around and binge-watching random shows. After carefully curating a diverse selection of shows, I can confidently say that they will leave you with plenty...

Tiger King Brings Absurdity, Entertainment to Quarantine

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

April 2, 2020

“Tiger King” is the most wild thing that I have ever watched, and probably will ever watch. It is packed to the brim with twists and just unbelievable things the whole way through that makes it extremely difficult to not b...

‘The Help’ Evokes Hope

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

Perhaps the only redeeming quality of the school cancellation is that I can allow myself to pick from my thick stack of novels that I’ve saved—something I rarely permit myself to do because I will forgo all my responsibilities...

Micheal Barbaro’s Podcast “The Daily” Keeps Listeners Up To Date

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

With school work and other activities, I cannot always find the time to sit down and read about current events. I am often saved by “The Daily” podcast, which allows me to access an in-depth report of a timely topic in pre...

‘The Daily’ Offers Journalistic Insight

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

With school work and other activities, I cannot always find the time to sit down and read about current events. I am often saved by “The Daily” podcast, which allows me to access an in-depth report of a timely topic in pretty...

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