‘Russian Doll’ Ravishes With Radiance

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Episode after episode and layer after layer, each new face is shown of “Russian Doll,” a Netflix original starring Natasha Lyonne as Nadia Vulvokov, a compulsive smoker and source of surprisingly good one-liners and Charlie...

“IO” is Certainly a Movie. There’s Really Nothing More to Say

Ryan Stewart, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

It’s very rare that a movie ever finds that impossible balance of bad writing, snooze-inducing acting and lackluster storytelling that results in something that truly personifies the word mediocre. But “IO” accomplishes...

Ashes to Ashes: Dishonesty in the Digital Age Exposed in “Fyre”

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

February 1, 2019

The Fyre Festival may have burnt out quickly, but the new Netflix documentary “Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” reignites the flames of controversy. The film takes a deep look into the months leading up to...

2019 Oscar Nomination List Promises Exciting Award Show

Jessica Fosse, Life Editor

February 1, 2019

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the entire 2019 Oscar nomination list last Tuesday. “The Favourite” and “Roma” gained 10 Oscar nominations each. Alongside “The Favourite” and “Roma,” “BlacKkKlansman,”...

‘You’ Astonishes and Captivates

Jessica Fosse, Life Editor

January 24, 2019

Netflix continues to expand its library, and one of its many new additions has viewers mesmerized by a complete maniac. “You” is a psychological thriller that makes you question: What would you do for love? Penn Badgley,...

“The Punisher” Falls Short

Anna Farrar, News Editor

January 24, 2019

After Netflix’s passionate cancellation of “Iron Fist,” “Luke Cage” and most recently “Daredevil,” the second season of “The Punisher” may be the last time viewers see Jon Bernthal as Frank Castle. The first...

STL Concerts: Who’s Coming to Town?

Sam Lance, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 17, 2019

Trippie Redd: Trippie’s Life’s a Trip tour will kick off at Pops Concert Venue in Sauget, IL on Jan. 26. Trippie Redd had recently dropped his opening act of Travis Scott’s Astroworld tour due to his delayed showt...

‘Bandersnatch’ Will Snatch Your Bander

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

January 17, 2019

Sugar Puffs or Frosties? Choosing between two cereals doesn’t seem like a choice that will change the fate of your life more than it changes your mood in the morning. But after watching Netflix’s new interactive movie “Black...

‘Sex Education’ Brings Laughs and Progressive Discourse

Cierra Veizer, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

Growing up is intimidating. But there are some things everyone can relate to; I’ll spare you the details. As the name implies, “Sex Education” contains a lot of sex, but those moments help weave together a unique plot...

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