Cardi B’s Rise to Fame

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

January 11, 2018

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With 16.1 million followers on Instagram and a hit song with 411 million views on YouTube, Cardi B, born as Belcalis Almanzar, has been pushing boundaries as a woman in rap and hip-hop, and it’s left an impression on teenagers...

‘The Greatest Showman’ Provides Light in a Dark Box Office

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018

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As you first take your seat in the theater, you are transported back in time using classic black and white movie openings.  This scene doesn’t last long, however, because after they end the viewers immediately enter a world...

The Golden Globes: What to Expect

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018

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As award season begins, moviegoers and TV lovers wait anxiously for what’s ahead.  This Sunday, the first of the major awards for both television and movies begin with the Golden Globes starting off the season. This year,...

“The Last Jedi” Disappoints Fans

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018

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“Star Wars” fans across the globe had waited two years for “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” to premiere in theaters last month. After “Episode VII: The Force Awakens,” released in 2015, and the standalone...

‘Black Mirror’ Makes a Haunting Return

Joshua Perry, News Editor

January 5, 2018

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Why does dystopia feel so far into the future? Maybe it’s nearly here. At least, that’s what Charlie Brooker’s bleak drama “Black Mirror” proposes. For those unfamiliar with the series, “Black Mirror” is a...

“Stranger Things 2” Deserves an 11 Out of 10

Zoe Robinson, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

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After months of anticipation, Netflix released season two of the popular sci-fi show “Stranger Things” last month. The season opener got a lot of attention. According to Netflix, episode one—titled MADMAX—averaged a...

Edwardsville Lacks Food Diversity, Students Hope for Change

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

November 16, 2017

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College towns are known for their vibrant colors, diverse cultures and booming downtowns. Edwardsville never got the memo.   Edwardsville is home to one branch of Southern Illinois University, making it logical for...

‘El Internado’ Arrival Should Be Embraced

Joshua Perry, News Editor

October 26, 2017

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The shock of the new school year and the changes that came with it took a while for most to get over, but here are some who may still be recovering from trauma. Honors Spanish 3 students had their world turned upside-down when...

Fright Fest Attracts Halloween-Ready Students

Ava Fehrmann, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

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As Halloween approaches, students are taking every opportunity to partake in the festivities such as dressing up, visiting haunted mazes and indulging in candy corn.  One of the highlights of St. Louis’s Halloween celebration...

Upcoming October Movies

Devin Johnson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

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As a month of killer clowns, Lego ninjas, and American assassins comes to an end, a new era begins. The big screen, though it excited some - month of September - disappointed others. Hopefully come October, film releases will...

Concerts Canceled in St. Louis Following Protests

Anna Kutz, Life Editor

September 21, 2017

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Chaos erupted in St. Louis over a recent court ruling, leading to two artists canceling their concerts and disappointing local fans. After white former-police officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder charges in the death of black motorist Anthony Lamar Smith, protests e...

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