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5 Artists You Should Know: Women of country edition

5 Artists You Should Know: Women of country edition

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Editor

May 24, 2019

Maddie & Tae This country duo soared through the country charts with their debut single “Girl In A Country Song,” making them the third female country duo to reach #1 on the billboards Country Chart. Their debut album released in 2015, “Start Here” encompasses modern country by mixing ...

Netflix originals capture diverse audiences

Netflix originals capture diverse audiences

Katie Williams and Pranav Chilipagari

May 12, 2019

Over the last several years Netflix has become more than a streaming platform for the television industry. Recently, Netflix has begun to produce its own movies and shows as part of their brand. Dubbed “Netflix Originals,” these series tackle a wide range of topics and genres for all viewers from...

“Shazam!” zaps DC into a brighter future

“Shazam!” zaps DC into a brighter future

Siddharth Nandy

May 5, 2019

Following the critical and commercial failure of "Justice League" in 2017, Warner Bros. has attempted to move away from Zack Snyder’s dark vision for the DC Extended Universe, yet “Shazam!” acts as both a love letter to the DCEU of the past and a tonal step forward for the universe. The film is t...

Captain Marvel spurs new era of female representation

Captain Marvel spurs new era of female representation

Caroline Lobel, Sarah Kim, and Claire Zhang

April 29, 2019

“Captain Marvel,” the newest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, promotes female empowerment and gender equality by featuring the franchise’s first female lead while retaining the generic aspects of superhero movies. The film met every expectation of a Marvel movie. In fact, it grossed $455...

Glossier plays too much

Sheyda Ladjevardi, Photography Editor

April 20, 2019

Skincare and makeup brand Glossier launched their new line, Glossier Play, taking a more playful approach to makeup and encouraging consumers to explore the artistry and play with a range of colors and textures. The company took a multitude of steps in order to manifest the playful, childlike nature o...

“Us” catches America red-handed

“Us” catches America red-handed

Taylor Atienza, Megan Tsang, and Anika Garg

April 19, 2019

Jordan Peele’s newest movie “Us” is a wonderfully dark and disturbing mosaic of scares, symbolism and social commentary that marks his second venture into the horror genre a success. The highly-anticipated film follows the story of Adelaide Thomas (Lupita Nyong’o), her husband Gabe (Winston...

5 Artists You Should Know: Local edition

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Editor

April 12, 2019

1) The Singer and The Songwriter Blending jazz, folk and pop, Rachel Garcia and Thu Tran form the profound duo The Singer and The Songwriter. Their folk influences often shine through in deep cuts like “Summer Song,” with whimsical guitar riffs and playful lyrics. Maintaining individuality, Gar...

“Nine Perfect Strangers” satisfies, but doesn’t stun

“Nine Perfect Strangers” satisfies, but doesn’t stun

Eva Shen, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2019

It might not be fair to compare Liane Moriarty’s latest novel to her past bestsellers, but “Nine Perfect Strangers” does not live up to expectations. Despite this, Moriarty manages to shape an enticing story and capture stirring ideas in her words. Moriarty typically shines when it comes to m...

Netflix’s third season of “One Day at a Time” raises the bar for the comedy-drama genre

Netflix’s third season of “One Day at a Time” raises the bar for the comedy-drama genre

Sneha Cheenath, Sports Editor

March 30, 2019

Though insightful, Netflix sitcom “One Day at a Time” sacrifices genuine conversations to make its political statements. The show is the reboot of a sitcom of the same name. The first “One Day at a Time” aired in the ’70s, and its plot lines are paralleled in the remake. Both center on a woma...

3 Artists You Should Know: Women’s History Month edition

Harshita Neralla, Social Media Editor

March 29, 2019

1) The Go-Gos Gaining fame in the early '80s, The Go-Go’s became an immediate influence to many punk-rock girls. From their catchy hooks in “How Much More” to shredding vocals in “Lust To Love,” their debut album “Beauty And The Beat” peaked at No. 1 on Billboard "Hot 100" Charts for over...

“Isn’t It” just another cliche rom-com?

“Isn’t It” just another cliche rom-com?

Teju Anand and Claire Zhang

March 26, 2019

Ever seen a rom-com inside a rom-com? Todd Strauss-Schulson’s movie “Isn’t It Romantic,” released on Feb. 13, satirizes the classical romantic comedy in a funny but forgettable plot. “Isn’t It Romantic” is a lighthearted comedy that pokes fun at clichés found in every romantic comedy....

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