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Fiona Apple reflects on her past in intense and emotional new album “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”

Fiona Apple reflects on her past in intense and emotional new album “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”

Riya Mehta, Multimedia Editor

May 28, 2020

On Friday, April 17, singer song-writer and pianist Fiona Apple released her emotional and intense fifth studio album “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” after eight years.  The album begins with a funky and disorienting beat that swiftly proceeds into a progression of beautiful piano chords in “I Want You...

Netflix original “Never Have I Ever” breaks the boundaries of minority representation in American television

Elaine Park, Claire Zhang, Oce Bohra, and Teju Anand

May 28, 2020

As cliche as the storyline was, “Never Have I Ever” shows a promising change in how minorities are portrayed in American television. Co-created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, “Never Have I Ever” focuses on a new coming-of-age story of a fifteen-year-old, self-centered Indian American girl, Devi Vish...

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, Madness

Tiger King released on Netflix Mar. 20 to varied reactions

Amruta Baradwaj, News Editor

May 28, 2020

The American True Crime documentary series titled “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, Madness” officially released on the streaming platform Netflix on Mar. 20. The seven episode show follows the outlandish lifestyle of tiger-breeder Joseph Maldonado-Passage, otherwise known as Joe Exotic. Exotic is the...

“Petals for Armor” provides a beautiful glimpse into depression and mental health struggles

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Harshita Neralla and Shruthi Narayanan

May 28, 2020

Hayley Williams, the frontwoman of the acclaimed band Paramore released her invigorating solo debut record, "Petals for Armor,” a completely different body of work from anything by Paramore. Documenting her journey in just 15 songs compiled within three different disks, Williams beautifully litters t...

Ryan Murphy’s “Hollywood” charms with self-indulgence and unmitigated historical revision

Interracial couple consisting of movie star Camille Washington (Laura Harrier) and director Raymond Ainsley (Darren Criss) look back at people protesting their boundary pushing film.

Sneha Cheenath, Managing Editor

May 28, 2020

Acclaimed television producer Ryan Murphy, with shows like “Glee” and “American Horror Story” under his belt, came out with his new Netflix show “Hollywood” on May 1. With a cast of Murphy favorites like Darren Criss and Patti LuPone, expectations were high, but it was soon abundantly clea...

Five underrated artists on Spotify to cry to during quarantine

Andy Leon & The GMP, Dre'es, Leo, LOONY and Ocean Heights make the list of five underrated Spotify artists to appreciate during quarantine.

Amrita Himmatraopet, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 28, 2020

LeoAndy Leon & The GMP With influences from folk, jazz, rock and indie music, Andy Leon & The GMP are an LA-based band with music that is mellow while simultaneously heart-touching. In their debut album “Scooter Blues,” released in 2017, they create a melodious atmosphere. The album is a...

Netflix Original “Never Have I ever” leaves multiple Indians unsettled

Netflix Original “Never Have I ever” leaves multiple Indians unsettled

Mayuri Chakkenchath and Vaijayanti Ashok

May 28, 2020

Since its release, the Netflix show “Never Have I Ever” has gained immense popularity. However, there seems to be controversy over whether it correctly represents South Asian culture or not. Although the show has positives and negatives like any other, the negatives heavily outweigh the positives...

Girl, you don’t know the Half of It

Girl, you don’t know the Half of It

Drishti Upadhyaya, Amrita Himmatraopet, and Daniela Wise

May 28, 2020

As Ellie Chu herself says, “This is not a love story … or not one where anyone gets what they want.” This is a story about yearning, trust, and learning to be true to oneself, because although you can fake your way to good grades by cheating, you cannot fake your way into a romance. Not one tha...

One Direction’s legacy continues strong after a decade of music

One Direction’s legacy continues strong after a decade of music

Mahika Arya and Drishti Upadhyaya

May 28, 2020

Ten years ago, a modern musical miracle happened. Its occurrence came as a surprise, but in no way was it a regret. It revolutionized lives, touched millions, broke unbreakable records. What was it, you may ask? Oh, just a little band called One Direction.   Now, a decade later, the band, more commonly...

Florian Gallenberger’s “Colonia” captures Chile’s horrific dark past.

Thyra Beckley, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

From a brave rescue attempt to discovering the disturbing truth, “Colonia” is based on the true, dark, controversial part of South American history after World War II where many Germans, including former Nazis, lived in a secluded enclave in Chile called Colonia Dignidad. Lena (Emma Watson) is a stewardess from Luft...

“Heartbreak Weather” clears the clouds For Niall Horan

“Heartbreak Weather” clears the clouds For Niall Horan

Boomika Velineni, Staff Writer

May 26, 2020

Niall Horan released his sophomore album “Heartbreak Weather” on Mar.13, 2020, shining light on the different stages of a relationship through its 14 tracks. The title track, “Heartbreak Weather,” draws the audience in with funky and upbeat music that foreshadows the music later in the album. The choru...

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