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The Defenders makes it to Netflix

The Defenders makes it to Netflix

Leslie Bracamontes

September 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

On August 18, Netflix released a new Marvel miniseries titled The Defenders. The Defenders is about a group of vigilantes who unite together to defeat a common enemy called, “The Hand,” a criminal organization bent on reaching total immortality. Consistent characters The group consists of four ...

Students react to Taylor Swift’s new single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Students react to Taylor Swift’s new single ‘Look What You Made Me Do’

Taylor Jordy

August 25, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Taylor Swift released her first single "Look What You Made Me Do" from her upcoming album "Reputation" at midnight. The album is set to be released on Nov. 10 and is her sixth one. Students in Jill Burns' journalism one class listened to the single today. Here's what they had to say: Do you think h...

John Mayer found everything in his “The Search For Everything” tour

John Mayer found everything in his “The Search For Everything” tour

Katie Delk

August 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Every mouth formed the words of his songs. Some tapped toes, others openly danced. On the night of August 13, the seemingly tatted hipsters and laid-back, chill folks enveloped the Amalie Arena with the blues, jazz, and soul of John Mayer. The opening act was a newly formed Boston band, The Ni...

Everything, Everything refreshes teen movie genre

Everything, Everything refreshes teen movie genre

Yesha Shukla

May 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Everything, Everything contains a lot of the basic ingredients of a typical teenage romance movie. A pretty, personable girl (Maddie Whittier, played by Amandla Stenberg) falls in love with a handsome, caring boy (Olly Bright, played by Nick Robinson). Their imminent love affair is waylaid by Maddie’s...

13 Reasons Why misses the point

13 Reasons Why misses the point

Annie Aguiar and Denzel Pierre

May 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, TV

A: When I heard that Netflix’s latest hit original series was intent to be a poignant message about suicide aimed at teens, I was ecstatic. This is an issue I care deeply about and feel doesn’t get enough explanation or exposure; 13 Reasons Why was supposed to be a light in the tunnel, an ex...

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is out of this world

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is out of this world

Amber Shemesh

May 14, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

Combining an epic soundtrack of classics, such as Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain," with a group of seemingly-incompatible space fighters, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Two is a must see. The series' first movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, is a Marvel film about a group of intergalactic misfits who work ...

Frank Ocean finds new role as tastemaker

Frank Ocean finds new role as tastemaker

Anthony Suarez

May 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Following the release of his debut album, Channel Orange, in July of 2012, Frank Ocean virtually disappeared from the public eye. Rumors swirled about the new music he was working on, but he continued to dodge cameras and radio waves alike. Due to frequent rumors that Frank would be releasing somethin...

Seniors’ throwback music

Seniors’ throwback music

Marcia-Lillian Curry

May 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Katy Perry "Firework" "I remember when I first heard this song it was catchy" -Osvaldo Gonzalez Bruno Mars "The Lazy Song" "When I was in eighth grade I played this song when I stayed home from school."-Gary Moore Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" "This is my song! I listen to it every time I get i...

Red Hot Chili Peppers heat up Amalie Arena

Red Hot Chili Peppers heat up Amalie Arena

Tegan Smith

April 28, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Music

A crowd filled with fans 40 and up, the smell of weed and floors made sticky by spilled beer. The Red Hot Chili Peppers made all of these beautiful things possible when they came to the Amalie Arena on April 27. The concert included a captivating light show, bass riffs by musician Michael "Flea" Balzary...

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