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James Blake Returns With “Assume Form”

Cover art for the album

Austin Stadie

January 31, 2019

London-based singer, songwriter, and producer James Blake hadn’t released an album in over two years, but was extremely active working on a number of massive albums like, “Lemonade,” “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight,” “4:44,” “Black Panther: The Album,” and “Astroworld.” He is fin...

“Sharp Objects” fulfills the need for a wickedly good thriller

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Riley Murphy

January 25, 2019

One thing that I’ve learned about myself as a reader, and a professional book worm, is that I love anything and everything about thriller and suspense books. From the author’s subtle integration of hints and clues to the twists and turns around every corner of the plot- once I pick up a mystery I c...

Theme of the Month: Love

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Braden Turk

January 23, 2019

Theme of the Month is an article series designed to investigate the best examples of film, television, and writing that fall under a certain category. These works tackle their own ideas of love and the forms it can take. "Blue Valentine" "When I was a child I had two nightmares -- nuclear war ...

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” Album Swings in with Revolutionary Music

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Ayman Mirkhan

January 21, 2019

Music tells a story. It can reveal basic details like a generic plot or scale to the vivid emotions held within each character of a story. Latest Marvel movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse” was able display all the details and emotions from the motion picture into their featured album. T...

“The Upside”: a Heartwarming Film

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Jordyn Grist

January 18, 2019

On Jan. 11, “The Upside” was released in theaters. The movie stars familiar actors like comedian Kevin Hart, and Bryan Cranston who starred in “Breaking Bad,” “Malcolm in the Middle,” and “Seinfeld.” It’s already ousted “Aquaman” in the box-office, with $19.6 million in revenue w...

“Welcome to Marwen” beautifully portrays an inspirational, true story

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Riley Murphy

January 8, 2019

With a cigarette hanging from his lips, a camera in his hand, and his truck rolling alongside him, we automatically fall in love with the likeable persona of Mark Hogancamp (played by Steve Carell). Told through his eyes and the eyes of his dolls, “Welcome to Marwen” depicts the life of Mark after ...

Music Talk – Episode 1

Music Talk - Episode 1

Riyana Walker

December 18, 2018

In this episode of Music Talk, Riy Walker gives a brief introduction as to what will be discussed on her podcast and gets opinions from a few Huntley High School students on a song. https://soundcloud.com/user-816305871/music-talk-episode-1

Clear your schedule for season three of Netflix’s “Daredevil”

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Skylar Sharkey

December 14, 2018

Netflix’s production of “Daredevil's” third season, based on the Marvel comics and created by showrunner Erik Oleson, is without a doubt the best Marvel television production yet. When the first season premiered on Netflix in 2015, viewers knew it was a game-changer for the standard superheros of ...

“The Haunting of Hill House”: A New Level of Terror

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Mady Borst

December 13, 2018

Successfully recreating a horror story can be quite the challenge, but director Mike Flanagan proves that it is his niche. Flanagan gives Shirley Jackson’s 1959 novel a terrifying, yet brilliant spin in the show “The Haunting of Hill House.” The Netflix horror series tells the story of a family who lived ...

Green Book captivates the hearts of many

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Riyana Walker

December 11, 2018

Making a tale as old as time come to life once again, just this time it’s in a theater. Awaiting adventures and a brand new experience, African-American pianist Dr. Don Shirley  is about to embark on a new tour and he is need of some help. During this specific time period, it’s very dangerous, especi...

Theme of the Month: Grief

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Braden Turk

December 5, 2018

Theme of the Month is an article series designed to investigate the best examples of film, television, and writing that fall under a certain category. These works feature characters that have lost someone close to them, and how those deaths have altered the way they perceive life. "A Single Man" ...

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