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Alex Noth, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

The Tiger’s Apprentice, an animated action adventure movie, hit theaters back in January. The film is based on the book series “The Tiger’s Apprentice” written by Laurence Yep. It follows a boy...

The 7 best Super Bowl commercials of 2024

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

 The 2024 Super Bowl commercials did not disappoint this year's biggest TV audience. With movie trailers, political campaigns, musical and comedic ads, there was something for everyone.    ...

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Usher performs at the Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

     Usher hit the stage at the Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show in Las Vegas last Sunday. Usher previously appeared as a guest on the halftime stage in 2011 during the Black Eyed Peas’...

L to R: Doralee, Mr. Hart, Judy and Violet, played by Kimberlie Pagan, Jimmy Grimes, Mia Kennedy and
Hannah Cecil, singing “Shine like the Sun” from 9 to 5, photo by Amanda Eacho

The cast of 9 to 5 will “Shine like the Sun”

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer February 21, 2024

 Do you love Dolly Parton? Office drama? Girl power? Then you’ll love 9 to 5! This show is spunky and heartfelt from start to finish. Opening night was a success for the cast and crew, with special...

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A review of Marvel’s Echo so far

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

The MCU shows on Disney+ have been a hit or miss. Some have been really good like WandaVision and Loki, and some have been very bad like Secret Invasion. Echo was one of the shows that fans ultimately...

Photo of playbill at Chrysler Hall, curtesy of Fiona Sullivan

“To Kill a Mockingbird” soared at Chrysler Hall

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor February 14, 2024

Everyone knows (or at least should know) the serious and harrowing story of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. An unjust trial, a black man trying to survive, a lawyer attempting to make a difference,...

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Remembering Chita Rivera

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor February 6, 2024

Chita Rivera, one of Broadway’s finest and most iconic performers, passed away on January 30 at the age of 91. An ultimate triple threat, Rivera was a pioneer of the golden age of Broadway and had a...

Reaction of Snapshot Editor Amanda Eacho when she found
out about Taylor Swift’s new
album. Curtesy of Lydia Harte

Recap of the 2024 Grammys

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor February 6, 2024

The 66th annual Grammy awards happened this past Sunday, February 4, and has been the talk of social media since. This year's Grammys were full of so many memorable and historic breaking moments. The first...

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Recap of the 75th Emmy Awards

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor January 16, 2024

This past Monday night, the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards took place after it was postponed due to the writer’s strike. However, the wait was definitely worth it as TV’s biggest night of the year came...

Review of TheaterCNU’s Dr. Frankenstein

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor November 28, 2023

Thunder claps and fog penetrates the air. Trees surround you with their gnarly branches reaching out as if to steal you from the night. On one side of the room is a living room complete with a fireplace,...

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The Actor’s Strike is finally over

Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor November 14, 2023

On November 8, after 115 days on strike, the Screen Actor’s Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) finally announced that they had come to an agreement with the Alliance...

Overview of the movie Priscilla

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer November 14, 2023

Priscilla premiered at the 80th Venice International Film Festival on September 4, 2023. It was released in the United States by A24 in limited theaters on October 27, 2023, before expanding wide on November...

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