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Andrew Joseph White: Horror’s New, Young, and Terrifying Voice

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

The thing that surprises most people about Andrew Joseph White is that this New York Times Bestselling Author graduated from college the same year he published his shocking and incredible debut novel,...

Olivia Rodrigo has Guts!!

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor September 20, 2023

Former Disney star Olivia Rodrigo has once again become a hot topic of discussion with the release of her second album, Guts, on September 8th. Rodrigo launched to fame with the release of her debut album,...

The 2023 VMA Awards

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor September 20, 2023

On September 12, the annual MTV Video Music Awards was held in Newark, New Jersey. Hosted by Nicki Minaj, the show was full of entertaining performances and honoring some of the biggest artists of the...

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Go in search of the “One Piece”

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

Netflix has long had the reputation of having horrendous live action anime adaptations. Netflix’s Death Note and Cowboy Bebop both left a bad taste in the mouths of both dedicated fans and casual viewers...


Fiona Sullivan, A&E Editor September 12, 2023

Last Wednesday, September 6, the first ever CNU Idol was held in the DSU Ballroom and it was an enormous success. A twist on American Idol, students and professors had the chance to participate in this...

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The evolution of Miley Cyrus

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

Miley Cyrus is no stranger to reinventing herself. From the release of her first studio album to her most recent, Miley has gone through some significant changes in her style, appearance, and lyrics. Her...

Hollywood SAG-AFTRA strike updates

Jarrett Connolly, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

It has been well over four months since Hollywood labor disputes began, with the Writers Guild of America (WGA), the union representing screenwriters in Hollywood, going on strike on May 2nd and the Screen...

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Renee Rapp is Gen Z’s newest powerhouse

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor September 5, 2023

On August 18th, actress turned singer, Reneé Rapp released her debut album ‘Snow Angel’ which she claims represents a “really mature” version of herself. In the past two weeks the album has blown...

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Now leaving Riverdale

Alyssa Tillman, Staff Writer September 5, 2023

After six years of filming and seven seasons of absolute madness, Riverdale premiered its series finale last Wednesday. The creators of the CW show have left its fans shocked and confused throughout its...

One last summer in Margaritaville

Fiona Sullivan , A&E Editor September 5, 2023

It is a sad day for Parrotheads and everyone else who enjoyed Jimmy Buffett’s music at some point in their life. The musical icon, best known for his genre of island escapism and tropical beats, died...

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Who’s Your Claim to Fame?

Savannah Dunn, News Editor September 5, 2023

If you relish a game of pop-culture trivia, this one's for you! ‘Claim to Fame’ is a new reality show hosted by Kevin and Franklin Jonas. Relatives of pop-culture icons and A-list celebrities live...

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The privacy of celebrities

Amanda Eacho, Snapshot Editor August 30, 2023

Discussions about celebrities' privacy has once again become a hot topic on social media after videos of fans showing up to private events and interrupting interviews went viral on social media. Parasocial...

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