Arts & Entertainment / November 8, 2020 No, God, No: A Review on Netflix’s Yes, God, Yes

By Mari Pizzini – No, please, no. That was my reaction while watching Netflix’s film Yes, God, Yes. I went into this film knowing it was rated R and had something to do with the main character, Alice’s, coming of age, but I was just a little thrown off by the whole thing. The movie...

Arts & Entertainment / November 8, 2020 Get Crafty With it!

By Kassidy Hart – For all you blanket fanatics and DIY-ers – this one is for you. I first heard about this DIY hand crochet blanket on the popular app, Tik Tok. Many social media influencers were buying yarn to test various crochet patterns, and this so happened to be one I saw over and...

Arts & Entertainment / November 4, 2020 Clouds went Up, Up but not Much Higher

By Mari Pizzini – Trust me, you don’t want your head too far in the clouds for this one. Justin Baldoni’s Clouds uses a true story of a terminal Minnesota teenager to pull on viewers’ heartstrings. The movie debuted on Disney+ on October 16th, two days before the anniversary of the protagonist, Zach Sobiech’s, song...

Arts & Entertainment, Features / November 3, 2020 Among Us requires teamwork and communication

by Kassidy Hart–The game Among Us is trending all over the nation and Morningside is no stranger to it. Students, both regular gamers and non-gamers, are participating in this trend, finding it to be an escape from the stresses of classes. Among Us is a classic “Who Dun It” game. There are ten players on a spaceship...

Arts & Entertainment / October 20, 2020 The familiar is just fine with Hubie Hallloween

by Kassidy Hart–This month, Netflix released a new movie that combines the childhood comedic nostalgia of Adam Sandler with a new murder mystery storyline called Hubie Halloween.  Hubie Halloween centers around Hubie Dubois, a simple-minded but kind-hearted and proud Salem citizen. As the biggest fan of Halloween but also a Salem Witch Trials expert, Hubie is...

Arts & Entertainment / October 20, 2020 Tenet: Lots of style, but lots of confusion as well

by Caleb Lubbers–If you have ever desired to be utterly confused for two and a half hours, Tenet might be the perfect film for you. Written and directed by Christopher Nolan, Tenet was one of the most anticipated movies of 2020. Nolan, who has written, directed, and produced masterpieces such as Memento (2000), The Dark...

Arts & Entertainment / October 19, 2020 The Saddest Podcast on Earth may actually be one of the happiest: A Review

By Mari Pizzini – There are two very different things that seem to be popular with A LOT of people: podcasts and theme parks. However, theme park shutdowns came early in COVID-19’s surge, and podcast popularity was unaffected. I’m a HUGE fan of the Disney franchise, and I absolutely love going to the Disneyworld/land and...

Arts & Entertainment / October 1, 2020 Mulan charms and empowers

by Kassidy Hart–Like most college students my age, I grew up watching and re-watching the Disney films I cherished most. Of these films, Mulan was never one that I gravitated towards. Yet, I did indeed spend countless nights stuffing my face with popcorn and M&Ms listening to “I’ll Make a Man Out of You” because...

Arts & Entertainment / September 29, 2020 everything means nothing Actually Means Everything: A blackbear Review

by Mari Pizzini–The summer of 2020 can only be described one way: a bummer. Well, except for the August 21 release of blackbear’s newest album, everything means nothing. Even his track “hot girl bummer” is a banger. The opening five tracks of the album were pre-released as singles. I hopped on those as soon as...

Arts & Entertainment / September 8, 2020 Hulu’s ‘The Binge’ is a pleasant surprise

by Kassidy Hart–All alcohol and drugs are illegal and the use of them can have harsh consequences, except for one 24-hour period. One day a year anyone 18 and older can consume as much of these mind-altering substances as they want. All other crimes are still illegal, though, and because it’s based on personal decisions,...

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Get Crafty With it!
Arts & Entertainment

Get Crafty With it!

By Kassidy Hart – For all you blanket fanatics and DIY-ers – this one is for you. I first heard about this DIY hand crochet blanket on the popular app, Tik Tok. Many social media influencers were buying yarn to test various crochet patterns, and this so happened to be one I saw over and…

Clouds went Up, Up but not Much Higher
Arts & Entertainment

Clouds went Up, Up but not Much Higher

By Mari Pizzini – Trust me, you don’t want your head too far in the clouds for this one. Justin Baldoni’s Clouds uses a true story of a terminal Minnesota teenager to pull on viewers’ heartstrings. The movie debuted on Disney+ on October 16th, two days before the anniversary of the protagonist, Zach Sobiech’s, song…

The familiar is just fine with Hubie Hallloween
Arts & Entertainment

The familiar is just fine with Hubie Hallloween

by Kassidy Hart–This month, Netflix released a new movie that combines the childhood comedic nostalgia of Adam Sandler with a new murder mystery storyline called Hubie Halloween.  Hubie Halloween centers around Hubie Dubois, a simple-minded but kind-hearted and proud Salem citizen. As the biggest fan of Halloween but also a Salem Witch Trials expert, Hubie is…

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