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2020’s first sweet disappointment

Halloween candy selection at Target.
October 28, 2020

Halloween is right around the corner, with the same old Kit-Kats, Reese’s cups and Milky Ways. You’d think my candy cravings would be fulfilled since Halloween has almost arrived but I am very disappointed—...

COVID-19: The new witch of Halloween

Trick or treating will be different than past years.
October 27, 2020

Many people’s plans since March have been getting canceled or postponed, but did anyone think trick or treating would be too? Trick or treating has been around for over 100 years and has become one...

Five rappers coming up in 2020

Rapper Rod Wave showing off a stack of U.S currency while showing off his diamond chain.
October 26, 2020

Let's be honest: the melodic trap that ruled the 2010s presently feels increasingly more one-note, not taking into consideration that we are one tweet away from potentially starting WWIII. The psychedelic...

American Murder: The Family Next Door

Netflix's new release, American Murder: The Family Next Door the documentary.
October 22, 2020

Those looking for a true-crime documentary that scares and shocks have come to the right place; Netflix’s new release is one for the books.  Netflix did it again, creating another hit documentary...

Sasha Sloan’s shocking debut

Sasha Sloan's debut album reached number 17 on the iTunes charts almost immediately after it's release.
October 21, 2020

As of last week, alternative artist Sasha Sloan released her well-awaited album, “Only Child.” All of the 10 songs on the album act as a breeding ground for the unspoken, philosophical thoughts that...

‘West Wing’ cast reunites to benefit voter turnout

“The West Wing” aired from 1999 to 2006, and the special (part of a recent trend of show reunions) can be viewed on HBO Max.
October 20, 2020

To benefit Michelle Obama’s nonpartisan organization When We All Vote, the “West Wing” cast reunited in a one hour play-formatted reenactment of the season three episode “Hartsfield’s Landing.” The...

Is traveling really the best idea right now?

There have definitely been cases of infected passengers passing the virus on to a flight's crew or travelers in recent months, however, the transmission rates are low.
October 16, 2020

As the world takes a turn for the worst with COVID-19 taking over, many homes have been greatly impacted by this spread. According to a study done at the University of Minnesota, with over 20 million jobs...

New albums here just in time for fall

Joji
October 14, 2020

With sweater season kicking into gear, music’s fall lineup is off to a good start with these new albums. “Nectar” by Joji Formerly known by his Internet alias, “Filthy Frank,” Joji has...

Is ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas’ a Halloween or Christmas movie?

The Internet has debated whether
October 14, 2020

Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated musical “The Nightmare Before Christmas” has been a beloved classic since it was released in 1993. Typically, the movie is aired on TV starting in October and lasting...

Shawn Mendes fans ‘Wonder’ what is next

Shawn Mendes' album
October 6, 2020

The Canadian heartthrob's shocking release of a new single with accompanying music video, and further announcement of a fourth studio album has left fans elated and hopeful for one last attempt to save...

‘The Devil All the Time’ and the Southern stereotype

The Southern Gothic genre of film and novels, often represented by an aesthetic like the photo above, has come under fire for its stereotypical portrayal of religion and the South.
October 6, 2020

Warning: This article contains spoilers for “The Devil All the Time.”   “The Devil All the Time” is yet another Netflix original that has swept the nation, despite its definitively small...

‘Spilligion’ album review

Doctur Dot and Johnny Venus, two of the main founders of Spillage Village, released their newest album
October 5, 2020

Since Spillage Village, a rap collective founded by JID and EarthGang, released their first album called “Bears Like This” in 2014, the group has signed to J. Cole’s Dreamville and released three...

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