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Is Kanye West still at his Kanye Best? An update of What Yeezus has been up to

Is Kanye West still at his Kanye Best? An update of What Yeezus has been up to

Mallika Kolachala, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

After “Swish”, “Waves” and others, West finally settled with “The Life of Pablo” for the title of his seventh solo album. The album is a triple entendre, referring to Pablo Picasso (how Kanye feels as a fashion designer), Pablo Esco (how Kanye feels seeing himself portrayed on the news),...

Beyoncé’s Halftime Performance: Black Pride, Empowerment of Black Women, and the Formation Tour That’s Making Everyone Lose Their Minds

Beyoncé’s Halftime Performance: Black Pride, Empowerment of Black Women, and the Formation Tour That’s Making Everyone Lose Their Minds

Maron Tate, Entertainment Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

  The 2016 Super Bowl. You might remember it as the year the Broncos beat the Panthers 24-10, as the year that Panthers legend Cam Newton stormed out during his post-game interview and refused to apologize afterwards, or as the year that a group of people planned to protest against Beyoncé’s...

Girls: The New Sex and the City

Girls: The New Sex and the City

Olivia Ordin, Entertainment Staff Writer

February 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

For all of you “Sex and the City” fans, there might be a new show out there for you. “Girls,” a TV series on HBO, follows the lives of four young women living in New York, and features Lena Dunham as Hannah Horvath, a budding writer and recent graduate from Oberlin College. “Girls” highlights the struggles associated with finding oneself in nearly every aspect of life—finding a job, love, and general stability forms ...

Papi’s Cuban Restaurant Review

Papi’s Cuban Restaurant Review

Lianne Anderson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Who? Papi’s Cuban and Caribbean Grill What? A Cuban restaurant Where? Midtown Atlanta When? Monday through Friday, 9-11, Saturday 12-10, Sunday 12-7 Why? Papi’s Cuban Sandwich: it seemed to be a signature item on the menu. It came with roast beef, Papi’s secret sauce, ham, che...

Art & Craft: The Beauty Behind the Forgeries

Jordan Chapman, Staffwriter

February 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Mark Landis. Most people in the art community have heard of him and have their judgements on his actions. He's the man who has single-handedly split the art world in two and solely because of his skills.

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Why You Should Care About David Bowie

Why You Should Care About David Bowie

Medha Alavalapati, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

To many, David Bowie's death was one of the cluster of tragic deaths that marred the beginning of the new year. He is widely accepted as a ubiquitous star, but for many millennials he doesn’t have the same recognition as Alan Rickman, who helped shape our childhoods as Professor Snape or Glen Frey,...

The 10 Reasons You’re Going to See How to Be Single this Valentine’s Day

Maron Tate, Entertainment Writer

February 1, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

  Because you’ve been working hard, you’re just now getting into the grind of second semester schoolwork, and you need an excuse to get out of the math center for a few hours in these next few weeks. Seriously, you can’t stay there forever. Because you’re tired of overdone, overse...

A Lot Can Happen in Two Hours

Momo Kpodo, Entertainment Staff writer

January 23, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

  Movies contain an unexplainable magic that cannot be found anywhere else. There is nothing new under the sun. So in about two hours, a movie works to retell a story that has been told an enumerable amount of times. In about two hours, a movie must present characters that the audienc...

The McCarthy Era

Ayushi KoKroo, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Thinking back to the days of Gilmore Girls and Bridesmaids, Melissa McCarthy has a history of displaying her witty and carefree persona effortlessly. In Spy, McCarthy delivers nothing less than what is expected of her. McCarthy successfully embodies a sweet yet insecure CIA agent, Susan Cooper, who is stu...

Suits: More Than a Legal Drama

Suits: More Than a Legal Drama

Olivia Ordin, Entertainment Staff Writer

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

  The launch of the television series “Suits” has captured the minds and hearts of its faithful audience members since its premiere in the summer of 2011. This suspenseful, yet surprisingly sentimental legal drama is refreshingly witty, entertaining, and captivating. I recently started watching...

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