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“Battlefield V”: a beautiful, yet repetitive and confusing representation of World War II

“Battlefield V”: a beautiful, yet repetitive and confusing representation of World War II

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

The world of "Battlefield V" is a gorgeous and deadly view to behold, but the game’s lack of content and misrepresentation of war contribute to its repetitive and confusing nature for gamers altogether. "Battlefield V" is a war themed, multiplayer, first person shooter created by Electronic Arts and...

“Fallout 76”: an insult to the open world genre

“Fallout 76”: an insult to the open world genre

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

Despite its high praise and commercial popularity, "Fallout 76" is a bland and broken mess failing to meet its praise by supplementing it with awkward multiplayer gameplay and total emptiness within its expansive world. "Fallout 76" is a multiplayer open world, first person shooter created by Bethesda S...

Did ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ make or break it?

Did ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ make or break it?

Hwan Lee and Brenna White, Staff Reporters

November 28, 2018

PRO: 'Ralph Breaks the Internet' is a colorful film with a heartwarming tale By Hwan Lee “Ralph Breaks the Internet” is a hilarious and beautifully animated film that will bring you a horde of laughs filled with clever references to the mainstream internet, while exploring the depths of true f...

‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ is a far cry from the charm of its predecessor

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018

This is part two of a two part review. Read the counter review here. "Ralph Breaks the Internet" forfeits the nostalgic charm and subtle writing from its predecessor for pop culture references and the flashy, but frivolous world of online media. Fearing the worst based on the trailers, one can say ...

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

Anticipated album ‘iridescence’ by BROCKHAMPTON does not disappoint

John Michael Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

BROCKHAMPTON’s fourth studio album, “iridescence,” released on Sept. 21, is the hip-hop boyband's most ambitious work yet, fueled by flawless chemistry and artistic growth from their members. After breaking out with their 2017 “SATURATION” album, BROCKHAMPTON scrapped their fourth project “Puppy,...

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2018

New Jersey rock band Save Face released their full length debut, “Merci,” on July 13, delivering a solid throwback to the emo alternative-rock and pop-punk of the 2000s. The band’s performances are punchy and polished across the album. On tracks like lead single, “Bad,” their combination of...

Second season of “13 Reasons Why” shows cruel realities of High School

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018

Story continues in second season of “13 Reasons Why” and proves that the cruel realities of high school controversy is something worth highlighting. The much disputed Netflix original teen drama is based on a novel by Jay Asher and covers sensitive issues such as underage rape, bullying and ...

New Hop Along album displays expert and unique performances

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

May 4, 2018

Indie rock band Hop Along’s latest album “Bark Your Head Off, Dog,” is easily one of the best records of 2018 so far, an addictive display of expert songwriting and vocal performances. The Philadelphia band’s lead singer, Frances Quinlan, delivers an incredibly unique and varied performance ...

Back to his old days, The Weeknd’s EP hits with longtime fans

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018

“My Dear Melancholy,” is a return to the explicit R&B that made The Weeknd famous and his third Billboard No. 1 album in a row. The thematic conflict exposes his disconnection from the emotions of heartbreak with drug use and fully-enabled lust.     At this point in his career The Weeknd is a ...

“Isle of Dogs” masterful animation, shallow characterization

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Wes Anderson’s return to the big screen with animated film “Isle of Dogs,” has the potential to be a great film, but lacks the heart to achieve it. “Isle of Dogs” takes place in the fictional Japanese city of Megasaki City in the near future. It tells the story of Atari Kobayashi and his...