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Friendly neighborhood Spider-Man stays at the top

It’s been almost two months and the reviews are in. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is a must-see. Following up on Mysterio’s reveal of Spider-Man’s identity, Peter Parker’s life flies off the rails. Suddenly, every person he knows is being harassed, detained or hounded by the police. Trying to figure out how exactly to get his life back to normal with ...

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Are people enjoying the uprise in films about existential crises?

In the last year, there has been an increase in films involving real life instead of fantasy-based stories. From Covid-19 to global warming, to mental health. These films were met with positive reviews from viewers. One movie that focuses on this is “Bo Burnham: Inside.” A film nodding to Burnham’s depression due to the pandemic and quarantining. As in his ...

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When We Were Young festival or Fyre Festival 2.0?

On Jan. 18, Instagram user @whenwewereyoungfest posted a new photo of the lineup for the upcoming summer music festival ‘When We Were Young.’ This three-stage music festival lineup includes 65 iconic emo bands like Paramore, Mayday Parade, My Chemical Romance and 3OH!3. While these bands scream nostalgia to millennials and emo kids everywhere, people can’t help but question the legitimacy ...

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Review: Ghostface gives fresh take on old series

Paramount Pictures have released a new and highly anticipated film, “Scream,” on Jan 14, having horror junkies alike come together. The film takes place 25 years after Billy Loomis terrorized the town with his Ghostface antics. After a similar attack as the original from 25 years ago, two sisters have reunited in hopes of discovering who is behind the attacks, ...

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10 songs to start your spring semester off right

Between the stress of Omicron cases surging, due dates approaching fast and keeping up with the world, everyone needs an outlet to relieve their stress. Many people find relief in different activities like drawing, reading and other activities. A common theme around campus is those walking around with headphones in, blaring music. Music helps keep some people focus on work ...

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Is TikTok affecting this generation’s music industry?

TikTok has become one of the most popular apps in recent years since its release in 2016, and it has already made its impact within the music industry through helping underground artist gain more attention and getting their songs to trend world-wide. TikTok’s number of downloads has increased rapidly since its release. Many users have been entertained by the countless ...

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We don’t talk about ‘Frozen’

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Encanto” song, “We Don’t Talk about Bruno” is number five on the Billboard charts, passing “Let it Go” and is Disney’s first top five song since 1995. Miranda’s song debuted at number fifty on the Billboard Hot 100 list and has climbed to over 12 million streams. “Let it Go” is still winning in the streaming category with ...

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Review: The Weeknd brings back the 80s with ‘Dawn FM’

On Jan. 7, The Weeknd dropped a new long-awaited album, “Dawn FM,” which showcased some new vibes and voices in comparison to his previous albums that left listeners with mixed feelings. “He’s a good artist, this album is different but good,” Miriam Flores, a freshmen education major, said. The album starts off strong with an eerie opening track: “Dawn FM.” ...

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VSU parody accounts surge in popularity

Got a crush? Need words of affirmation? Want to know the best food at Palms? Chances are, there’s an Instagram account for that. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, VSU has seen the rise of parody accounts among the student body. For many followers, the intrigue is all in the knowledge that they provide. Others want to see themselves posted on the ...

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Pop Addict: Jan. Album Releases

Hey there, pop addicts! It’s your entertainment editor, Madison, here to tell you the monthly goods of 2022. For this edition, I’ll be sharing some great album releases and future releases of January, so you don’t miss out. First and foremost, one of the best albums that was released so far this month was Dawn FM from The Weeknd. This ...

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