Review: New live action reboot of ‘The Jungle Book’ is nostalgic gold

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Anyone who grew up watching Disney movies knows the tale of “The Jungle Book,” and the lovable characters and songs that derived from the animated classic. What is important about this tale is the journey a young boy...

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Review: Premiere sets up sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones’

ORE OBIWUMI Entertainment Editor April 24 was an exciting day for all fans of the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones.” After nearly a year of awaiting the sixth season of the show, fans all over the world waited impatiently for...

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Music review: Nick Jonas’ ‘Close’ is a ‘true representation of every relationship’

  JENNIFER DRURY STAFF WRITER It is pretty clear at this point that Nick is everyone’s favorite Jonas Brother, at least when it comes to being a solo music artist. About a month ago, Nick Jonas announced that he would be blessing us...

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Kanye West, ‘The Life of Pablo,’ music streaming – and why it matters

NICK GORDON Contributor The digital age has brought unprecedented changes to some of the most established media, altering them in polarizing ways. Physical copies of movies and albums have seemingly become novelties, while streaming services like Netflix and Spotify have become...

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Preview: FDU’s theater chooses a musical with a message

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer The rehearsals for FDU’s spring musical are well underway. This semester, the theater department will be putting on “Cabaret.” “‘Cabaret’ is an incredibly real and timeless story about Berlin in the late 1930s,” said Morgan Prytherch, who plays...

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Review: Another mixed-bag superhero flick in ‘Batman v Superman’

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief Going head-to-head with an opponent is typically an event that tends to bring a crowd. Whether it’s a childish schoolyard fight or the ultimate battle between good and evil, showdowns like these will stir up an audience. The same...

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Review: ‘Gaycation’ is a beacon of awareness about the LGBTQ community

JANIQUE BALTIMORE Contributor In February, Vice Media launched its first ever television network, Viceland, in Canada and the United States. This was my very first introduction to the company, even though it started out as a Canadian magazine in 1994. Viceland mainly...

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Opinion: TV shows need to stop constantly killing LGBT characters

CHRISTI PEACE Senior Editor I was disappointed yet not entirely surprised by the ending of last week’s episode of “The 100.” A show that I had previously viewed as progressive made use of a trope that is both pointless and harmful...

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Reaction to Lady Gaga performance at the Oscars

KRISTEN ORDONEZ Editor-in-Chief On Feb. 28, the 88th Academy Awards ceremony was hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Many films were awarded for their creativity and brilliance and many actors, actresses...

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Student reaction to the #FreeKesha movement

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer  On Friday, Feb. 19, I received a notification from Twitter informing me that a few of the accounts I follow were tweeting #FreeKesha. Kesha is an artist that I had first discovered in my middle school years....

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