‘Scream Queens’ takes a satirical approach to horror

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer I can’t do horror. I mute my TV and hide under a pillow if a commercial for a horror movie makes its way into the lineup. When I first heard about the new fall show...

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‘Zoey 101’ mysteries finally revealed after 10 years

JENNIFER DRURY Staff Writer The 90s babies have waited patiently and now the time has finally come. After 10 long years of being left on a cliff-hanger, we can finally find out what Zoey said about Chase in the...

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Review: Halsey’s ‘New Americana’ leads a music revolution

JENNIFER DRURY Contributor It seems that today’s pop radio is filled with electronic beats, auto-tuned voices and cookie-cutter lyrics. A lot of the lyrics in songs have been devoid of meaning, and the lyrics that have meaning are overlooked...

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FDU preview: Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

JEN DRURY Contributor The FDU theater department will be putting on their production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” this fall. This particular production challenges the typical stereotypes of Shakespearean theater. It creates something new and exciting out of...

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NBC’s ‘Hannibal’: The meal that ended too soon

TAYLOR MARTIN Contributor In June, NBC cancelled what some would call the most stunning and brilliantly shot show on television. Despite its enriched dialogue and beautiful cinematography, “Hannibal” only lasted three short seasons on network television. The reason NBC...

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Opinion: Student analyzes lack of diversity at the Oscars

AMIR MUHAMMAD Staff Writer By the time this article is printed, two white actors and two white actresses will have won Best Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress. The Academy Awards, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on Feb....

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Opinion: Stop killing off characters for shock value

CHRISTI PEACE Editor-in-Chief I have noticed a trend in more than one of my shows in which the writers continuously kill off characters for no discernible reason other than the shock value it provides. Rather than delving into a...

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Review: Satisfying first part of final ‘Hunger Games’ films

JON SCOTT Entertainment Editor It seems that one of the newest trends circling around Hollywood is taking the final book of a wildly successful series and stretching it out to multiple films. “Harry Potter” was the first to have...

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Aaliyah made-for-TV Lifetime biopic causes controversy

ORE OBIWUMI Staff Writer Lifetime’s recent biopic, “Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B,” seems to be the topic of much controversy. It has been ridiculed on many Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages in the United States, and even those who...

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Internet star gets big break with first full-length movie

BRIAN SCHWANWEDE Contributor James Rolfe has always wanted to tell stories. His dreams were realized from the moment the video camera “brought out the beast” in him, as was described in the 2008 documentary about him, “Cinemassacre 200.” This...

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