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‘Creepshow’: A Hidden Halloween Classic

The British poster for 'Creepshow' showcases the ghoulish mascot and the iconic tagline. Image courtesy of Film on Paper.
October 29, 2020

Sometimes movies don’t have one story. In fact, they may have several. Because of the fragmented nature of their narratives, anthology films are a bit of a mixed bag. Since each story is unconnected...

Bea Miller Releases Subtle Album ‘Elated!’

Bea Miller performing at the O2 London Islington in 2019 after releasing her second album, 'Aurora.' Photo courtesy of Ravenn Cook.
October 26, 2020

Bea Miller, an American singer, songwriter, and actress began her career on season two of The X Factor, a British reality television music competition where she placed ninth overall at just 13 years old....

15 Underrated Horror Movies to Watch on Halloween

Tired of the usual Paranormal Activity or It films? Check these out instead! Graphic by Oliver Barnfield.
October 23, 2020

October is the perfect time of year to sit back, relax, and enjoy a horror movie. But what if you’ve seen all the classics? Let this serve as a guide through some lesser-known Halloween gems for the...

Blackpink Releases Versatile Debut Album

Blackpink's new album, 'Blackpink: The Album', dropped on Oct. 2, and features 8 unique tracks that combine to form an versatile album that's definitely worth the listen. Courtesy of Wikipedia.
October 18, 2020

Arguably the most popular group in the K-Pop genre second only to global icons BTS, Blackpink has been on a roll ever since their debut in 2016. The band consists of four members - Lisa, Jennie, Jisoo,...

The Vamps Blossom Into New Era With ‘Cherry Blossom’

The Vamp's album cover shows cherry blossoms which symbolize the band's 'rebirth' in a new genre. Photo courtesy of The Vamps.
October 18, 2020

After a two year break, The Vamps, a British pop rock band consisting of Bradley Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans resurfaced with their new album Cherry Blossom. The album is unlike...

Orchestra Students Succeed at Virtual Region Auditions

Orchestra students virtually auditioned for the All-Region Orchestra from Oct. 3 to Oct.7. Graphic by Nashitha Azeez
October 16, 2020

Without the possibility of having in-person auditions, orchestra students prepared and recorded their excerpts for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-Region Orchestra from Saturday, Oct....

Romero’s ‘Dead Trilogy’ and The Politics of Zombies (Part 3)

An artistic rendering of Bub and a crowd of zombies used for Day's poster. Photo Courtesy of Empire Online
October 15, 2020

Day of the Dead (1985) The 1980s were comparatively sedate after the tumultuous ’70s. But that didn’t mean horror director George Romero was going to stop providing his social commentary through...

Final Season of ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Has Fans Freaked

The Roses captured in a photo displaying their snobbish personalities and quirky looks.
Photo courtesy of @netflix
October 15, 2020

The treasured Canadian series Schitt’s Creek has finally run dry, ending on a high note with a final sixth season, which aired on Saturday, Oct. 3rd on Netflix. The beloved show has been running for...

Romero’s ‘Dead Trilogy’ and The Politics of Zombies (Part 2)

The iconic poster art for Romero's masterpiece. Photo Courtesy of Cryptic Rock
October 14, 2020

Dawn of the Dead (1978) More than just simple gore films, The Dead Trilogy, directed by George Romero, are filled with humor, social commentary and wonderful zombie action. Straddling three decades,...

‘Super Mario Galaxy’ Establishes its Place as Timeless Classic

Mario flies through the Good Egg Galaxy, a fan favorite level.
Photo courtesy of Stephen Totilo
October 13, 2020

Among one of the most acclaimed games of all time and one of the shining stars (no pun intended) of the Nintendo Wii’s game library, Super Mario Galaxy, released in 2007, was a huge leap forward...

SunDancers Form Sunny Studs Spirit Group

Laney Popps '21 dances to the band performing
October 8, 2020

Cheers and excitement fill the stands as the football team runs through the inflatable teepee, one of the many traditions surrounding high school sports. Some teams do chants before games, some listen...

Melanie Martinez’s EP ‘After School’ Sends a Message of Self-Reflection

Melanie Martinez's new EP 'After School' is a beautiful mix of themed and personal songs. Photo courtesy of @littlebodybigheart
October 5, 2020

Melanie Martinez released her EP After School on Friday, Sept. 25. This EP is an extension of her previously released sophomore album K-12. While After School keeps the same child-like aesthetic of K-12,...

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