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Winter Soulstice delivers chill vibes and memorable performances

It’s 8 p.m. on Feb. 22, and students are crowding into the SRC North building after lining up for hours for a chance to get into Winter Soulstice (one of several yearly concerts held...

“The Umbrella Academy” Proves Netflix Doesn’t Need Marvel to Make Great Superhero Shows

Following Netflix’s recent cancellations of all Marvel series, it was uncertain what superhero properties, if any, the streaming giant would replace them with.  Luckily, viewers didn’t have to wait long as, on Feb. 15,...

“Apex Legends’” surprise drop proves that battle royales are only getting better

“Apex Legends” is the newest video game craze to follow the battle royale formula. Made by the developers of “Titanfall,” Respawn, its future is uncertain, despite high hopes from fans. The game itself has...

Winter has come and it’s time to speculate

The nearly two-year-long wait is thankfully coming to an end as fans of “Game of Thrones” will finally get the final season to the acclaimed series this April. During that hiatus, while HBO was...

“Isn’t it Romantic” is a cynical yet hilarious reimagining of the romantic comedy

“Isn’t it Romantic” features cynical, fiercely independent Natalie (Rebel Wilson), as she is transported from her harsh New York City reality into a rose-colored alternate world as she wakes up in her worst nightmare...

Ariana Grande’s authenticity shines through on “thank u, next”

Upon its initial introduction, I wasn’t particularly excited about Ariana Grande’s newest album.  Listening to “sweetener” one too many times and the fact that it seemed like every radio station was blasting an Ariana...

“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is a brilliantly constructed sequel

When I learned that the original Lego Movie was getting a sequel, I was very excited, considering how fun the first was. In a very unexpected way, Warner Animation Group surprised viewers with one...

Less than a month from release, “Anthem’”s open demo calls for careful optimism

The beginning of the month brought with it an open demo for BioWare’s “Anthem,” giving players a first hand impression of the game. The demo itself was small and confined to only one three-part...

Cage the Elephant get personal on new single, “Ready To Let Go”

After two years since the release of their last album, “Unpeeled,” Cage The Elephant are back with their newest single, “Ready To Let Go.” This single leads up to the band’s long-awaited fifth studio LP,...

“Kingdom Hearts 3” unlocks a satisfying end to a venerable series

For over 13 years, fans of the Kingdom Hearts series have waited for a true sequel to “Kingdom Hearts 2,” which released in 2005 on the PS2. During this wait, Square Enix has been...