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‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

‘House of Cards’ fifth season provides twist on modern politics

via AVClub by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor Warning: this review contains some spoilers for the fifth season of House of Cards.  At the end of House of Cards fourth season, the Underwoods have nearly consolidated...

 

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

 by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor It seems like everything Quinta Brunson touches is comedy gold. The Buzzfeed star, writer, and producer’s latest project is no exception. ‘Up for Adoption,’ is her mockumentary TV series...

 

Eccentric K-drama ‘Reply 1988’ deserves undivided attention for pop culture, humor

Eccentric K-drama ‘Reply 1988’ deserves undivided attention for pop culture, humor

  by Yanichka Ariunbold, section editor Allow me to describe the four characters every stereotypical K-Drama has:   THE SO-CALLED GIRL NEXT DOOR: Han-Groo from “Marriage Not Dating” 1) There’s the female lead/main...

 

How To Get Away With Murder: return of third season entices, kills

How To Get Away With Murder: return of third season entices, kills

from abc by June Jeong, opinions editor *major spoiler alert*: This is an overview review of the mid-season return of the third season of HTGAWM The highly regarded, award-winning show How To Get Away With Murder came back on...

 

10th annual “50 Men Who Can Cook” served up a big party

10th annual “50 Men Who Can Cook” served up a big party

by June Jeong and Katerina Kountakis, opinions editor & section editor  The annual 50 Men Who Can Cook event is a fundraiser for the CSISD Education Foundation. It involves school leaders and local residents who are selected to make...

 

Gallery: “Guys and Dolls”

Gallery: “Guys and Dolls”

by Maya Girimaji, section editor Based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon, Consol’s choir performed Guys and Dolls for three nights filled with laughter and entertainment. Auditions were held in October and the cast has...

 

The cajon: A unique and fun way to jam

The cajon: A unique and fun way to jam

Meinl Percussion by Emily Caldwell, staff reporter A few weeks ago, my friend brought her ukulele to our study session. Once I managed to get over the annoyance I felt towards both her and her baby guitar, I was intrigued by how quickly she...

 

Netflix original ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ perfect parallel of beloved books

Netflix original ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ perfect parallel of beloved books

from imdb by Haley Mitchell, managing editor “The management regrets to inform you that the shampoo is not tear-free. If anything, it encourages tears.” Over a decade after The End was published to conclude Lemony Snicket’s...

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is one in a million

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is one in a million

by Drew Howerton, section editor This review contains very minor spoilers for Rogue One. Read at your own risk.  Sitting on my living room floor at age six, there was nothing more awe-inspiring than the opening of the original Star...

 

‘The Edge of Seventeen’: a movie we can finally deem realistic

‘The Edge of Seventeen’: a movie we can finally deem realistic

by Emily Caldwell, staff reporter I’ve always found coming-of-age movies enjoyable; usually highly improbable, but enjoyable. You have the classics, like The Breakfast Club and Dead Poets Society, but I also relish the quirky, smaller ones,...