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Prior to its cancellation, Scream Queens received mixed reviews. Fans appreciated the campy take on horror, while critics saw it as too messy and ridiculous. To this day, the show has retained a cult following.

Why ‘Scream Queens’ deserved better

Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2023

‘Scream Queens’ aired on Fox Network from Sep. 2015 to Dec. 2016. Following a sorority tormented by a serial killer, the show masterfully blended comedy, horror and satire and was, in my opinion, one...

As my favorite branch of the Marvel franchise, I was extremely excited for the release of Loki season two. This season brought back favorite characters of mine and continued to keep me enthralled with every episode.

Loki season two creates glorious chaos in the multiverse

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor November 14, 2023

On Oct. 5, fans all across the multiverse waited anxiously for the second season of “Loki” to release. After watching season one over ten times, saying I was ecstatic was an understatement; my expectations...

1989 (Taylorss Version) was released on October 27th, 2023. Within its opening week, it sold over 1 million copies.

Her name is Taylor Swift and she just re-released 1989!

Kingston Lareau, Staff Reporter November 7, 2023

In 2005, 15 year old Taylor Swift signed a 13-year contract with Big Machine Records. In this time she recorded six albums, earning her stardom and global renown. When Big Machine was bought by Scooter...

Scare Zone: Vamp ‘69 depicts two scare actors, one dressed as a vampire and the other dressed as a civilian being attacked by the vampire. Passersby are welcomed to witness this gory downfall when vampires over-run the 1969 music festival.

Big frights with Halloween Horror Nights

Nyla Black and Kingston Lareau October 20, 2023

Universal Studios hosted its 32nd year of Halloween Horror Nights (HHN) and, to no surprise, it was a big hit. This year’s event was led by one character: Dr. Oddfellow. Highlights of this immortal sorcerer...

One of the main contributors to the shows autumnal association is the New England setting. The fictional town of Stars Hollow is located in Connecticut, and viewers are given the delight of seeing brightly colored fall leaves in many scenes, as well as the opening credits.

“Gilmore Girls” and seasonal rewatching

Amelia Galliford, Section Editor October 20, 2023

It is finally fall, the season of changing leaves, hot cocoa and sweaters – not to mention an occasional background soundtrack of “lalala’s” and frequent stops at a local diner. That’s right,...

The concert was held at West Palm Beachs iThink Financial Amphitheatre. The sold out show offered both lawn seating and seating within the amphitheater.

The sad girl hits the stage

Annaliese Long, Editor-in-Chief October 17, 2023

Lana Del Rey has been one of my favorite musical artists for a long time. For many years of my life, her music has provided a soundtrack to countless emotions and experiences I have gone through. Amidst...

Chaos Horrific calls back to album art from the early 90s using the same artist that created the album cover for Butchered at Birth.

Death metal lives on: Cannibal Corpse releases a new album

Madalyn Propst, Multimedia Editor September 26, 2023

Cannibal Corpse has been releasing banger after banger since 1988, and is continuing to do so thirty-five years later. The newest album “Chaos Horrific” dropped Sep. 22, and has the closest sound to...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding premiered on Sept. 8, earning $23.9 million worldwide in its second weekend

My big fat Greek review

Nairie De Gregory, Sports and News Editor September 26, 2023

On Sept. 8, a 2000s favorite franchise released their third and final movie. “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” premiered earning $23.9 million worldwide in its second weekend. The movie follows the Portokalos...

Rodrigos sophomore album Guts was released Sep. 8, 2023. The release was a massive success and the record topped charts in twelve countries.

Do you have the “Guts” to listen to Olivia Rodrigo’s new album?

Leila Amirkhosravi September 24, 2023

It is no secret that Olivia Rodrigo has become one of the most significant pop stars in the current music scene, as well as a core artist for many teenagers. Dealing with heartbreak, regret and insecurities,...

The IMDb Domestic Box Office For Summer 2023 ranks “Barbie” as the number one movie of the summer, with “Sound of Freedom” as sixth, “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny” as seventh, and “Haunted Mansion” as seventeenth.

Summer movie roundup: were they hot?

Sammie Jo Clark, Section Editor September 6, 2023

Throughout a summer deemed the hottest on record, people needed a way to beat the heat. Many escaped to their local movie theaters to watch new releases. Many films topped the charts upon their release,...

 A picture depicting Jeremiah (left), Belly (middle) and Conrad (right), was posted on the American Eagle Instagram to announce new merchandise featuring each team from “The Summer I Turned Pretty”.

“Team Conrad” or “Team Jeremiah”, no “Team Anti-Belly”

Nyla Black, Staff Reporter September 5, 2023

This summer Amazon Prime released season 2 of the hit show “The Summer I Turned Pretty”. Based on a book trilogy by Jenny Han, the show follows teenager Belly Conklin (Lola Tung) as she goes into her...

 The original Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs came out in 1937, turning Disney into a film-industry dynasty that has been around for nearly a century. Rumors of a live-action remake starring Rachel Zegler emerged in 2021, but in recent months news of the project has been heating up.

‘Snow White’ lets Disney magic snow-die

Madalyn Propst, Multi-Media Editor August 29, 2023

It is no secret that the string of live-action remakes of classic Disney films have been controversial; controversy which was largely unjust. Halle Berry was stunning in The Little Mermaid, the live-action...

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