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Disney+ is available on most mobile devices, allowing you to bring movies & TV of your choice almost anywhere.

Disney+ fails to understand the time management of the average viewer

Sumit Shah, Graphics/Photo Editor September 20, 2023

We all know that the only and best way to end a show is to make the flashiest fight scene you’ve ever seen. Usually lacking consistency with the rest of the in-universe lore, this scene ends with the...

Ethan Traugott answers some food questions while  hanging out in the Commons

Ethan Traugott eats up food questions

Anthony Addante, Copy Editor May 15, 2023

Ethan Traugott is a Freshman and participates in cross country and track. He had a very successful cross country season this past fall and looks forward to building on that success in track. Here, he shares...

The 1975 preformed in Milwaukee on Dec. 10, 2022 on their world tour.

The 1975 at their ‘rawest raw’: Concert review

Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor January 13, 2023

On Dec. 10 at 5:30 a.m., I got up from my bed, put my makeup on, curled my hair and hopped in my car to make the journey to The Rave in Milwaukee. I don’t often get up early on weekends, but this day...

worm food  Skinners fifth album, features beebadoobee, Chloe Moriondo and Vic Fuentes.

Cavetown returns with ‘worm food’

Allison Scherquist, Entertainment Editor November 26, 2022

“I wish I didn’t matter to anyone” are the opening lines on indie-pop singer Cavetown’s newest album “worm food”. The British singer/producer whose birth name is Robin Skinner released his...

SMITHEREENS by Joji falls short in terms of songwriting, cohesiveness and consistency.

Joji leaves a lot to be desired with ‘SMITHEREENS’

Hugo Pletcher, Opinions Editor November 25, 2022

Joji released his third studio album, “SMITHEREENS," on Nov. 4, 2022 – a mixed bag of an album that feels underdeveloped, rushed and messy, but still manages to encapsulate the sound that brought upon...

Men known as wife guys are people who base their image around their wives.

Hopelessly un-devoted: The fall of the ‘wife guy’

Megan Fox, Opinions Editor October 7, 2022

The internet is always a strange albeit confusing place to be, there has been one moment of clarity in these past few weeks; wife guys, men who base their personality around their wives, are on their way...

The trains at the diner deliver food to guests, part of the reason people keep coming back.

An ode to the All Aboard Diner

Megan Fox, Opinions Editor September 13, 2022

“Choo Choo” The sound of my childhood. The sound of countless birthdays, holidays and nights out. The sound of many an evening of chicken tenders and fries being delivered on a mini train. The...

Youll know its a Jason Derulo song but not by the melody or the beat.

Jason Derulo will never forget his name

Faith Nelson and Casey Muzykansky June 20, 2022

You’ve heard him on the radio, you’ve heard him at a party and you’ve definitely heard him at a school dance. When his song comes on, you’ll instantly know it’s his because Singer Jason Derulo...

The genius aspects of the “jeen yuhs” documentary

The genius aspects of the “jeen yuhs” documentary

April 4, 2022

On February 23rd, Netflix released part one of the “Jeen-Yuhs” documentary centered around artist Kanye West. West is a polarizing figure due to his antics and demeanor of recent years, but this documentary...

Your guide to spending spring break from home

Ema Paskevicius, Copy Editor March 28, 2022

The sun has been stowed away for months and students long for a hot, summer day at the beach. But what about those, including myself, who won’t be leaving town? Here are some not-so-thought-about ways...

When youre a sibling of a sick kid sometimes it feels like youll never be anything else.

When you’re a sibling of a sick kid

Sally Lichner, Entertainment Editor March 25, 2022

The children behind the hospital visits and the doctor appointments. The children who sit in the waiting room alone with a coloring book in hand. The children who hold their mom’s arm as they pace down...

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