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‘Ford v. Ferrari’ races to the Academy Awards

‘Ford v. Ferrari’ races to the Academy Awards

February 5, 2020

With the Academy Awards right around the corner, I always like to take some time beforehand and catch up on some of the Best Picture nominees that I missed and wanted to see. Luckily for me, “Ford v. Ferrari” was still in the theaters when I was looking for something to watch, which saved me from...

Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’ gets third season with fourth on the way

Netflix’s ‘Sabrina’ gets third season with fourth on the way

February 5, 2020

When you think of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” perhaps light-hearted nostalgic memories of the 1996 comedy come to mind, or just about any other version of “Sabrina” be it comic books, live-action or animated movies and TV shows. Nothing in my mind would have conjured a version as dark as the...

Styles walks the ‘Fine Line’ to success with new album

Styles walks the ‘Fine Line’ to success with new album

January 29, 2020

Harry Styles, the former One Direction member and eclectic pop star, released his second solo album last month. The album, titled “Fine Line,” is chock-full of emotional ups and downs, as well as a variety of songs that will make you wonder if you’re listening to the same album three songs in...

The ‘Bad Boys’ are back and better than ever

The ‘Bad Boys’ are back and better than ever

January 29, 2020

Growing up, my cousin always told me this story of him and my dad going to see “Bad Boys II” in the theater. I was just a toddler at the time, so I don’t remember any of this, but apparently, the two of them left to get away from everybody and my dad suggested the movie, despite the fact that...

‘The Mandalorian’ brings new hope to ‘Star Wars’ fans

‘The Mandalorian’ brings new hope to ‘Star Wars’ fans

January 29, 2020

Disney is officially abandoning the trilogy format for Star Wars Universe media and this can first be experienced through the new live-action series on Disney Plus titled “The Mandalorian.” Let’s just say this is my new hope for the Star Wars franchise. This must be as equally liberating for...

Schuster to celebrate prominent Hispanic women

Schuster to celebrate prominent Hispanic women

January 29, 2020

As the second installment of Erie Fringe Fest, Schuster Theatre and the foreign language department will present “Tres Vidas,” a one-woman show celebrating and paying tribute to three prominent Hispanic women: Frida Kahlo, Rufina Amaya and Alfonsina Storni. This one-night performance will take the...

Pulitzer Prize-winning author slated to speak

Pulitzer Prize-winning author slated to speak

January 29, 2020

As part of its “#MakeChange: Stand up, Speak out” speaker series, Gannon University’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (CHESS) will welcome award-winning writer, journalist and social entrepreneur Maria Karagianis to campus from Monday through Thursday of next week. Karagianis...

Mac Miller’s ‘Circles’ earns rapper posthumous praise

Mac Miller’s ‘Circles’ earns rapper posthumous praise

January 22, 2020

The sub-headline of this article comes from the sixth song on Mac Miller’s newest album “Circles.” A line like “everybody’s gonna die” and the corresponding song “Everybody” hurts. Even though I don’t think that it was intentional to hurt us, it illuminates the tragic death of the...

Alumni cabaret to spotlight familiar Gannon faces

Alumni cabaret to spotlight familiar Gannon faces

January 22, 2020

Schuster Theatre will be hosting an alumni cabaret Saturday evening to cap the second week of classes. The event will be held at the Avalon Hotel’s Bolero Restaurant, located at 16 W. 10th St. Patrons can order food and drink while they enjoy performances by alumni and current students. Three performers...

‘1917’ captivates audiences, earns Oscar nod

‘1917’ captivates audiences, earns Oscar nod

January 22, 2020

Over the long Christmas break, I spent most of my time doing what I do best, watching movies. In the month we were away from school, I saw a good amount of movies that I had been dying to see since I first saw their trailers, but none hit as close to home as Sam Mendes’ latest masterpiece “1917.” “1917”...

Toss a coin to ‘The Witcher,’ now a Netflix Original

Toss a coin to ‘The Witcher,’ now a Netflix Original

January 22, 2020

On Dec. 20, 2019 Netflix released an enthralling fantasy-adventure-drama series entitled “The Witcher.” This eight-episode season is based on a series of novels and a collection of short stories of the same name by Andrzej Sapkowski. These novels have previously inspired numerous video games, so...

Disney releases heartwarming new Christmas movie

December 4, 2019

Over the years, Disney has released a number of Christmas movies. One of the most iconic Disney Christmas movies to be released was “The Santa Clause” film series. The films follow Scott Calvin, portrayed by Tim Allen, a successful toy salesman whose life turns upside down when he magically becomes...

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