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Will Smith smacks Chris Rock across the face after Rock made a distasteful joke in regard to Jada Smith’s alopecia.

Black tie event features slap by ‘Man’ in Black

Charlize Harding, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

The Academy Awards occurred on Sunday, and were hosted by Regina Hall, Wanda Sykes and Amy Schumer. The famous award ceremony occurred in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The ceremony began around 8 p.m....

Stevie Nicks continues to perform and make a name for herself at age 73.

Powerful women of yesterday, today and tomorrow

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor March 23, 2022

With Women’s History Month quickly coming to a close, it would be hard to celebrate the history of our great country without talking about the women who got us here, especially the women who continue...

Mother-daughter duo display feminine strength upon facing life long danger.

Netflix premiere series receives mixed reviews

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor March 23, 2022

The Netflix series “Pieces of Her” has come and gone from the U.S. Top 10 list since its release March 4.  This is surprising, though, as the best-selling 2018 novel by Karin Slaughter provides...

Pattinson’s Batman awards success to DC superheroes with newest movie.

Pattinson trades his fangs for a cape in new DC film

Charlize Harding, Staff Writer March 23, 2022

“The Batman,” starring Robert Pattinson as Batman and Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, hit theaters March 4 and became an immediate hit.  Even with a runtime of 2 hours and 56 minutes, this movie will...

Everett De Morier speaks to small group of students at afternoon workshop.

Everett De Morier speaks at Gannon Tuesday

Lia Eberlein, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

Author Everett De Morier visited Gannon University’s campus Tuesday, joining English professor Douglas King’s Literature and Film class and leading a writing workshop, both in the Palumbo Academic...

Leighton Meester does not disappoint in Netflix original

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor March 16, 2022

Leighton Meester was my favorite character in the hit teen drama “Gossip Girl” when she played Manhattan elite Blaire Waldorf,  and she was the main reason I rewatched the show three times. Well,...

Afro dancers perform underneath LED lighting for cultural night-club feel.

All encompassing Multicultural Dance Show celebrates Erie

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor March 16, 2022

The Schuster Theatre hosted a vast variety of cultural dances underneath its roof Friday evening. As a sold-out event, the Multicultural Dance Show was quite anticipated, and the performers did...

Red carpet looks stun audience leading into a night of cinematic honors.

Critics Choice Awards stacks awards in limited lanes

Charlize Harding, Staff Writer March 16, 2022

The 27th Critics Choice Awards show took place Sunday evening at the Fairmont Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles and “The Power of the Dog” came away as one of the night’s big winners. Jane Campion,...

Season 2 of ‘Euphoria” reveals the ugly consequences about addiction, sex and teen drama in a realistic light, but leaves many plotlines unanswered.

‘Euphoria’ captures attention of the world

Lia Eberlein, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

Throughout a wild ride of eight episodes, the HBO Original series “Euphoria” has taken the internet by storm. The show, which wrapped up its second season Feb. 27, was recently renewed for a third...

Dance show set to showcase many diverse cultures that unify together for one event to communicate by mode of dance according to heritage and its customs.

Multicultural dance symposium comes to the Schuster

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor March 9, 2022

An exciting culturally diverse event from the CHESS Speaker Series is coming to the Schuster Theatre Friday. Multicultural Dance Night will held as a part of the Schuster Theatre’s Mini-Fringe Festival...

Cover of the famous novel provides readers with a preview of the adventures in the book and the letters it contains.

Author of Erie-based novel set to speak at Gannon

Ali Smith, Arts & Leisure Editor March 9, 2022

A novel set in Erie is projected to become a major motion picture soon, and better yet, the author of this novel is coming to visit Gannon University. Everett De Morier, author of “Thirty-three Cecils,”...

Concert atmospheres have proved to be less rowdy than they were before the emergence of the COVID-19 virus.

Stage AE holds back-to-back COVID-safe shows

Charlize Harding, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, most everyone has been affected. This particularly includes members of the music industry. For many artists, touring is an important aspect of...

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