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Latest season of ‘The Good Place’ needs improvement

Latest season of ‘The Good Place’ needs improvement

September 4, 2019

Netflix released season three of “The Good Place” on Aug. 27. This was good timing as summer ends and viewers feel they need another show to binge as the cold months start to approach. However, this season felt more like a waste of a binge day. The series continues to follow the original four main...

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ underwhelms despite success

Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ underwhelms despite success

September 4, 2019

OK, let’s talk about the elephant in the room: Taylor Swift and her new album “Lover.” Overall, I was unimpressed. I listened to the album multiple times and I was bored. Her album lacks originality and complexity. Not one song stuck out to me; most of the tracks sounded very similar. Her new...

‘Endgame’ set to become best movie in the MCU

‘Endgame’ set to become best movie in the MCU

May 1, 2019

Just like my column on this same subject, this article contains absolutely no spoilers for “Avengers: Endgame.” Over the weekend, the final Avengers movie “Avengers: Endgame” premiered to an overwhelmingly positive response from both audiences and critics alike. In just a couple days, “Endgame”...

Allan Collins says ‘Goodbye Gannon University’

Allan Collins says ‘Goodbye Gannon University’

May 1, 2019

Allan Collins is a senior psychology major at Gannon University who has done a lot more than just attended class. But who exactly is he? And what does he think about his final moments at Gannon? Well to start, I know that he doesn’t just like psychology; he also loves mathematics and statistics. He...

Latest Schuster Theatre production makes a big splash

Latest Schuster Theatre production makes a big splash

May 1, 2019

Schuster Theatre’s “Big Fish” is a whimsical story for the whole family. The play, which opened last week, takes place in the state of Alabama. Originally a novel by Daniel Wallace and later a film directed by Tim Burton, “Big Fish” hit stages for the first time in 2013. The story revolves...

Next year’s Schuster season set to be full of show stoppers

May 1, 2019

“Big Fish,” the final musical of Schuster Theatre’s 2018-2019 season, debuted Thursday and will continue delighting audiences through Saturday night. While “Big Fish” is only halfway through its production run, planning is already in the works for the 2019-2020 season. Five shows, including...

‘Santa Clarita Diet’ deserves to reach broader audience

‘Santa Clarita Diet’ deserves to reach broader audience

April 10, 2019

Since the 1950s, zombies have been everywhere in popular culture: movies, television shows, music, etc. Zombies even played a role in Michael Jackson’s iconic music video “Thriller.” On Feb. 3, 2017, Netflix released the American horror-comedy web television series, “Santa Clarita Diet.” The...

Final show of Schuster Theatre season set to go swimmingly

Final show of Schuster Theatre season set to go swimmingly

April 10, 2019

To close out the 2018-19 season, Gannon University’s Schuster Theatre will be running an imaginative, whimsical musical right in time for finals week. “Big Fish” is based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the film by the notably macabre director Tim Burton. Gannon’s version, however, promises...

‘Shazam!’ breaks mold on what a DC movie can be

‘Shazam!’ breaks mold on what a DC movie can be

April 10, 2019

Friday saw the release of the latest and greatest movie to come from a DC Comics property since “The Dark Knight.” “Shazam!” tells the story of Billy Batson (Asher Angel), a foster child who finds a new family in Philadelphia. Here he meets Freddy (Jack Dylan Grazer), a fellow foster child...

Collins: Favorite records from my time at Gannon

Collins: Favorite records from my time at Gannon

April 10, 2019

Since there are only two more issues of the newspaper and since I will sadly be graduating in May, I wanted to do something special for this week and for the last issue. This week, as you can see by the title, I wanted to look back at my favorite records that were released during my time at Gannon University. I...

Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ deeply disappoints, depresses all

Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ deeply disappoints, depresses all

April 3, 2019

So, I went and saw that new remake of “Dumbo.” There is no easy way to segue into this, but I have really mixed feelings about this movie. Everyone remembers “Dumbo” from their childhoods. Whether you have fond memories of the ending when he flies, or were traumatized when they took his mother...

Billie Eilish proves mainstream music can be unique

Billie Eilish proves mainstream music can be unique

April 3, 2019

It should be no surprise to anyone that I listen to a lot of music and a lot of different genres of music. One of my biggest questions and biggest argument toward my reviews is why do you have to be so against the “mainstream”? I would argue any person who reviews music or listens to a lot of music...

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