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Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Bolder sound revives Drake’s appeal

Hannah Kimmett, writer
March 20, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Drake’s new album is such fire! Not only did he cop Beyoncé's method of dropping albums with zero press, he also dropped it at midnight on February 13, 2015, making to near impossible to know that the drop even happened. If you’re reading this you’re too late is by far Drake's best al...

Scar Sighted: A Leviathan Effort

Scar Sighted: A Leviathan Effort

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
March 11, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Stream the full album below via Spotify. It's no coincidence that black metal has a longstanding association with one-man acts, duos, and studio-only artists. Much of the thematic ideology that has permeated the genre since day one causes it, as a style, to be associated with darkness, isolation and the ...

Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Sarpanitum’s Blessed Be My Brothers: Blessed be the songwriting

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

(Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the album as a YouTube playlist. Drawing thematic inspiration from a period in history or a particular culture’s mythology can turn into a double-edged sword for a band. Effectively and uniquely utilizing the imagery and sounds associated with a p...

Napalm Death’s Apex Predator – Easy Meat: The Years Do Not Condemn

Napalm Death’s Apex Predator – Easy Meat: The Years Do Not Condemn

Max Jonas Knaver, Writer
February 18, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

      Due to what is suspected to be an issue regarding copyright infringement and Napalm Death's label, Century Media Records, this album can only be streamed from Spotify at time of writing. It's rare that an artist becomes as inherently connected to and synonymous with the...

“The Walking Dead” Season 5, Episode 9 Is “Gore-ious”

“The Walking Dead” Season 5, Episode 9 Is “Gore-ious”

Tyler Jungbauer, Reporter
February 13, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Will they make it to Washington, D.C., or will they succumb to the jaws of the undead? This is the question continuously asked during the continuation of The Walking Dead, season 5, episode 9—the newest adjunct to a show that has lasted five years and surely will at least another two or thr...

Ingested- The Architect of Extinction Album Review

Ingested- The Architect of Extinction Album Review

Max Jonas Knaver, writer
February 11, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews

Scroll to the bottom of the article to stream the full album via YouTube For a lot of people, Ingested represents a tragedy. With their first album hailed even today as an excellent work of pure brutal death metal, it shouldn't have come as a surprise that the band's subsequent shift in style, though sm...

Teen heartbreak is laugh-out-loud funny

Teen heartbreak is laugh-out-loud funny

Max Jonas-Knaver and Devon Arabia
February 7, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

The Staggering Heartbreak of Jasmine Meriwether, by Don Zolidas, is a dramatic story about the first time 17-year-old Jasmine Merriwether falls in love. Jasmine (Agnes Navaratne,11) is a crazy, hormonal teenage girl whose most vulnerable inner thoughts are expressed as asides with the audience. Na...

Stephen King’s new novel raises the bar again

Stephen King’s new novel raises the bar again

Tyler Jungbauer, Reporter
February 4, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

"In one way, at least, our lives really are like movies." The opening line of Stephen King’s newest novel released this November, Revival, hardly captivates the terror and stun that lay within the 400 pages that complete a story that should never end. Whenever you hear the name Stephen King...

Game Review: Unturned

Game Review: Unturned

Chase Howard, Reporter
October 30, 2014
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews, Uncategorized, Video

Unturned is a new survival/horror video game released by Smartly Dressed Games on July 7, 2014 and was created using the Unity engine. The game was designed by a seventeen-year old by the name of Nelson Sexton. It's a free-to-play game on Steam that hasn't been fully released, however it is still technically...

Review: If I Stay

Review: If I Stay

Sita Ahlen, Reporter
October 13, 2014
Filed under Reviews, Uncategorized

If I Stay's storyline surrounds the life of 17-year-old Mia Hall, played by Chloë Grace Moretz, whose life revolves around her boyfriend (played by Jamie Blackley) and her cello. After her family is killed in an car accident and she is put into a coma, Mia begins to review her current life, dec...

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