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IT Chapter 2 is thrilling but flawed

Story by CaRon Lofton, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

IT Chapter 2 follows the main characters from the first movie as adults. After Pennywise awakes from his 27-year hibernation everyone comes back to Derry to stop him once and for all. The castings for the adult versions of every...

‘The Hate U Give’ spreads important social messages

Story by Anaya Truss-Williams, Online Managing Editor

February 5, 2019

The Hate U Give begins with Starr Carter (Amandla Stenberg) sitting at her kitchen table with her family. Starr’s dad, Maverick (Russell Hornsby) informs her how to behave if/when pulled over by a police officer - whether she is i...

The Novice Niche: J. Cole’s Surprise Single

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

January 26, 2019

A few nights ago, I was among the millions glued to their phone. Constant switching between social media and gaming apps began to bore me until I saw a link to J. Cole’s new single on Twitter. The fuzzy dark grey cover sparked...

Bohemian Rhapsody: song of the ages, movie for today

Story by Bonnie Zhang, Layout Editor

January 16, 2019

There are few bands with a discography as iconic as Queen. Even if you are unfamiliar with the name, you are likely to know their songs: “We Will Rock You,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and the inspiration of the new...

Helpful Holiday Tips: Top 5 Festive Activities in Charlotte

Story by Ashleigh Fields, Online Editor-In-Chief

December 23, 2018

There are so many fun things to do in the Charlotte and surrounding area during the month of December. Below are the top five places in Charlotte to go for the holiday spirit. 1. Ice Skating Slide over to the Nascar Hall...

Groundbreaking year for representation in Hollywood

Story by Bonnie Zhang, Layout Editor

November 27, 2018

Since the beginning of the year, the world has flourished with films and movies. In just the past six or so months, we’ve been blessed with billion-dollar blockbusters like Black Panther, intense thrillers such as A Quiet Pl...