Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Kline’s experience on the runway and at school


Troya Coote – Contributor Briauna Kline said when she is not walking on the runway, she is finding local photographers to build her portfolio. Every photoshoot she said she learns something different. She is a New York model, a psychology major and president of F.A.C.E Models, an organization that helps people further their modeling careers. Kline is studying psychology because she

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Anderson Cooper to be postponed due to COVID-19


Amanda Cavoto – Arts & Entertainment Editor The COVID-19 virus is on top of all the headlines and the reason journalist Anderson Cooper’s sold out appearance at the Lyman Center has been put on hold. Associate professor of political science Jonathan Wharton said he was supposed to moderate a conversation with Anderson Cooper at the event, but was told by Director

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Art department struggles with online conversion


Jessica Guerrucci – Managing Editor  Amanda Cavoto – Arts & Entertainment Editor  When it comes to the arts – whether it be painting, sculpting or playing an instrument – Studio Art Professor of Drawing and Painting Professor Thuan Vu said it requires a more engaged approach. “What you are teaching is very hands-on,” said Vu. “You are making a physical product and the

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‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ exposes flaws in the system


Essence Boyd – Contributor In the course of six episodes, Netflix highlights the abuse and systemic failures that led to the death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez of Palmdale, Calif. “The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” was released to the public on Feb. 26 and since then it has been all the craze nailing the spot of the No. 2 most watched

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Taylor Tomlinson’s comedy special targets millennial humor


Jacob Waring – News Editor “Taylor Tomlinson: Quarter-Life Crisis” is peak millennial humor. It is great to see Tomlinson get her own Netflix comedy special as it showcased her growth as a comedian since Season nine of NBC’s Last Comic Standing back in 2015. She really captured the humor found in the struggles in the life of people surviving their

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Gary Robinson Jr.: taking college by storm with various talents


Tamonda Griffiths – Editor-in-Chief With the last showings of the play “Red Velvet” closely on the horizon, the Southern community has been abuzz about the show, more specifically, one of the lead actors, Gary Robinson Jr., a freshman who stars as young Ira Aldridge. “In the play [Robinson playing Aldridge] says, ‘Talent is an unknown quantity,’” said Director of Red

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