Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Kevin Hart Netflix special is full of heart and some hypocrisy


Jacob Waring—Opinions & Features Editor Kevin Hart: Irresponsible is classic Kevin Hart. Everyone makes jokes about his height, but he is a comedic giant; that is self-evident in his newest Netflix special. His comedic voice is not for everyone, but I do feel as if everyone could walk away with at least a grudging chuckle. A lot of his material,

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New Marvin Gaye tracks draw a parallel between yesterday and today


August Pelliccio—Photo Editor Not often does such an iconic artist have an entire posthumous album published, but Marvin Gaye’s “You’re the Man” sounds as appropriate today as ever. Though the tracks on the album were recorded in the early 1970s, all but two have been unreleased until now. The album is eclectic in message, varying from love songs to political

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Sold out Segura show in Lyman attracts diverse audience


Hunter O. Lyle—Sports Editor & Max Vadakin—Contributor For the third time at the John Lyman Center, comedian Tom Segura captivated the audience, leaving them hysterically laughing throughout the entire show. For his “Take It Down Tour,” during which Segura also performed in San Francisco, California, Houston, Texas, and Washington D.C., the comedian’s team contacted the Lyman Center to see about

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New Haven Symphony Orchestra to host concert in Lyman


J’Mari Hughes—Reporter The New Haven Symphony Orchestra will be hosting a concert entitled “To Thee We Sing” in the Lyman auditorium on Thursday, April 4. The event, which begins at 7:30 p.m., marks the 80th anniversary of Marian Anderson’s performance at the Lincoln Memorial and as sophomore Jessica Maier said, will celebrate the perseverance of the human spirit and ability

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VPAS brings forward dialogue about romanticized stalking


Essence Boyd—Copy Editor Stranger Things. Pretty in Pink. The Notebook. What do all these classics have in common? They all portray stalking as a harmless and intense expression of love. According to Violence Prevention Victim Advocacy and Support, it is anything but. On March 27, VPAS hosted a screening of “Stalking in Love,” which was followed by a round table

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