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The popularity of the Stan Lee cameo proved everything the Marvel Universe stands for

The popularity of the Stan Lee cameo proved everything the Marvel Universe stands for

November 13, 2018


Filed under Books, Entertainment, Movies

Everything that Stan Lee did was super-sized. Where other writers created worlds, he created a universe populated by heroes blessed, or cursed, with special powers. Their conflicts, internal and external, played out across skylines and time warps, rearranged cities, destroyed planets. Their success ...

Did you vote?

Did you vote?

November 8, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

All of us went around campus and ask students and facility if they voted. We also asked if they think it is important to vote.

Digital Cinema students are slowing things down

Digital Cinema students are slowing things down

Austin Graves, Co-Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Activities, Campus, Entertainment

The past couple of weeks the sophomore Digital Cinema students, Austin Graves and Justin Jones, have been learning and practicing to shoot slow motion video. They looked at camera settings and also how to light the subject they are shooting for their camera and lighting class. In this video they tried...

What ‘A Star is Born’ says about love, addiction and the insidious power of music

What ‘A Star is Born’ says about love, addiction and the insidious power of music

October 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies, Music

Twelve days after opening in the U.S., director Bradley Cooper’s remake of “A Star is Born” already has grossed $100 million. The people, collectively, have spoken, and they love it. (I liked it.) They’re crying on the way into the theaters. The soundtrack debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 alb...

Taylor Swift talked about the importance of voting, and registration spiked

Taylor Swift talked about the importance of voting, and registration spiked

October 9, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

It’s been only two days since her impassioned Instagram post encouraged fans to become politically active, but Taylor Swift is already rocking the vote. And rankling President Trump in the process. New voter registrations spiked after the pop star waded into political waters on Sunday, Vote.org dire...

Comedian Nate Jackson makes appearance at Northeast

Justin Larson, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment

Nate Jackson, comedian and cast member on MTV’s hit show Wild N’ Out, performed in the Lifelong Learning Center on Wednesday, Sept. 26 as part of a Wacky Wednesday event. The renowned comedian began his show at 7 p.m. and ran a little past the expected stopping time, ending around 9:15. Admission...

Where can you find the best ice cream in town?

Where can you find the best ice cream in town?

Regan Dorcey, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Opinion, Opinions

In Norfolk, there are many places to get ice cream. Some ice cream is good, some are bad, some are fake, while other ones are cheap. But where is the best place? Here is an analyst of all the places to get ice cream in Norfolk. The rankings were based on the price, quality (out of 5 stars) and speed of s...

‘Family Guy’ episode to feature President Trump victimizing Meg

‘Family Guy’ episode to feature President Trump victimizing Meg

October 2, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Television

An upcoming episode of “Family Guy” features President Trump engaging in what sounds like a vile encounter with Meg, the sitcom’s writers revealed. The two-part episode centers on Peter Griffin getting a new job as a newscaster, which leads to him being hired as Trump’s press secretary after ...

Rihanna, pop star and fashion icon, now has an even fancier title

Rihanna, pop star and fashion icon, now has an even fancier title

September 25, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music

Rihanna — aka Robyn Fenty — has a fancy new title courtesy of her home island of Barbados: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Announced Thursday, the new distinction means she now has official power to promote education, tourism and investment in the 21-mile-long country. Rihanna has ...

HBO ties Netflix for most Emmy wins, 23, on the strength of ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO ties Netflix for most Emmy wins, 23, on the strength of ‘Game of Thrones’

September 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, On Netflix, Television

LOS ANGELES — It was a nail-biter until the last award was won. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and Amazon Prime Video’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” captured the top honors in drama and comedy at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards, while a tie between HBO and Netflix for most wins demonstrated ju...

Remembering Mac Miller, a young rapper who never stopped growing up

Remembering Mac Miller, a young rapper who never stopped growing up

September 11, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Top Stories

Mac Miller was undeniably a child of the internet. As a teenager in the early 2000s, he went online to study the hip-hop stars working hundreds or thousands of miles from his home in Pittsburgh. Later, after he started rapping himself, he used YouTube and social media to build a following with little in...

Stolen red slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ recovered 13 years after being swiped

Stolen red slippers from ‘The Wizard of Oz’ recovered 13 years after being swiped

September 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Movies

It’s a dream come true. FBI officials have found a stolen pair of red slippers worn by Judy Garland in “The Wizard of Oz” 13 years after they were swiped from a museum commemorating the actress. The recovery was announced Tuesday by the FBI, though details about how they managed to track down ...

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