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Thank you for being a friend

Christian Alvarado, Staff writer January 12, 2023

Picture it. Bryan, Texas 2015, and seven-year-old me is mindlessly flipping through cable channels on a Saturday night, hoping for any glimpse of an okay show that could help me pass the time. After not...

Swiftly to the top of the charts

Ace Roueche, Assistant Editor December 1, 2022

This October, after much hype and speculation, Taylor Swift dropped her latest album, Midnights, to mixed reviews across the board. While some praised the album’s striking aesthetic and emotionally powerful...

Long overdue sequel excites fans

Addi Hollinger, Staff writer November 17, 2022

Amazing visuals, a new planet, refreshing views on life and energy. All of these and more can be found in the movie Avatar which has stolen the hearts of many viewers, including mine.  The movie follows...

Cinematic recommendations

Julia Jones, Staff writer November 3, 2022

  Looking for something new to watch next time you go to the movie theater? Curious about some upcoming films? Here’s a list to check out; maybe you’ll find a new favorite. Black Panther:...

From book to big screen

Callie Bollinger, Assistant editor October 28, 2022

SPOILERS AHEAD!! The film Where The Crawdads Sing is based on the book of the same name by Delia Owens, which made its debut in theaters this past July. After only a couple of months in theaters, it became...

To my own beat

Reily Dominy, Assistant editor October 11, 2022

Over the past few months, I have traveled across Texas to see several concerts. It is a rather expensive hobby, but it’s been totally worth every penny. I wish I could go back in time and re-experience...

Heartthrob heartache avoided with Harry Styles appearance on teen-scene

Sloan McKeehan, Staff writer September 19, 2022
Everyone in their early teens has a heartthrob, whether It was Justin Bieber or one of the Jonas brothers, I was always fan-girling over the next popular teen boy singer. I was always dreaming of Justin Bieber appearing on my doorstep and confessing his undying love for me. Then once I respond with “YES, YES, TAKE ME INTO YOUR ARMS AND NEVER LET ME GO,” he would proceed to do his choreographed song and dance while throwing rose petals at me. 

Classic childhood cinematic film capitalizes on creativity

Maci Brown, Staff writer September 16, 2022
I wholeheartedly believe that Coraline is the best animated film. It's simply perfect. 

An Apple a day

Christian Alvarado, Staff writer September 15, 2022
Over a year ago I discovered Fiona Apple. At first, I was apprehensive when I listened to “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” since it was so chaotic and I had never been exposed to it before. Nevertheless, I continued to go through her discography. The more I listened to her, the more I understood the raw and vulnerable emotions she shared, which has been consistent in all five of her albums over the last two decades.

Love triangle for the ages

Samantha Lamb, Staff writer September 9, 2022
The creeper in the basement and a viscount fall in love with a girl belonging to one of the least socially acceptable professions in all of France, causing three hangings, two shattered chandeliers, and one burnt down opera house. I love The Phantom of the Opera, and I have enjoyed listening to the soundtrack for as long as I can remember. I have seen it both as a play and as a movie. I love both, though each for different reasons.

Five film franchise pokes fun at horror tropes, fascinates fans

Ace Roueche April 22, 2022

Major spoiler warning for all the Scream films.Some films, especially horror films, are reflective of the time period in which they were made. While this can sometimes be helpful in exploring deeper themes,...

Twists, turns, tantalizing topics: Literary mysteries leave audiences guessing

Lillian Smith April 21, 2022

Mystery books are one of the most gripping genres out there, whether it be the suspense when a detective faces off with a criminal or the adrenaline rush when a victim is put into a harrowing situation....

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