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REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ serves as Netflix’s new social experiment

REVIEW: 'The Circle' serves as Netflix’s new social experiment

Chinyere Ibeh, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2020

As the new year rolls in, Netflix premieres several different shows and documentaries, including a new reality tv show competition. “The Circle” serves as a mix between “Big Brother” and “Catfish” and gives a unique twist to the reality TV competition genre. Because of this, it can be ...

Emmys Recap: ‘Fleabag,’ ‘SNL,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ win big

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 23, 2019

The 71st Emmys took place Sunday night as the biggest and brightest stars pulled up to the purple carpet to celebrate television and all it has to offer. This year's ceremony saw a mix of awards given out to a great number of shows. The big winners of the night were “Fleabag,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”...

The Reality of Reality TV

The Reality of Reality TV

Ella Lee, Focus Editor

June 3, 2019

Since the airing of “An American Family,” the first-ever reality TV show, different shows have garnered headlines in tabloid papers and magazines nearly year-round in what many describe as a cultural phenomenon. Lately, it’s been hard to avoid the influx of tweets from season 15 of “The Bachelorette,”...

A look back at some of TV’s most notorious finales

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

The series finale of a TV show has typically been viewed as the conclusion of a show that fans have watched since its inception, with a proper send-off of its characters. Shows like the recently finished “Game of Thrones,” amongst others, have transformed many series finales into sources of cynicism...

Fandoms: the good, bad of today’s hyper-engaged audiences

Fandoms: the good, bad of today's hyper-engaged audiences

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

Has “fan” become a dirty word? Once a marker of one’s passion for a film, tv show or franchise; now, an excuse to whine, demand and pester the world’s top creators. The rise of Internet culture has allowed fans unprecedented opportunities to discuss and criticize their favorite content, using...

“Game of Thrones”: 5 must-see episodes

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Kevin Donahue, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019

To watch every episode of Game of Thrones would take 2 days, 15 hours and 30 minutes. That is over 63 hours of one of the most talked-about shows ever. However, many people may be out of the loop come April 14. That is when the first episode of the final season of Game of Thrones will air on HBO. ...

What’s Fresh in Late-Night

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

November 5, 2018

Busy Tonight In a cozy California-style set, actress Busy Philipps takes on an entirely new role as host of her own show on E!, “Busy Tonight.” Philipps attempts to stand apart from her fellow late-night hosts by straying away from topical discussions and instead creating relaxed and infor...

‘Forever’ is inventive, worthwhile watch

'Forever' is inventive, worthwhile watch

Samuel Rahman, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2018

After 13 years of fishing trips and mundane dinners, would you attempt to shake up your life with something new? Could you leave someone you truly love due to the monotony of your life together? Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen answer these questions in the new Amazon Video show “Forever” as married...

What’s Fresh on HBO

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2018

              The Shape of Water One of the most popular films this award season, “The Shape of Water” has finally landed on HBO. Set in Baltimore in the1960s, a top secret research facility is holding in captivity a strange amphibi...

Fall TV Preview

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018

"The Cool Kids," FOX Premiere: Fri. Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. CT "The Cool Kids" is centered on a group of friends in a retirement community that are thrown off their game when a rebellious woman decides to join them. "A Million Little Things," ABC Premiere: Wed. Sept. 26, 9:00 p.m. CT The newest rein...

’13 Reasons’ gets graphic in season two

Katherine Langford stars as Hannah Baker in the widely controversial Netflix original

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2018

Note: This article contains spoilers for Seasons 1 and 2 of “13 Reasons Why,” as well as potentially triggering content. Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” debuted its second season May 18, amongst much fan anticipation. The series, based on Jay Asher’s 2007 novel of the same name, was one of the...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What's Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2018

A Series of Unfortunate Events The highly anticipated second season of the adaptation of the beloved children’s book series was recently released on Netflix. The show, just like the books, follows the tragic lives of the three Baudelaire children after their parents die in a mysterious fire and ...

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