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Emmys laud the best of 2016 TV

By: Zenab Saeed ~Staff Writer~ ABC and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences presented the 68th annual Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Los Angeles to honor achievements in television. The award ceremony, hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, brought not only talent but also humor and political awareness to the stage. HBO … Continue reading

Rob and Chyna are ‘keeping up’ the drama

By: Jason Smith ~Staff Writer~ Rob Kardashian’s rise from brother of Kim to star in his own right has not been without its fair share of troubles. After appearing on Keeping Up With The Kardashians for multiple seasons, he abruptly disappeared, only to reappear later in a much heavier, sadder form. Rob is now on … Continue reading

The (Wo)Man, the myth, the legend

By: Jarrett Fittro ~Guest Writer~ I was shook, I was shaken, I was stirred and I was absolutely living for Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati’s (ETC) production of The Legend of Georgia McBride. Already inspired by Director Lynn Meyers’ opening speech, I was whole-heartedly prepared for a night of laughs and entertainment. Going into the night, armed … Continue reading

Xavier Theatre commemorates 9/11

By: Tyler Wade ~Guest Writer~ The Guys by Anne Nelson is a powerful reading focusing on 9/11 and the repercussions of the attack. The reading, directed by first-year Ellie Conniff, follows Joan (played by first-year Catherine Sholtis), a writer/editor who receives a unique request from the local fire chief, Nick (played by first-year Aaron Robinson). … Continue reading

Jack White album reminisces on career

By: Jason Smith ~Guest Writer~ When Jack White releases new music, it usually is very exciting. His last album Lazaretto was a fine piece of musicianship. His newest collection, Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998- 2016, showcases the quieter moments in White’s long career, and it largely succeeds in doing so. Songs from his early days … Continue reading

Netflix chills out with new program Slow TV

By: Isabel DeMarco ~Guest Writer~ Slow TV finally made its way to Netflix on Aug. 5. It is a Norwegian concept that has grown in popularity over the last few years after first broadcasting the entirety of a seven-hour train ride in 2009. The first show pulled in 1.2 million viewers, nearly 20 percent of … Continue reading

‘Money Monster’ thrills expectations

By: Kyle Tooley ~Sports Editor~ Money Monster, starring George Clooney, Julia Roberts and Jack O’Connell, is a thriller telling the story of a Wall Street TV personality, Lee Gates (Clooney), who is held at gunpoint by Kyle Budwell (O’Connell) in an attempt to gain more information about the recent stock collapse of a major investment … Continue reading

NYC fall fashions strut new trends

By: Riley Head ~Staff Writer~   New York Fashion Week kicked off its 75th year on Sept. 8, marking the beginning of nine days packed with 151 fashion shows as well as pop-up shops, after-parties and street style. Models of the moment, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid, are expected to dominate the week, performing in … Continue reading

‘Don’t Breathe’ leaves fans in suspense

By: Sam Martini ~Staff Writer~ Something missing from this movie season was a good thriller movie. Don’t Breathe fills the hole amazingly. From the directors of the Evil Dead reboot, Don’t Breathe follows a group of burglars as they pick their latest victim, a blind war veteran. The movie stars a cast of relatively unknown actors such as … Continue reading

Oops…Britney did it again… with ‘Glory’

By: Aaron Robinson ~Staff Writer~ Britney Spears’ newest album was released Aug. 26 to mixed approval by both critics and fans. Her ninth album, aptly named Glory, is her own return to glory after her last studio album, Britney Jean, was released in 2013. Britney Spears impressed critics, who described her performance in Glory as … Continue reading

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