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Graphic by Kelly Smith 19.

Oscars So Safe

Rose Weldon February 26, 2019

A decent ceremony brought down by a bad Best Picture choice For the first time in years, the Oscars were okay. At the 91st Academy Awards on Feb. 24, strides in diversity were made as three non-white...

Anna Damico ’20 and Liv Heisterkamp ’19 sing during a Hawkappella rehearsal.

In fine tune

Rose Weldon September 25, 2018

St. Joe's a cappella groups continue to flourish. Max Armenti ’22 came into his first year at St. Joe’s knowing he wanted to get the most out of his voice. “I sang in high school all four years with...

Fred Rogers created and starred in Mister Rogers Neighborhood from 1968 to 2001 (Photo courtesy of Creative Commons).

Everyone’s neighbor

Rose Weldon September 11, 2018

Documentary explores the life and career of Mr. Rogers. Few figures garner such massive and dedicated audiences as those of children’s television performers. From hosts like Steve Burns, who presented...

Rose Weldon ’19 watches the Netflix Original series GLOW (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

The undefinable summer

Rose Weldon September 4, 2018

Summer ends on many high notes. Remember when it was easy to label the middle of the year with a ubiquitous pop culture product? I do. Last year, we had the summer of “Despacito.” 2016 was the summer...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

The artistry in horror

Rose Weldon March 6, 2018

Why “Ash vs. Evil Dead” is one of the best shows on TV. Horror is something that most audiences approach with a “love it or leave it” attitude. Either viewers embrace their chosen franchises,...

Whats my name again?

What’s my name again?

Rose Weldon February 12, 2018

A case of mistaken identity On Jan. 30, one of my professors asked me to stay after class. As I often do in these situations, I began to internally panic throughout the period. My mind wandered, forgetting...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

Go west, millennial girl

Rose Weldon February 6, 2018

"Ingrid Goes West" is a must-see. Film has always been quick to jump on trends, no matter how outlandish. From now-dated concepts like roller disco, sidehacking and the Lambada to lasting pieces of culture...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

Tell me if you’ve heard this one…

Rose Weldon January 24, 2018

“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is gut-busting, genuine fun.  Nearly everyone has one friend they look at and think, “You know, that person should do comedy. They make me laugh whenever I’m with...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

From so bad to so good

Rose Weldon December 5, 2017

Why "The Disaster Artist" must be seen Film history was changed in 2003 when a movie called “The Room” was unleashed on the world. Released only in one Los Angeles theater, this film was meant to...

Rose Weldon 19 with Jason Katz, story supervisor of Pixars “Coco” (Photo Courtesy of Rose Weldon 19).

Por qué el mundo ama “Coco”

Rose Weldon November 28, 2017

A Q&A with Pixar’s Jason Katz “Coco,” the 19th feature from Pixar Animation Studios, dominated the box office upon its release last week. The story follows a young Mexican boy named Miguel...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson ’20.

Not my Superman

Rose Weldon November 14, 2017

Reflecting on the DCEU before "Justice League" This weekend sees the release of “Justice League,” the latest film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), based on the classic DC Comics, where classic...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

Something stranger this way comes

Rose Weldon November 6, 2017

A Netflix favorite returns for a second season Last summer, audiences were taken back to 1983, where supernatural forces were stirring up trouble in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana. Netflix’s “Stranger...

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