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Dave Bayley, lead guitarist of Glass Animals performing at Coachella
REVIEW: New Glass Animals album is a sleepy, psychedelic listen
William Becker, Staff Writer • August 11, 2020
Shimmering in glossy production, creamy synthesizer, and deeply autobiographical lyrics that all manage to be surreal, psychedelic, and dream-like, “Dreamland” is (pun intended) a walk-through dreamland that manages to be impressively accessible.
Beyonce, Donald Glover, and Chiwetel Ejiofor at the World Premiere of Disney
REVIEW: The glory of Beyoncé's "Black is King"
Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor • August 11, 2020
The visual film is a culmination of energetic, high-tempo dance sequences set to the beat of rich music, overlaid with the voices and native tongues of various artists. It is an intricate weaving of images, rhythmic dancing, flashing symbolism, laughter, poetry, darkness, and light threaded together by the narration of Beyoncé herself and the sweeping music from “The Lion King: The Gift” into one swirling visual display.  
REVIEW: Immigration Nation
REVIEW: Immigration Nation
William Becker, Staff Writer • August 5, 2020
"Immigration Nation" focuses quite specifically on illegal immigrants, their families, and officers of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (also known as ICE.) It's personal and you can't help but find a lot of care and interest in the stories presented, particularly from that of the immigrants and the people directly impacted by immigration policies in the United States.  
Adam Sandler stars in "Uncut Gems. [A24]
The best 75 movies to watch on Netflix
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • July 25, 2020

There are a lot of movies on Netflix for your viewing, but to avoid endless searching through categories that just push the same titles over...

Charlize Theron in “The Old Guard.”
REVIEW: 'The Old Guard' is the Right Film for the Right Time
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • July 20, 2020

As the number of the coronavirus cases increase in America, films seeking to release theatrically are forced to watch their release dates tumble further...

UNCW to host weekly drive-in movies beginning July 10
UNCW to host weekly drive-in movies beginning July 10
Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor • July 1, 2020

In response to the continued throes of COVID-19, UNCW, StarNews, WHQR Public Media and the Cucalorus Festival have partnered to present...

Netflix releases Eric Andre
Netflix releases Eric Andre's new stand-up set "Legalize Everything"
William Becker, Staff Writer • June 25, 2020

Eric Andre’s sense of humor is absurd. It’s like if someone asked you to flip the light switch, turn the heater on, and make some coffee,...

Decolonizing your bookshelf: Why anti-racist book recommendations are not enough
Decolonizing your bookshelf: Why anti-racist book recommendations are not enough
Cierra Noffke, Lifestyles Editor • June 21, 2020

The magnitude of the Black Lives Matter Movement has spun shock waves across the country. In all 50 states, people of every color and age have...

Clarke Peters and Delroy Lindo in a scene from "Da 5 Bloods"
Da 5 Bloods: As good as gold
Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer • June 20, 2020

Upon the release of Spike Lee’s "Da 5 Bloods" on Netflix on June 12, many viewers made note of the film’s impeccable timing. It has not...

Photo by Lauren Wessell
Baking for Beginners: No-Bake Cookies
Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor • June 2, 2020

In this edition of Baking for Beginners, we are not baking! At all! These will be the easiest cookies you will EVER make. I found this recipe here and...

“The City We Became” by N.K. Jemisin. (Hachette Book Group/TNS)
Quarantine Book Club: New York City is dormant right now, but "The City We Became" brings it back to life and reminds you of its specialness
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • May 25, 2020

“The City We Became” is quite possibly my favorite read so far. N.K. Jemisin has long proved her skill for fantasy writing with her award-winning “Broken...

Fresh banana peanut butter pancakes. Photo by Lauren Wessell.
Baking for beginners: Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes
Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor • May 18, 2020

This quick and simple pancake recipe is a great way to switch up your morning routine during the pandemic! I based my pancakes off of this recipe from the...

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld  returning to Playhouse Square on Friday, October 11, 2019
Seinfeld's new stand-up special is familiar and comfortable
William Becker, Staff Writer • May 13, 2020

The majority of people have some kind of familiarity with Jerry Seinfeld. Whether it be from the aptly titled “Seinfeld” show he created...

"Tales of the City" by Armistead Maupin. Photo by Brenna Flanagan.
Quarantine Book Club: "Tales of the City" offers bite-sized stories perfect for quarantine reading
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • May 11, 2020

Despite its almost 40-year-old age, Armistead Maupin’s “Tales of the City” can still captivate readers with its bite-sized chapters...

Moses Eshiet. Photo courtesy of Moses Eshiet.
Pandemic Playlist #4 with Moses Eshiet
Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer • May 1, 2020

Need something to get you through Finals’ Week? Check out the playlist from Moses Eshiet, a senior majoring in communication studies! His playlist...

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