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Netflix releases Eric Andre's new stand-up set

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, but you responded in turn by using their grandmother’s ashes...

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 taken to the streets in rallies or protests, unphased by...

Clarke Peters and Delroy Lindo in a scene from

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 only released amid a global pandemic in which millions have...

“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 Earth” trilogy, but “The City We...

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 with Larry David which became one of the most popular sitcoms...

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 perfect for short attention spans. There’s a lot of books...

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 is called “The Rona.” Similar to other interviewed...

Quarantine Book Club: Brace yourself for this love story with ‘The Last Letter From Your Lover’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor April 27, 2020

For years now, author Jojo Moyes has warmed the hearts of hopeful romantics with her addicting love stories, including this week’s book club pick, “The Last Letter From Your Lover.” Reading...

Lake Travis Reads will present an evening with Lara Prescott on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Bee Cave Public Library. Prescott is the author of the best-selling novel “The Secrets We Kept.”

Quarantine Book Club Bonus: Interview with Lara Prescott, author of ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor April 26, 2020

As part of The Seahawk's ongoing book club, the first book featured was the spy novel "The Secrets We Kept," the first novel from the talented Lara Prescott. The review for the novel came out on April...

Pandemic Playlist #3 with Meredith Wilson

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer April 25, 2020

Check out the playlist from Meredith Wilson, a senior majoring in communication studies with a minor in leadership! Her playlist is called “Quarantine,” which she created as motivation to get through...

Pandemic Playlist #2 with Darius Melton

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer April 19, 2020

Check out the playlist from Darius Melton, The Seahawk's Opinions Editor and a senior majoring in creative writing! Since 2020, Melton has been creating multiple playlists for each month of the year. “This...

The Strokes perform during the first day of the 2019 Lollapalooza Music Festival in Grant Park, Aug, 1, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

The Strokes debut new album, ‘The New Abnormal’

William Becker, Staff Writer April 18, 2020

A processed, fast drum beat, barely distorted guitar, and a smooth, perfectly audible bass-line. All of this shows restraint in the beginning ten seconds of “The New Abnormal,” the first The Strokes...

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