Thursday, April 15, 2021

Alycia Gilb

Indie artist Kate Bollinger takes over CUB ALT Instagram Live for an intimate, coffeehouse-style performance

CUB Alt hosted an Instagram Live event featuring indie artist Kate Bollinger on Mar. 5 from 9-9:30 pm. The event was a 30-minute acoustic showcase of Bollinger’s music. 

Lyric Theatre presents ‘Radium Girls’

Once again, the College’s Lyric Theatre demonstrated that no matter the circumstances, the show must go on — and this show went off without a hitch. After working on the show for just about three weeks, Lyric Theatre’s troupe of 14 actors presented “Radium Girls” on Feb 25. 

Teach-in celebrates Black History Month

“I’d like to call this the first annual so we can have one every year,” Dr. Piper Williams beamed as she welcomed attendees to the African American Studies Teach-In, one of the College’s Black History Month events. This event shed light on the research of three of the College’s young Black professors.

‘The Little Things:’ leaves big questions unanswered

Even before starting “The Little Things,” I had great expectations. With a star-studded cast and famed director John Lee Hancock, the film held promise. Unfortunately, the promise that “The Little Things” held was just not delivered on. 

‘Harry Potter’ live action series is in development, according to The Hollywood Reporter

This morning, exclusive news broke that HBO is in the beginning stages of developing a live-action “Harry Potter” series. The Hollywood Reporter wrote that HBO executives have been meeting with writers to discuss ideas for the show.

Students share experiences after receiving the Covid-19 vaccine

Since June, Finkelstein has been working at HUMC with Covid-19 patients, putting her in close witness to the pandemic’s true effects.

What the Covid-19 vaccine means for the future of the pandemic

Eleven months after the first Covid-19 case was reported in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two vaccines. While vaccinations are a promising step forward in the fight against the virus, they do not promise a quick return to pre-pandemic life.

Hulu’s ‘Happiest Season’ brings LGBTQ+ representation to their lineup of Christmas classics

If you were to randomly select a Hallmark Christmas title, odds are that the cover work would include a smiling, straight white couple dressed in green and red. It’s no secret that most Christmas movies aren’t known for diverse and complex plots. With the release of “Happiest Season” on Hulu, this genre added some much needed LGBTQ+ content to its portfolio. “Happiest Season” is a brand-new film that, for the first time, features a lesbian couple.

Senior fine arts majors present in-person show

“We have put our hearts into our work and putting these shows together,” Gilston said. “What I love about the community of artists I’ve found at TCNJ is that we honor our differences, and we’re able to come together to collaborate on our work. We’re like a family.”

CUB hosts star-studded virtual tour

Last Wednesday, the College’s Union Board (CUB) finished out the “On Your Campus Virtual Tour,” a five-night series of online events headlined by popular artists and comedians. The celebrity headliners included Cheat Codes, an EDM trio; rapper Rico Nasty; alternative pop band The Aces; TV personality Jonathan Van Ness; and SNL star Chloe Fineman. 

Students help fight hunger as Food Recovery Network chapter continues to grow

With food insecurity on the rise due to economic effects from Covid-19, soup kitchens in Trenton are in need of food now more than ever. The College’s newly recognized club, the Food Recovery Network (FRN), looks to give back to the community by collecting food from local stores and donating it to the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen (TASK).

Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ reveals society’s hidden Frankenstein

“The Social Dilemma” is a brand new Netflix documentary that can perhaps only be described as terrifying. Discussing the man-made monster that is social media, this Netflix original film is seemingly designed to make its audience uncomfortable. The documentary is an interesting mix of narrative, interviews and real-world news clips, creating an immersive and gripping experience. Overall, it’s a call to action for social media developers to make the internet more humane.

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