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What We’re Watching On Hulu: ‘Brooklyn 99’

“Brooklyn 99,” a fan-favorite sitcom that aired in 2013, follows a funny, lovable cast of detectives who work for the NYPD’s 99th precinct. The characters fight crime while bringing humor to the real-life personal situations they deal with on a daily basis.

Seniors in the music department will perform Senior Recitals on stage, Covid-19 restrictions in place

Normally, Sundays in April are very busy for those in the music building. Sunday afternoons and evenings used to have crowds of people entering Mayo Concert Hall to attend senior recitals. The visitor parking lots would be full, no matter the weather. The lobby would be tightly packed as people waited for the door to open to find the perfect seat. But since the pandemic, things look a little bit different.

Creating art from anywhere: College alumnus shares creative perspective

Tyler Fugazzie is unlike any artist you’ve ever heard of.  In many ways, the title “artist” might not do Fugazzie justice. His work and creative interests span a wide range of artistic frameworks and styles, from visual design, creative writing, poetry, music and photography, just to name a few.

The original ‘Fearless’ may hold my heart, but ‘Fearless (Taylor’s Version)’ is just as beautiful

Love, heartbreak, young adulthood — Taylor Swift captures these themes just as strongly in her re-recording of her second 2008 album, “Fearless,” an album that takes me back to my childhood.

Cehryl’s “time machine” is a reminder of the poetry of music

If you love lo-fi and poetry, “time machine” is perfect for you. For 21 minutes, Chow tackles loss in an aesthetically pleasing yet authentic way, whether that be the loss of a place associated with youth, or a beautiful summer afternoon long gone.

‘Thunder Force’ isn’t sure what it wants to be

While at first I was charmed by some of the ridiculous humor... I had to wonder what this film was trying to be. I felt as if, for an action-comedy, it wasn’t committed a great deal to either, and Spencer is somewhat outshined in these scenes that did not play to her strengths.

The challenges and joys of writing: an interview with ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ author Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is seemingly unstoppable. Over the past 30 years, the author has written on subjects ranging from science fiction to the civil rights movement, dystopias to noir, tough-talking kangaroo gangsters to superheroes that exist in the real world today. 

Demi Lovato shows true vulnerability with ‘Dancing With The Devil… The Art Of Starting Over’

One of my favorite songs on the album is “ICU (Madison’s Lullaby),” which is dedicated to her younger sister Madison De La Garza. The story of the song is what makes the track truly beautiful to me. After her near fatal overdose in 2018, De La Garza greeted her sister who wasn’t able to see when she first woke up in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) due to temporary blindness. The title of the song has a double meaning, the first being to represent the Intensive Care Unit and the other meaning “I see you” as Lovato promises to be there for her sister from now on.

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ leaves more to be desired

Monster movies are hard to make. The pressure on the part of the moviemaker revolves around making a movie that seems balanced between intense action sequences focused on the monster, along with some interesting human characters to propel the film’s main narrative forward. Few movies have been able to do this well and the newest addition to Legendary Entertainment’s “MonsterVerse” franchise, “Godzilla vs. Kong” only partially delivers.

‘Udderly Opinionated’ is the punny student podcast you won’t want to miss

“Udderly Opinionated” is a podcast brought to you by two College roommates — where all they do is talk about milk. Full of puns, debates and taste tests, the podcast is not short on content. Each episode fresh and hilarious, the podcast keeps the topic of milk flowing. 

If you’re angry with the world, NF’s ‘CLOUDS’ is perfect for you

If you’re like me and you are gravitated to the more gentle side of the multifaceted artist NF, tracks like “PRIDEFUL” and “JUST LIKE YOU” will be your forte. If you love blasting angry music in the solace of your room, this mixtape is meant for you. Either way you will admire the talent of NF’s lyrics as he spits clever wordplay as if second nature, showing the true poetry of hip hop. 

‘A Week Away’ is a fun movie musical for young audiences

"A Week Away" is exactly what I expected it to be, playing out like a Disney-esque movie musical with the addition of organized religion and a less stimulating soundtrack. It definitely reads like any other YA musical, but this familiarity is almost comforting to those who were raised in the 2000’s with similar projects coming out regularly. 

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