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The first part of Manifests final season depicts conclusion to the stories of the members of flight 828.

First part of ‘Manifest’s’ fourth season debuts on Netflix after facing cancellation

Morgan Biesty, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

Fans were extremely outraged when they heard NBC's hit show “Manifest” was being canceled. However due to popular demand, Netflix swooped in and saved the show for one last season. Now, “Manifest”...

Selena Gomez opens up about her mental health in new documentary.

Selena Gomez showcases her struggles with fame, mental health in new documentary

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 17, 2022

From a young age, Selena Gomez as an individual was cast into the limelight of fame and her new documentary on Apple TV+ aims to showcase the realities and traumas of the celebrity and her battles with...

Two reality TV contestants find love in an unexpected placae in this romantic novel.

Book recs: ‘Never Ever Getting Back Together’ puts romantic spin on reality TV

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

We’re living in a world where everything is made into a reality TV show. Some make for good television and give us all the escapism we’re looking for, and some go completely off script and give us...

The second installment of this romance series provides an introspective look into toxic relationships.

Book recs: ‘It Ends with Us’ explores intricacies of toxic relationships

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer November 17, 2022

It’s a good season to be a Colleen Hoover fan. Not only did we get “Reminders of Him” at the top of the year, but the second installment of the “It Ends with Us” duology just hit shelves a couple...

The Iona Players highlighted the whimsical and grim retellings of classic fairytales in their fall production.

Iona Players charm audiences with fall production ‘Into the Woods’

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor November 3, 2022

The Iona Players performed their fall production “Into the Woods” on the weekend of Oct. 21-22. Students and families from across the Iona community came together for three performances to see the...

Werewolf by Night visually and themetically sets itself apart from the MCU in a horror special.

Marvel’s ‘Werewolf by Night’ special stylistically shines with unique horror focus

Ellory Rose Hankla, Contributing Writer November 3, 2022

The newest edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a unique twist on the superhero movies and TV shows that Marvel Studios is well-known for, and it is the studio’s first foray into the horror genre....

Halloween Ends dissapoints as the supposedly final entry to the horror series.

“Halloween Ends” disappoints as 13th, final entry to classic horror franchise

Morgan Biesty, Contributing Writer November 3, 2022

The first “Halloween” movie is such a thrilling classic. However, it's been 44 years since the original film came out, and it’s hard to understand what the writers were trying to come up with  for...

Dwayne Johnson gives an intimidating performance in DCs Black Adam.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gives powerful performance in ‘Black Adam’

Jordan Correa, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

A movie ten years in the making has finally been released. Fans of DC comics and movies have now gotten what they have been anticipating as “Black Adam” starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson released...

Daisy Jones & the Six recounts the story of the acclaimed musical group.

Book recs: ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ recounts story of 70s rock legends

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

For fans of the band Fleetwood Mac and the gritty, intense 70s rock era comes the book “Daisy Jones and the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid.   Everyone knows the talented, world-renowned band Daisy...

Evan Millers portrays Dahmers startling story in the true-crime drama.

True-crime series ‘Dahmer’ depicts disturbing story behind American serial killer

Natalie Aversano, Contributing Writer October 22, 2022

The current number one show on Netflix discusses how 17 people were killed and how everyone searched for answers and clues. Netflix’s “Dahmer,” released on Sept. 21, has viewers in shock with a crime...

Cyberpunk Edgerunners brings flash and style to the original game series.

Netflix’s ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’ depicts futuristic dystopia in flashy animated setting

Joseph Ferrer, Arts & Entertainment Editor October 20, 2022

When “Cyberpunk 2077” released in late 2020, the game promised players the experience of exploring an expansive futuristic dystopian city with endless possibilities. Expectations for the title were...

Part of Your World twists a typical love dynamic in a refreshing way - Part of Your World twists a typical love dynamic in a refreshing way.

Book Recs: ‘Part of Your World’ puts spin on love dynamic behind ‘The Little Mermaid’

Gianna Cocovinis, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

“Part of Your World” by Abby Jimenez is a contemporary, gender swapped modern day retelling of “The Little Mermaid,” and it is full of lighthearted romance, strong female main characters and a...

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