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“The X-Files” leaves fans wanting more

“The X-Files” leaves fans wanting more

Grace Nickas, Staff Reporter
May 20, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Media

The beloved series, “The X-Files,” came back into the lives of “X-Philes” for a six episode event that began Jan. 24 on FOX. David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprised their roles as Agent Fox Mulder and Agent Dana Scully, on their quest to uncover the truth of an alien conspiracy in the U.S...

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Kyle Swartz, Videographer
April 25, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories, Video

A movie musical starring 70's pop icons Peter Frampton and the Bee Gees based on music from one of the greatest bands of all time? It must be good then right? Wrong.

“Lady Midnight” thrills fans as the new edition to the Shadowhunter World

“Lady Midnight” thrills fans as the new edition to the Shadowhunter World

Grace Nickas, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Heart-pounding, tears spilling down cheeks and screaming at the book should be expected when reading “Lady Midnight.” by Cassandra Clare. Although, any Cassandra Clare book has this effect on the readers. With her third book series in the Shadowhunter world, “The Dark Artifices: Lady Midnight,...

Netflix original series “Love,” is the rom-com you didn’t know you needed

Netflix original series “Love,” is the rom-com you didn’t know you needed

Julia Mogen, Co-Arts & Culture Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

From their sad and graphic introductions, you know that Mickey and Gus’s road to romance will be a rocky one. Like many of Judd Apatow’s film characters, the immature, mid-30s couple go through plenty of ups and downs in the 10-episode stint. While drama on TV can be overdone and painfully stale, “Love...

10 indie records for the high school senior in your life

10 indie records for the high school senior in your life

Julia Mogen, Co-Arts & Culture Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

“Yes I’m Changing” by “Tame Impala” Highlighted Lyric: “There is another future waiting there for you. I saw it different, I must admit.” “Tame Impala’s” album “Currents” is an obvious choice for a beach party, but there's also plenty of synthy wisdom strewn throughout. ...

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Cadillac Man”

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Cadillac Man”

Kyle Swartz, Videographer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories, Video

Robin Williams will always be remembered as one of the greatest comedic actors of all time, and "Cadillac Man" is one of his lesser known stand-out performances.

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Looper”

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Looper”

Andrew Bossen and Kyle Swartz
April 8, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories, Video

A more recent gem, "Looper" has proven to be more than the average movie. Join me as we dive deep into the world of "Looper".

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Stuart Saves His Family”

Movies You’ve Never Seen: “Stuart Saves His Family”

Kyle Swartz, Videographer
April 7, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories, Video

SNL spin-off films are well known for being either comedy gold or comedy garbage, except for one: "Stuart Saves His Family". Today we take a look at this obscure movie to see whether it’s worth watching or not.

“Recreational Love:” the quintessential indie pop album of the 2010s

“Recreational Love:” the quintessential indie pop album of the 2010s

Julia Mogen, Co Arts & Culture editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

Sure, the last five years have gifted us with albums from masters of pop like Justin Timberlake and Adele, as well as indie newcomers like Lorde and the band “Haim,” but it’s time a different kind of charming dance album shined on the pop charts. With its vibrant sound and lyrical charm, “Rec...

“Metric’s” “Pagan’s in Vegas” tour makes a memorable stop in Portland

“Metric’s” “Pagan’s in Vegas” tour makes a memorable stop in Portland

Julia Mogen, Co-Arts & Culture Editor
March 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

After five albums and nearly 15 years of performing, the popular underground alternative band  “Metric,” struck the indie rock scene with another hit record, “Pagans in Vegas,” in Sept. 2015. The sophisticated album, which features their gritty synth-pop at it’s best, sparked a winter tour and...

“The Big Short” Goes Far in Box Office Sales

“The Big Short” Goes Far in Box Office Sales

Nick Olson, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

From Selena Gomez explaining synthetic C.D.O.s with blackjack to Margot Robbie explaining economic terms while sipping champagne in a bubble-bath, “The Big Short” makes the complicated situation which led to the stock market crash of 2008 understandable for anyone. From hilarious scenes, to foota...

“The Hateful Eight” proves to be a fantastic movie-going experience

“The Hateful Eight” proves to be a fantastic movie-going experience

Kyle Swartz, Videographer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

“The Hateful Eight,” with its roadshow release, is truly a viewing experience that needs to be seen. Portland’s own Hollywood Theatre is one of only 100 theaters showing the film in glorious 70mm; the largest film projection format available. In addition to seeing the movie projected in actual...

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