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“Nerve,” a satisfying thriller

“Nerve,” a satisfying thriller

Milan Holman, Contributor
August 23, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“Nerve” is a modern-day thriller based on the book by Jeanne Ryan. In the world on “Nerve”, teenagers play an online truth-or-dare game without the dares. They are divided into categories: players and watchers; watchers pay to watch while players get paid to play. A magnificent Emma Roberts (“Scream Queens...

“Sausage Party,” good but not great

“Sausage Party,” good but not great

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Sausage Party, the latest endeavor from Seth Rogen & Friends, is the very first R-rated animated CGI film. It’s juvenile, vulgar, sophomoric, offensive, and completely inappropriate throughout its 90-minute length. It’s also pretty funny. Seth Rogen voices Frank the hot dog, and together with ...

Staff Picks: Apps

Staff Picks: Apps

Roxanne Ardekani, Christopher Walker, Anjanae Crump, and Leo Castell
August 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Need a lyft? I experienced my first Lyft ride recently and I was 100% satisfied with my experience. When we reached our destination, I realized I had put in the wrong address and had a moment of panic. With Uber, I would have had to get another ride and make another payment, but my Lyft driver ...

“Homegoing”, a review

“Homegoing”, a review

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Homegoing is the literary cousin of ABC’s classic miniseries Roots; a story that follows multiple generations of slaves taken from Africa and forced into servitude in the United States. The book was released in June and has since become summer’s runaway critical hit.   It would be impossible t...

Bill Simmons: the best thing to happen to sports TV since…ever

Bill Simmons: the best thing to happen to sports TV since…ever

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief
August 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Sports journalism: in today’s world, the phrase is almost a misnomer, as the vast majority of sports writing is embarrassingly inept. Sports journalism, true journalism, is virtually nonexistent. The constant chest-thumping, male bravado perpetuated by ESPN and every other network is oftentimes ...

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