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Campus Event

Union After Dark offers variety of entertainment

On Friday, Union After Dark: Showcase Edition kicked off with a stand-up performance from Fumi Abe, a comedian based in New York City.
Campus Event

An Evening of Performance excites, delights on Valentine’s Day

One of the struggles of Valentine’s Day is figuring out what to do with your girlfriend or boyfriend.
Movie Review

A Star is Born: dramatic, filled with original music

A Star is Born, released late last summer, served as the fourth remake of the original 1937 film. Starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, this movie reminded me of the various other renditions I have seen of this story, including a Bollywood version.
Tv Series Review

The Dragon Prince explores the pain of growing up

The Dragon Prince was, in my humble opinion, the best new Netflix original series to debut last year.
Artist Spotlight

Musgraves showcases unexpected talent in Golden Hour

Alicia Keys’ surprise announcement of Golden Hour as Album of the Year at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards caught most of us off guard.
Event Review

Night of Free Expression helps bring community together

The first thing I heard when I walked into the McNeil Room on Saturday evening was the smooth harmony of jazz floating throughout.
Show Review

Evening of Performance offers unique spin on comedy

I don’t have a lot of experience with theater or much knowledge about the medium. So, right until the lights dimmed, I found myself questioning whether I’d enjoy RPI Players’ Audience, a play by Michael Frayn, or whether I’d just not “get it.” All that changed when the play started; the storyline follows the antics of a typical audience watching a play.
Album Review

Rosalía and the redefinition of flamenco

The cavernous spaces between the opening synths of “MALAMENTE” are intoxicating. Ever-present handclaps float around the hazy, organ-like runs as Rosalía’s enigmatic voice erupts, dancing like a flame with the brooding energy of its flickering shadow.
Movie Review

Aquaman lacks originality, falls short

It’s no secret that the DC Comics’ Extended Universe isn’t exactly setting the ratings charts on fire.
Campus Event

RPI hosts ICCA quarter finals

10 a cappella groups from five universities dazzled the crowd with their melodies and arrangements at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella quarterfinals on Saturday.
Movie Review

Bandersnatch: edgy, new way to watch a movie

When you think of the phrase “choose your own adventure,” more likely than not, what comes to mind are those old books you used to read as a kid.
Tv Series Review

Cuckoo: unknown and surprising, worth watching

A few weeks ago, I found myself bored scrolling through Netflix. I had just finished the popular show BoJack Horseman, when I came across Cuckoo.
Campus Event

Fresh Check Day upcoming at the Mueller Center

Within the past few years, the Mueller Center has expanded its wellness initiative to incorporate mental health.
Movie Review

Birdbox disappointing: lacks commitment, consistency

In the past few weeks, another Netflix original took the internet by storm. But, this time, rather than a wholesome romance or a playful Christmas movie, it was a thriller: Bird Box.
Club Event

BSA showcases live performances, clothes at art show

The Black Student Association held its second art show of the year on Friday. This show focused more on live performances, rather than still art.
Empac Event

Art installation pays homage to Shakespeare

Professor Michael Century took over the EMPAC Goodman Studio 1 to perform his sound art installation The Isle is Full of Noises.
Tv Series Review

3 Below: ingenious addition to Tales of Arcadia

3 Below is a show that’s part of Tales of Arcadia, a fictional universe consisting of a trilogy of TV shows created by Guillermo Del Toro, animated by Dreamworks and hosted by Netflix.
Downtown Troy

Downtown Troy’s first Asian bodega now open

On December 7, Sunhee’s Farm and Kitchen expanded their business with the grand opening of Kim’s Convenience.
Movie Review

Bohemian Rhapsody: the story behind Queen

Released last month, Bohemian Rhapsody is a biopic of the well-known British band, Queen. The film portrays the story of how Freddie Mercury, the lead singer, came together with the other members of Queen to create a diverse palette of music.
Movie Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald needlessly boring, lacks focus

Home on Thanksgiving Break, I wanted to see a movie with my high school friends. Since we’d seen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them when it came out in 2016, we decided to watch the sequel.
Cultural Event

Troy kicks off holiday season with Victorian Stroll

This Sunday, Troy was cast back into 19th century England. The 36th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll filled the streets with performances, decorations, people, and holiday cheer.
On-Campus Event

ISA puts on great Diwali show

Diwali, also referred to as Deepavali, is the Hindu festival of lights, that signifies the win of good over evil.
Campus Event

Campus event sheds light on ethical allyship

On November 12th, the Multicultural Leadership Council and the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers partnered together and hosted an event about ethical allyship.
Tv Series Review

Netflix animation She-Ra disappoints

I never saw myself watching this show; but after hearing about the controversies it stirred up, I was intrigued enough to give the show a try, and I actually enjoyed myself in the process.