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Elisha Applebaum (Left), a European-Singaporean actress, has been cast to play Musa (Right) in the live action Winx Club reboot. Netflix has been involved in many controversies regarding their self-produced releases, being accused of white-washing, queer-baiting and appealing to child predators.

Netflix’s “Winx Club”: Perpetuating racism in the entertainment industry

Sophie Decker, Web Editor, A/V Editor January 22, 2021

Racism in entertainment has been prevalent for centuries and only recently has begun to be rectified, but even with the removal of legal barriers, people of color still face challenges when it comes to...

Learn more about the world we live in: The best documentaries on Netflix right now

Learn more about the world we live in: The best documentaries on Netflix right now

Clara Moss, Social Media Editor November 3, 2020

With the amount of time spent in school and on homework increasing, reading a book or articles can take too much brain power. Documentaries, however, are a more relaxed way to learn about the world around...

This building in downtown Kalamazoo has played host to several different theater chains over the last decade, with AMC occupying the space most recently. Kalamazoo's AMC theater remains closed in the midst of the pandemic, but around the country AMC has opened more of its doors than any other theater chain.

We’re not ready for normalcy; it’s too soon for movie theaters to open

Zoe Naylor, News Editor September 30, 2020

In the era of COVID-19, many of the things that used to bring joy to everyday life have sadly been shut down until public health is no longer at risk.  The closing of movie theaters around the country...

A way to escape the stress of quarantine: A few book suggestions to pass the time

A way to escape the stress of quarantine: A few book suggestions to pass the time

Samantha Shaffer May 5, 2020

As the days of quarantine drag on, it feels as though the number of activities left to keep us entertained is dwindling. However, time has seemed to slow down a bit. We are no longer rushing to different...

“Pet Sematary” Movie Leaves Audience Disappointingly Disappointed

“Pet Sematary” Movie Leaves Audience Disappointingly Disappointed

lucafigueroa May 14, 2019

“Pet Sematary” has to be one of the slowest, most anticlimactic movies I have ever watched. The movie “Pet Sematary” came out on April 5, 2019. Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a 58% and followed...

Forensics Team Takes States

Forensics Team Takes States

Amarra Lyons May 14, 2018

After working hard all season long, the time finally came for the Knight’s forensics team to head to the final States tournament. After coming in the top groups at regionals, the qualifying group consisted...

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

Glenna Aldag February 5, 2018

When I first entered the theater to watch the movie “Lady Bird,” I was super excited. It was a movie written and directed by a woman with great reviews, why wouldn't I be? Yet part way through the...

Kendra Eaton: Art Is Something Of A Therapy

Kendra Eaton: Art Is Something Of A Therapy

Maggie Lager February 1, 2017

Kendra Eaton, Junior "I think art was something important to me since I was very young; although it took me awhile to realize, it was something of a therapy or stress reliever. I still depend on it [art]...

Bella Lager: Creating An Aesthetic

Bella Lager: Creating An Aesthetic

Maggie Lager January 31, 2017

Bella Lager, Freshman "I think art can be a way to express yourself or get a message through, but it's also just something that can have no meaning or purpose to you. Unlike some people, I don't really...

Curnica Landwer: A Different Point Of View

Curnica Landwer: A Different Point Of View

Maggie Lager January 30, 2017

Curnica Landwer, Senior "Every artist is different. Every one of us artists have a different point of view and different way of doing things, but the thing that makes us the same is that we embrace and...

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Chris Zheng: An Artist's Passion

Maggie Lager January 27, 2017

Chris Zheng, Senior  I see art first and foremost as a way of expression. People who do art or [are] named by others as artists express themselves. The fountainhead of expression is an artist's inner...

Volume 57, Issue 2

Volume 57, Issue 2

January 10, 2017

   

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