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Photos: Imagine Dragons

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Photos: Imagine Dragons

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. Imagine Dragons play at Spectrum Center on Wednesday night in Charlotte, NC.

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The Homecoming King Comes to Campus

| November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Homecoming King Comes to Campus

Photos by Leysha Caraballo. On April 29 of this year, the first Muslim comedian to host the White House Correspondent’s Dinner took the stage. He was following in the footsteps of a number of America’s most popular comedians, including Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel and the man who made him famous, Jon Stewart. Of course, this […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘got your siX’

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Gifted’ – ‘got your siX’

Old and new demons rear their ugly heads in the sixth episode of “The Gifted.” The war between Mutants and Sentinel Services intensifies in this week’s episode. An angry Jace Turner, head of the Sentinel Services Investigation, returns to HQ with a chip on his shoulder after Sonya (aka The Dreamer) accidentally removed the memory […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is golden age Hollywood mystery

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is golden age Hollywood mystery

I’m a bit of a stan for Agatha Christie. Her books are all as straightforward, yet enticing thrillers that find the best and worst in human nature and pin it against each character like a target. While “Murder on the Orient Express” is a masterwork in its own right, my heart forever lies with “And […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Kindred’ & ‘Crawler Commandeers’

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Star Wars Rebels’ – ‘Kindred’ & ‘Crawler Commandeers’

Spoiler Warning: The following review contains spoilers for “Kindred” & “Crawler Commandeers” as well as previous episodes of “Star Wars Rebels.” One episode away from the mid-season break, “Star Wars Rebels” continues on the Ghost Crew’s arc on Lothal, setting up what should be a great mid-season finale. The episode “Kindred” gives us further insight […]

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I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
I Prevail: Rage on the Stage

Photos by Pooja Pasupula. When the bass is so deep down your throat, you can barely swallow and the screeching of the singers that resembles that of the Predator is drilling its way into your ear drums, you know you are at a rock concert. I Prevail is a rock band from Rochester Hills, Michigan […]

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A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Night of Music With the UNCC Philharmonia

The UNC Charlotte Music Department showcased their student musicians in a night of musical performances. The night was a glorious one full of prompt circumstance, hard work and talent displayed by the instructors and students involved. As a collective, the two groups played 6 songs to solidify their hard work done through the semester. Part […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘Monsters’

| November 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Walking Dead’ – ‘Monsters’

Spoiler Warning for Season 8, Episode 3 of “The Walking Dead,” as well as all episodes of the previous seasons. Some minor spoilers from the graphic novel series will also be discussed. In the world of “The Walking Dead,” decisions matter and those decisions are what shape the future of the characters. In the scope […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ is a lukewarm follow-up to a surprising original

| November 5, 2017 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Bad Moms Christmas’ is a lukewarm follow-up to a surprising original

I went into “Bad Moms” thinking it was going to be a terrible film. The trailers for the film set it up as a pandering cry to mothers seeking “The Hangover” style debauchery about motherhood. What ended up being was a fun, surprisingly hilarious, well-acted and incredibly sweet film about the pressure that motherhood has […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Florida Project’ is an uncomfortably challenging, yet oddly fulfilling look at life

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘The Florida Project’ is an uncomfortably challenging, yet oddly fulfilling look at life

When it comes to making the best of a film on a tiny budget, you just can’t really find anything better than 2015’s “Tangerine.” While I wasn’t able to catch it in theaters, as it never actually found a theater to screen in in Charlotte, Sean Baker’s dark comedy about two transgender sex workers in […]

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The Five Essential Tom Petty Albums

| November 5, 2017 | 1 Comment
The Five Essential Tom Petty Albums

As we start November, the music world is still reeling in the death of Tom Petty. Petty was a man who was vocal about artistic freedom that gave him respect among artists. Nevertheless, his work  justified his beliefs. Whether it was punk, disco, new wave, or metal he was the big thing in the music […]

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COMIC BOOK REVIEW: ‘Deadly Class’

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
COMIC BOOK REVIEW: ‘Deadly Class’

Forewarning Deadly Class is a comic book, not for the weak of heart “Deadly Class” is a horror action genre series written by Rick Remender, illustrated by Wesley Craig, colored by Lee Loughridge, and lettered by Rus Wooten. It was published by Image Comics and it’s first issue was released in January 2014. The story […]

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TRACK REVIEWS: ‘Reputation’ – Taylor Swift

| November 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
TRACK REVIEWS: ‘Reputation’ – Taylor Swift

At midnight on Nov. 3, Taylor Swift dropped the 4th single from her new album “Reputation.” The new music is like nothing she’s ever done before. This once queen of country is now rapping and tackling edgy topics in her lyrics. Is this a good thing? Swifties and other music lovers’ reaction to the first […]

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GAMING REVIEW: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
GAMING REVIEW: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’

The 3D “Super Mario” games have been some of the most critically acclaimed of all-time, with “Super Mario 64” often cited as one of the best and most influential in all of video games. “Super Mario Sunshine” was the direct successor to that game, and I remember was the reason I harassed my parents constantly […]

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