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Incoming: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

As a lifelong fan of the Pokémon series, and more specifically a sucker for the remakes of original games, the impending release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl is beginning to take shape and it can’t come soon enough. The oft-memed-about remakes to the fourth generation of Pokémon games, Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl […]

Politics

Phil Murphy Wins Reelection

Following a night of national disappointment for Democrats, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) narrowly defeated challenger Jack Ciattarelli (R), securing a second term. He will be sworn in for a second term in Jan. 2022, becoming the first Democratic governor in the state to win reelection since 1977. As of the latest count, Murphy […]

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Director’s Cut: CHVRCHES – Screen Violence

“It’s not a long album—standard, really, at ten songs in 43 minutes,” I said at the beginning of the semester.I was talking about Chvrches and their dark and horror-movie-inspired fourth studio album, Screen Violence, which dropped earlier this year on Aug. 27. And, as if on cue for the spookiest time of the year, Chvrches […]

Politics

Texas Abortion Ban Sparks National Debate

A “six-week” abortion ban has recently gone into effect in Texas after the Supreme Court refused to give a ruling on the law’s constitutionality. On Sept. 2, following tumult in the Texas state legislature between Democrats and Republicans, a bill was passed—the first of its kind in the United States—that bans abortion beginning six weeks […]

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“He’s So Cool!” Chris Pratt, Other A-Listers Announced For Mario Movie

Nintendo fans received an announcement seemingly completely out of left field on Thursday; an announcement involving several huge actors and the company’s most famous intellectual property. On Sept. 28, video game giant Nintendo held a short “Nintendo Direct” presentation wherein they revealed the production of a Super Mario Bros. animated film. Expecting news about Bayonetta […]

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Kanye West’s Donda: The Long and Winding Road

Image: Kevin Mazur / Getty In October 2019, super-celebrity and contemporarily born-again Christian Kanye West dropped his ninth solo album, the strictly gospel Jesus Is King. Coming off a fully public spiritual awakening, West had enlisted the help of his Sunday Service Choir to produce his interpretation of the gospel.  While fans weren’t entirely surprised […]