Hallmark Christmas Movies: Recycling The Same Plots Year After Year

Hallmark Christmas Movies: Recycling The Same Plots Year After Year

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Hallmark movies have become a staple of the holiday season in recent years as the infamous channel has grown bigger, and streaming services such as Netflix are making their own movies of this style. However, with Hallmark movies, you either love them or hate them with absolutely no in between. Hallm...

The A-peeling Artwork That’s Splitting the Art World

The A-peeling Artwork That’s Splitting the Art World

Maira Khurana, Staff Artist

December 20, 2019

           Can a banana be sold for $120,000? Maurizio Cattelan, the famed artist behind controversial works like a gold toilet titled America, has found that indeed one can. His most recent artwork is a series of three slightly overripe bananas duct-taped to a wall in the Art Basel Miami. ...

Like Phantoms Forever: My Chemical Romance’s Reunion & Fan’s Reactions

Like Phantoms Forever: My Chemical Romance’s Reunion & Fan’s Reactions

Maira Khurana, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

  No era is more reminiscent of angst-filled adolescence than the early to mid-2000s. The alternative band My Chemical Romance (MCR), from Newark, New Jersey,  can be described as nothing other than the very essence of that teenage angst. With their hit albums Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge and The Bl...

Thanksgivings in Other Countries: Traditions That Bring People Together

Thanksgivings in Other Countries: Traditions That Bring People Together

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

While Thanksgiving is known to be a unique holiday specific to the United States, many other countries do actually celebrate their own versions of the historical holiday. While we usually think of Pilgrims spontaneously celebrating their plentiful harvest in the new world 400 years ago, people all over ...

Horror Movies Throughout Time

Horror Movies Throughout Time

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

Horror movies have gained a cult following for as long as they’ve been around, with large components of modern popular culture centered around these flicks. Have you ever passed a date on the calendar when a Friday landed on the thirteenth of that month, and everyone around you didn’t mention the...

Art Museums in the Twin Cities

Art Museums in the Twin Cities

Jamie Hessian, Managing Editor, A & E

October 25, 2019

The Twin Cities are rich in art museums of all kinds with wide varieties of work. While many people wouldn’t immediately think to spend their day admiring art in a museum, it is much more of a rewarding experience than they expect. Art museums bring other cultures to life and offer different historical perspectives that expand one’s horizons. Visiting an art museum can be as simple as enjoying the colors of a painting to inspiring creativity and learning about new artists and styles. As residents of the Twin Cities, we are lucky to have such a multitude of inspiration in our own backyard.

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