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Swift emerges from the dark in new album “Lover”

Swift emerges from the dark in new album “Lover”

Aura Rossy, Copy Editor

September 6, 2019

With a shift of tone—from dark imagery and a rebellious voice to butterflies, rainbows and kittens—Taylor Swift released her newest album, “Lover.” The album was first anticipated after the release of her hit-single, “ME!” featuring Brendon Urie from Panic! At The Disco.  It is immedi...

A night at the theater: the Sundance short film experience

Katelyn Park, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2019

There truly is nothing like going to the cinema. The excitement that builds from strolling down a corridor with hanging art, taking a spin on dreidel-like chairs, to sitting in front of the big screen and awaiting 100 minutes of seven different films is simply its own treat. Well, perhaps you do no...

Desiigner? I hardly know her!

Desiigner? I hardly know her!

Chris Heermann, Photo Editor

August 30, 2019

When I first heard Desiigner was coming to campus, I was really excited but also a little confused. As far as I knew, he had dropped “Panda” and “Tiimmy Turner” then ghosted. Sure, those two songs are absolute bangers, but until now I hadn’t bothered to check out his past discography or new...

Asian market review

Asian market review

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

August 30, 2019

For those of us who grew up on our family’s homemade Asian foods or are adventurous eaters, it’s hard coming to a place where finding good Asian food is rarer than a Browns win. Luckily, we found some great Asian markets where you can find your favorite Asian ingredients, snacks and home goods Asia F...

A dream come true

David Pietrow, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Chances are you’ve seen at least one Disney movie. If you haven’t, you should probably do that after reading this article. Well, let nostalgia hit you after this: Disney and Target are teaming up. Starting on Oct. 4 of this year, there will be Disney shops within Target retail stores in 25 different l...

Streaming services are the new cable: is that a good thing?

Henry Bendon, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Last week, Disney announced that Hillary Duff would return to the role of Lizzie McGuire in a new show for Disney Plus, the subscription video service the company launched to compete with the likes of Netflix and Hulu.  ”Lizzie McGuire” is one of many shows that Disney has announced; there will ...

F is for Murder: Fall 2019 TV Previews

F is for Murder: Fall 2019 TV Previews

Ryan Yoo, Director of Design

August 30, 2019

Fall is here — at least according to Starbucks — and with that, a new television season. Here are some of our favorite murder-mystery TV shows coming back or premiering this season. Beware of spoilers for the following shows.   “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC) “How to Get Awa...

What to do this weekend

Yvonne Pan, A&E Editor

August 30, 2019

Friday, Aug. 30 What: Big Bounce America Where: Victory Park Ohio When: Friday 1-7 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Jump into the Guinness World Record holder for World's Biggest Bounce House this weekend. Thirsting for a challenge? Victory Park will also be hostin...

Ethiopian Cultural Garden phase one dedication and unveiling

Ethiopian Cultural Garden phase one dedication and unveiling

Sunayana Jampanaboyana, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2019

Without immigrants, there would be no Cleveland. Since the 1870s, a diverse influx of immigrants flowed into Cleveland from over 25 different nations. This inflow significantly defined and catalyzed much of Cleveland’s early development and shaped the ethnic communities that continue to exist in the c...

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