Category: Arts & Entertainment

Keep your “Eyes Open” for Taylor Swift’s best lead singles

Keep your “Eyes Open” for Taylor Swift’s best lead singles

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. One of the world’s biggest pop stars, former country girl Taylor Swift has been in the music business for over a decade. In that time, she has released six studio albums and several hit singles. However, with a new single signaling the imminent arrival of Swift’s long-awaited studio album, I decided to rank […]

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Musical Memories: Best albums and songs of the 2010s (so far)

Musical Memories: Best albums and songs of the 2010s (so far)

By Ryan Reichard, Arts & Entertainment editor. The 2010s have been a rather divisive decade in nearly aspect, but hardly any topic has been able to remain as divisive as the sonic landscape. Where some new artists landed rave reviews from critics, other established artists struggle to get the critical acclaim of their heyday. Some artists delivered cohesive and inventive […]

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Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

Note-worthy: Khalid’s ‘Free Spirit’ keeps him trapped in mediocrity

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. There’s no doubt that 2018 was a good year for the up-and-coming rhythm and blues singer. Khalid scored multiple top ten hits, including his collaboration with Halsey and Benny Blanco “Eastside,” in addition to his collaboration with former Fifth Harmony member Normani on the song “Love Lies.” Both songs presented considerable growth and […]

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Top 5 events for Easter weekend 2019

Top 5 events for Easter weekend 2019

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. 1. Stroll under the light of a full moon On Friday, April 19, the Chippewa Nature Center is hosting one of their most popular events: a stroll beneath the full moon. This event is tailor made for those who enjoy spending time in the grandeur of the outdoors. Along the walk, you will […]

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Fall “Crazy in Love” with Beyoncé’s new Netflix special

Fall “Crazy in Love” with Beyoncé’s new Netflix special

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. Arguably one of the world’s biggest superstars, Beyoncé Knowles has risen to a status not many celebrities and singers have been able to reach. Since debuting in the ‘90s, Beyoncé has set the tone for performers to come after her. Despite being a global superstar, Beyoncé has been able to keep her private […]

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Top 5 for the weekend of April 12, 2019

Top 5 for the weekend of April 12, 2019

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. 1. “Working 9 to 5” Based off of the iconic 1980 film starring Dolly Parton, a new adaptation is coming to Saginaw Valley State University. Together a group of female coworkers seeks to get even with their sexist boss. Be sure to come out on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at […]

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Robin Hood spoof hits bullseye for theater-goers

Robin Hood spoof hits bullseye for theater-goers

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. For anyone looking for local entertainment to enjoy this weekend, the Delta College theater program is putting on “The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood” until Saturday, April 13 in the lecture theater (Room G160). The play is a comedic spoof of the classic “Robin Hood” tale, with changes that make the play much more audience-interactive. […]

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Jordan Peele horrifies ‘Us’ again

Jordan Peele horrifies ‘Us’ again

By Kevin Lazzaro, Multimedia Journalist. Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” received some of the highest ratings of any horror movie in history, currently resting at the number one horror movie on Rotten Tomatoes. It even raked in an academy award for the new director. Fans of the film and Peele’s directorial style have been eagerly awaiting a follow up […]

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John F. Kennedy exhibit makes a stop at Marshall Fredericks Museum

John F. Kennedy exhibit makes a stop at Marshall Fredericks Museum

By Zach Parfeniuk, reporter. When studying American presidents, there are typical names that crop up as the best of the best of our public servants. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, are all commonly used, but out of our more recent presidents, John F. Kennedy is often thought of as an inspiration for Americans in our day to day lives. […]

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‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’ becomes another Strait classic

‘Honky Tonk Time Machine’ becomes another Strait classic

By Ryan Reichard, Arts and Entertainment editor. George Strait is the undisputed “king of country,” having delivered consistent and transformative albums for the better part of the last forty years. In that time, he has delivered classic country hits such as: “Run,” “Living for the Night,” “Check Yes or No,” “I Can Still Make Cheyenne” and “Amarillo By Morning.” Now […]

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