Category: Arts & Entertainment

Illustration by Lindsay Lang

Blizzard drops the ball over Hong Kong protests

By Colton Carrier, A&E Editor   “Liberate Hong Kong, the revolution of our times!” With seven words, the competitive Hearthstone player Blitzchung set off a powder keg that sent waves through the competitive gaming world. What was a simple show of goodwill toward the ongoing protests in Hong Kong has morphed into an international controversy, shaking up the public’s perception […]

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Top 5 for weekend of November 8, 2019

By Colton Carrier, A&E Editor   Riverside brings films from around the world This year’s lineup at the Riverside Saginaw Film Festival features sixteen films from around the globe, ranging from documentaries to thrillers. Venues include the Court Street Theater, Hoyt Public Library and the Castle Museum. Tickets are $6 per film and all-access passes are $45. The festival runs […]

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Late Night Soundwave: We want to hear you

By Samuel Philpot, associate editor. Everyone has musical talent inside them. Sometimes they’ve been practicing it for most of their lives, or its a new discovery for them. Either way, plenty of places have open mic nights or karaoke nights to give you the chance to perform. Bars will bring in karaoke or open mic nights as a way of […]

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Game Guy: Ring in the spooky season with these four games

Game Guy: Ring in the spooky season with these four games By Colton Carrier, A&E editor. With Halloween right around the corner, many looking for some spooky, scary thrills have turned to video games to scratch the eerie itch. However, horror games have gained a reputation for low quality, turning out cheap, delivering uninspired experiences and relying on jump scares […]

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Illustration by Lindsay Lang

Noteworthy: 88 Rising releases second compilation album ‘Head in the Clouds 2’

Noteworthy: 88 Rising releases second compilation album ‘Head in the Clouds 2’ By RJ Murphy, reporter 88 Rising is an American media company founded in 2015 by Sean Miyashiro and Jaeson Ma that primarily consists of Asian artists. Miyashiro describes 88 Rising as a “hybrid management, record label, video production and marketing company.” The success of 88 Rising could be […]

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Top 5 for the Weekend: Halloween edition

Top 5 for the Weekend: Halloween edition

By Colton Carrier, A&E Editor #5: Get spooked at Double Creature Feature This horror movie double feature, run by the Prime Event Center in Bay City, will showcase the classic films “Night of the Living Dead” and “Little Shop of Horrors.” Following that, a local indie film named “Blood on the Lens” will be played. The three films will play […]

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Noteworthy: Music consumption in the digital era

By RJ Murphy, reporter. While online streaming has become a normal routine for many, growing up we didn’t always have Youtube, Apple Music or Spotify providing us with chill beats. I wanted to dive into the different services and ask Delta students what platforms they like to use. Of the many people I asked, Spotify appears to be the most […]

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A melodic note hangs in the air as Mio Bischoff, of Midland, croons during her set at White’s Bar in Saginaw. (Rebecca Roberts/Photo Editor).

Late Night Soundwave: Bilingual singer shares her travels

By Samuel Philpot, associate editor. Music is a universal language that is understood around the world, even if there is a language barrier. People will rally to concerts even if they don’t necessarily understand the words being sung. Mio Bischoff, 24, is a one-woman show who is also her own agent and manager. She’s an acoustic singer and songwriter from […]

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Illustration by Lindsey Lang

Joker’s dark debut

Joker’s dark debut By Samuel Philpot, associate editor.   Throughout the years, notorious comic book villain the Joker has been portrayed on the big screen in various ways. Each movie takes their own interpretation of the clown and makes him their own for the movie’s sake.    Having seen various forms of Joker in live action, I figured it would […]

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Top 5 for the Week

By Colton Carrier, A&E Editor Serving fright by the “slice” With Halloween rearing its head, many will be diving into whatever spooky attraction they can get to. Luckily, the Slice of Fright Film Fest is coming to scare and shock horror fans from all around the Tri-Cities. Drawing in more than 30 short films, both locally and around the world, […]

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