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Review: VSU Screening of The Hate U Give

Truth be told, I am not the biggest fan of films that explore social issues. This is because I find many of them to be quite clumsy in the way they portray their messages to the point that their narratives are unrealistic at best and downright implausible at worst. Especially considering the polarizing climate the country is in right now, ...

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Pop Addict: Jussie Smollett, Lori Loughlin, Solange

Hey y’all! Long time, no see… or write… speak? Either way, how are y’all? Welcome back, my pop addicts of VSU. I’m serving up a nice cup of chai black tea. So, let’s get into it! Jussie Smollett. A little while ago, I wrote a pop addict pretty much chastising the Chicago Police Department and the country as a whole, ...

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Music review: ‘Circuits’ by Chris Potter

As a world-renowned jazz icon, Chris Potter has demonstrated throughout the course of his career just why he is considered one of the most influential artists of this generation. On Feb. 22, Potter released his major new album entitled “Circuits.” On this album, Potter teams up with keyboardist James Francies, drummer Eric Harland and bassist Linley Marthe. Potter can also ...

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Book review: 12 Rules for Life

Chances are, if you’ve heard the name Jordan Peterson, it wasn’t in a positive context. The Canadian clinical-psychologist-turned-inadvertent-political-icon was thrust into the speculative spotlight after speaking out against an amendment to Canadian Bill C-16, an amendment which, in his eyes, limited the right to free speech. It was about this time as well that he released 12 Rules for Life: ...

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Review: Netflix and Hulu battle for “hottest” documentary

Between super models, beautiful beaches and amazing big name acts, the Fyre Festival was presented as the hottest new music festival, an even more exclusive, prestigious, luxurious and expensive festival than Coachella. It was created by entrepreneur Billy McFarland and rapper Ja Rule, and it ended up being one of, if not, the most notorious scam of our generation thus ...

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Review: Kingdom Hearts 3 lives up to the legacy

Over a decade ago, Kingdom Hearts 3 was released. After watching gameplays, reading multiple articles and reviews and playing it a little myself, Kingdom Hearts 3 may have lived up to its legacy. For anyone who has no idea what Kingdom Hearts is, it is a series that was created by Tetsuya Nomura in 2002, and it revolves around characters ...

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Pop Addict: The Super Bowl, 21 Savage, Madonna

Hello to all my pop addicts of VSU. It has been a week since I’ve seen you last. HOW Y’ALL DOING? I’ve got a nice cup of Green Passion Fruit Matcha tea brewing, so let’s get into it. The 2019 Super Bowl took place, and the Patriots beat the Rams 13-3. If you’re interested in the game, click here. If ...

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Review: Dragon Ball Super: Broly crushes expectations

Dragon Ball Super: Broly is the definitive Dragon Ball experience. One that has been years in the making. Though the movie came out in U.S. theaters on Jan. 16, fans have been waiting for this movie since its first trailer. Even before that, for some. Spoilers beware because they’re coming. The movie is the most story-driven Dragon Ball movie yet ...

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SAG Awards attendees dress to impress

The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards took place in Los Angeles, CA on Jan. 27. There were many, not just with awards, wins amongst diversity and inclusion for the night. Megan Mullaly is most famous for her role as Karen on “Will & Grace,” hosted the SAG Awards this year. Megan’s comedy is always effervescent and awkward. Megan was ...

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Pop Addict: Stop the foolishness

Hello to all my pop addicts of VSU. It’s been a week since I’ve seen you last. HOW Y’ALL DOING? I’ve got a nice a nice cup of Jasmine Chai brewing, so let’s get into it. Taraji P. Henson, the auntie of new-age actresses, has finally gotten her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. It’s about time. Taraji has ...

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Marvel’s Real-Life Superhero Stan Lee Dies at 95

Nov. 13 was a day of mourning for comic fans worldwide after discovering that Stan Lee, a man responsible for much of the Marvel Universe, was pronounced dead at 95.  Lee was born as Stanley Martin Lieber on Dec. 28, 1922. He was born in New York City to Romanian immigrants and spent much of his childhood watching his parents struggle ...

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