Arts & Entertainment

‘Deidra and Laney Rob a Train’ remains fun despite predictable premise

‘Deidra and Laney Rob a Train’ remains fun despite predictable premise

By Josiah Martin | Staff Writer Some films teeter on the fine line between predictable and riveting, often leaning towards the latter. “Deidra and Laney Rob a Train” seems to ride this line for its entire runtime, and thankfully succeeds for the most part. In the film, sisters Deidra (Ashleigh Murray) and Laney (Rachel Crow) […]

YouTube accused of hiding LGBT content

YouTube accused of hiding LGBT content

By Zachary Landau | Asst. A&E Editor A while ago (no specific or general date can be found), YouTube launched YouTube Restricted Mode, an extra method of protection for browsing the video-sharing website. In a support video designed to explain what the feature is and how to use it, the company explained that “You can […]

‘Iron Fist’ maintains quality, but fails to make impact

‘Iron Fist’ maintains quality, but fails to make impact

By Sean Ray | A&E Editor The final series before the much hyped grand crossover, “The Defenders,” “Iron Fist” brings some much needed levity to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s TV spectrum. While not exploring as deep of themes as its predecessors, “Iron Fist” does better encapsulate the feel of the comic book superhero than its […]

Past comes to life in live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Past comes to life in live-action ‘Beauty and the Beast’

By Salena Moran and Evan Penrod | Staff Writers Managing to hold true to the original storyline while also adding new scenes and songs to enhance the story, Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” successfully revives the classic story for a new generation. The tale: a cold, pretentious prince (Dan Stevens) and his servants fall […]

Sheeran album mixes world influences for fantastic experience

Sheeran album mixes world influences for fantastic experience

By Nicolas Jozefczyk | Staff Writer Ed Sheeran’s “Divide” is a spectacular album that culminates different sounds and genres together to form one cohesive work. Ed Sheeran traveled around the world during his three year hiatus, and that travel seems to have influenced the songs on his album. From “Barcelona” to Galway, Ireland, the 16 […]

Pittsburgh Comics Salon offers support for comic artists

Pittsburgh Comics Salon offers support for comic artists

By Sean Armstrong | Staff Writer The Pittsburgh Comics Salon is an, “…incubator for new ideas and approaches to the comics medium,” said Juan Jose Fernandez one of three comic book artists spearheading the group. The main goal is for comic book artists, old and new to have a place to explore their artistic side […]

Switch does not account for disabled gamers

Switch does not account for disabled gamers

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer My gaming career began on a Super Nintendo Entertainment System. As I’ve grown, so too has my collection of Nintendo consoles and handhelds. Despite my physical limitations, particularly concerning the strength of my hands, I have always been able to play the vast amount of Nintendo franchises, and yes, […]

‘Logan’ delivers great performances, poor script

‘Logan’ delivers great performances, poor script

By Sean Ray | A&E Editor The “X-Men” films have always existed in a weird sort of flux. Never quite reaching the quality of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but never becoming as bad as the DC Expanded Universe, the series has been without much of a clear direction since “X-Men: The Last Stand.” At the […]

‘Breath of the Wild’ delivers ennui and malaise in empty space

‘Breath of the Wild’ delivers ennui and malaise in empty space

By Zachary Landau | Staff Writer I would not be the man I am today if it was not for “The Legend of Zelda.” I don’t say that in some sort of sappy, wholesome way. I mean this in the “this is the series that gave rise to the cynicism and bitterness that binds me […]

Rust belt blues brought to life with ‘Night in the Woods’

Rust belt blues brought to life with ‘Night in the Woods’

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer Anthropomorphic cat Mae Borowski is 20 years old and just dropped out of college. She returns home to the fictional Possum Springs in late October, a once thriving mining town now going through hard times. But she soon finds that the town has changed since she first left. Bizarre […]

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