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2021 Grammy Award Winners Announced: Racial Bias Criticisms Continue

2021 Grammy Award Winners Announced: Racial Bias Criticisms Continue

Phia Bridge, Editor-in-Chief April 6, 2021

The Grammy ceremony, an annual event presented by the Recording Academy to recognize successful artists, took place on March 14 without a live audience due to the global pandemic. Hosted by Comedian Trevor...

Iconic Picasso Tapestry Gets Removed From the United Nations

Iconic Picasso Tapestry Gets Removed From the United Nations

Lily Rutherford, Feature Editor March 22, 2021

A tapestry replica of Pablo Picasso’s iconic anti-war painting ‘Guernica’ that has been in the United Nations “U.N." Security Council chamber since 1985 has been removed as of February 22. The...

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The Queen’s Gambit, Netflix’s Greatest 2020 Series

Phia Bridge, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2021

On October 23, 2020, an earth shattering Netflix series was born. Set in 1983 and based on a novel by Walter Tevis, The Queen’s Gambit, follows the brilliant chess player, Beth Harmon, played by Anya...

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Golden Globe Nominees Announced Virtually

Anja Cieslewicz, News Editor February 21, 2021

The nominees have been made for the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards, which will take place on February 28. This is the first time that the nominees were announced virtually. The Golden Globes will be hosted...

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Netflix’s “Alice in Borderland” Is Brilliantly Terrifying

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor January 28, 2021

On December 10, 2020, Netflix released a new original show entitled Alice In Borderland. The Japanese horror/thriller show centers around a group of three friends who leave their mundane lives for one...

Sam Smith’s “Love Goes” Is a Journey of Self-Discovery and Love

Sam Smith’s “Love Goes” Is a Journey of Self-Discovery and Love

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor December 16, 2020

Sam Smith, a popular pop singer/songwriter, released their new album Love Goes on October 30. This was the first full album released by Smith after they came out as non-binary, which made the album a musical...

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MasterChef Junior Contestant Dies of Cancer at 14

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor December 8, 2020

On November 17, MasterChef Junior Alumni Ben Watkins passed away at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago from Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma (AFH), an incredibly rare soft tissue tumor that mostly...

An Introduction to Inktober

An Introduction to Inktober

Abhinaya Gopinath, staff December 4, 2020

While the quarantine madness might be keeping some denizens of Skyline at home with no room for trick-or-treating, a few of the lesser-known hobbies outside of Halloween can finally shine in the spotlight....

“Ratched” Flops With Critics, But Flies High With Audiences

“Ratched” Flops With Critics, But Flies High With Audiences

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor October 14, 2020

On September 18, 2020, Netflix released an original series titled Ratched, starring Sarah Paulson. The series was written as a prequel to the cult classic film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, focusing...

The Success of

The Success of “After Hours”

Abhinaya Gopinath, Staff October 14, 2020

On March 20 2020, After Hours came out as Canadian singer The Weeknd’s latest album, it has been quite a hit since. The day before its release, it broke the record for the most global pre-adds for an...

“Mulan” Boycott Raises Questions Regarding the Politics of the Film

“Mulan” Boycott Raises Questions Regarding the Politics of the Film

Audrey Hall, Arts and Culture Editor October 13, 2020

Immediately following the release of Disney’s reboot of the classic from 1998, Mulan, a hashtag titled #BoycottMulan has been trending across Twitter, Reddit, and most other social media platforms. The...

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A Reemergence in Drive-In Movies, the Culprit: Coronavirus

Anja Cieslewicz, News Editor October 8, 2020

Drive-in theaters have been in decline for the past forty years; that all changed, however, with the outbreak of the pandemic in the United States. Drive-in theaters offer a safe, socially-distanced way...

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