Silent Disco in Athens

By Leah Stratton Silent Disco has moved from national music festivals to Athens bars. Silent Disco is a rave-style party that allows attendees to experience pristine sound quality through a headphone system. The Silent Disco trend started at music festivals like Bonnaroo, Coachella and The Governors Ball, but has now migrated to the Highwire Lounge…

Stranger Things 2 Review

by Casey Williams WARNING: There will be mild spoilers. Things are still strange in the land of Hawkins, Indiana.  The second season picks up in October of 1984, a year after the previous season ended, but things are far from normal. Some things have changed for the better.  Joyce has a supportive boyfriend named Bob…

Thor: Ragnarok – Movie Review

Dont worry, this is spoiler free. The Mighty God of Thunder has reappeared in theaters and is back to his typically heroic ways. Except that he isn’t. While some people view Thor as the stale Avenger with the least amount of character development or impactful moments throughout the various solo movies within the Marvel Cinematic…

Our Trap Beyoncé: Cardi B

All I can say is, 2017 has been the year for Cardi B! Within three years, Cardi B went from “A regular, degular, shmegular girl from the Bronx”, to topping the music charts with her most successful single, Bodak Yellow to getting engaged to her fiancé Offset. Given that the 21st century is heavily social media…

Making History for the Culture

By Xavier Hood For three hundred long years black people have been living in America. (I’m going to let that sink in for the emphasis on the length on three hundred years.) I understand in the beginning it was hard for black people to accomplish anything remotely close to success but with great strive and…

Are Friendships a Thing of the Past?

By Christina Evans “Yesss girl!” is probably one of my favorite phrases to comment underneath social media posts of my friends whether the photo is righteous or ratchet. Understanding that moral support is critical to show how much I care about them accomplishing their dreams and moving forward in life. This past summer I began…

One Side of the Story

by Isaiah Joseph Minority representation, more specifically African-American representation and success in film has been an ascendant force lately. From Moonlight snagging Best Picture during the 2017 Oscars, movies like Hidden Figures shining light on stories that have lied in darkness and not quite fully been told, to some of television’s highest rated shows consisting…

A Piece of Home

by Alsherrae’ Ray One of the main shows buzzing around TV right now (almost overshadowing the beloved Empire), is Donald Glover’s Atlanta. Deputing in September, the show exceeded viewer’s expectations. From the trailers, it was bound to be something amazing. I was one of those people who constantly retweeted every trailer and corresponding tweet about what…

My honest opinion of Views

By Maceo Maddox Yes, I’m aware that Views came out some time ago but one cannot diagnose an album from the first few listens. It takes time and listen after listen to fully grasp the concept, lyrics and progression from start to finish. I can now say that I have reached that point.. Drake’s platform…