Category Archives: Arts & E

Book Review: Dread Nation

Chelsea Mancilla, Guest Writer   “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland is a work of historical fiction that includes numerous elements of fantasy. Set after the Civil War, the dead have risen after the grisly Battle of Gettysburg, and a single bite can infect anyone. Ireland’s story reimagines the Reconstruction era with the perils of the undead roaming across the east

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Inspiration through music: Saint Martin’s annual Hope Concert

Myki Dee Kim, Staff Writer   On March 4, 2020, the Marcus Pavilion was transformed from a sporting arena to a stage for the arts. The celebration of music featured Saint Martin’s very own chorale, directed by Darrell Born and accompanied by Nickolas Carlson, and Jazz band, directed by Brad Schrandt. The night featured music groups, soloists, duets, and bands.

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Birds of Prey (and the fantabulous emancipation of one Harley Quinn)

Kaitlin Cunningham, Staff Writer    For any DC Comics fans, the long-awaited “Birds of Prey” is out now. The much-anticipated female-empowered blockbuster was released on Feb. 7, and the buzz around the film has been endless.  This riot of a movie is a sequel to the not-so-well-received “Suicide Squad,” which left DC fans and critics with a bad taste in their

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Movie review: Like a Boss

Chelsea Mancilla, Guest Writer   “Like a Boss” is about the enduring friendship between Mia Carter (Tiffany Haddish) and Mel Paige (Rose Byrne), two entrepreneurs who have entered the cosmetic business on their own. According to The Daily Telegraph, “Like A Boss positively blitzes the Bechdel test, which requires a film to feature at least two women talking to each

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