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“The Longshot”; Billie Joe Armstrong’s Green Day 2.0

“The Longshot”; Billie Joe Armstrong’s Green Day 2.0

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Since Green Day formed in 1986, frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been singing and writing music that has become iconic. Though he is famous for his work with Green Day, Armstrong has started a new path, while his fellow performers need a break, with his band/project The Longshot. The Longshot features Jeff...

B The Beginning; Netflix did fine

B The Beginning; Netflix did fine

Shabana Gupta, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A Netflix Original anime named The Beginning (though many call it B The Beginning due to the numerals in front of the title) is a mystery/fantasy anime focusing on the three groups of people; the detectives, a mystical person named Koku, and a criminal organization controlling events going back at least...

Before I Wake was a dream

Before I Wake was a dream

Kara Green, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Before I Wake is a movie released by Netflix in 2017. It follows the story of an eight-year-old named Cody who has an interesting ability. When he falls asleep, Cody's dreams and nightmares come to life. The movie begins with two foster parents, Mark and Jessie who recently lost a child. Looking for...

Funeral

Funeral

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

Since his debut in Arizona on Rich Brian's Amen, I've anxiously waited for his first solo work. Luckily, the wait wasn't long, as his first single, Funeral, was dropped on February 7th, just 5 days after Amen's release. The new R&B/Soul artist steps into the music scene with a very simple...

Let You Down

Let You Down

Kennedy Stone, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Song of the Week

Songs that are about regret, holding grudges, or being sorry always run the risk of being repetitive and unappealing. This is because even if you can relate to the problem presented in the song, most people do not want to feel negative emotions for an extended amount of time if they can help it. So,...

Three cheers for Rich Brian’s “Amen”

Three cheers for Rich Brian’s “Amen”

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It wasn't until this year when I started to gain more of a respect for rap music. I generally enjoyed the rhythms and ideas around the more meaningful songs, but Rich Brian, known as Rich Chigga when I first discovered him, expanded my enjoyment and respect for the genre. Amen is Brian's first release...