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Top 5 Best Anime

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Sam Glass, Sports Editor

April 13, 2020

Anime. The guilty pleasure for many is a unique artform that many write off as childish cartoons, but, for those well acquainted, are much more than that. So, I’m writing this list of my top anime to try and force my editors to read it, and then consider watching anime, so my fellow weebs can skip str...

Quarantine-Worthy Shows to Watch on Netflix

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Aman Rahman, Staff Writer

April 11, 2020

Having to stay home during the coronavirus quarantine can get pretty redundant considering the limited activities available at home. Many people have chosen Netflix as their designated escape during this time. Here are some TV show recommendations on Netflix that will help cure your boredom.  &n...

Karamo Brown Brings Queer Eye to SLU

Karamo Brown Brings Queer Eye to SLU

Leah George, Staff Writer

February 21, 2020

Last week, Karamo Brown, the first openly gay black man on a reality TV show, came to SLU as a speaker for the Great Issues Committee in collaboration with Rainbow Alliance and Black Student Alliance.  Brown is best known for his culture expert role in the mega-hit Netflix series, “Queer Eye....

Give it up for Cheer

Give it up for Cheer

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

“Cheer” on Netflix gives viewers the chance to tumble, chant and stunt alongside the cheer team of Navarro Community College in a journey that fosters trust, self-respect and faith.   I love a good documentary, but documentaries usually don't involve character development in the plot....

Brace for Bachelor Nation

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Grace Rakestraw, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

My hand reaches for the black mouse pad on my laptop while my brain screams “No!” One short tap and my life will delve into drama, the drama that “The Bachelor” provides. My hand continues its procession forward toward my laptop as my brain protests. Finally, my fingers tap the mouse pad and ...

“Naturally Tan” is Naturally a Hit

“Naturally Tan” is Naturally a Hit

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

July 16, 2019

On June 8,Tan France found himself standing in front of a sold out event hosted by the Saint Louis County Library in collaboration with Left Bank Books. The event was to help promote his recently released memoir “Naturally Tan.”   For the few who do not know France, he launched to fame with the...

‘Stranger Things 2’ Offers a Slow, But Worthy Burn

‘Stranger Things 2’ Offers a Slow, But Worthy Burn

Alexis McSparren, Copy Editor

November 20, 2017

As with any sequel, it’s hard to imagine that the much-anticipated return to last summer’s breakout hit would match the unexpected charm that the first season brought. With the era-appropriate title “Stranger Things 2,” one can see how it was coined as just a spinoff sequel to its predecessor, with...

Stranger Than Before

Stranger Than Before

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

Demo-dogs, the Upside Down, and good old Eleven. These are just a few words that immediately stand out to anyone who is an avid watcher of “Stranger Things.” Season 2 of the immensely popular show debuted Oct. 27, and fans went crazy as they awaited the countdown. The Duffer Brothers, who created, wrote, and...

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