Reviews

A Taste of Hmong Life

The Hmong and Southeast Asian American Club (HaSEAAC) hosted the 17th Annual Dinner Taste of Toj Roob on Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Dreyfus University Center. Though the festivities were many, I decided to focus on my favorite part: the food. As I sat down at one of the many banquet tables, I had the company of both University of ... Read More »

The Few Pitfalls of Stranger Things 2

The first season of “Stranger Things” is the timeless, classic tale of a young boy taken into an alternate dimension by a creepy, flower-headed monster and the friends and family members who try to figure out what happened to him. There are also evil scientists, an adorable bald girl with telekinetic powers, alcoholic sheriffs and a glorious dose of ’80s ... Read More »

Go Headless Over Sleepy Hollow – Review: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

You can thank Washington Irving for the most iconic of all the characters you’ll see traipsing through the woods on All Hollow’s Eve. While “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” does not take place on Halloween, The Headless Horseman has become a hallmark of the holiday, all thanks to the American author, Washington Irving. Though the 12,000-word short story was originally ... Read More »

Album Review: Norah Jones – The Fall

Norah Jones recorded her fourth studio album, “The Fall,” in 2009. At this point in her career, Jones has already established herself as a successful contemporary jazz artist. On her previous three albums, Jones has featured both covers of famous jazz standards and her own work, which is often a fusion of jazz, country and blues styles. The same foundations ... Read More »

Album Review: Take a Breath of “Fresh Air” with Homeshake

Number one on 90fm’s top 10 ten albums of the week for the second week in a row, Homeshake will take you to a whole other world with their latest album, “Fresh Air.” Throughout the album, the band embodies a smooth jazz feel, while intermixing sounds from everyday life. Each song transitions into one another well enough that the album gels together ... Read More »

Music Review: Punch by Autoheart

Autoheart , a lively band, is one that you should take a look into. As an indie-pop band based out of London, they will pump you up and relax you with their debut album “Punch.” This album mixes it up with energetic, bright songs and slower, melodic piano pieces. Their sound is similar to Coldplay and a more relaxed version ... Read More »

Album Review: Motions By Jeremy Zucker

Integrating different sounds and beats, Jeremy Zucker impresses the ear with his latest album, “Motions.” A budding indie artist, Jeremy Zucker will impress with his relatable lyrics that are paired with grooving beats. Like Jon Bellion in style, Jeremy Zucker brings light to the struggles in everyday relationships with his eight-song album. The opening song, “Heavy,” starts the album off ... Read More »

M. Night Shyamalan SPLITS Into Box Offices

M. Night Shyamalan’s newest hyped blockbuster, Split hit theaters on Jan. 20 and has already stirred plenty of mixed reactions from viewers. While this unnerving plot has many twists and turns, the most basic premise of the movie follows three unfortunate teenage girls who get kidnapped by a man living with Dissociative Identity Disorder. This means he is living with ... Read More »