Just another crisis

This weekend, I found myself in a crisis.  Luckily, it was a Cold War Model United Nations crisis simulation, with no real implications for my future college life. But for the sake of hilarious debate and conflict-resolution, we acted as President Kennedy’s cabinet, making decisions to defeat the USSR and save the world from communist…

Summer Movies

A writer brings you some highly anticipated movies for this summer ‘Avengers: Endgame’ “Avengers: Endgame” is one of the most anticipated films of this decade- maybe of all time. Eleven years of the MCU and 21 films have all been building up to this epic creation. The amount of hype surrounding the movie is insane,…

Minimalism on stage

CNU Opera Workshop presented ‘Marriage, Mayhem & Magic’ Tuesday night in Peebles Theater With a packed schedule of performances and events all semester, the theater and music departments never cease to provide unique entertainment, even going into the last few weeks of the semester.  Tuesday night, the CNU Music Department presented “Marriage, Mayhem & Magic,”…

Classic horror and modern issues

Netflix’s ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ will leave you on the edge of your seat Many have argued that TV shows are the modern novel, being able to carry out a story through detailed episodes that resemble chapters of a book. Using this notion, networks and creators with visionary ambitions have yielded major profits. “The…

‘Pearls’ present spring concert

Saturday’s event, entitled “Stranded” featured nine arrangements sung by CNU female acapella group, the ‘Newport Pearls’ Students, parents and community members filed into the Pope Chapel Saturday morning for the Newport Pearls “Stranded” concert, featuring fourteen female acapella voices from CNU. Themed for a daycation, beachy vibe, floral decorations greeted audience-members as they filed in…

Netflix originals releasing this April

‘Our Planet’ Eight-part documentary series This series focuses on “the breadth of the diversity of habitats around the world, from the remote arctic wilderness and mysterious  oceans to the vast landscapes of Africa and diverse jungle of South Africa.” You vs Wild’ Interactive TV-series “An interactive spinoff of Bear Grylls’ ‘Man Vs. Wild,’ starring Grylls…

Review: ‘Us’

Jordan Peele’s new horror movie is a creepy masterpiece I’m a huge fan of horror movies, especially when they involve some kind of inherent social commentary or any kind of deeper meaning, so I had high hopes for “Us.” Watching it felt almost like watching a long Twilight Zone episode, and I was definitely not…

Review: Hulu’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

With Season 3 around the corner, is it worth it to binge-watch this thrilling ‘tale?’ About three weeks ago, I became obsessed with the show “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The obsession began a little after seeing my roommates binge-watching the latest season together, and hearing about it off-and-on the phone with my mom those few days….

CNU hosts third Harp Festival

Saturday’s Department of Music event featured speakers, masterclasses, contests and concerts Saturday afternoon, students, musicians and community-members attended the third annual CNU Harp Festival to celebrate an instrument known intimately to few but widely to many. Hosted by the Department of Music, the day-long event offered participants a variety of informative lectures, masterclasses, concerts and…

A Case for CNU E-sport Support

With the successful play from CNU Overwatch, CNU should consider supporting its E-sport teams Two weeks, and two wins.  That’s all that was needed for the CNU Overwatch team to secure a spot in the Elite 8 of the Tespa Collegiate Overwatch Championship and get flown out to Houston for a live broadcast. Unfortunately, even…