Category - Entertainment

The coffee shop revolution

Beyond the Quad, the ram statue and the castle building, the West Chester community has developed a lively underground music scene. Earlier this month, we took a look at Thursday...

Apple vs Spotify

Music has always been an important part of society, from classic rock like AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” to rapper Cardi B’s megahit “Bodak Yellow;” it represents the voices of...

Post Malone live

At first glance, rapper and songwriter Post Malone might seem out of the ordinary. With his long, braided hair, multiple tattoos and overall disheveled presence, Malone is a...

The coffee shop revolution:

The “townies,” or citizens of West Chester, are like that crazy uncle at family parties: they are always sharing stories, unexpected experiences and secret talents. Throughout our...

An improvably good time

On Thursday, Sept. 28, the West Chester University Improv Group, better known as Deep Dish Pizzazz, had their first improv show of the semester. Main 168, the lecture hall where...

Gaming for millions

In the world of esports, it used to seem like mainstream recognition was a pipedream. Now, with ESPN’s coverage, $12 million dollar tournament payouts and news that Blizzard is...

Nothing but a shell

In the past 20 years, many scholars of pop culture have noticed that Japanese animation has become increasingly popular to Western audiences. Examples include works such as...

NEA under fire

Theater, dance, music, painting. Whether you are a participant in the arts or someone who enjoys them, it is indisputable that creative and performing arts provide our nation with...

Choose Trainspotting

Though it may be hard to accept for those who grew up with the film as a cornerstone of their youth, it’s been exactly 20 years since we last visited the characters of Mark Renton...

The life of Jake Gyllenhaal

If there’s one actor who has earned my complete attention, meaning if his name is on the billing I’ll most likely be attending a screening no matter what, it’s the 36-year-old...

Weekend at Oscars

Sitting in my room watching the Oscars along with many college students, I noticed something different happening at this year’s Oscars. The Oscars aired on Sunday, Feb. 26, and...

“Blithe Spirit” at WCU

Tired of the spring semester already? Dreading graduation? Or maybe you’re just sick of the gray winter weather. Come and escape from it all at West Chester University Department...

Gaga takes Houston

On Sunday, Feb. 5, the Falcons faced the Patriots in Super Bowl LI. Even though the game did turn out to be quite interesting, the halftime show isn’t something to gloss over...

Fire Emblem app hits stores

The market for phone-gaming applications has been ripe for the taking for years, and now it seems that major gaming developers have turned their attention to iPods and Androids...

The xx releases new album

Coming off the success of his solo debut “In Colour,” DJ Jamie xx rejoined his bandmates Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim in The xx on Jan. 13 for their third album “I See You.”...

A new way to listen to music

On Monday, Nov. 7, I was able to interview the staff behind the upcoming music app Trebel. A company coming out of Stanford, M&M Media created Trebel to find a way for people...

The sound of streaming

In yet another debacle revolving around Kanye West’s neurotic life, he recently announced that any collaboration with longtime friend Jay Z on “Watch the Throne 2” would be put...

BoJack: Hollywoo celeb

Netflix original “BoJack Horseman” stars actor Will Arnett as an alcoholic, self-deprecating horse, who struggles with life after stardom. In their fictional reality, BoJack...

A day at The Meadows

I’m a big music festival kind of guy. There’s just a pleasant vibe in the air at these events, knowing everybody is enjoying the same music as me. Whether it be Firefly, Musikfest...