Category - Entertainment

TALL: Games and bonding

Welcome to The Alexander Letters of Ludology (TALL), a weekly column with a stretch of a name dedicated to the study of play, community, digital literacy and good ol’ fashioned...

Channel not so awesome

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen that the television, movie and music industries have come under fire for various scandals. Whether it’s unfair compensation...

College is too cheap

Q Lucky enough for me, my first year at West Chester University was covered by my wonderful mother’s savings account she started when I was just a year old. Eighteen years of...

Talking (New) Politics

Flashback to Copenhagen, Denmark circa 2009: The popular alternative band New Politics was planting its roots beginning with David Boyd, lead vocals and guitar, and Søren Hansen...

Beychella

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, Beyoncé made history as the first black woman ever to headline Coachella. As she put it ever so candidly “ain’t that about a bitch?” Fans were...

Taiko drumming

Forty-eight students from Tamagawa University, Japan, performed Japanese traditional Taiko drumming and folkloric dance at Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall in the Philips Memorial...

“A Quiet Place”

So, apparently getting men known for their comedic roles to be directors of horror movies is a thing that really, really works. Noted. “A Quiet Place” is “The Office”/“Devil Wears...

“Captive”

At first, I didn’t know if I would be interested in watching “Captive” since it was only a class assignment in ESP 309 with Dr. Pagan. Once I actually sat down and analyzed the...

Invasion of privacy

The world was first formally introduced to Belcalis Almanzar, universally known as Cardi B, on the reality TV show “Love and Hip Hop” in December of 2015. Cardi B quickly became a...

#Freemeek

In 2005, you could find Robert Rihmeek Williams sporting nappy braids and sweatpants as he rap battled his way through the streets of North Philly. In 2011, Williams signed with...

Behind the broadcast

Imagine you and your friends are taking a road trip. No road trip would be complete without music, so you spend the trip blasting the radio. As you turn from station to station...

Hot Snakes returns

San Diego hardcore-meets-garage-punk powerhouse Hot Snakes have returned after 14 years of deafening studio silence. The musical partnership of guitarists John Reis and Rick...

Rising to the occasion

NBC’s new show, “Rise,” based off of a true story, takes the tone of “Friday Night Lights” with discreet parallels to “Glee.” The show, however, takes on its own footing with a...

Wakanda forever

Marvel’s newest film “Black Panther” has already shattered a multitude of records across the world, bringing in approximately $242 million dollars in revenue during the debut...

Marvel’s top five

In the wake of a new “Infinity War” trailer and the 10th anniversary of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe” (MCU) coming up, it’s time to reflect on the reason college students even...

The reputation of Swift

After nearly a year of social media silence, Taylor Swift has finally released her much anticipated album “Reputation.” Swifties have anxiously awaited this sixth studio album to...