“Dracula” series review

By: Michael DePietro Last month, audiences worldwide finally got a chance to sink their teeth into “Dracula,” a new television series based on Bram Stoker’s classic horror novel. Co-produced by the BBC/Netflix, the series is helmed by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the duo behind the BBC’s critically acclaimed series, “Sherlock.” Like many of the … Continue reading “Dracula” series review

The most noteworthy performances from the 2020 Grammys

By: Samantha Illenz  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards was a night filled with fashion, musical performances and several tributes. Hours before the show, news broke about basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others had passed away in a helicopter crash. The award ceremony’s venue happens to be the … Continue reading The most noteworthy performances from the 2020 Grammys

The resurrection of MCR

By: Nina Grenga NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- I can still vividly remember my mom's Subaru speakers announcing the breakup of My Chemical Romance six years ago as my poor emo-wannabe heart shattered. Luckily, on Oct. 31 2019, myself alongside all of Twitter erupted over the surprise return of the well-loved band. My Chemical Romance tweeted out … Continue reading The resurrection of MCR

Media critique on JoJo Rabbit

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- In a time where we see a resurgence of white supremacy in American society both in Charlottesville and closer to home in Lewiston, there is no doubt concern for a film that seems to brand itself as a comedy about Nazism. Instead, “Jojo Rabbit” positions itself as a nuanced … Continue reading Media critique on JoJo Rabbit

Countdown review

By: Nastassja Posso NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- On Oct. 25, the American thriller/horror film “Countdown,” was released in the US.  Countdown was written and directed by Justin Dec. The whole film revolves around a new phone application called ‘Countdown.” Once the app is downloaded to the user’s cell phone, it begins a countdown until the end … Continue reading Countdown review

Charlie’s Angels are back

By: Lauren Garabedian  NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- The next generation of fearless “Charlie’s Angels” are working for the mysterious Charles Townsend, whose security agency has expanded internationally. Almost two decades since the popular TV franchise, director Elizabeth Banks re-imagines the Angels by connecting them with baby boomers through an empowering women theme.  Elena Houghlin (Naomi Scott) … Continue reading Charlie’s Angels are back

Studying in the Castellani Art Museum

By: Nick Josselyn NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- In the dead center of the Niagara University campus, there is a marble building that stands out from the sandy brick buildings that surround it. The elegant marble structure is home to an array of traditional, modern and postmodern works of art that amaze with creativity and culture. While … Continue reading Studying in the Castellani Art Museum

Unlike any hockey game

By: Franklin Heinzmann Feature Image by: Franklin Heinzmann NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. - It was unlike any hockey game. The Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers faced off, and rang in the new year, in the 2018 Winter Classic. Events that took place during the game proved why sports remains unmatched in bringing people … Continue reading Unlike any hockey game

Why write?

By: Liam Cuddy Why write? That’s a question that occasionally floats into my mind, and a question that countless others have surely asked themselves. As college students, we are living a life where there is work to be found waiting for us around every corner. No matter what your major is, if you are a … Continue reading Why write?