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Passionate fans play an important role in making a franchise popular and successful, but they also have the power to tear down franchises that they disagree with.

Opinion: Stop bullying actors for doing their jobs

Emma Westermeier, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

With the recent release of the show “Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” a new Captain America is introduced as a more corporate version of Steve Rogers. Played by actor Wyatt Russel, the character is...

Review: 10 anime shows to keep your energy up this winter

MJ Smit, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

Bored at home? Don’t know what to watch while sitting on the couch eating your snacks? Want anime to consume your life to where you never stop watching it and you end up buying merch and posters of anime...

Review: 10 “Glee” covers to bring joy when life gets dark

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

The early 2000s were the glory days for Generation Z's music, but something  else made the early 2000s iconic for our generation: “Glee.” the show almost everyone knows and loves (or at least tolerates)...

Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff star in Netflix's new show

Review: Are You Okay With This?

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor March 18, 2020

Just when it seemed like there were no more original series' worth watching, Netflix released "I Am Not Okay With This" starring Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff, both of whom are child actors who are arguably...

Since 2011, “Impractical Jokers” has made audiences laugh with their unscripted competitive antics. The comedy team hit the big screen in February with their first feature-length film.

Review: Impractical fun

Zach Brown, Sports Editor March 13, 2020

For years, “Impractical Jokers” has been a television staple. The silly antics of four friends from Staten Island has proven to be a hit, providing laughter for the masses. Now, the Jokers head to...

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