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Carole & Tuesday is a beautiful commentary on the music industry and loneliness. The show uses famous songs to define its episodes and follows a narrative about two musicians.

Review: Netflix anime is clear and melodic

By Gabrielle Topping, Contributing Writer September 9, 2019

“Carole & Tuesday” is an anime Netflix series that depicts the music industry in the futuristic world of Alba City, Mars. Carole Stanley (voiced by Miyuri Shimabukuro and vocals sung by Nai Br.XX)...

BTS, one of the few Korean pop groups to find mainstream success in the United States returns with a highly energetic, engaging album. The lyrics are deep and compelling, offering a range of tangible emotion.

Review: “Map of the Soul: Persona” is bounding with energy

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 28, 2019

Seven men run around a deserted, pastel city, dressed to the nines in the brightest colored clothes they have. They dance, waving their knees and kicking without a care in the world. Their movements are...

Fantasy stop-motion film, Missing Link has gorgeous animation and a charming plot line, but lacks in character development.

Review: Stop-motion film is visually stunning

By Ash Bailot, Staff Writer April 23, 2019

“Missing Link” is a visually spectacular stop-motion film about friendship and finding one’s place in the world. The Victorian-era animated adventure film was released April 12 and produced by...

Little is boring, lazy, onenote comedy that takes its star studded cast for granted. Despite the lackluster script, the movies child star, Marsai Martin, shines in her role as she supports the rest of the movie.

Review: Body-swap film centers blackness but falls short

By Tyler Obropta, Senior Writer April 23, 2019

“Little” opens with obligatory narration — “Allow me to introduce myself” — but there is nobody going to see “Little” who won’t realize immediately where it’s headed. A successful,...

Kill This Love is a powerful record for Korean pop girl group BLACKPINK. The quartet have released one EP previously but comes back strong with their new album.

Review: Album from female K-pop group is a powerful offering

By Matilde Bechet, Staff Writer April 19, 2019

Four young women stand together firmly in front of hundreds of trumpets as brass blares in the background. The words “BLACKPINK in your area” ring out as the scenery quickly shifts to one of a woman...

Approximately five years ago, Helene Smith created a Facebook page for Ithaca College parents where they can ask questions about the school and get advice on issues with their college-age children.

IC Parents Facebook page keeps parents connected to students’ lives

By Olivia King, Staff Writer April 17, 2019

Cyndy Scheibe, professor in the Department of Psychology, said that when observing move-in day, it is always interesting for her to observe the relationships between parents and their kids. She said that,...

Khalid introduces a pleasant album with Free Spirit. The record is perfect for summer and appropriate for all ages. The tracks invoke comforting feelings of nostalgia and range from joyful melodies to somber tunes.

Review: Khalid’s summery record flows with sunny spirit

By Noa Covell, Staff Writer April 16, 2019

Khalid’s new album, “Free Spirit,” is the record of the summer, made for wind-whipped midnight car rides, relaxing in bed on an easy Sunday afternoon with a cup of coffee or for a gloomy, rainy day...

After is a movie based off of a book written by Anna Todd by the same name. Although the movie remedies some glaring offenses from the book, the film still perpetuates dangerous stereotypes about women and relationships.

Review: Adapted romance film ‘After’ just as problematic as book

By Liza Gillespie, Staff Writer April 16, 2019

“After” takes a problematic fanfiction and turns it into a frustrating and predictable movie. The story follows Tessa Young (Josephine Langford), a sheltered college freshman who begins a tumultuous...

Pet Sematary offers up true creepiness, especially through the camera work. The movie as a whole lacks a personality and direction but the combination of dread and aesthetic makes up for some of the flaws.

Review: “Pet Sematary” comes back from the grave

By Tyler Obropta, Staff Writer April 15, 2019

If an ominous phantom tells you not to mess with the barrier between life and death, you’d think you should listen to him. But this is “Pet Sematary,” a film in which little girls run into the woods...

Morbid Stuff confronts hardcore, deep topics and explores the bands sound. However, all of the songs sound relatively similar and blend together into an unidentifiable mess.

Review: Pop-rock album falls short

By Alex Hartzog, Staff Writer April 15, 2019

Having a unique sound can make or break a band. The group has to evoke a feeling that separates it from the rest of the crop, and PUP has remained consistent with its trademark sound in its newest album,...

Avery Santiago is one of the students being honored at this years Rainbow Reception. The reception is in place to honor LGBT students and their hard work.

Rainbow Reception celebrates LGBT student achievements

By Ashley Stalnecker, Staff writer April 9, 2019

As the semester comes to an end, members of the Class of 2019 at Ithaca College will be participating in several ceremonies, collecting their graduation regalia and preparing for graduation. LGBTQ students...

Members of Asian American Alliance discussed their heritage, upbringings and identities as part of the Adoptee Identity Panel on April 5 in Klingenstein Lounge in the Campus Center. April is Focus Asia Month.

Focus Asia Month celebrates Asian heritage

By Emily Lussier, Assistant Proofreader April 9, 2019

During the month of April, students of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage are celebrating their identities. On April 5, students gathered in Klingenstein Lounge to listen to panelists talk about their...

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