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“Passenger” in Call of Duty Modern Warfare III: That’s All?

Maddy Hall, Staff Writer April 27, 2024

At 7:30 pm onboard a Russian commercial plane heading to Sochi, Russia, Samara, a former Urzikstan Liberation Force (ULF) soldier, comfortably relaxes in her chair as she texts her husband. The atmosphere...

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Taylor Swift Course Offered for Westfield State Fall 2024 Semester

Kasidee Nichols, Staff Writer April 21, 2024

After 17 ½ years of teaching, Christopher Gullen turns their attention and skills to investigate pop star Taylor Swift’s image, general presentation, and fandom in a new course offered to first-year...

The Student Government Association (SGA) at Westfield State for Fall 2023.

Being a Part of Student Government at Westfield State

Devon Ortmeyer, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Have you ever considered what it would be like to participate in student government at Westfield State University? The Student Government Association at Westfield State is made up of a 75-member legislature...

Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka in Wonka (2024).

Film Review: Wonka

Jeremy Johnson, Staff Writer April 7, 2024

Have you ever wanted to see the origins of the greatest chocolate maker of all time? No? Well, me neither, but that’s not going to stop Hollywood and their never-ending search for original stories to...

Anthony Perkins as Josef K in The Trial (1962).

Film Review: The Trial (1962)

Jeremy Johnson, Staff Writer March 31, 2024

The Trial follows a man in a puzzling situation: being accused of a crime that he doesn’t know. Josef K (Anthony Perkins) is awoken by both police and fellow workers of his job where he’s immediately...

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Film Review: Clue (1985)

Jeremy Johnson, Staff Writer March 31, 2024

Based on the board game of the same name, Clue is a mystery and comedy film that was released in 1985. Six people were invited to a secluded mansion where they all have something in common: all of them...

Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides in Dune: Part Two.

Film Review: Dune: Part Two

Jeremy Johnson, Staff Writer March 9, 2024

The Dune series seems to be cursed. From either unsuccessful or scrap adaptations in the 80’s to the book accurate, yet budget-limited TV series in the early 2000’s, Dune became heralded as an unadaptable...

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Film Review: Killers of the Flower Moon

Nathan Crane, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

I finally got around to watching Killers of the Flower Moon. As someone who hasn’t seen many of Scorsese’s films before, I was immediately struck by how this film looks at the history it is adapting,...

Bob Marley: One Love promotional poster.

Film Review: Bob Marley: One Love

Alicia Brennan, Co-Editor in Chief February 25, 2024

“If my life is for myself, I don’t want it,” says Kingsley Ben-Adir as Bob Marley in the 2024 biopic Bob Marley: One Love. “My life is for people.” This much is clear as the film delves into...

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Good Doesn’t Always Triumph: Temu, Security, and Ethical Annihilation

Alicia Brennan, Co-Editor in Chief February 23, 2024

If you live in the United States, there’s a good chance you watched at least a portion of the 2024 Super Bowl. If that’s the case, you likely also saw one of three upbeat, colorful advertisements for...

Time in Comparison

Time in Comparison

Jillian Maloney, Student Journalist February 19, 2024

People have always told me how they wish they had a twin growing up. I used to be jealous of those who do not have a twin. I love my sister Johnna, but the situations we go through together...

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Perspective: Jules Cullinane, Campus Fashion Icon

Jo Pearse, Staff Writer February 17, 2024

All eyes stuck to Jules Cullinane as they stood there, laughing without a care. Adorned with vibrant red lipstick and dramatic red eye shadow surrounding their brown eyes like ruby encrusted rings....

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