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Cuphead Game Review: 20’s Platformer is Hard as Nails

Cuphead Game Review: 20’s Platformer is Hard as Nails

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter/Resident Pop Culture Writer

October 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase, Technology

I am new to gaming. The community and slang is entirely new to me. I was unprepared for what Cuphead had in store. Cuphead is a new game from two indie developer brothers that has already received praise and a fanbase. The main gimmick and what sets this game apart from others is it unique art style....

The Opinionist Episode 3

The Opinionist Episode 3

Oliver Barnfield, Branton Greenberg, Evan Tucker, Opinionist Cast, and Zack Catuogno

October 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase, Technology, Videos

Welcome to the amazing world of The Opinionist, where Oliver Barnfield, our pop culture writer, explores the news and gives insightful outlooks on everything from Reboots to Memes to Necks. He is joined by a crazy cast of characters, from Andrew the fitness guy, Zack the emo, Erith and Keana the fang...

This Week in Pop-Culture 10/18/17

This Week in Pop-Culture 10/18/17

Keshav Laxminarasimhan, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 8th grade student. I’m Keshav, and i'll be taking over the series for a short while. This week I’ll be taking a look at…Kingsman: The Golden ...

This Week In Kpop Culture! (Plus some info about BTOB) 10/16/2017

This Week In Kpop Culture! (Plus some info about BTOB) 10/16/2017

Erith Won, Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Events, Just For Fun, Showcase

So, starting from now, I will try to keep up with 'This Week in Kpop Culture!" It is a based off of Oliver Barnfield,  Keshav Laxminarasimhan, and Branton Greenberg's "This Week In Pop Culture:" and will feature mostly news or just information in general about Kpop, but may sometimes contain some information...

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Rise to Fame

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Rise to Fame

Keana Saberi, Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, People, Showcase, World News

Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the hit Broadway musical “Hamilton” has come a long way from his humble beginnings. As a young adult living in Manhattan,   Lin-Manuel Miranda began his career as a youthful upstart as a English teacher when he began avidly putting pen to paper and creating upbeat lyrics fo...

Twenty One Pilots

Twenty One Pilots

Zack Catuogno, Reporter

October 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Showcase

Grammy award winning band, Twenty One Pilots, made up of drummer Josh Dun and lead singer, ukulele player, and bassist Tyler Joseph are most known for their radio hits, Stressed Out and Ride, from their 2015 album Blurryface. Despite their recent popularity spike, they have been making quality m...

“Baby Driver” Movie Review

“Baby Driver” Movie Review

Austin Nguyen, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Baby is jamming out to music, casually waiting for the robbery to end. He stays in sync with his music from his iPod, and finally sees his crew run off. He waits for the right moment, and starts his car, running into everything he can to reach his destination. The police start chasing him, but he dodges...

THIS WEEK IN POP CULTURE SUPER ARTICLE : SEPTEMBER EDITION

THIS WEEK IN POP CULTURE SUPER ARTICLE : SEPTEMBER EDITION

Oliver Barnfield, Keshav Laxminarasimhan, and Branton Greenberg

October 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase

Since September 5th, Oliver Barnfield has been writing and compiling semi-weekly updates on all things pop culture. Recently he has taken a brief break and Keshav Laxminarasimhan has taken over. These articles are a very popular feature on the site, and as the month comes to a close, we decided to compile...

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/12/17

This Week In Pop Culture: 9/12/17

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter/Resident Pop Culture Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, People, Showcase

Hello there, and welcome to This Week in Pop Culture, where you can catch a glimpse of what’s going on in TV, Movies, and Music through the lens of a 7th grade student. (That’s me!) I know I said I would be taking a break from this column and Keshav will be my temporary replacement, but that chang...

Chuseok: Korean Thanksgiving

Chuseok: Korean Thanksgiving

Erith Won, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Environment, Events, Showcase, World News

In the United States, the month of thanks is November, but for Korea, it’s October. Korea’s Thanksgiving is called Chuseok(추석). Chuseok is on the 15th day of the 8th month in the lunar calendar and falls on a different date every year. This year, it’s on October 4th. Chuseok is a celebratio...

Get to Know the Opinionist Staff!

Get to Know the Opinionist Staff!

Branton Greenberg, Chief Video Editor, Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Showcase

Hey you! Yes, you! Do you like humor? Do you like facts? Do you like videos? Then you will love the Opinionist. It's a great new web-series full of colorful characters, with a fascinating crew and cast. Oliver Barnfield is the mastermind. He wrote, directed, filmed, and starred in this show, and hopes...

Baby-Sitters Club

Baby-Sitters Club

Alexia Clamou, Reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

I like a series called the Baby-Sitters Club. I know it might sound kind of childish, but in France there is one that is not like the comic ones here and that are more of like a novel. They contain three stories in them and are really fun. I like this series because it's easy read and has funny st...