Eye of the Tiger

Black artists bring needed attention to cultural issues

February 22, 2016

BY TARAH JOHNSON [email protected] This year’s Black History Month has completely opened up the stage for African-American artists, with big stars like Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar producing more and more works of black excellence. Both of these prestigious artists have made their marks on ...

FASHION: SENIOR ASSATA BAKER

February 22, 2016

Youthful trends combine with classy sophistication BY GABI HUTSON [email protected] What would you describe your style as? I would say my style is more mature, I don’t want to say in general. But for a high schooler it’s a little bit more out there and classy Is there anyone or anythi...

Revived show highlights student artistry

February 22, 2016

BY KYLIE IRWIN [email protected] Roseville High School held its first talent show at the school in six years. Junior Parker Crews emceed the show. Since there hasn’t been a show in six years, a few kinks along the way were expected. The lighting seemed to be off, and at times you could ...

Deadpool lacks professionalism

February 22, 2016

BY VICTORIA WILKINSON [email protected] Deadpool, the Marvel film which has been highly anticipated by many, came out Feb. 12. While some people found it to be obnoxious and juvenile, the movie was humorous with a somewhat intriguing plot line, depending on your sense of humor. A l...

Adele says “Hello” to new level of emotional depth with 25

December 14, 2015

BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] After teasing the world with “Hello,” Adele finally released her full album - 25 on Nov. 20. Her last album, 21, seemed almost impossible but 25 exceeded my already high expectations of Adele. Adele, following suit from her last two albums, tit...

CONCUSSION

December 14, 2015

BY JOHNNY MULLIGAN [email protected] Concussion brings to light the horrors of football injuries. The movie is based on a true story in which pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu (Will Smith) discovers the prevalence of concussions and other brain injuries in the NFL and how horrible the symp...

Fallout 4 impresses with wide scope

December 14, 2015

BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] There is something about Bethesda’s open world titles that always seem to give them that edge over the competition. This success primarily lies not in dazzling graphics or gameplay mechanics, but in their storytelling and remarkable ability to engage players...

J. Cole-produced album highlights the underground

December 14, 2015

BY BEN FURDEK [email protected] Rapper J. Cole’s label Dreamville dropped a collaboration album, Revenge of the Dreamers 2, starring rappers Bas, Omen, Cozz, Ari Lennox, Lute and features from Donnie Trumpet and Correy C. J. Cole made appearances in three songs on the album. He us...

STAR WARS

December 14, 2015

BY ANDREW SMITH [email protected] This Friday, the force might actually awaken with the premiere of the 7th installment in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The anticipation for the return of Star Wars at this point is almost palpa(tine)ble and at this point I am just r...

Bieber makes successful comeback with Purpose

December 14, 2015

BY DESTINE KYUBWA [email protected] Hit pop artist Justin Bieber released his fourth album, Purpose on Nov. 13 and I am pleased to say he absolutely didn’t disappoint. His long anticipated album caught the eyes of many. The social media presence on Purpose was so significant, many expres...

THE REVENANT

December 14, 2015

BY MARC CHAPPELLE [email protected] Leading man Leonardo DiCaprio should be able to bolster The Revenant into something truly engaging. Early critics on Twitter say this movie may finally land an Oscar in DiCaprio’s hands. It tells the story of redemption for an 1823 American fron...

The Good Dinosaur teaches morals through sincere, feel-good storyline

December 14, 2015

BY CLAIRE ORERTLY [email protected] Pixar’s movie The Good Dinosaur is cute and interesting with top-notch graphics and good use of characters. A young dinosaur named Arlo and his family – which consists of him, his parents, and his two siblings – were miraculously able to survive the extin...