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Catholic Church coverup exposed on Netflix

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Sister Cathy Cesnik was a beloved teacher at a Catholic school in Baltimore, Maryland. On Nov. 7, 1969, Sister Cathy went missing. It wasn’t until almost 25 years later that stories of a potential cover-up of her death started to emerge. The seven episode Netflix documentary series, “The Keepers” follows two of Sister Cathy’s students.…

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Netflix series highlights crime in the ‘70s

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Fans of cinematography will find themselves anxiously waiting for a season two premiere of Mindhunter, a new original series by Netflix. The release of Mindhunter season one was released on Oct. 13, but with only 10 episodes, the finale feels abrupt. In contrast to that feeling, the acting and directing phenomenally grasp viewers with every…

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Single celebrates Day of the Dead

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Although the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration ended Nov. 2, Fall Out Boy celebrates the Mexican holiday in the new video for “HOLD ME TIGHT OR DON’T.” Fall Out Boy tweeted the video early Wednesday morning with the caption, “It’s Time to Wake Up the Dead and Dance.” “HOLD ME TIGHT…

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Netflix releases Stranger Things 2

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Chaos: the typical state of hit Netflix show “Stranger Things 2.” Fans start out in a different place with unknown people—unsure of how they connect to small-town Hawkins, Indiana with familiar Michael Wheeler, Will Buyers, Eleven and many other characters. Things seem a little bit clearer when the mysterious Kali breaks down a bridge, but…

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Second season puts dark twist on drama

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      A calm opening quickly led to chaos in the second season premiere of Riverdale. In the season one finale, viewers are left with Archie’s dad, Fred, who was shot by a masked man with green eyes. Betty, Veronica and Jughead are all safely in their homes while Archie, without a driver’s license,…

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Netflix’s new take on documentaries

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“American Vandal,” a Netflix original series, puts a comedic spin on documentaries by making theirs into a “mockumentary,” following high school senior Dylan Maxwell who is wrongfully accused of spray painting phallic images onto 27 staff cars in the faculty parking lot. The documentary shows why Maxwell was the clear suspect of this obscene prank,…

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Host disaster: Emmys recap

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By Natalie Forster Contributing Writer The 69th annual Emmy Awards took place on Sept. 17 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Stephen Colbert hosted for his first time ever, following in the footsteps of previous comedians. Colbert’s opening monologue was filled with Donald Trump jokes. Everything was put out there from Seth Meyers…

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How to apply fall trends on campus

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By Kaylyn Foody Contributing Writer New York Fashion Week may be over, but the trends we saw on the runway are fresher than ever. We might be broke college kids who cannot buy couture designer fashion, but we can mimic the pros to achieve hot looks that are prime for cold weather. Here are three…

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“It” remake puts a modern spin on horror

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By Dominic LoVallo Editor-in-Chief “It” aired as a miniseries 27 years ago and now “It” has found its way –not only to our theater, but into our nightmares. The movie “It,” based on its namesake, the 1986 horror novel by Stephen King, lived up to the hype as a scary movie. At least for everyone…

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“Estebon No. 79”

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By Anastasia Cottone Staff Writer Fans of the show Blacklist can look forward to a thrilling episode while watching the premiere of season four. It begins right where season three left off. Viewers have just learned that the main character, Agent Elizabeth Keen, who was thought to be dead, is not. Fans are instantly hooked…

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All the rage about “Luv is Rage 2”

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By Anastasia Cottone Staff Writer The recent release of the album Luv Is Rage 2 was long awaited and highly anticipated by Lil Uzi Vert fans everywhere. The song that sparked a fire in the rap community was “XO TOUR Llif3,” which was released on March 24th, 2017 – long before the rest of the…

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Netflix streams award-winning crime series

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The Orenthal James Simpson murder case was a landmark court case. It split demographics. It was racially charged. For the defense and prosecutors, it was a nightmare, a form of hell on Earth. The case’s timing splits today’s Millennials, too — with the older portion raised amidst and bombarded by the case’s headlines, the younger…

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Rick and Morty return for season three

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By Dom LoVallo Managing Editor April Fool’s Day is the one day of the year that it’s okay to make your friends a little miserable. The creators of Rick and Morty, Dan Harmond and Justin Roiland, surprised their fans last Saturday by premiering season three on adult swim unannounced. Rick and Morty is an animated…

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Syd returns with soulful tape

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Syd Bennett, formerly known as Syd tha Kid and mostly known from her work with Odd Future, has been in the music scene for quite some time, but it is doubtful that many had heard of her. Syd released her solo debut album early this year and her reactions were “encore.” This album, Fin, is…

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Khalid reflects in American Teen

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Every once in a few lukewarm pop albums, we’re gifted something fantastic — a record with dynamicity that yanks at past heartstrings with resonance. Nineteen-year-old singer Khalid does just that on American Teen, his light and beachy debut album. The piece brings warmth to a bitter winter’s day — and peace of mind in Khalid’s…

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Future brings more in self-titled

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Future, he Atlanta rapper, is back with yet another album. Self-titled by Future is his fourth release since DS2 back in 2015. As you can see, Future does not chose to slow down any time soon. FUTURE guides listeners to more deep cuts Future has been working on. Don’t look forward to hearing a club…

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Poet’s unusual approach dazzles

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“The Starbucks mermaid logo/ has lost her nipples.” This is the first stanza of Hoa Nguyen’s poem “The Starbucks Mermaid” from her book of poems, Red Juice. “Ahh,” you might say after reading those lines. “I remember the days when the creature displayed her femininity on my morning coffee.” The following stanza may stump you…

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College hopefuls connect with LinkedIn

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The college application process can be a tedious and often daunting task for high school students. Students have to worry about SAT and ACT scores, high school transcripts, letters of recommendation and college letters. So should LinkedIn profiles be added to the list? The Bonaventure community weighed in on the idea brought up in a…

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Marvel’s newest feat triumphs

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By Thomas Cottingham Features Assignment Editor With the next phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe already underway, Dr. Strange brings a new, smart and out-of-world hero onto the big screen. Dr. Stephen Strange, portrayed by Benedict Cumberbatch, is perhaps the best neurosurgeon in the world. He can go through hours of strenuous surgeries and can…

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A$AP Mob unfolds Cozy Tapes

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By Thomas Cottingham Features Assignment Editor New York rap entourage A$AP Mob dropped a brand new, heavy-collective mixtape this Halloween. This tape, featuring nearly 20 rap artists, including A$AP Rocky & Ferg, Wiz Khalifa, Tyler, the Creator, Lil Uzi Vert and the rest of the A$AP crew unite to make some atmospheric bangers. This is…

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