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Netflix Renews “Elite” for Season Two

Dayra Santana, Features Editor

September 11, 2019

“Elite,” the popular Spanish Netflix teen drama series, is back with a second season and it has as many uninhibited twists and turns as its predecessor, if not more.  This show chronicles the messy lives of Las Encinas High’s most elite students in the midst of scandal after scandal. It seems as tho...

Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw

Priyanka Gera, Culture Editor

September 11, 2019

The grief-stricken plot of “Fast & Furious 7” (F&F7) in 2015 was a beautiful tribute to the actor and father, Paul Walker. Without him, fans surmised that the decade old franchise had concluded. However, an ei...

“The Fate of the Furious” defies the laws of physics and expectations

David Rosario, Staff Writer

September 11, 2019

“The Fate of the Furious” offers fans more of what they have come to expect, with a plot that’s more absurd than ever, and a self-awareness that says “We know how ridiculous this movie is, and you know how ridiculous thi...

St. John’s Grad “Veldor” Makes The Billboard Music Charts

Henry Wright, Contributing Writer

May 25, 2019

Nicholas Martin Kunkel, AKA "Veldor," charts for the first time on The Billboard Music Charts. A 2015 graduate, of St. John's University College of Professional Studies, makes his first sound wave in the hot entertainment busine...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Blow the Man Down”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Usually in a time of mourning of a close relative or loved one, many people would try to comfort each other. However, instead of comfort, there’s a dead body in the ocean, a murder weapon that is missing and shady behavior amongst friends. That is the film, “Blow the Man Down,” in a nutshell and it’s fantastic. ...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Come to Daddy”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Meeting your father after many years of absence is tough to get through, but, for Elijah Wood, there are more challenging events than reuniting with a lost parent. Wood plays Norval, a young man who hasn’t seen his f...

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