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A killer trend in media

A killer trend in media

Abby Bauerla, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

From Netflix specials and movies, to podcasts, to Reddit and Buzzfeed, true crime has become a sweeping source of drama in the past couple of years. A Tale of Trends Sara Walsh, associate professor of criminology and criminal justice said the trend tends to ebb and flow. She said the trend also ref...

Fyre Festival and the dueling documentaries

Fyre Festival and the dueling documentaries

Joshua Roy and Abby Bauerla

February 14, 2019

Fyre Festival was intended to be the newest music festival, with hopes of being bigger than Coachella, Burning Man and Woodstock. It was created by Billy McFarland, the CEO of Fyre Media Inc. along with rapper Ja Rule, to promote their new app for booking talent. But their high hopes blinded the team...

The Haunting of Hill House is Eerie in All the Best Ways

The Haunting of Hill House is Eerie in All the Best Ways

Stephen Simmons, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2018

How can a story about a haunted house be fresh and interesting? The haunting has to mean something and we have to care about the characters who may or may not be picked off by a malevolent house. Director and producer Mike Flanagan pulled this off in one of Netflix’s best original dramas yet. “Th...

Your Human Capital on Adderall

Your Human Capital on Adderall

Chandler Cooper, Content Editor

March 30, 2018

In an era where our attention span…. wait I got a notification… OK. In an era where our attention span escapes into our ever distracting world of immediacy, the Netflix documentary “Take Your Pills” focuses on the use of stimulants, particularly Adderall, in our everyday lives. Director Ali...

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Netflix show ‘The Fall’ falls short

Lydia Wieczorek, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

Bad shows are a television staple. We see them often. The world is overrun with them in fact; their births barely acknowledged, their deaths unmourned. However, It’s when something that starts strong and turns out to be lackluster, that really hurts. Netflix’s show ‘The Fall’ is one of th...

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Review: ‘The Punisher,’ Marvel’s violent new Netflix series, not for the faint of heart

Tony Pacheco, Digital Editor

November 22, 2017

On Friday, Nov. 17, Netflix released their newest entry into the Marvel Universe with “The Punisher.” “The Punisher” is an extremely violent and graphic series and not for those easily offended by blood and gore. However, the show does not glorify killing and is quick to dispel any notion th...