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Laufey, The Goddess Tour, marks her first international debut. Currently, she is going across the United States.

Review: Laufey the goddess — she’s just human

By Andrew Lee, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

Laufey is an Icelandic singer, who found her roots in the unique genre of jazz-pop music. Her rise to fame came from her songs going viral on different social media platforms, specifically Instagram and...

Fallout TV show cover included all major characters.

Fallout Series Review: Best video game adaption yet??

By Esteban Gallardo, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

The highly anticipated live-action adaptation of the iconic video game franchise "Fallout" has finally arrived, with the capability to transport viewers into a post-apocalyptic world filled with harsh...

Artistic reprersentation of giant squirrel/Carnegie student running in front of Carnegie carrying College Board acorn

AP Carnegie: Turn your flunks into slam dunks

By Bela Jotwani, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

As a graduating senior, I’ve seen it all. The easiest-hard classes, the ones I thought I’d fail, the ones I did fail and the best classes to take a nap in.  However, as we learned in Calculus,...

Screencapture from 14 minutes.

Review: Dominic Fike’s ’14 minutes’ could have lasted four

By Natalia Nguyen and Kevin Pham May 6, 2024

We were doom-scrolling through Instagram when a post abruptly caught our attention: a single cropped circle of what looks to be the average roadside, albeit slightly greyer. Upon closer inspection, a lone...

An official poster for Love Lies Bleeding (2024) from A24

Love Lies Bleeding Review: A trailblazer for gritty sapphic films

By Lorena Chavez, Staff Writer May 6, 2024

WARNING! SPOILERS! Upon the announcement of a new Kristen Stewart project in 2022, excitement has only grown for last month’s A24 release, "Love Lies Bleeding". With the release of the official trailer...

Erlangers exhibition display at the CAMH

Review: ‘If Today Were Tomorrow’: Diving into Olivia Erlanger’s new exhibition

By Anjali Martinez, News Editor May 6, 2024

A short ten minute drive from Carnegie takes you into a puzzling landscape, filled with representations of a “Home”. Home, whatever that may mean to you, is the central idea that artist Olivia Erlanger...

The movie poster for Dev Patels directorial debut Monkey Man.

Dev Patel’s Monkey Man: More than just an action movie

By Sasha Cabral, Editor-in-Chief May 6, 2024

The neo-noir genre has gained popularity in recent years, especially with the popularity of the well-known "John Wick" franchise which is often the standard of comparison for similar movies. As soon as...

Taylor Swifts The Tortured Poets Department tracklist.

The Tortured Poets Department: The poets weren’t tortured, we were!

By Katheryn Consuegra and Neela Ravi May 6, 2024

Here we go again: the newest Taylor Swift album is out. It was 1 a.m. CST on April 19, and we were studying for our AP Macroeconomics test after we had finally finished listening to Taylor Swift’s...

Conan Gray dives into a new genre of music. Photo Credits: Conan Gray via Twitter

Conan Gray’s Found Heaven: The eighties, 40 years later

By Naadiya Walji and Bela Jotwani April 22, 2024

From heart-wrenching, sentimental beats to carnival alien sounds, Conan Gray has encapsulated the highs and lows of heartbreak in his new album “Found Heaven.” This electric, '80s-like album reminds...

A screenshot from the Karma music video.

Karma: The downfall of Jojo Siwa

By Charlie Smith, Staff Writer April 22, 2024

Karma has its eyes set on Jojo Siwa, and she's not backing down. TV sensation and personality Siwa has steered her career from competitive dancing and professional choreography...

Album cover of Beyoncés Cowboy Carter.

Review: Beyoncé’s Cowboy Carter

By Karla Berrueto and Sundari Maharajh April 21, 2024

In music history, few artists can switch genres like Beyoncé does. From her rise as the queen of R&B to her breakthrough into pop and then house music, Beyoncé has continually...

Joseph and My-Tran vs. Houston Restaurants: Reviewing Xiao Long Dumpling

Joseph and My-Tran vs. Houston Restaurants: Reviewing Xiao Long Dumpling

By Joseph Mutagaya and My-Tran Vo April 21, 2024

Joseph and My-Tran are back with another food review. Close your eyes. Take a breath. Humor us, and let us pose a scenario for you. It’s a beautiful Friday afternoon and you’ve just gotten out of...

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