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Diminishing Returns: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

The long-awaited sequel to Marvel’s record-shattering hit, Guardians of the Galaxy, has arrived. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is again directed by James Gunn, and features a returning cast of oddballs, including Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Rocket (Bradley Cooper), Drax (Dave Bautista), and the now Baby Groot (Vin Diesel). The Guardians are hired… Continue reading Diminishing Returns: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

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ALBUM REVIEW: KENDRICK LAMAR’S DAMN.

Kendrick Lamar adds another classic to his name with new album By Kahlil Dukes Kendrick Lamar (aka KDot) has put together another classic album. The Compton, C.A. native shook up the music and social media world when he released Damn. at midnight of Good Friday, April 14. The 14-track album is full of Lamar’s usual… Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: KENDRICK LAMAR’S DAMN.

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Kick up your feet at Third Street Retreat

Restaurant in Downtown Niagara Falls offers food and fun NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - Third Street Retreat is a casual restaurant and hang out area in Downtown Niagara Falls. Located in the rear lower level of the Jefferson Apartment building on Rainbow Boulevard, the restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day and offers a fun… Continue reading Kick up your feet at Third Street Retreat

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Wubba lubba dub dub

Season 3 of Rick and Morty premieres on April 1st By Jacob Foote On April Fool’s Day, Adult Swim premiered season 3 of the popular animated cartoon “Rick and Morty” on its website’s livestream page. It played on repeat for little over 24 hours before another show took its place. Even then, it was plenty… Continue reading Wubba lubba dub dub

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CHiPs

The comedic cop-life remake may not be so funny after all Kahlil Dukes Michael Peña and Dax Shepard star as partners of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in the new remake of Rated R film CHiPs. Located in Los Angeles, this action comedy film has some funny moments, but may seem way too homophobic for… Continue reading CHiPs

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Beauty and the Beast is a remake done right

The newest Disney live action remake sticks to the tale as old as time By: Chloe Steinig The latest film in the string of live action remakes, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast revamps the tale as old as time while sticking closely to its source material. Starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast is a remake done right

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Drake’s “More Life”

Drake brings 'More Life' to us all with new album Kahlil Dukes Drake has finally dropped his highly-anticipated 'playlist' More Life. The Canadian musical genius gave his fans a twenty-two song project, full of almost every flavor one could think of. Flute rhythms of “Portland," slow jams like “4422," hype beats like “Gyalchester," love and sensitivity… Continue reading Drake’s “More Life”

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Niagara University theatre presents “Mother Hicks”

By Ferrah Staley/ Entertainment Editor After five and a half weeks of rehearsal, the Niagara University Theatre debuted a play called Mother Hicks on March 23rd. Mother Hicks was first written in 1986 by Susan Zeder. This play was directed by Steve Braddock, the Head Director of the Niagara University Theatre. What makes this show… Continue reading Niagara University theatre presents “Mother Hicks”

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Book review: Dr. Little writes from the other side of silence

In his part spiritual memoir-part travelogue Letters from the Other Side of Silence, Dr. Joseph Little, an Associate Professor of English at NU, examines life’s meaning after having a mystical experience on a volcano in Guatemala. Told through a series of personal letters, Little’s search begins at Pacaya, finds him meeting mystics in Nepal, and… Continue reading Book review: Dr. Little writes from the other side of silence

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The Wolverine strikes again in “Logan”

Michael Broccolo/ Guest Writer After 17 years, 8 movies, and 2 standalone films, Hugh Jackman once again reprises his role as the Wolverine for one last time in the film Logan. When Hugh Jackman first appeared on the big screen as the loner mutant in previous X-Men movies. His performance won over fans and viewers… Continue reading The Wolverine strikes again in “Logan”