Review: J. Cole sums up the highs and lows of his rap career in The Off-Season, an album that commentates on the artist’s observances through his journey to rap success all while relating it to his favorite sport: basketball

By Mira Sripada (‘22) J. Cole is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is most recognized for his profound lyrics, which often comment on complex social issues. Cole was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina where he draws much inspiration from in this album. Prior to The Off-Season, Cole debuted seven other albums/mixtapes: Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011), Born Sinner (2013), 2014 … Continue reading Review: J. Cole sums up the highs and lows of his rap career in The Off-Season, an album that commentates on the artist’s observances through his journey to rap success all while relating it to his favorite sport: basketball

Kindness, Love & Acceptance Metastasis

By Valeria Alvarez Toribio (’23) ‘Harry Styles presents Love on Tour 2021, special guest Jenny Lewis’ sign at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit. Image by Valeria Alvarez. Harry Styles appeared on the cover of Vogue as the first solo male star in last year’s December issue, wearing an exquisite custom made Gucci ball gown. This single event was the start of the end of fashion as … Continue reading Kindness, Love & Acceptance Metastasis

Ariana Grande Subtly Ties the Knot with Fiancé Dalton Gomez

By Saysha Mahadevan (‘24) Everyone knows Ariana Grande. She is, after all, one of the biggest pop stars of the modern day, having won countless awards (even some Guinness World Records) since her debut in 2012. However, what fans may not know is that she can now add “wife” to her list of accolades, as she was recently married to her fiancé, luxury realtor Dalton … Continue reading Ariana Grande Subtly Ties the Knot with Fiancé Dalton Gomez

The Streets of the City

By Leah Raymond (’22) There is a certain cunning charm to meeting Lucifer on the streets of the city.  He is very eye-catching and draws your attention in a way in which on which you cannot place your finger.  He might be smoking a cigarette, or he may suddenly do something quite out of the ordinary, like kick a crosswalk button before regaining complete composure … Continue reading The Streets of the City

March Madness Pedestal

By Isabelle Aquilina (’23) With the completion of the first March Madness tournament during a pandemic (and the first since 2019), a variety of different players stick out amidst the 64 teams in the women’s bracket. Ignited with a video from Sedona Prince, a 6’7” forward from the University of Oregon, discussions about fairness in women’s and men’s sports sprang up across many platforms. Prince’s … Continue reading March Madness Pedestal

The Detroit Pistons’ Season Has Been Going As Expected. Or Has It?

By Aadit Jain (‘23) The Detroit Pistons’ season has been going as expected. Or has it? Heading into this NBA season, fans were startled by general manager Troy Weaver’s initial transactions. Bruce Brown and Luke Kennard were quickly traded away and to make matters worse, Christian Wood departed as he signed with the Houston Rockets. So what happened next? The Pistons then signed Jerami Grant … Continue reading The Detroit Pistons’ Season Has Been Going As Expected. Or Has It?

Wandavision Is Not Classic Marvel Entertainment

By Hamsini Sivakumar (‘21) I honestly cannot remember when I started watching Marvel movies. Iron Man came out when I was 5, and while it was definitely after that, these movies have been in the background of most of my life through posters, ads, and excited trips to the theatre. Even when I didn’t really understand the plot, I was always entertained by what was … Continue reading Wandavision Is Not Classic Marvel Entertainment

What’s Been Going On With the Weeknd’s Look Lately?

By Saysha Mahadevan (’24) We’ve seen the Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) go through some interesting styles, like his legendary locs ponytail hairstyle during 2014 and the short fro he sported during his “Starboy” era, but never before have we seen bandages take the place of his hair. The Weeknd released his highly acclaimed album, After Hours, in March of 2020, and ever since, we’ve seen his … Continue reading What’s Been Going On With the Weeknd’s Look Lately?