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Photo Six: Dear Boy performing on stage. All four members are pictured, from right to left: Austin Hayman, guitar and backing vocals, Ben Grey, guitar and lead vocals, Keith Cooper, drums, and Lucy Lawrence, bass and backing vocals.

A Night Elsewhere

Kat Dale, Guest Writer December 23, 2022

If you survive the rush hour L Train from Union Square to Jefferson Street, you’ll find yourself below ground in Bushwick, Brooklyn. This gentrified, overhyped, and frankly, bothersome neighborhood...

Inside the final comedy show of the semester

Inside the final comedy show of the semester

Elliott Case, Digital Managing Editor December 9, 2022

On Thursday December 8th, MMC’s comedy improv shows had their final performance of the semester, holiday themed, and full of incredible laughs.   America's Least Wanted and Dead Rabbits...

Broadway Star Takes MMCs Jazz Dance Piece to New Heights

Broadway Star Takes MMC’s Jazz Dance Piece to New Heights

Abby Boldy, Guest Writer October 27, 2022

Mary Ann Lamb tells the dancers to move their bodies in an abrupt angular way. The fifteen dancers in the room all soar through the air weaving in and out of one another while consuming the space with...

Importance of Representation of Black Youth in Disney Movies

Importance of Representation of Black Youth in Disney Movies

Najla Alexander, Featrures Editor, Crime Reporter October 4, 2022

Disney films, specifically Disney princess films, teach young children what kind of role models to look up to as a leader and have the chance to see someone who looks like them on the TV screen. Someone...

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Nicki Minaj Calls out Fashion Industry

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

The music industry is a very male-dominated industry, but Black female artists like Lil’ Kim, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, and Doja Cat proved that it is not male-dominated anymore but...

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What Will We See or Not See in the New Elvis Biopic?

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Elvis (2022) is an upcoming biopic about Elvis Presley’s life, his rise to fame in the 1950s in the midst of many powerful Civil Rights Movements while navigating his complicated relationship with his...

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Zoe Kravitz Clarifies Comment Made in Batman Interview

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Zoe Kravitz plays Catwoman in the newest remake of DC movie Batman (1989), co-starring Robert Pattinson starring as the main role, Batman. If you haven’t heard or seen the various news headlines already...

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Romanticization of Toxic Relationships

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

Students from this younger generation commented on how Euphoria is romanticizing toxic relationships: “Euphoria is definitely romanticizing abuse and toxic relationships even when their intentions...

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The Fallout Doesn’t Understand How Teenagers Speak

Francesca Crumpton, Guest Writer March 4, 2022

HBO’s new film The Fallout follows three teenagers who navigate grief and mental health struggles after witnessing a tragic school shooting together, creating a bond between the characters that is explored...

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Does the New Scream Measure Up to the Original?

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

*Warning spoilers ahead if you have not seen the newest Scream, stop reading to watch it and then come back* Scream (2022) earned over $30 million dollars during its opening week grossing a whopping...

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Gen-Z Representation in the Writer’s Room

Francesca Crumpton, Guest Writer March 3, 2022

Scrolling through the Netflix home screen there are countless movies and shows involving teenage characters. Films like Tall Girl and He’s All That use Gen-Z humor as the main comedic source for the...

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The Best Movies of 2021

Najla Alexander, Staff Writer December 31, 2021

2021 has been an interesting year, to say the least, and with the pandemic looming over everyone, movies have always been a way to forget that for a little while. Along, with the new year coming in, these...

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