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The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ lands at No.1 on Billboard 200

Chris Woodard, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

Abel Tesfaye of Toronto, known to many as Grammy-award-winning artist, The Weeknd, released his fourth album, “After Hours,” on Friday, almost four years since his last full-length album, “Starboy.” In the four years since “Starboy,” he released a small EP titled “My Dear Melancholy,” and was featured on many h...

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ presents a charming family film

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ presents a charming family film

February 18, 2020

Sega’s classic mascot managed to make a decent debut on the silver screen, with “Sonic the Hedge...

‘The Turning’ leads to an unsatisfying end

‘The Turning’ leads to an unsatisfying end

February 6, 2020

Caught somewhere between a paranormal horror movie and a psychological thriller, ​”The Turning”...

‘Like a Boss’ is the first female led comedy of the decade

Mariana Sanchez, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The comedy film “Like a Boss” directed by Miguel Arteta was released in theaters on Jan. 10.  “Like a Boss” is a raunchy comedy that tells the story of two bestfriends who have their own cosmetic company but soon come across financial problems that put their friendship to the ultimate test. Mia (Tiffany Haddish, Girls T...

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards celebrates diversity, talent and music

Allesandra Sarantopulos, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday evening live at the Staples Center, located in Los Angeles, Calif.  The opening number of the show included the songs “Cuz I Love You” and “Truth Hurts” from a large orchestra with singer and songwriter, Lizzo stating “Tonight is for Kobe!” as she stood in f...

The 2019 adaptation of “Little Women” becomes a box office hit and award nominee

The 2019 adaptation of “Little Women” becomes a box office hit and award nominee

January 21, 2020

The remake of the film Little Women was released into theatres on December 25, 2019 and has received ra...

Disney+ brings the magic to the world of streaming

Disney+ brings the magic to the world of streaming

December 24, 2019

Since some of us don't have the patience to wait for the buffer to completely load on bootlegged websites, ou...

‘Charlie’s Angels’ embraces inclusivity and honors its feminist origins

‘Charlie’s Angels’ embraces inclusivity and honors its feminist origins

December 10, 2019

Charlie Townsend’s “angels” charmed their way through their mission of stopping Calisto, an energy ...

Henry Golding proves he’s this season’s best boyfriend in ‘Last Christmas’

Henry Golding proves he’s this season’s best boyfriend in ‘Last Christmas’

November 18, 2019

Henry Golding stole the world’s heart as Constance Wu’s on-screen fiancé in the critically-accla...

“Joker” laughs its way to the top of the box office

“Joker” laughs its way to the top of the box office

October 15, 2019

Todd Phillips (“The Hangover” Trilogy) directed a psychological thriller where a man gives in to madness...

K-pop group Super-M jumps into the future with first mini-album

K-pop group Super-M jumps into the future with first mini-album

October 14, 2019

With successful careers in South Korea, K-pop groups like BTS and Blackpink were two of many looking to establish themselves in the U.S. market before they found the most success in t...

“Getting Out” reflects modern-day problems that ex-convicts still face

“Getting Out” reflects modern-day problems that ex-convicts still face

October 14, 2019

Friends and families fill the Black Box Theatre at the opening night of the play “Getting Out” o...

Boo: ‘It: Chapter Two’ gets a thumbs down despite hype from fans

Boo: ‘It: Chapter Two’ gets a thumbs down despite hype from fans

October 1, 2019

“It: Chapter Two,” the sequel to the hit horror film “It,” opened in theaters on Sep. 6, but desp...

‘Homecoming’ honors historically black colleges

Lucy Vang, Staff Writer

May 12, 2019

Singer-songwriter Beyoncé caught her fanbase by surprise when she released her Netflix film “Homecoming” on April 17. After giving birth to her twins Carter and Rumi in 2017, Beyoncé had been laying low on new music and touring. Little did her fans know that she was working up something special. “Homecoming...

‘Apex Legends’ is a free and rare loot

‘Apex Legends’ is a free and rare loot

February 25, 2019

With millions of players online within the first three days of its release, it is safe to say that “Apex ...

Zayn’s creative vision rises to light in ‘Icarus Falls’

Zayn’s creative vision rises to light in ‘Icarus Falls’

December 27, 2018

With his highly anticipated album since his 2016 debut solo “Mind of Mine,” Zayn Malik reintroduce...

You are what you eat!

You are what you eat!

December 11, 2018

Pressed Juicery opened Nov. 16 in the Downtown Commons. They sell yogurt with custom toppings, pressed j...

Overlord movie fails to make a killing at the box office

Overlord movie fails to make a killing at the box office

Steven Gutierrez, Connection Staff

November 16, 2018

     “Overlord” is a horror film that came out on Friday that takes place during D-Day of Wor...

New champagne bar opens and it’s all the ‘Fizz’

New champagne bar opens and it’s all the ‘Fizz’

November 13, 2018

Downtown Commons welcomed the Fizz Champagne & Bubbles Bar on Oct. 19. This swanky new bar is d...

‘The Hate U Give’ pays homage to #BlackLivesMatter

‘The Hate U Give’ pays homage to #BlackLivesMatter

Summer Lomendehe, Copy Editor

October 19, 2018

“The Hate U Give” tells the story of Starr Carter, an African American high school student who witness...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds crazy high expectations

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ exceeds crazy high expectations

Summer Lomendehe, Staff Writer/Chief Copy Editor

August 24, 2018

The glimmering sets of “Great Gatsby” meets the humor from “The Proposal” in one of the most ...

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