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24 Hours in Mexico City

January 11, 2017 at 9:13 pm 0 comments

Mexico City’s layered history, massive population and undeniable charm come together to create a dynamic, fascinating spot for travelers. Its world-class museums, incredible gastronomy and colorful neighborhoods could keep you busy for months, but just a day in Mexico City is enough to give visitors a peek into a vibrant,Read More

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Top Ten Movies of 2016

December 31, 2016 at 1:30 am 0 comments

As 2016 comes to a close, take a look back the year’s best films with our top 10 picks. Click Here to Read Have a reaction to this article? Write a letter to the editor.

Movie Review: ‘Passengers’

Movie Review: ‘Passengers’

December 29, 2016 at 6:07 pm 0 comments

★★☆☆☆ “Passengers” was projected to be a dazzling action science fiction thriller with hints of romantic drama, the movie from the director of “The Imitation Game,” Morten Tyldum. Despite its stellar protagonists, promising storyline and compelling visual effects, “Passengers” does not live up to its potential and fails to leave aRead More

Album Review: ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin”

Album Review: ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin”

December 24, 2016 at 11:09 pm 1 comment

★★★★☆ One of hip-hop’s most anticipated albums of the year, “Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’” marks recording artist Kid Cudi’s return to the hip-hop scene after his foray into alternative rock in his last studio album, “Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven.” Comprised of four acts and 19 tracks, it is hisRead More

Album Review: ‘4 Your Eyez Only’

Album Review: ‘4 Your Eyez Only’

December 19, 2016 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

★★★★☆ Two years after the double Platinum-certified album “2014 Forest Hills Drive,” Jermaine Cole, better known as J. Cole, released his fourth studio album, “4 Your Eyez Only” on December 9th. The album sees Cole reevaluating his life after fame and finding fulfillment in activism through rap, providing straightforward, yetRead More

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Movie Review: ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’

December 19, 2016 at 6:57 pm 0 comments

★★★★☆ Shockingly well-balanced, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” respects the classic elements of the Star Wars franchise while still telling its own story. The captivating, innovative and action-based blend of old and new in “Rogue One” builds deeper complexity and meaning for the entire Star Wars series. “Rogue One”Read More

The Music Issue 2016

The Music Issue 2016

December 2, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Chamber Singing in the Modern Age: http://features.thehoya.com/chamber-singing-in-the-modern-age     Best New Artists of 2016: http://features.thehoya.com/best-new-artists-of-2016     Highlights to Watch for in 2017: http://features.thehoya.com/highlights-to-watch-for-in-2017     Best New Albums of 2016: http://features.thehoya.com/best-new-albums-of-2016     Profile: In Defense of John Mayer [Can he save pop music from itself?] http://features.thehoya.com/in-defense-of-john-mayer  Read More

Setting the Bar

November 18, 2016 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

For the first time since its founding in 1948, the Organization of American States – an international organization that aims to foster regional solidarity and cooperation in the Americas – kept a close eye on the U.S. presidential election in hopes of standardizing a democratic culture among member states. TheRead More

Exhibit Review: Art and Science Working for a Better Environment

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A commentary on humanity’s effect on the environment, a critique of materialistic trends in society and a testament to earth’s regenerative abilities, Denise Milan’s multi-faceted exhibition “Mist of the Earth” opened in Regents Hall on Oct. 18. The exhibition, presented by the science, technology and international affairs department, brought theRead More

Theater Review: After Amnesia, the Search for Identity

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The word “identity” is often used as a buzzword in the context of contemporary debates about race, gender and sexual orientation. While “identities” can often be used to bring people together, they can also have the function of tearing people apart. Nomadic Theatre’s most recent production, “Fugue,” directed by MarkRead More