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Divisional round of NFL playoffs calls for expertise, ambition

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) walks off the field alongside head coach Bruce Arians after a 31-23 victory against the Washington Football Team in the NFC Wild Card Playoffs at FedExField in Landover, Maryland, on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021.
Buccaneers, Chiefs, Packers, Ravens predicted to move on to Conference Chamionship
January 14, 2021

On to Divisional weekend. In Wildcard weekend the second, fifth and sixth seeds won from both the AFC and NFC. Looking back, the best game was the Browns versus the Steelers. It was extremely impressive...

Review: ‘Evermore’ disappoints through monotonous sound, very few standout songs

Taylor Swift released her album
January 14, 2021

I remember the first time I heard a Taylor Swift song. I was five years old with my aunt and cousin in the car, listening to You Belong With Me. That’s the first time I remember hearing anything that...

Wildcard weekend begins playoff season for NFL

Quarterback Drew Brees (9) of the New Orleans Saints reacts after throwing a touchdown pass during the second half of their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on January 03, 2021 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images/TNS)
Bills, Saints, others are favored to win
January 8, 2021

The 17 weeks are over and now starts the playoff road to Super Bowl LV and Tampa Bay begins. It'll start off with the Wildcard weekend, three games on Saturday and then three more on Sunday. With a new...

Staff Editorial: This is not the America we learned about

On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Congress held a joint session Wednesday to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump.  During this session, a protest headed by Trump supporters turned into a riot that resulted in a lockdown of the Capitol Building as rioters broke into the building.
Following riot at Capitol Building, Image staff reflects on what America has come to represent
January 7, 2021

America’s democracy was built on the principle of the people’s right to petition the government. However, this does not give citizens the right to respond unreasonably due to a result of the democratic...

Press play on the holiday

The holidays are quite the hot spot for the music industry. From replaying holiday classics to modern artists covering those classics, the holidays are a time to be brought together by music.
A collection of notable covers of classic holiday songs
December 23, 2020

The holiday season is known for its music. Though many of the songs typically played are classic hits from many years ago, current artists continue to contribute to the genre, sometimes writing their own...

Opinion: Top five Christmas movies to watch this season

The holiday season is the best time to curl up on the couch with a mug of hot cocoa and a fuzzy blanket and put on your favorite Christmas movie. However, sometimes it can be hard to choose which one, so we made a list of the top five Christmas movies to check off your list for the season.
December 21, 2020

It's that wonderful time of the year again and since many of us have plenty of time being stuck at home, now is the best time to sit down and enjoy some Christmas classics.  Ranking the top five movies...

Review: ‘Happiest Season’ offers more than holiday cheer

Kristin Stewart and Mackenzie Davis in
December 18, 2020

*This review contains minor spoilers for Happiest Season. Happiest Season opens with a classic holiday montage, telling the love story of Abby (Kristin Stewart) and Harper (Mackenzie Davis). Abby later...

Review: ‘Freaky’ establishes new spin on typical horror film

On Friday, Nov. 13, “Freaky” was released into theatres. The film scored a 6.4/10 on IMDb and an 83% on Rotten Tomatoes.
December 17, 2020

*This review contains minor spoilers for Freaky. I love slasher movies. The classic tropes and cheesy characters paired with the perfectly timed instrumentals make for the perfect horror setting. When...

Taste Tester: Like kids in a Candy Cane Store

Since their introduction to the United States in 1847, candy canes have been used as candy and decoration, most notably between and during the holidays Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Image staffers taste six different kinds of candy canes
December 17, 2020

As one of the four major food groups from Elf: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup, candy canes have been a holiday staple since their introduction to the United States in 1847 by a German-Swedish...

Review: ‘Over The Moon’ tackles mature topics, disappoints through execution

The Netflix Original movie, Over the Moon, was released on Oct. 16, 2020. The movie received an 80% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 6.5/10 from IMDb.
December 16, 2020

*This review contains spoilers for Over the Moon. The Netflix Original: Over the Moon, directed by Glen Keane, follows Fei Fei, played by Cathy Ang, on her journey to prove the existence of the Moon...

Review: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ not worth the hype, but worth a watch

Anya Taylor-Joy delivers stunning performance, rest of show falls short of excellence
December 3, 2020

The subtle clicking of the time clock, the scratching of pencils on paper, the solid movements of the wooden pieces, they all add up to an intense game of skill, precision and strategy. It’s where a...

Review: ‘Clouds’ offers refreshing take on typical high school flick

December 2, 2020

I have always been one of those people that skips forward in movies whenever possible to avoid the boredom of certain stories and scenes within the movie. So, when I sat down to watch Clouds I wasn’t...

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