The Weekender

A simple review of ‘A Simple Favor’

2 weeks ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on A simple review of ‘A Simple Favor’
Strong martinis, blunt words, incest, murder and pure confusion is what you can expect from seeing the film, “A Simple Favor.” “A Simple Favor” follows two women as they strike up an unlikely friendship that quickly develops to “best friends” title within a couple of days.                Blake Lively plays a sassy but yet mysterious Read More

Fashion Week faux pas

2 weeks ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Fashion Week faux pas
Every year during the first weeks of September the world’s biggest icons, critics, lovers and designers gather to see who and what is ripping the runway. Yes, Marlins,  another fashion week has come and gone, and we’re still daydreaming about the bralettes , bold animal prints and the brawls taking place during New York Fashion Read More

Yhandi season?

2 weeks ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Yhandi season?
Kanye West is set to release his 9th studio album “YHANDI” on September 29 2018. This album is being highly anticipated by his fans even though the rapper has already released 2 albums in June; “Ye” which was a solo album and “KIDS SEE GHOSTS” which was a collaborative album with Kid Cudi. West received Read More

Panther Power

1 month ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on Panther Power
There have been issues with representation in Hollywood, the media and cinemas. Most movies lack diversity which can cloud some standards in society. Minority-cast movies, which are largely scarce in Hollywood, are important because they give hope to minority viewers. It also shows those who are underrepresented in film with role models and aspirational characters Read More

Apple Of My Eye

1 month ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Apple Of My Eye
When September rolls around, we can usually expect three things: class or school starting, Labor Day and the release of Apple’s latest device. On Sept. 12, 2018 Apple launched its next series of iPhone. Apple is releasing three iPhone X-styled devices. “I’m not excited about Apple’s release because they always come out with new iPhone Read More

Goodbye, White Rhino

6 months ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on Goodbye, White Rhino
The white rhino will enter extinction after the last male passed away. Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhinoceros has died. The 45-year-old rhino really began to struggle with age related issues as well as multiple infections before a veterinary team had to make the tough decision to euthanize Sudan. Sudan lived at the Read More

New MOCA exhibits

6 months ago Austin Edmonds Comments Off on New MOCA exhibits
The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art introduces new exhibits for visitors. The two brand new exhibits at Moca, also known as, The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, are the Inka Essenhigh and the New Wave exhibits. The Inka Essenhigh art was very naturistic. Every piece of art involved some part of nature whether it be Read More

80/20 Burger Bar: A Review

6 months ago Bayli Foley Comments Off on 80/20 Burger Bar: A Review
Bayli Foley reviews a restaurant that puts a twist on your average burger. Let’s talk about 80/20 burger. Never have I ever had a better burger in my whole existence. 80/20 Burger Bar is a small-ish restaurant and bar in Ghent open for dinner Monday-Saturday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday brunch 11 a.m. Read More

#RoleModels

6 months ago Wynter Bond Comments Off on #RoleModels
Columnist Wynter Bond examines portrayals of women of color in popular culture. There has been so much going on lately. With conversations laden with heavy material such as gun control and pointless American Idol drivel, it seems as though lighthearted antics can be hard to come by. When it comes down to it, we all Read More

Zoo is Bloom

6 months ago Caimaya Ashton Comments Off on Zoo is Bloom
Spring means new babies to care for at Virginia Zoological Park. Every year, the zoo animals welcome new offspring to the world. This year, the Virginia Zoological Park in Norfolk has welcomed a few new babies to the world. A baby bongo and zebra have been welcomed in the year of 2018.   On March Read More