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Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany in “WandaVision.”

‘WandaVision’ kicks off MCU Phase 4

Elise Fjelstad, Copy Editor February 17, 2021

Disclaimer: This is a mid-season review of Episodes 1-5 ***SPOILERS AHEAD! Following the epic conclusion of “Avengers: Endgame” and the epilogue-esque film that was “Spiderman: Far From Home,”...

Soul Review

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

A film that really hits home for me was the movie “Soul.” It was a rollercoaster of feeling, and it had a sense of sadness and hope that really gets home the nature of life and death. The film takes...

“Attack on Titan” Review

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

So, the last season of “Attack on Titan” is here, and I'm sad and grateful all at once. The show is darker than ever, ranging from themes of genocide, race hate, gritty war from the era of World War...

Sophie performs during the Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 19, 2019, in Indio, California.

Album Review: SOPHIE – “Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides”

Andrew Doucette, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

SOPHIE had become one of the most influential and important artists not only in electronic music but music as a whole during the 2010s. The music stood for itself, luring the listener into a futuristic...

Music Artist Review: The Weeknd

Cole Downing, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, a.k.a. The Weeknd, has already accomplished a lot in his ten-year music career. He’s one of the biggest names in music around the globe, and now will be adding yet another milestone...

‘Shadows of Reach’ next step for ‘Halo’ fans

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

For all you “Halo” nerds out there, and for those who are really looking forward to the next entry in the franchise, I highly recommend the “Halo” novel “Shadows of Reach.” This book is...

Rob and Christian Clayton, Tim House (In Green Pastures), 2001. Mixed media on wood panel with electrical and sound. 3D Size: 129.25 x 60.25 x 71.5 in. Gift of Howard and Judith Tullman. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

‘Full Circle: Acquisitions and Exhibitions’ displays artwork from the past 30 years, encompasses the museum’s growth

Hailey Griffin, Arts Editor February 3, 2021

The growth that the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) has experienced in the past 30 years takes shape in the form of “Full Circle: Acquisitions and Exhibitions,” which can be viewed at

Book series ‘Dune’ comparable to ‘Star Wars’

Grant Nelson, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

A really good book series that keeps on giving and will soon be a film is the series “Dune.” This classic science fiction franchise has inspired everything from “Star Wars” to “Warhammer.”...

“Star Wars: X-Wing” filled with iconic moments

Grant Nelson , Staff Writer February 3, 2021

A book that gets me through all the chaos of the world would be the classic The “Star Wars: X-Wing” series is a book that has been able to get me through all the chaos of the world. Made in the...

Renee Zellweger, who stars in “New in Town” at the 92nd Academy Awards.

‘New in Town’ a fun watch despite low ratings

Boh Suh, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

Movie ratings can bring both positive and negative impacts on viewers. When the rating of a movie is low, potential viewers may decide to skip it, which saves them some time. But what if the movie...

Anya Taylor-Joy stars in “The Queen’s Gambit,” on Netflix.

‘The Queen’s Gambit’ challenges 1950’s gender roles through chess

Boh Suh, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

I had to google the definition of gambit because I have never seen that word in my life. It looks like it means a game and a gamble, but either way, I was down to watch the show. There are seven episodes,...

Yahara Journal’s Bad Love Poem Contest embraces even the sappiest of stanzas

Hailey Griffin , Arts Editor January 19, 2021

Different people have different views on Valentine’s Day. On the one hand, some will see it as an extravagant night out or an opportunity to spoil and cherish that special someone. On the other hand,...

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