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Meryl Streep’s Controversial Golden Globe Acceptance Speech

Gabbie Byers, J1 Staff Writer

January 16, 2017

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After Meryl Streep accepted the Cecil B. Demille award Sunday at the Golden Globes, she left the audience and millions watching speechless. While most award winners take the time to personally thank those who helped them get there...

City of Stars, Review of the 74th Annual Academy Awards

Abby Seeber, Opinion Editor

January 10, 2017

Filed under All, Entertainment, Television

The following article will be presented to you in CinemaScope**   ** This is a reference to La La Land. It’s cheeky if you get it.   I was immensely excited for the 74th Academy Awards this year more than years past ...

Lights, Camera, Action: PN drama takes viewers Into the Woods

Cameron Myers, J1 Staff Member

December 5, 2016

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This year, Portage Northern is presenting Into the Woods, a show about plot twist of your favorite fairy tales you heard when we were all younger. But making this a magical show needs a little help from behind the scenes. This tra...

Written Words: Warsan Shire’s Poetry

Issra Said, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under All, Entertainment

Born on 1 August 1988, Warsan Shire is a Kenyan-born Somali poet based in the UK. At the age of twenty-eight the Young Poet Laureate has published three poetry books, her most recent one being Her Blue Body. Shire’s well-verse...

A Seat at the Table: Solange’s Pro-black Album

Issra Said, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016

Filed under All, Entertainment, Music

After four long years of no tunes from singer-songwriter Solange Knowles, her third studio album, A Seat at the Table, was released by Saint Records and Columbia Records on September 30, 2016. The album “is meant to provoke h...

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