Spooky Syracuse: What to Do This Halloween

By Elizabeth White Looking for a fun, cheap, and spooky Halloween party in Syracuse? Here’s what happening around town on Oct. 31. Halloween Night at Studio 54 (308 W Genesee St) Doors open 10 p.m. The party will feature DJ Clips and DJ Kid Solo. There will be a contest for scariest, sexiest and most…

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Toner Award Winners Talk Reporting in the Age of “Fake News”

By Elizabeth White National enterprise reporter Stephanie McCrummen and senior video producer Thomas LeGro visited the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications on Tuesday to talk about their reporting for The Washington Post that earned them the 2018 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. Along with four other colleagues from The Post, the winning…

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Michael Weber: Newhouse Student to Academy Award Nominee

By Sajida Ayyup For his most recent screenplay, Michael Weber found himself taking notes from Tommy Wiseau, the man widely recognized for creating one of the worst films ever made. The screenplay written by Weber and his partner, however, was nominated for the prestigious Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. And although “The Disaster Artist”…

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ArtRage Exhibit Gives a Face to Homelessness

By Elizabeth White ArtRage, Syracuse’s non-traditional art gallery that invites artists from all over the globe, recently exhibited “Invisible People.” This exhibition shows the faces of individuals whom society has forgotten: the homeless. “Invisible People” features large-scale portraits of homeless individuals that Californian artist Neil Shigley encountered in San Diego. Each portrait is displayed with…

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“First Man” Through the Eyes of a Mechanical + Aerospace Engineering Student (review)

By Charles Frederick Keppler “First Man” takes viewers on a journey into the life of one of history’s most well-known figures, Neil Armstrong, and the space mission that made him the first man to walk on the moon. The newly released drama/science fiction film, directed by Damien Chazelle, stars Ryan Gosling as Armstrong and follows…

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What You Missed on “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” (review)

Disclaimer: If you haven’t watched through episode five of “Apocalypse,” which aired on October 10, then the following review will probably ruin it for you.   By Ellie Coggins The newest season of “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” premiered on FX on Sept. 12 with the anticipated crossover of season one, “Murder House,” and season three,…

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In “A Star is Born,” It’s the Soundtrack That Shines (review)

By Sajida Ayyup “A Star is Born” is a treat for Gaga fans who have been dying to see the singer on the big screen in a titular role. Directed by Bradley Cooper, this emotional train will take you far. Similar to John Carney’s “Begin Again,” the film has a wide range of moods. You’ll…

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The Good(ish) Place: Recap of Season 3 Premiere

By Rachel Burt Disclaimer: Massive spoilers ahead. You’ve been warned! Rejoice, people! Eleanor, a.k.a. everyone’s favorite Arizona “trashbag,” is back on television for the third season of “The Good Place.”  At the end of the second season, our merry band of dead people was resurrected by the Judge, played by Maya Rudolph, after some convincing…

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5 Things We Know About “The Crimes of Grindelwald” After the Final Trailer

By Lindsey Sabado After reading “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” I was pissed. The characters I loved so much in the original series (except Ron, I always hated Ron) crumble in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.” Harry is a bad father and Hermione is a worse Minister of Magic. I wanted so much…

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