“Stickfly” marks first play in DiscoverShelby Theatre

By Sarah Clayton The DiscoverShelby Theatre within the Center for the Arts opened its first show, “Stickfly,” on March 2.  Written by Black playwright Lydia R. Diamond, the drama centers around the LeVay family while they are…

Celebrating Halloween in quarantine

Graphic by Bell Jackson Spooky season is a time where the season truly shifts. The time where three major holidays hit back to back every month that makes this semester even more fun, starting off with…

A purple cloud with superstitious images including a black cat, broken mirror, the number 13 and a horse shoe.

Why do we call it unlucky?

Graphic by Bell Jackson. With Halloween season/spooky season coming up I thought it would be appropriate to talk about something that has always fascinated me: superstitions.   Not too long ago, I was zoning out and…

Books from our Childhood

“The Westing Game” by Ellen Raskin  This eccentric mystery novel for children brings a cast of diverse characters together to solve a murder while they each fight to inherit a fortune. The story twists and turns as…

“Trolls: World Tour” forces change in movie theater…

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many theaters have had to temporarily close their doors, causing many companies to find alternative methods for releasing their products. Movie studios have begun releasing their films straight to streaming websites, such…

Bad art is important

I hate how people don’t make art unless they’re good at it. Most people would say I make good art, and I’m generally the artistic friend in every group, something about my technicolor clothes, ever-present…

Review: Jordan Peele’s “Us”

As hinted in the trailer, Jordan Peele’s sophomore project and newest psychological horror, “Us,” details the story of Adelaide Wilson, a young woman who took a trip to visit her childhood home alongside her husband, son and daughter.   They expected to have a relaxing beachside vacation alongside their friends, but instead, when…