BY HAILEY MIDDLEBROOK
Season four of “Scandal,” which premiered this September and recently aired its mid-season Winter Finale, brings the show’s core characters to the forefront.
BY ANDREW MCCLURE
As our clickbait generation bungles through isn't-there-an-app-for-this Xerox printers and boss subservience during our "yo-pro" years, the one thing we must not discard is having good, bulletproof friendships.
BY BRIAN BURLAGE
“The Nightmare Before Christmas” takes viewers to a familiar but indistinct part of their imagination, and like a dream they’ve had throughout their lives without really knowing what it meant or what happened, they wander through the spectral territory in a wash of perplexity and awe.
BY REBECCA GODWIN
This level of variety and abundance of art events wasn’t a one-time coincidence: every weekend there are just as many, sometimes even more, student art events happening. To not take advantage of as many as possible would just be a waste of amazing resources.
BY NOAH COHEN
The credit — and Finnick’s kiss — were the only bullseyes of this movie. This film was dramatic Absolute Zero. It wasn’t completely wrong, but it wasn’t what we came to see.
BY REBECCA LERNER
Though the product of a comedy legend with some moments of humor, “Rosewater” is a serious film that teaches about the political environment of Iran and press freedom.
BY RACHEL KERR
Now, when “calling” an Uber through the app, those who pay $10-a-month ($5 if you’re a student) for a premium Spotify account will be able to choose what music will play on the ride.
BY KAREN HUA
By preparing all previous episodes in culmination for this moment, they have stunningly brewed curiosity while still withholding valuable information for next time.
BY JACOB RICH
Its newest, biggest release, “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” is an enormous, painstakingly crafted multiplayer video game, one that deserves a hallowed spot in any collegiate gamer’s library.
BY KENNETH SELANDER
The album is wholly in Ross’s comfort zone – sticking to the same formula he’s been using since day one. Hood Billionaire is the typical high intensity music that brought him his success in hit singles like “Hustlin’.”
BY CAROLINE FILIPS
At the intersection of hip hop and social action lies the University’s Hip Hop Congress, a two-fold organization focusing on the sociocultural, political and artistic impacts of hip-hop culture
BY SOPHIA KAUFMAN
The weaker parts of the episode — including the fact that its goal seemed to be to force the break up of every single couple — were compensated for by the last two minutes, which forcefully reminded audiences of what this show was like at its strongest point, and what makes it so addictingly heartbreaking without compromising the integrity of its characters.
BY AMELIA ZAK
Her catalog removal was stunningly abrupt, especially following her achievement of the most successful album release of 2014. Critics found her to be condescending and ignorant. But her reasoning is not completely unsound, nor is Swift alone in her rebellion.
BY GRACE HAMILTON
An appreciation for museums ensures that learning doesn’t stop the second the class period ends, when we graduate college or after we get a job. There is always more to be seen, more histories to be opened up, more piles of rock to stand on.
BY KATIE CAMPBELL
On Nov. 18, Rackham Auditorium held the first ever Fashion Speaks panel hosted by campus fashion magazine SHEI and the Michigan Association of Communication Studies (MACS).
BY ADAM THEISEN
It’s too bad that the gates to Jazz Appreciation are seemingly padlocked multiple times over, because it’s stifled the genre. The biggest household name that jazz has produced since Miles Davis is Kenny G, an artist who’s probably lampooned more than he’s respected.
BY MELINA GLUSAC
David Guetta, Calvin Harris, Avicii — they all mush together, right? In a world dominated by sharply dressed, white male DJs putting their name on songs sung by other people, it’s hard to set oneself apart.
BY CARLY SNIDER
While Pitbull continues to embody his international character, his foreign flair is not enough to bring him success with Globalization.
BY SOPHIA KAUFMAN
FCKH8’s video ended up being more of a miss than a hit, but it’s worth having a couple misses — as long as we recognize them as such — if they bring more attention to important issues.
BY NATALIE GADBOIS
“(Stephen) was given 2 years to live when he was 21 years old, and he describes every moment of each day beyond that as a gift to him,” Redmayne said. “He pulled himself out of a melancholia and has managed to live every second of every minute of his life as fully and as passionately as possible."