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PODCAST: Stream Fiends Episode 1 (‘THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD’ ep. 1 and 2)

October 25, 2019

James and Alyssa seem like a perfectly imperfect, edgy teenage couple, but there's something a little off about their relationship: James secretly wants to murder Alyssa. That's the thing about the show "THE END OF THE F***CKING WORLD"; it's crazy. In this first episode of Stream Fiends, we talk a...

Get out there, go to more concerts

Jaidyn Yarber, Columnist

October 21, 2019

Blaring speakers, blinding lights, and a crowd full of faces. A good concert exposes you to all of this and the promise of an unforgettable time. In my opinion, the experience of live music is so worth it. It gives you the opportunity to see your favorite artists, while blending into a crowd and feeling th...

Watching ‘The West Wing’ is worth it

Katelyn Eddington, Columnist

October 3, 2019

All I hear about in national news is President Trump. However, when I need a break from the real world of politics (especially the last few days) but still need a daily dosage of politics, I watch a little show called "The West Wing." "The West Wing," created by Aaron Sorkin, is an early 2000s show...

Audiences deserve more than Disney reboots

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

July 18, 2019

Looking at the Disney line-up for the next few years can make audiences do a double-take and wonder if they’d stepped back in time Following the success of the live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast" in 2017, Disney planned to remake several classics from its extensive film collection. "Aladdin"...

FEATURE PHOTO: Splendid strings

FEATURE PHOTO: Splendid strings

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 16, 2019

Jennifer Murphy, cellist for the Eastern Symphony Orchestra and the Charleston Summer Strings, performs "Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)" on the string bass during a concert at First Christian Church Tuesday night.

Janoma, local band of teenagers, talks beginnings, progression

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

July 9, 2019

Janoma's five bandmates sat in a circle, ready to rehearse for their next upcoming performance, among fragrant smells, wicks, jars and blocks of wax at Madison Avenue Candle Company Monday evening. The creation of the Janoma band started two years ago as a simple joke between friends, said 13-year-...

Remainder of Red, White, Blue Days festivities to begin this week

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

July 2, 2019

People can celebrate Independence Day with the rest of the Charleston community over food, live entertainment, fireworks and more at the rest of the Red, White and Blue Days festivities this week. The rest of the Red, White and Blue Days will take place at Morton Park on Wednesday (July 3) and Thursday...

‘5 Mile Train’ to perform for free on Saturday

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 27, 2019

Those interested in rocking out to live, local music this weekend can attend 5 Mile Train's free performance on Saturday at the Charleston Elks Lodge. The performance, which is free and open to the public (including nonmembers of the Charleston Elks Lodge), will start at 8 p.m. and go until midnight. Community...

FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

FEATURE PHOTO: The ‘Broom Dance’ at the Civil War Ball

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

June 16, 2019

Dancers at the Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Ball mix and mingle during the Broom Dance on June 15. The Broom Dance requires participants to find a new partner whenever the band stops playing. The dance is arranged so that there is one less woman than men on the dance floor. The man who is left without...

Great songs, playlists make a summer more enjoyable

Jessica Stewart, Columnist

June 16, 2019

Whether people are going on road trips or having cookouts in the backyard, great playlists can add so much more vibrancy and life to their experiences. My preferred summer vibe is driving at sunset with the windows down and the air dry (like the desert). My favorite bands create that exact vib...

FEATURE PHOTO: Janoma performs at SweetTea’z

FEATURE PHOTO: Janoma performs at SweetTea’z

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 6, 2019

Nora Gannaway, 13, puts the microphone back on its stand after singing a song at SweeTea'z Thursday evening. Gannaway is a singer from the local band Janoma, which is made up of young teens.  

‘Under the Skin’ is an alluring, somber sci-fi experience

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2019

Editor's note: This review contains spoilers. Jonathan Glazer’s alien drama/horror/science fiction film "Under the Skin" grips onto open-minded audiences with its abnormal, often uncomfortable visual and auditory elements. This is a film that’s definitely not for everyone. The makeup of the f...

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