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Timothée Chalamet in the movie Dune. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.

Dune 2021: A classic gets its due

Kaleb Littleton November 16, 2021

Despite heavy delays due to the pandemic, the 2021 film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s “Dune” has arrived. There’s no time to waste, and fear is the mind-killer.Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune” is...

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Movie Review: Joker

Grant Wheeler October 15, 2019

“Joker” is the new 2019 film directed by Todd Phillips (writer and director of “The Hangover”), starring Joaquin Phoenix as the infamous clown prince of crime. Joker has polarized audiences over...

WWE Superstar Charolette Flair basks in the cheers from the crowd on Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

WrestleMania 34 leaves fans wanting more

Kendall Howard April 13, 2018

The biggest event of the year in sports entertainment transpired the other day. No, I’m not talking about UK announcing its newest recruits. I’m talking about WrestleMania 34.WrestleMania took place...


Ubisoft’s newest title, Far Cry 5, hits home with American religious cult theme

Dalton Stokes April 3, 2018

Far Cry 5 was released on March 27 and it is the first in this series of very popular open world shooter games to be placed in America. In the Far Cry series, there is always a big bad psychotic enemy...


First downloadable content for Call of Duty WW2 does not meet high expectations

Dalton Stokes March 27, 2018

The first Call of Duty WW2 DLC (downloadable content), Resistance, is out and I have to say that I am not impressed. Resistance released Jan. 30 on the PlayStation 4 and March 1 on the Xbox One.So far,...

New Solo trailer offers excitement and skepticism

Alex Brinkhorst February 8, 2018

After the release of the trailer for the upcoming Han Solo film, one initial reaction came to mind at first.I may be excited for it, but I still have a bad feeling about it.The visual effects and camera...

Inside FIKA Vegan Cantina

FIKA Vegan Cantina brings the first vegan cafe to Lexington

Neha Yousuf November 3, 2017

FIKA Cantina's beach-like and beautiful interior design makes you forget about the gross, cold weather outside, which makes this change in temperature the perfect time to check it out! FIKA Cantina has...


We came, we saw, we ran away screaming

Kernel Staff October 26, 2017

Waiting in line for a haunted house can be a little uncomfortable.The nervous folks in line have to watch and wonder as other shrieking customers burst through the exit doors to the steady hum of chainsaws...

The album art for St. Vincents MASSEDUCTION.

Music review: St. Vincent’s “MASSEDUCTION”

October 23, 2017

St. Vincent, "MASSEDUCTION"Putting St. Vincent’s music into a box is a task far easier said than done.One-woman band Annie Clark has taken the world of independent music by storm since releasing her...

Olivers Full Circle.

Music review: Oliver’s “Full Circle”

October 4, 2017

Oliver’s “Full Circle”If there’s one thing most bands look for when they collaborate to make a song or album, it’s cohesion. In the case of the electronic scene, the best of the bunch bring their...


‘What Happened to Monday?’ keeps you guessing the answer

Daria Smith October 4, 2017

This review is by no means done by a professional or even a film student. Just an average student who loves to watch all type of movies.What Happened to Monday? is a sci-fi dystopian Netflix Original thriller...

ODESZAs A Moment Apart.

Music review: ODESZA’s “A Moment Apart”

September 28, 2017

ODESZA, "A Moment Apart"Five years ago, Clayton Knight and Harrison Mills were a pair of students at Western Washington University piecing together electronic songs between classes. Today, the two spend...

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