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A Spoiler-Free Review of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

By Sebastian Rodriguez, Assistant Web Editor

Star Wars is undoubtedly one of the biggest movie franchises ever created. The first Star Wars movie released was originally called “Star Wars.” It was released in 1977 and was directed by George Lucas. 684 more words


Comically Giant Multimedia Conglomerate to Become Even More Giant

The Walt Disney Company will reportedly spend $52.4 billion to acquire a substantial portion of the 20th Century Fox media empire. According to Variety, the purchase will include the film studio (and its subsidiaries); a cable package that includes the FX Networks, National Geographic, and several sports and international channels; and Fox’s shares of the streaming service Hulu and the European satellite broadcaster Sky, among other properties. 168 more words


Waiting times in A&E departments

Waiting times in accident and emergency (A&E) departments are a key measure of how the NHS is performing. In recent years, patients have been waiting longer in A&E; this article from the Kings Fund explores the reasons behind this. 96 more words


Justice League delivers some justice

By Colin Froment – News Editor

The Justice League has set the groundwork for all superhero teams since their comic’s debut in 1960. With superhero films becoming some of the most popular blockbusters in today’s cinemas, it was only a matter of time before DC’s trademark crew finally got their screen time.  461 more words

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Stranger Things Two: better and stranger than ever

By Mackenzie Dineen & Ruth Kehinde – Arts Editor & 1851 Staff

“Stranger Things” came out in 2016 and immediately became a focal point in pop-culture. 533 more words

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“The Thrill of it All” shows a different Smith

By Gregg Casazza – 1851 Staff

When Sam Smith released the first single off of his sophomore album “Too Good at Goodbyes,” a stark, yet safe piano ballad which harkened back to his first LP, fans wondered if this new album “The Thrill of it All” would just be more of the same. 476 more words

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“Low in High School” ranks high

By Justin Fosdick – 1851 Staff

On November 17, Morrissey released his eleventh album, “Low In High School” and the veteran artist shows poise and expertise in his pristinely recorded work.  388 more words

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