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“A Wrinkle in Time” is passable

Just because a director makes a small, successful movie, doesn’t mean Disney should give them over a hundred million dollars to make another one. Take Ava DuVernay, director of “Selma” and “13th,” for example. The initial success doesn’t guarantee similar

Charlotte’s Web wins hearts

Chances are you know about Charlotte’s Web, a bestselling children’s novel. Now that we are grown up, we can return to the days of being read to and tap into the inspiration of animals, language and the importance of community.

Dog Expo has its day

Longtime dog owners in the community showed off their pooches to raise money for spay and neutering funds on March 4 at the Redwood Acres. The 31st annual fundraiser was organized by the Humboldt Dog Obedience Group, also known as

Rockin’ philanthropic

Delta Phi Epsilon Male Beauty Pageant. From silly to serious, pageant contestants brought their finest swimsuits, talents and rock and roll air guitars to the Delta Phi Epsilon male beauty pageant on Feb. 24. The annual Deepher Dude pageant raised

Vance Joy pierces hearts in his sophomore album ‘Nation of Two’

Australian singer and songwriter James Keogh, also known as Vance Joy, reminds fans he is capable of taking them on an emotionally packed adventure in his sophomore album “Nation of Two.” Joy leaves nothing on the table as his heart

King Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Black Panther: The Album’ debuted at No.1

Grammy Award-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar and Top Dawg Entertainment released a soundtrack to Marvel’s superhero film Black Panther as a tribute to Black History Month. Black Panther: The Album sold 154,000 copies in the first week, building excitement in fans

Black Panther pounces on box office expectations

The anticipation for this movie has been building since Marvel made its initial announcement. With everything being promoted – the soundtrack, the trailer and the cast – the hype surrounding Black Panther was at stake. The opening weekend finally arrives

18th annual International Education Week

The 18th annual commencement of International Education Week at Humboldt State occurred last week from Feb. 5 through Feb. 9. The commencement began with an annual flag ceremony procession that snaked its way from the Feuerwerker House, up around the

Student bands rock The Jam

Downtown Arcata music venue The Jam was filled with energy and excitement on Feb. 1. Two bands, Dimboi and NASA, both made up of Humboldt State students, performed at a free show for the community. Local residents and students crammed

Restaurant review: The Burger Joint

One of Arcata’s latest restaurants launched their soft opening on Feb. 1: The Burger Joint. Owners Halleh Paymard and Will Hauser have a good thing going. The marquee above the front entrance grabs your attention. Once you’re hooked, you can’t

Movie review: The Post

The Post is a well-made film. The film is set in the early 1970s and details the leak of the Pentagon Papers. These classified documents revealed 20 years of the U.S. government’s involvement in Vietnam’s government. In addition, the documents

Food review: Kebab Cafe

By Bryan Donoghue To me, there’s nothing compared to a greeting full of warmth. Whether it be the humid sun of the Mediterranean or the staff of Kebab Cafe, genuine warmth is the type of feeling that makes someone feel

“13 Reasons Why” review

By Liam Olson The first two episodes of “13 Reasons Why”, “Tape 1, Sides A and B” are a strong and well done start to the story of high schooler Hannah Baker. What makes this show so great is the

This week in entertainment

By | Liam Olson Movies and Television “Venom” possibly to be a Horror/Sci-fi Film Sony Pictures is currently planning to film a new movie centered around one of the most famous villains in the Spiderman universe, Venom. Not much is

Illustration. | Liam Olson

Review: Time After Time

By | Liam Olson The pilot episode of “Time After Time”, a new show on ABC, is a great introduction to the story of H.G. Wells’ pursuit to stop Jack the Ripper. Filled with lovable and interesting characters along with

“Logan” movie review

“Logan” is the final story of Wolverine, the claw wielding mutant reprised by Hugh Jackman for the last time. The movie  is based on an original story written by director James Mangold, who directed the previous 2013 Wolverine movie, “The

Seekh Kabab served on a hot plate. Photo | Bryan Donoghue

Tandoori Bites Indian Cuisine

By Bryan Donoghue Strong aromas mixing in with contemporary Indian music fill the dining area of Tandoori Bites Indian Cuisine with plenty of charm.  Tandoori ovens are cylindrical clay or metal ovens that are used in many Asian cuisines, and

“Legion” review

By | Liam Olson “Legion”, “Chapter 1” brilliantly introduces audiences to the world and mind of David Haller, one of the most powerful mutants in existence. With interesting and in depth characters, great acting to bring these characters to life,