Fall Fashion Preview

By: Sara Paczkowski The cool, crisp season of fall is finally here. The refreshing and mellow weather is a sweet transition from summer to winter and the campus is full of color and style. Boots, scarves and cardigans seem to capture the essence of fall fashion for Kean University students; however, this month’s New York Fashion Week inspired students to […]

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Hayao Miyazaki Has Retired–For Real

By Kyle Lawrence In 1966, Walt Disney, the proclaimed father of animation, creator of Mickey Mouse, and of course The Walt Disney Company, died of lung cancer in Burbank, California. Many grieved, believing there would never be another visionary in the field of animated features like him. Yet little did people know that a worthy successor to Disney’s lineage had […]

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Welcome to Hollywood cinema, Fede Alvarez

By Brian C. Kuriawa In recent years, it’s often been argued about the status of Hollywood and the quality of films that are annually given to audiences on a weekly basis. While various filmmakers have been given the stamp of approval by both studios and audiences, with each passing year, fewer and fewer young directors emerge from the limelight to make their mark. In […]

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    By Shelsie Ducheine Beyonce and Andre 3000 honored  the late Amy Winehouse by covering her 2006 smash hit “Back to Black.”  Mark Ronson, co-writer of the original song, released the the full version two days ago while Beyonce was in the United Kingdom kicking off her new tour. Andre 3000 opens up the song with an almost effortless […]

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Paramore’s Newly Released Self-Titled Album

By: Emily Dell’Olio Paramore released their fourth album in early April.  This self-titled album has received mixed reviews over the past couple of weeks.  Some fans that have been listening to Paramore since the release of their first album, All We Know is Falling, have showed some disappointment in the turn the band has made.  The new album strays away […]

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Kean Dance Theatre sells out Wilkins Theatre

By Dominique Vinas What an amazing start to the weekend it was as KDT rallied up the crowd in Wilkins Theatre Thursday, April 18th with their inspiring and intricate dance numbers. Different emotions were felt throughout the crowd a the dancers told their stories through the music and dancing. Whether it was “We are who we are” by Kesha, or “Gravity” by Sara […]

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Talent Show for Suicide Prevention

By: Gabrielle Gale Prendatt-Carter The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide hosted a talent show, “Talent $4 Teens,” in the University’s Little Theater to raise money for the development and promotion of educational training programs. The show was held on April 10 and featured a vast array of talent from Kean’s student body including spoken word poetry, beat boxing, […]

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Kean University Animation Festival

  Jasmine Leach Kean’s Robert Bush School of Design Sponsors Its First Animation Festival Animation is a great way to both explore and expand your creative side. It allows people to create their own animated characters and their own stories. Animation also has many programs that offer assistance in the different styles of animation. People can also learn special effects […]

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