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New York Comic Con Went Virtual

New York Comic Con Went Virtual

Jadeen Mercado, Impact Staff

October 15, 2020

This year's New York Comic Con was canceled, in a manner of speaking, but revived virtually. Commonly referred to as NYCC, the name of this year's convention was extended to: “New York Comic Con x MCM Comic Con’s Metaverse.” The New York City staple is known for its jam-packed four-day even...

Netflix Original Arouses Controversy

Netflix Original Arouses Controversy

Gino Alva, Impact Staff

September 27, 2020

Netflix subscribers are canceling their memberships due to the nature of the original film, "Cuties," and 21-year-old "Cheer" star, Jerry Harris's alleged involvement with child pornography. The highly regarded streaming service has been the center of attention this past week for the Sept. 9 premiere...

COVID Preys; Music Stays

COVID Preys; Music Stays

Michael Cohen, Staff Writer

September 26, 2020

Drive-in concerts, live-streaming, and private parties with masks and restrictions is how one local band continued to perform gigs throughout the pandemic. Hilltop NY, a groovy rock band that falls under the genres of psychedelic rock, jazz fusion, and improv, had an eight-spot East Coast tour plann...

10 Classic Millennial Movies to Reminisce Over

10 Classic Millennial Movies to Reminisce Over

Jadeen Mercado, Staff

September 17, 2020

Since quarantine is still affecting most people, what better way is there to take our minds off of it than rewatching some favorites from back in the day. With the countless streaming services and television channels, it isn’t hard to find what you're looking for. One thing that has made quarantine ...

Outer Banks is Millennials Goonies

Outer Banks is Millennials Goonies

Alexis Lynch, Social Media Editor

May 13, 2020

Outer Banks gives me “Goonies” vibes for anyone who has seen that movie.

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Alkaline Is Dancehall Main Protagonist

Chevaughn Hurst, Impact Staff

May 1, 2020

When we see greatness, we should just pay homage and respect the person talents and accomplishments. At the age of 26 years old, Alkaline has quickly emerged as the man who is the main face of dancehall at the current moment. He got his big break at the age of 18 years old and he hasn’t looked back...

A Look Back At The “Merrie Land” The Good, The Bad & The Queen Brought To Us

A Look Back At The

Jack Seda-Schreiber and Thomas Hintton

April 30, 2020

We gather here today to mourn the loss of Tony Allen. As legendary producer Brian Eno once put it, Tony is one of the greatest musicians of the last century. Tony Allen is a brilliant drummer whose style is only unique to him. His drumming practically made Fela Kuti as big and as influential as he was....

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2020

Ana Frango Elétrico is an amazing young talent. Having just released her second album, "Little Electric Chicken Heart," she is slowly but surely making her way into being one of the most talked-about new musical acts, getting rave reviews all across the boards from many notable music publications. With...

What’s Frank Ocean Up To?

What's Frank Ocean Up To?

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2020

What's Frank Ocean up to right now? Is he planning something? Well, as always, nobody knows for sure. Frank Ocean, if you don't know, is an R&B singer who started off as a member of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future alongside other famous artists Earl Sweatshirt, Syd and their founder...

THE SCENE: iZ

THE SCENE: iZ

Jack Seda-Schreiber, Entertainment Editor

April 5, 2020

This is iZ. iZ has a new EP out; her debut EP. Entitled "iS this iT," it is a sprawling journey through trippy, piano-driven sound, ethereal noises, and soothing vocals (both spoken and sung). Featuring contributions from many local Westchester musicians (MoonKitty, Kayla Joe, and Sofia St Jean),...

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