John Downey '23

A&E Co-Editor

The Cultural Obsession Continues

Pokémon is probably one of those few universal phenomena to be deeply ingrained in the gestalt consciousness of everyone born between 1990 and 2005. There’s something inherently appealing in collecting and battling weird little monsters. If you’re a Zoomer, you likely have some kind of buried nostalgia for Bulbasaur (Bulbasaur is the best of the […]

Patrick Smith '26

A Menagerie of Smooth, Psychedelic Dreamscapes

Australian psychedelic rock band King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard—best known for their bizarre name and incredible variation in style and influence—have continued their insane pace of album releases this year with Ice, Death, Planets, Lungs, Mushrooms, and Lava; Laminated Denim; and Changes. All three albums are excellent and definitely lean towards the stronger end […]

Patrick Smith '26

Wakanda Forever

First Impressions of the Black Panther’s Second Movie  Attending opening night of Wakanda Forever, a mix of emotions swells throughout the first act and many, many sniffles can be heard in the crowd. (I’m fine; I swear). The entirety of the film creates a beautiful tribute to Chadwick Boseman without being insensitive or disrespectful of […]

Nina Miscioscia '24

Standout Music of 2022

All of the albums you need to hear before the year is over With the year slowly coming to a close, now is the time to catch up on all the great music that may have slipped through the cracks. 2022 was a very successful year for popular artists like Beyonce, The Weekend, Bad Bunny, […]

Liz Keating '24

The Latest Scoop at News Cafe

Concert at Pawtucket Bar Features Many PC Students Last Thursday, there was a small concert held at one of Rhode Island’s most distinctive venues, News Cafe. Located a few highway exits away from The Met, this bar is a beloved spot for local bands and has featured acts from all over the world. However, despite […]

John Downey '23

What to Watch This Thanksgiving

The Best Thanksgiving TV Episodes of All Time With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us will make the long venture back home to stay with our families for the long weekend. While spending quality time with family can be fun, there will inevitably be lulls in each of our breaks. To fill uncomfortable […]

Claudia Fennell '24

What Were You Guys Even Working On?

A Review of Overwatch 2 The original Overwatch launched in 2016 to overwhelmingly positive reviews and massive enthusiasm. It was a sleek, incredibly polished, hero-focused, team-based, first-person shooter game combining elements of beloved games in similar genres like Team Fortress 2 and League of Legends. Combine that with the pedigree of Blizzard Entertainment’s then untarnished […]

Patrick Smith '26