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Chico State students struggle after break

Chico State students struggle after break

Marrion Charissa Cruz

January 25, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s plastered across every student’s face as they shuffle around the drenched Chico State campus. The anguish and stress have already begun to set in. The weeks of Netflix and the semi-permanent body formed into every parent’s sofa will slowly puff up to its former shape as ...

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Netflix food documentaries worth the binging

Anisha Brady

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Gastronomy is not something that usually comes to mind when one thinks of art. Cuisine has always been an indication of culture, however, within recent years, the culinary scene has revolutionized and become an artistic form of self-expression. Netflix features some of the most intriguing cooking sh...

Backup documentaries for binge watchers in need of binging

Backup documentaries for binge watchers in need of binging

Carly Plemons

August 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Binge watching is cool until you’ve watched every episode there is and become overwhelmed with a sensation of emptiness.In case anyone has become stuck in this cycle of idle scrolling, desperately seeking a replacement for the show you just lost, here are a few documentaries to make this time ...

Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ gives retro vibes

Netflix show ‘Stranger Things’ gives retro vibes

Matthew Manfredi

August 19, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

There is a certain allure to Netflix’s new series "Stranger Things." From the very beginning it pulls at the characteristics of horror, sci-fi and drama. This combination results in the eight-part series and an unexpected weekend obsession. (Don’t worry. I won’t ruin the rest of your year by ...

Why revamp the classics?

Why revamp the classics?

Carly Plemons

April 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Watch student responses at the end of the article. Living in a society filled with remake after remake and countless sequels that never measure up to the original movie leaves a person to wonder: Is the entertainment industry just out of ideas? How many “Mean Girls 2” (2011) incidents or Disney mo...

You are what you Netflix

You are what you Netflix

Sarah Strausser

April 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Take the quiz below to find out what your Netflix choices say about your relationship. Sarah Strausser can be reached at [email protected] or @strausser_sarah on Twitter....

Best roommates forever

Best roommates forever

Brittany Mcclintock

April 5, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Picking a roommate is always a tough decision. You want to live with someone who meets the same ideas as you: how messy you are, privacy, smoking, pets, etc. You also have to decide whether you want to live with friends or post an ad on Craigslist and chance it with a stranger. I would say that your be...

A guide to binge watching

A guide to binge watching

Cassandra Porter

March 24, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Some run marathons, others watch them.Binge watching: noun. The practice of watching multiple episodes of a television program at a rapid pace, typically on DVDs or digital streaming. The phenomenon of binge watching has become increasingly popular in recent years following the release of digital st...

Documentaries: a new frontier

Documentaries: a new frontier

Emma Vidak-Benjamin

March 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

There’s an extremely underrated movie genre that people need to start taking note of: documentaries. Documentaries can be considered almost superior to any other genres that we mindlessly search through on Netflix. Audiences need to indulge in films that go out of the boundaries of their usual comf...

‘Garfunkel and Oates’ bring unique humor to Netflix

‘Garfunkel and Oates’ bring unique humor to Netflix

January 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The singing, acting and comedic duo Garfunkel and Oates bring a quirky humor to Netflix viewers. Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci pay homage to Art Garfunkel and John Oates, two rock 'n' roll icons, in their name. Lindhome and Micucci created their duo as a band first, and later went on to create their...

New year, new Netflix fix

New year, new Netflix fix

January 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

January, a month that brings in the new year and new Netflix releases to binge watch. Users are either going to find themselves thrilled or disappointed by the new releases and some favorites being removed. A few of the new movies and shows available on Netflix include: · "Parks and Recreation: Season 7" (f...

Study Break: ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ review

Study Break: ‘A Very Murray Christmas’ review

George Johnston

December 7, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

  After a blizzard traps New Yorkers in their homes, Bill Murray is forced to do his live Christmas TV special in front of no one. An understandably depressed Murray has an existential crisis while stuck in a place he really does not want to be. This odd, tonal beginning may be due to the...

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