The Linfield Review

Gaga, Cooper exceed expectations in ‘A Star is Born’ remake

Athena Benjamin, Writer

October 12, 2018

In the new release, “A Star is Born,” Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga offer a unique and stunning perspective on what many believed to be an exhausted story. This film, the fourth remake of “A Star is Born,” exceeds all expectations. Despite its previous and familiar story, Cooper finds an unprecedented...

What to watch on Netflix over break

What to watch on Netflix over break

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 30, 2018

With fall break here, it is the perfect time to binge-watch a tv series over the long weekend. There is no shortage of good tv shows to add you your watch list, but “Atypical,” “Queer Eye” and “Maniac” should be at the top. “Atypical” is a quirky TV show that follows Sam, a boy with autism, an...

Ariana Grande ‘Sweetener’

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 25, 2018

Over a year after the Manchester bombing during her Dangerous Woman tour, Ariana Grande puts out Sweetener. On May 22, 2017, Ariana Grande performed in Manche while touring for her album, “Dangerous Woman”. During her last song of the night, a suicide-bomber set off a homemade bomb and killed...

‘Night of the Living Dead’ mixes horror, dark humor

Emma Olson, Writer

September 25, 2018

On Sept. 20 through 22, Linfield Theatre presented its performance of “Night of the Living Dead” by Lori Allen Ohm. The play, directed by senior Melory Mirashrafi, exceeded expectations and was well received by the audience. The story revolves around seven people trapped in an abandoned house to hide from a...

‘Battlefield V,’ ‘Black Ops 4’ bring new modes

Grant Beltrami, Arts Editor

September 25, 2018

“Battlefield V” and “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” both concluded their multiplayer betas last week. Unsurprisingly, developers Dice and Treyarch did not attempt to re-invent their respective wheels. However, both have added new game modes that may be of interest. Battlefield’s new mode, Grand Op...

Eminem struggles to live up to his own legacy in surprise album ‘Kamikaze’

Lance Evans, Writer

September 19, 2018

Rap is the one of the most influential genres in pop culture right now, with experimentation beginning to invade a number of artist’s repertoires. The huge strides that the industry is taking, with albums such as “Flower Boy,” “Kids See Ghosts,” and “Astroworld,” sugggest that a new aesth...

Upcoming piano recital

Melanie Johnson, Writer

September 19, 2018

Linfield’s department of music will kick off this fall’s musical events  on Sept. 14 with a faculty recital by composer, pianist, recording artist and international soloist Johnandrew Slominski. Slominski, who joined Linfield in 2017 as assistant professor of music, said he will perform works by Will...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ showcases culture

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 19, 2018

The first Hollywood studio movie to feature an entirely Asian cast since “The Joy Luck Club” 25 years ago, “Crazy Rich Asians” brings new and captivating narratives to the screen. Based on the best-selling novel by Kevin Kwan, the movie follows Chinese-American Rachel Chu, played by Constance Wu, and her ...

Democrat’s club hopes to boost student’s political awareness

Athena Benjamin, Writer

September 18, 2018

Leaders of the Linfield College Democrats club begins its first year at Linfield. The club’s agenda will mainly consist of helping with political campaigns, registering voters, and canvasing. Co-Creators, Annika Albrecht and Madison “Maddie” Brunkhart, created the club in hopes of bringing more...

Acoustic performance sets the stage for 2018-’19 Cat Cabs

Angel Rosas, News Editor

September 1, 2018

Season 1 winner of NBC’s “The Voice” Javier Colon performed at 7 p.m. on Thursday on the IM field for ASLC’s first Cat Cab of the year. Right before Colon started performing, the field was empty of an audience besides those who came early to set up. However, once Colon started his acoustic...

Don’t make a sound

Grant Beltrami, Arts & Entertainment Editor

August 31, 2018

In the recent suspense horror film “A Quiet Place,” a family attempts to survive in a world where making the slightest sound could cost them their lives; a world where vicious creatures with hypersensitive hearing have wiped out most of the human population. Most monster-centered horror films tease vie...

Choir represents unity in spring concert

Hannah Curry, Staff Writer

May 13, 2018

This year’s spring choir concert called “We Are One” represented unity, togetherness, and one voice. The singers performed a variety of songs from different styles, eras, and composers. The concert started out with Wildcats Men’s Glee singing “The Longest Time” by Billy Joel. Following...