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Mace & Crown | March 25, 2017

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Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Neon Demon,’ ‘4th Man Out’ and ‘Knock Knock’

November 12, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

‘The Neon Demon’ (2016) | R | 118 min. 🎬🎬 Anyone familiar with the work of writer and director Nicholas Winding Refn knows that his films tend to divide audiences. While the look of his films are … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Two Door Cinema Club, Lady Gaga, and D.R.A.M.

November 12, 2016 |

Richard Gabrintina Staff Writer

Two Door Cinema Club – ‘Gameshow’ 💿💿💿

At the beginning of the decade, Two Door Cinema Club was the quintessential indie band. Songs like “Something Good Can Work,” “Undercover Martyn” and “What You Know,” off 2010’s “Tourist History,” became … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Warpaint, Meek Mill and Avenged Sevenfold

November 3, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

Warpaint – ‘Heads Up’ 💿💿💿

The actual embodiment of Los Anegels grunge-rock, “Heads Up” shows how Warpaint have finely tuned their alternative sound.

Two years after the release of their self-titled album, Warpaint is back and more moody than … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Undecided: The Movie,’ ‘I Smile Back’ and ‘Len and Company’

November 3, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

‘Undecided: The Movie’ (2016) | NR | 86 min. 🎬🎬🎬 With the election recently behind us, perhaps it’s time to reflect on this wildly confusing and divided presidential campaign. Serving as a time capsule, “Unknowing: The Movie” spoofs … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Jimmy Eat World, Tove Lo and Gucci Mane

October 29, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

‘Integrity Blues’ – Jimmy Eat World 💿💿💿💿💿

On what is possibly their best record since “Bleed American,” Jimmy Eat World have matured with “Integrity Blues.” No longer the self-conscious, broody, emo-type, Jimmy Eat World have successfully reestablished themselves … Read More

Monarch Style: The Best Fall Beauty Must-Haves

October 29, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

Beauty reaches its peak in the fall. A splash of berry lipstick with a golden smoky eye looks great with any outfit. Every beauty enthusiast needs a handful of new products for fall. There are proper products … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Fits,’ ‘The Automatic Hate’ and ‘Amy’

October 28, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

‘The Fits’ (2015) | NR | 72 min. In the eyes of a child, the idea of growing up can be a scary, uncontrollable and  nightmarish experience. This experience is brilliantly embodied by newcomer Royalty Hightower in … Read More

Dress for Success Hampton Roads Celebrates 10th Anniversary

October 22, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

On Oct. 14, local nonprofit  business Dress for Success recognized their 10th anniversary by celebrating with their  “Giving Beyond the Suit” gala. The successful evening included several recognitions and thanks, a fashion show and a few personal … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘The Nightmare ‘Dark’ and ‘Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse’

October 22, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge Staff Writer

 

‘The Nightmare’ (2015) | NR | 90 mins | 🎬🎬🎬🎬🎬

In the 2015 documentary “The Nightmare,” documentarian Rodney Ascher explores the subject of sleep paralysis, a disorder that leaves the sufferer unable to move as they are asleep … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – Yellowcard, The Game and the Naked and Famous

October 22, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

Yellowcard – “Yellowcard” 💿💿

 

After many years together, the band Yellowcard is saying their goodbyes. They didn’t leave their fans empty-handed, though. Along with the announcement of their departure from the music world, they also released a farewell … Read More

Monarch Music Minute – Solange, Regina Spektor and Danny Brown

October 14, 2016 |

Rich Gabrintina Staff Writer

 

Regina Spektor – ‘Remember Us To Life’ 💿💿💿💿

Born into a musical household, Regina Spektor was classically trained in piano at an early age. Spektor and her family left the Soviet Union and immigrated to the Bronx in … Read More

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Holidays,’ ‘Hush’ and ‘They Look Like People’

October 14, 2016 |

Tyler Passarge

Staff Writer

 

‘Holidays’ (2016) | NR | 106 min. | 🎬🎬🎬

A young girl gives her swimming coach a bloody Valentine’s Day gift, three girls get a little Halloween themed revenge and a New Years Eve date takes a surprising and … Read More

Monarch Style: Regan Harris’ Trendy Boutique Apparel

October 14, 2016 |

<h5>Kim Bering

Staff Writer</h5>

 

Regan Harris, a junior doubling in communications and dance, confidently walked into Webb Center flaunting a patched green bomber jacket complimented by white Adidas sneakers. A burgundy velvet choker decorated her décolleté area, while beneath her jacket she … Read More

This Week in History

October 14, 2016 |

Justin L.C. Ross Contributing Writer Every individual has an impact on history and how it unfolds within the modern era. In the words of Old Dominion University history professor Dr. Maura Hametz, “the average person that history often forgets, those … Read More

Monarch Music Minute: Grouplove, Token and Beach Slang

October 1, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham Staff Writer

‘Big Mess’ – Grouplove 💿💿💿💿

Grouplove has brought back their wired, eccentric feel on their new album “Big Mess.” Known for quirky lyrics and standout chord progressions, Grouplove is kind of like the weird kid at school everyone … Read More

Your Guide to Campus Fall Style

October 1, 2016 |

Kim Bering Staff Writer

The time has arrived to pull out the sweaters, boots, scarves, hats and jeans. Fashion peaks in the cooling season of autumn, especially for students. Monarchs can walk all over campus in the crisp temperature with layers of … Read More