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The Problem With Hyping Entertainment

The Problem With Hyping Entertainment

Emily Berg, Entertainment & Culture Department Lead

March 21, 2017


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Have you ever been so excited to read a book or watch a movie, TV show, or musical but came away feeling disappointed or let down? This discouraging feeling is an effect of overhype. Here are four examples of well-known and much-loved musicals movies books and tv show that their high expectations were more detrimental than beneficial.

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The Shadow Society Review

The Shadow Society Review

Jade Gilbert, PDX Life Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

The Shadow Society is a Young Adult novel written by Marie Rutkoski. It was released October 16th of 2012. This book follows Darcy Jones, your stereotypical emo teenager. She wears all black and has natural black hair. She never felt like she belonged ever since her parents abandoned her outside of a fi...

More Than Just a Princess: Remembering Carrie Fisher

More Than Just a Princess: Remembering Carrie Fisher

Emily Berg, Lead of Entertianment Culture Department

January 18, 2017


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Carrie Fisher will always be remembered for her role of Princess Leia, the strong brave heroine princess who is a role model for all. However there are so many more reasons to celebrate Carrie Fisher as an actor, writer, and mental health advocate.

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Most Anticipated Movies and TV Shows of 2017

Most Anticipated Movies and TV Shows of 2017

Emily Berg, Culture Department Lead

January 18, 2017


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

A look at the most anticipated movies and TV shows of 2017.

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Playlist PDX – Berry Robertson

Playlist PDX – Berry Robertson

Natalie Ware, Editorial Staff

January 18, 2017


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

I got the chance to sit down with my friend, local musician and Youtuber, Berry Robertson! Berry has remarkable musical talent and has already come out with their first album, Permafrost, which has personally become one of my favorite albums to listen to! How would you describe your music? I don’t ...

Popular ‘Instagrammers’ Who Use Their Platform To Spread Positive Messages

Popular ‘Instagrammers’ Who Use Their Platform To Spread Positive Messages

Emma Alsept-Ellis, Food Department Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

While Kylie Jenner makes a fortune off promoting hair gummy bears on instagram, these social media stars spread positive messages to their masses

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Snowflake Gallery

Snowflake Gallery

Lena Cakarnis, Co-lead of Culture

December 20, 2016


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Snowflakes always look cool but taking an even closer look you didcover a whole world of ice, shaped and formed differently within every flake.

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3 Easy Eyeshadow Looks!

3 Easy Eyeshadow Looks!

Sofía Britten, SMA Life Writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Three quick and easy eyeshadow looks for days when you're feeling makeup, but not feeling the time commitment.

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Hand-lettering for the Holidays: 2 Simple Alphabets to Try

Hand-lettering for the Holidays: 2 Simple Alphabets to Try

Emily Humes and Kaitee Steiert

December 14, 2016


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Want to add a touch of flair to your holiday greetings? Check out these hand lettering ideas.

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The Overworked American: America’s Issue With Taking Time Off From Work

The Overworked American: America’s Issue With Taking Time Off From Work

Emily Berg, Lead of Entertianment Culture Department

December 14, 2016


Filed under Culture & Entertainment

Last year, U.S. employees left an astounding 658 million vacation days on the table, with 222 million of those hours wasted entirely since they couldn’t be rolled over or paid out in any way, according to a study called Project: Time Off. This infographic will explore why American workers have such a hard time leaving their desk and take time off.

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