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Watch a horror or comedy movie this weekend while studying for finals

By Carlos Finney Jr., Sports Reporter | December 1, 2022

With Thanksgiving break over and finals week coming up take some time this weekend to relax in between studying with these recommendations ranging from horror to adventure.  “SMILE” (PARAMOUNT+)  “Smile” came out in theaters in September...

See what Sports Reporter Alex Crowe plans on watching this weekend.

Watch the Bears play against the Falcons and ‘Inside Out’ this weekend

By Alex Crowe, Senior Sports Reporter | November 17, 2022

With finals week fast approaching, take some time off from studying and check out these recommendations on ideas for what to watch this weekend.  “INSIDE OUT” (Disney+) “Inside Out” is a journey into our emotions. 11-year-old Riley is forced...

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Watch a superhero or historical drama show this weekend

By Kaitlyn Lee-Gordon, News Reporter | November 10, 2022

“THE BOYS” (AMAZON PRIME VIDEO) “The Boys” is an action-comedy superhero series created by Eric Kripke. The show was developed from a comic book series with the same title created by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The show stars Jack...

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What I’m watching this weekend: Nick Glover

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | October 27, 2022

After a couple of hectic weeks of midterms, homecoming and essays galore, take a step back and enjoy yourself this weekend with these recommendations.  “Don’t Worry Darling” (Amazon Prime) “Don’t Worry Darling” is a new film that came...

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What I’m watching this weekend: Gino Hernandez

By Gino Hernandez, Lifestyle Writer | October 6, 2022

It’s the time of the year for chilly weather and freakish freights. With it being October, here are a few shows and movies that depict the beauty and horror of humanity.  “The Green Knight” (Hulu) “The Green Knight” is an adventure, fantasy...

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What I’m watching this weekend: Gino Hernandez

By Gino Hernandez, Lifestyle Writer | September 29, 2022

It’s that time of the year again when the weather gets colder, and the leaves begin to change their color. With autumn on the horizon, here are a select few shows which should fit this colorful season. SONNY BOY (Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Hulu) “Sonny...

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What I’m watching this weekend: Sarah Rose

By Sarah Rose, Senior Lifestyle Writer | September 22, 2022

It is going to be a bit cooler this weekend, the perfect time to bundle up on the couch and catch up on some binge-worthy TV shows. Shadow and Bone (Netflix) "Shadow and Bone" is a fantasy show released on Netflix on April 23, 2021. It is based...

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What I’m watching this weekend: DeOndre Saunders

By DeOndre Saunders, Sports Reporter | September 14, 2022

Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1 (Netflix) “Untold: The Rise and Fall of AND1” is a Netflix documentary released on Aug. 23. The sports documentary is about three friends who bring a spotlight to street basketball.  These three friends Seth...

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What I’m watching this weekend: Northern Star Staff

By Madelaine Vikse and Skyler Kisellus | February 3, 2022

With the streaming capabilities and platforms available these days, there are so many options to choose from. Instead of scrolling through an endless amount of options and watching trailers, check out these picks from some of us at the Northern Star on...