Coming off of a lengthy hiatus, Bon Iver released their first album in five years on Friday, Sept. 30. The album, titled “22, A Million,” has been highly anticipated following the release of singles “22 (OVER S∞∞N),” “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄⚄” and “33 “GOD”.” Over the course of their career, Bon Iver has received critical acclaim for their first two albums, “For Emma, Forever Ago” and “Bon Iver, Bon Iver,” winning the Grammy for Best New Artist in 2011.
“Light Out” is a movie directed by David F. Sandberg in the style and tone of horror’s most marketable voice, James Wan. Wan’s two “Conjuring” movies may easily be the most influential horror movies to have graced the screen. The “Conjuring” movies are variations on the same tune, that of preternatural terror creeping into the insignificant but secure enclosure of a middle class suburban home. The demon grasps God’s powers within these mortgaged walls, and acts in mysterious ways.
The Knowles’ sisters are all about surprising their fans. This past Friday, Sept. 30, Beyoncé’s younger sister Solange Knowles released her first full-length album since 2008 and her first musical effort since 2012. The album was a double release, complete with a digital album booklet that included all of the album’s lyrics as well as artistic photos featuring Knowles and other models.
“Marvel’s Luke Cage” is Netflix’s latest film from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and while it may not be the best, it is definitely the most important. At times unpolished and rough with repetitive dialogue, the show begins at a slow and steady pace. Its structure is similar to that of “Jessica Jones” and “Daredevil”. However, Luke Cage (played by Mike Colter) is the exact hero our current political climate so desperately needs.
Witches, though fictitious, evolve like any other creature. In the modern day, witches can be imagined in multifarious depictions, from maiden to mother to crone, from evil to good neutral. Many of the modern portrayals are a far cry from the one-dimensional, nefarious witches of the 16th and 17th centuries, which were conjured from fear-ridden imaginations and projected upon innocent people.
Offered by the counseling center’s campus mental health and wellness campaign, “Life Stories” is a series of talks that aim to “[provide] a forum for the Amherst community to come together to listen to a student, faculty or staff member talk about their lives.” The talks are held in the McCaffrey Room in the Keefe Campus Center, and this week’s speaker was Nathan Needham ’18E, on his time spent in the Air Force, and the topic of “Taking Risks.”