The Raider Review

Restaurant Review: nuVegan Café in Washington, DC

Bessie Huang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018

Filed under A&E, Restaurants

Although I am not vegan myself, or even vegetarian, I've toyed with both of those ideas before – and this week, I ventured out to nuVegan Café in Washington, DC, making it the first restaurant I’ve been to that serves ...

Reaction to Kanye West Remarks

Kobe Broadwater, Sports Editor

May 8, 2018

Filed under A&E, Music, Opinions

On Tuesday May 1st, rapper and designer Kanye West brought negative attention to himself during a TMZ Live appearance. West made controversial comments about slavery and also released a new song titled "Ye vs the People." Kanye...

A Quiet Place Review

Natalie Valiente, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

Filed under A&E, Movies

“A Quiet Place” was released on April 6, 2018 in theaters and featured Millicent Simmonds, Emily Blunt, and John Krasinski, known to many as Jim from The Office. The movie received a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes and a 8/10 on i...

Album Review: KOD

Album Review: KOD

May 2, 2018

Netflix Original On My Block Season 1 Review

Ethan Philpott, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 24, 2018

Filed under A&E, TV

On My Block, is a Netflix original comedy-drama about four teens transitioning to high school in South Los Angeles, a territory fought over by two gangs. Rotten Tomatoes gave the show 93% with audience scores saying 99% liked...

Everything I Never Told You: Book Review

Bessie Huang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 20, 2018

Filed under A&E, book review

Celeste Ng's first novel, Everything I Never Told You, begins with what seems like an end: death. Lydia, the daughter of Marilyn and James Lee (a pairing as unconventional as its constituents are to 1970s Ohio), is found at...

A Make Or Break Album: Lil Yachty’s Lil Boat 2 Review

Ethan Philpott, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under A&E, Music, Opinions

I've been a huge fan of Lil Yachty since 2015. Songs like "Hella O's", "Minnesota", and the song that put Yachty on the map - "One Night", took Yachty from underground rap king to a mainstream success. His debut mixtape "Lil Boat",...

A New Norm: Is Viral, Still Viral?

Ethan Philpott, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 1, 2018

Filed under A&E, Opinions

On December 21st, 2012, “Gangnam Style” by Psy became the first video on the internet to reach one billion views. To let you know just how big of a milestone this was at the time, the most viewed video before it, “Baby” by ...

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