The role of Netflix in the Covid-19 age
By Jacob Brooks  Given the difficult times, it is no surprise that the vast amount of people stuck at home have turned to online streaming services to keep their spirits up. Services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu have seen massive upticks in traffic as a result of the quarantine.... Read more
Life as an “essential worker” in the time of COVID-19
While many people across Canada are staying home, and the government institutes new measures to keep people safe, some employees still have to go to work. The government has indicated that members of essential services must stay and continue their work. These essential services include the LCBO, grocery store... Read more
Cineplex network closed until further notice
By Luka Tskhadaia Cineplex has shut down its cinema network. Starting March 16, everybody who visits the entertainment company’s official website will encounter a notification banner. Once clicked, it takes the visitor to a webpage with the digital statement from President and CEO Ellis Jacob. “Our team has been... Read more
The Curse of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Tony Ferguson
By Jack Anderson The most anticipated fight in UFC history is in jeopardy once again. Lightweight (155 lb) champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is in danger of being stranded in his home country of Russia due to a COVID-19 travel ban. Khabib would be forced out of his UFC 249 title... Read more
Top nominee Alessia Cara hosts Juno awards Sunday
The 49th annual Juno awards will be taking place this Sunday, Mar. 11. Event organizers announced yesterday that 23-year-old Alessia Cara — who won best new artist at the 2018 Grammys and breakthrough artist of the year at the Junos in 2016 — would host this year’s show in... Read more
Humber has 11 Juno nominations
Humber College will be taking on the Juno Awards this Sunday Mar. 15 with 11 faculty and alumni nominees across 14 categories. Three Humber programs will be represented within these nominees including: Bachelor of Music, Introduction to Commercial Jazz Music and Comedy Writing & Performance.  Percussionist and full-time Bachelor... Read more
Billie Eilish begins tour with body-positivity speech
18-year-old singer Billie Eilish kicked off her world tour in Miami on Monday with a speech about body-shaming. The artist is known for her excessively baggy clothing which she has said is used to avoid the sexualization of her body.  Before performing the song All The Good Girls Go... Read more
Mulan premiere held in LA instead of China
LOS ANGELES, March 9 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co. held a red carpet premiere for its action epic “Mulan” on Monday, pushing ahead with the movie’s rollout even though the coronavirus spread will keep the film out of China, the second-largest film market, indefinitely. Warner Bros. has not delayed... Read more
Entertainment world affected by COVID 19
BY: SARAH TAHER The COVID 19 virus is forcing many events, festivals and premiers to be postponed over concerns of the outbreak.  The Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert has been postponed for six months until October because of concerns regarding the virus, organizer Goldenvoice said on... Read more
Led Zeppelin wins ‘Stairway to Heaven’ copyright case
March 9 (Reuters) – On Monday, rock band Led Zeppelin persuaded a U.S. appeals court to reinstate a jury verdict that it did not steal the opening guitar riff for “Stairway to Heaven” from an obscure song written four years earlier. In a 9-2 decision, the 9th U.S. Circuit... Read more