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‘Pasta Jay’s’ gives mediocre first impression

‘Pasta Jay’s’ gives mediocre first impression

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2016


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"Pasta Jay's" officially announced it was opening its doors Sept. 8. The restaurant is an Italian-based eatery filled with food options from pizzas, to sandwiches, to classic pastas. I went to the restaurant on opening day along with my family. Surprisingly, when we showed up not very many people...

‘Ryan Adams’ embraces heartland rock sound

‘Ryan Adams’ embraces heartland rock sound

Hannah Norris, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2016


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Since launching his solo career in 2000, Ryan Adams has explored many different avenues with his music. But moving from the alt-country leanings of his first album "Heartbreaker", the cool folk of "Cold Roses", and even an entire album cover of Taylor Swift’s "1989", Adam’s latest release goes into a new terr...

‘Sausage Party’ deserving of R rating

‘Sausage Party’ deserving of R rating

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016


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Seth Rogen’s brainchild, “Sausage Party” was released in theaters on Aug. 12. Due to crude sexual content, pervasive language and drug use, the animated comedy received an R rating. During its first weekend in the box office, it raked in an estimated $34,263,534. A star-studded cast including...

“Bedknobs and Broomsticks” movie review

“Bedknobs and Broomsticks” movie review

Katie Weisenborn, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2016


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“Bedknobs and Broomsticks” is a Disney movie that takes place during World War II in England. Because of the war, many children were orphaned. Among these children were Carrie, Charles and Paul Rawlins. They were taken in by a seemingly-ordinary woman named Eglantine Price. She only agreed to...

“ARDIPITHECUS” album review

“ARDIPITHECUS” album review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2016


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As I was scrolling through social media the other day, I came across a song titled Female Energy. Interested, I plugged in my earbuds and hit play. It was super chill, so I looked it up and realized it was by Willow Smith. I was shocked. Could this outstanding, soulful work of art really be from the...

“Home” album review

“Home” album review

Hannah Baxter, Editor

April 25, 2016


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Blue October’s latest album “Home”, released on April 22, has received praise from true fans of the band. While the album reflects the lead singer Justin Furstenfeld’s view on life and what he considers home, there is also a good twist of sound effects and instrumental tunes as well. “Ho...

“Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” movie review

“Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” movie review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2016


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Last year, I reviewed one of my favorite books of all time, “The Prophet,” by Lebanese writer Kahlil Gibran, giving it a solid 10 out of 10. I was so excited after I read it for the first time. I showed my friends passages and ranted on and on about the beauty of this spiritual literature. The teach...

“True That” album review

“True That” album review

Raina Basso, Online Editor

April 14, 2016


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“True That” is Michael Cera’s first and only album thus far. It was released in 2014, and it’s an album I haven’t seen often talked about. “True That” includes a nice mixture of instrumentals and lyrical songs. The album begins with two short instrumentals. Uhohtrouble is the first tr...

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” review

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” review

Kenny Mathias, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2016


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“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” was released on March 25. The movie is a sequel to the 2013 film, “Man of Steel.” In this movie Batman (Ben Affleck) seeks to destroy Superman (Henry Cavill) because he feels that he is a threat to the entire human race, and Lex Luther (Jesse Eisenberg)...

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” review

“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” review

Kara Brooks, Media Editor

April 8, 2016


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Netflix has come out with a variety of its own television shows that are both creative and entertaining. One especially good Netflix Original is “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” was created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The show is a comedy about a girl named Kimmy...

“I like it when you sleep…” album review

“I like it when you sleep…” album review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2016


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“I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful, yet so unaware of it,” The 1975’s sophomore album, dropped on Feb. 26. It came out after the band released five singles earlier this year. Despite a few minor flaws, this much anticipated record definitely had points where it lived up to and...

“Cry Baby” album review

“Cry Baby” album review

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 22, 2016


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"Cry Baby" is Melanie Martinez's debut album which was released Aug. 14, 2015. Martinez is an upcoming singer/songwriter and made her mark on "The Voice" after becoming a member of Team Adam. "Cry Baby" debuted in the top 10 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, coming in at #6 with 40,000 total copies so...

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