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“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...

“Book of a Thousand Days” book review

“Book of a Thousand Days” book review

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

March 11, 2016


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Book of a Thousand days is a young adult fantasy novel written by Shannon Hale. This book from 2007 is based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Maid Maleen. Dashti, a 'mucker' from Titor's Garden, starts the story off by seeking for a job after her mother dies from an illness. She eventually finds...

“This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” album review

“This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” album review

Kenny Mathias, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016


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  “This Unruly Mess I’ve Made” is Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s sophomore album. Three years after the release of Grammy winning “The Heist”, Macklemore is back. Within the three years, Macklemore got married, now has a baby and relapsed. Macklemore attempted to put some of his struggles...

“Deadpool” movie review

“Deadpool” movie review

Anniston Weber, Online News and Media Editor

February 26, 2016


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"Deadpool" was released to theaters on Feb. 8. This R rated movie had a record box office opening, hauling in an estimated $135 million. Deadpool stars many well-known stars such as Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin and Ed Skrein. In this antihero movie, mercenary Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) agrees to...

“The Princess Bride” movie review

“The Princess Bride” movie review

Katie Weisenborn, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2016


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The Princess Bride is considered an American classic by many critics. It incorporates a number of elements, including romance, action, comedy, and political scandal. It also includes tragedy, to a certain extent. The story begins with a sick child in bed playing video games (which are now very out...

Dope movie review

Dope movie review

Brianna Mathias, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 10, 2016


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Malcolm is an incredibly smart teenager who lives in a really tough neighborhood in Inglewood, Calif. with his single mother. He and his two best friends, Diggy and Jib, are obsessed with 90’s hip-hop culture and play in a punk band. Malcolm wants to be able to get into Harvard despite his home and...

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