College freshman bildungsroman satisfies with engaging story

Katherine Stelter, Staff writer

October 24, 2014

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“(Rowell) makes the book more relatable to teenagers who are still figuring out who they are, by showing them a wide variety of individuals.”

NFL drama short-changes realism for fantasy, blandness

Jacob Litz, Sports Editor

May 12, 2014

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Some of the best sports films have been based of stories that have actually happened. The story of Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane and his path to success was one of the better sports films in recent years. But Draft Day takes...

Captain America film filled with mystery and action

Jacob Litz, Sports Editor

May 12, 2014

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In Captain America: The First Avenger, the captain made his first appearance on the big screen. The 1940’s version of Captain America was one of the more dull films in the Marvel series. However, any of Marvel’s fans would ...

Walking Dead season finale full of surprises

Sharon Abraham, A&E Editor

May 12, 2014

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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you haven’t caught up on The Walking Dead. If you have watched the season finale of The Walking Dead…wasn’t it incredible?!! Robert Kirkman really did a fine job of interlacing all the paths...

Bastille concert a crowd-pleaser

Daria Stachowiak, News Editor

May 12, 2014

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When one stands outside the Riviera Theatre for five hours before a show in order to witness everything front and center, a band should not disappoint. In this case, Bastille, an indie pop/rock band hailing from London, England,...

Boys tennis team in long rally with season successes

Sharon Abraham, A&E Editor

April 23, 2014

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The varsity boys tennis season this year seems promising, with a record of 3-1 and a second place finish in the Pat Philbin Invitational. Last year, their record was 14-7 and they finished second in the Sectional tournament....

Collet-Serra film delivers suspense and success

Abby Vehrs, News Editor

March 20, 2014

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Juame Collet-Serra impresses box offices and movie critics alike with his fifth film Non-Stop, which was released Feb 28. The film portrays the cyber-based hijacking of an international flight from New York to London, and ju...

Demi Lovato’s Neon Lights Tour concert entertaining and vibrant

Daria Stachowiak, News Editor

March 20, 2014

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Emotion, energy, effects and most importantly talent. What more could a concert goer want? This is exactly what was delivered to me and 12,000 fans on Friday, March 14 at Demi Lovato's Neon Lights Tour, which featured empowering...

Son of God a mediocre portrayal of the life of Christ

Jacob Litz, Sports Editor

March 20, 2014

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                Last year, Christopher Spencer directed the TV mini-series, The Bible, which raked in a million viewers per episode. This year, he has gone to the big screen with his new film, Son of God, the latest in...

Collet-Serra film delivers thrills and suspense

Abby Vehrs, News Editor

March 20, 2014

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            Juame Collet-Serra impresses box offices and movie critics alike with his fifth film Non-Stop, which was released Feb 28.             The film portrays the cyber-based hijacking of an intern...

Devil’s Due secures a spot on worst horror movies list

Jacob Litz, Sports Editor

March 10, 2014

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The time in-between the New Year and the Oscars is a time for some of the worst films of the year and Devils Due is no exception to that. One of the greatest things about horror films is their ability to appear like it really...

Frankenstein remake predictable, dull

March 10, 2014

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Being a longtime Frankenstein fan who has seen too many bad iterations to stop now, I really wanted to get into I, Frankenstein, directed by Stuart Beattie from his own script and starring Aaron Eckhart as The Creature. But there’s...

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