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Rihanna’s latest album impresses Staff Reporter

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Glorianne Francavilla, Staff Reporter

February 29, 2016

On January 28th, Barbadian artist Rihanna released her eighth album, ANTI. Her contemporary R&B album features thirteen songs. Her album emphasizes her strong vocals and ability to play around with different genres, while still keeping her signature sound. Unlike some of Rihanna’s other albums, sh...

“The Witch” boosts horror genre’s reputation

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Johnny Mocny, Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2016

The horror genre has been getting flack for almost twenty years. So far, it has been the red headed step-child of the movie industry. Often written off as poorly made schlock, horror films have not been helped by recent remakes and "Paranormal Activity" sequels. Luckily, writer and director Thomas...

Local restaurants offer varying vegetarian, vegan options

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Glorianne Francavilla, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016

Maru Sushi and Grill This restaurant is a favorite for both meat-eaters and vegans, so one does not need to worry about meat eaters being upset about the restaurant choice. Their menu offers special vegetarian and vegan friendly rolls. Unlike most other sushi restaurants, the vegetarian rolls are ...

The Revenant pleases viewers with stellar acting and impressive film-making

The Revenant pleases viewers with stellar acting and impressive film-making

Johnny Mocny, Entertainment Editor

January 15, 2016

Poor Leo. It has become a bit of a tradition for him to take a leap for that Oscar, and every year he has to nod and clap for someone else. In his 2015 Oscar attempt, he teamed with Alejandro González Iñárritu, the mind behind 2014’s Birdman, to bring us The Revenant, the true-ish story of legen...

Netflix crime documentary uncovers flawed legal system

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Brianna Muzzall, Business Manager

January 14, 2016

In a time where crime documentaries are becoming more and more present in our culture, one of the most shocking and heartbreaking cases takes place in Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son about his Father. In Nov. of 2001, Andrew Bagby was murdered by his ex-girlfriend Shirley Turner. When Turner learned she w...

Top five book picks of 2015 by Staff Reporter Lexie Yates

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Lexie Yates, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2016

In 2015, millions of quality books were produced. From sci-fi to thriller and biography to romance, books of varied subjects filled the shelves' of libraries and stores. Here are some of 2015's best reads. Clarity by Loretta Lost   Clarity is one of a four book series. The first book is about th...

Staff Reporter picks the best ‘flicks’ of 2015

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Johnny Mocny, Entertainment Editor

December 31, 2015

Without a doubt, 2015 was one of the biggest years for movies ever. With an assortment of sequels, reboots, remakes, and even some original films being shot out of Hollywood’s bum, there is bound to be a spectrum of quality amongst the releases. And so, I (and my editor) found it a great idea for me to...

Staff Reporter picks top albums of 2015

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Glorianne Francavilla, Staff Reporter

December 31, 2015

2015 was a big year for music. For some artists, this year was their big break-- for others, it was a chance to live up to the reputations they already created. Below is a compilation of the ten albums that made 2015 a bumpin’ year.   If You're Reading This It's Too Late -Drake With...

New frozen yogurt store opens in Eastwood Towne Center

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Haley Robins, Editor-in-Chief

December 23, 2015

Frozen yogurt has become a popular treat among people everywhere. This frozen treat is a “healthy” alternative to ice cream (unless one is like me and loads up the yogurt with candy and cookies). But, regardless of one's topping choices, Menchie’s is sure to satisfy even the sweetest of teeth. ...

Staff Reporter admittedly impressed by “Creed”

Johnny Mocny, Entertainment Editor

December 11, 2015

I have to say, when I first heard about the new movie, Creed, I was puzzled. The Rocky franchise has gone down in history as the single greatest boxing-related series of movies of all time, possibly because it is the only one, but also because it consists of some great movies that range from effectiv...

Exchange student Lisa Shcherbakova tries unusual American food

Lisa Shcherbakova, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2015

Most foreigners coming to the United States sometimes get a small shock after visiting their local supermarket. As an exchange student from Ukraine, I know this to be true. Getting lost among the endless stalls packed with dozens of the unbelievable kinds of products makes a simple trip to the grocery st...

Staff Reporter picks favorite fan-fiction of 2015

Melinda Barcelon, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2015

While everyone has their own individual tastes in fan-fiction, there are some masterpieces that attract thousands of readers. There are a few new stories that are truly moving and original. The best part is that there is no limits when it comes to fanfiction genres, the issue is finding stories that a...

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