One Direction can take me home any day

Hannah Ash, Reporter

November 30, 2012

I've already reviewed the new album on my Tumblr, but seeing as it isn't an intelligent review with human commentary or full English sentences, I'm reviewing it again. That, and I love One Direction so much. It is unarguable to say that One Direction has taken over the US. They're on TV, all over iTunes, and (for some of...

Top 10 Christmas movies

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2012

When it comes to Christmas, what better way to celebrate the holiday than watching one of these classics. 10. The Santa Claus- The story of a dad (Tim Allen) inheriting the role of Santa Claus. It's learning the process of how Santa Claus does what he does, and who doesn't love that? 9. Scrooged- It's another variation...

007 comes back strong in ‘Skyfall’

Hannah Ash, Reporter

November 19, 2012

The Nov. 17 weekend's biggest moneymaker at the box office was the 23nd James Bond movie, "Skyfall." One would think that after 22 movies, hundreds of girls, and five different lead actors that the 007 series would be dying out, but naysayers are entirely wrong. The James Bond series has always been a phenomenal hit for all...

I didn’t choose the fangirl life; the fangirl life chose me.

Hannah Ash, Reporter

November 8, 2012

That feeling of loving someone you've never even met to an obsessive level is becoming a more common emotion. It's hard to explain fan-girling, because of the broad spectrum of things that can be fan-girled over. One can love TV shows, bands, music artists, actors, or fictional characters. Attractive male singers will always...

‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ shines in the theater

Jacob Benson, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2012

With Stephen Chbosky writing the book, directing and writing the film, "Perks of Being a Wallflower" seems to be a perfectly conveyed image of the author's vision. The film and book are essentially the story of a emotionally unstable teen (Charlie) who, entering the year soon after his best friend committed suicide, takes...

The ‘Walking Dead’ walks for the third time

Karley Siemens, Designer

November 6, 2012

A zombie apocalypse may not be real, but it is fun and a little scary to think about what one would do if put in the situation. Maybe that is why so many like to watch the "Walking Dead." Season 3 premiered Oct. 21 AMC. I caught up with "Walking Dead" season 1 and 2 on Netflix. Season 3's first show, "Seed," was overall average....

‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ comes out of hiding

Riegen Anderson, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2012

After finishing the novel “The Perks of Being a Wallflower,” I was extremely excited to find out that a movie was being made for it. The book was amazing, so I anticipated that the movie would be as well. After weeks of waiting, I will finally get the chance to find out. The movie was released Sept. 21, but to my demise,...

Ubisoft assassinates the competition

Joe Burns

November 5, 2012

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the past, specifically during the 18th century, during the American revolutionary period? This is virtually possible, in the newly released, "Assassins Creed 3." Set as a direct sequel to "Assassins Creed Brotherhood," you continue to play as Desmond Miles, the troubled...

T-Swift attempts dubstep in ‘Red’

October 23, 2012

Taylor Swift's new album "Red" was released Oct. 22. Preceding the album, T-Swift let loose five singles, one of which has been on the radio for months and gaining momentum. 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' showed a new style for Swift. With the new singles, starting with 'Back Together,' it's become evident that...

‘Skyfall’ features with Adele’s raw perfection

Heather Martindale, Circulation and Business Manager

October 10, 2012

Adele's new single "Skyfall" is a beautiful but eery song about being able to handle anything as long as you have that one certain person standing beside you. "Skyfall" plays with Adele's raw perfection of her voice, with the songs elongated notes and interesting combination of instruments. It has a dramatic yet jazzy feel...

‘Die Young’ more mature than earlier hits

Hannah Ash, Reporter

October 10, 2012

One could say that Ke$ha's style has evolved since the days of her "Animal/Cannibal" albums. Instead of her frat-style raps and dance party beats, the glittery pop star has another hit in a more mature style with her new single "Die Young."  The song is catchy, has a good foot-tapping beat, and dynamic vocals. On her previous...

One Direction steals hearts with new single

Hannah Ash, Reporter

October 10, 2012

The dreamy boy band that has been dominating the music industry has released yet another dynamite single, "Live While We're Young" off of their upcoming album, "Take Me Home." It's evident in "LWWY" that the boys of One Direction have grown up considerably, singing, "tonight let's get some, and live while we're young." Similar...

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