Catching Fire review

Macey Martinez, Reporter

November 25, 2013

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To be completely honest with you my friends, I was nervous to see this movie. The first movie was, well, shaky, and I mean literally. With film work that attempted to let the viewers feel as if they were right there running along side with Kantiss, it however the only effect that it had was the queasy feeling of throwing up t...

Best Drops Ever

Jacob Benson, Opinion Editor

November 25, 2013

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“Best Drops Ever” is a page on SoundCloud that is exactly what its title portrays: the best drops to ever grace the face of dubstep music (if you call dubstep music, that is) and maybe even planet Earth. The Best Drops Ever page consists of only nine songs, the longest of which being two minutes and 53 seconds titled...

Time for a fashion change

Blair Parson, News Editor

November 6, 2013

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If the cold weather and pumpkin flavored everything hasn’t tipped you off, then maybe there new fall styles will. This season, designers express the many moods of fall with skillfully arranged collections of clothing that will enhance and enlighten customers’ outlooks as the colder months set in.  Just as the leaves...

Foreign music jumps across the pond

Elijah Cromwell, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2013

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I think I speak for many when I say that we all remember last school year’s favorite musical meme, “Gangnam Style”. It was for a time, and probably still is, an incredibly influential song for America’s pop culture and teenage society. But Psy, the creator of “Gangnam Style”, wasn’t the first to accomplish such...

Video games through the years

Elijah Cromwell, Entertainment Editor

November 6, 2013

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What is it about video games that makes them so fun?  Is it the captivating storylines, pulling you in like a good book, or is it the immersive technology that makes the game seem so life-like that it's like you're playing someone else's life? Today, video games are a big part of pop culture and play a major role in the...

Music Review: Mac Miller “Watching Movies with the Sound Off”

Samantha Stansbury, Reporter

November 4, 2013

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The independent and X-rated rapper Mac Miller is bringing his colorful vocabulary to Barnhill Stadium on November 7th. Courtesy of the University of Arkansas’ Office of Students’ Headliner Concerts Committee, the presentation is free to all U of A students, and fairly cheap to the public. The performance of his most...

Music Review: Eminem “Rap God”

Diamond Moore, Reporter

November 4, 2013

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Famous rapper Eminem has recently released a new song titled “Rap God." However the title isn’t nearly as controversial as some of the lyrics. In this very lengthy, six minute song, the rapper seems to be venting; taking very clear and angry digs at some of his fellow colleagues in the “rap game." He talks about how he’s...

Music Review: Cage the Elephant “Melophobia”

Elijah Cromwell, Entertainment Editor

November 4, 2013

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“I am the one you left for dead, You are the bullet in my head, And as you stand over my grave, You’ll pause the lips upon my face”. This vibrant sequence of tenor is the first verse of the song, “Spiderhead” on Cage the Elephant’s new album, Melophobia. The gifted and inspirational band has not released an album...

Battle of the Boy Bands

Macey Martinez, Reporter

October 31, 2013

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Ah, yes, the infamous boy band showdown, the old vs. the new has finally appeared. The Backstreet Boys is a classic heart-throb band, constantly keeping their fans at arms length. Sixteen years later, the time of the boy band has once again found their way back into our hearts and One Direction is leading the way. One Direction...

Pop of pop culture: Wildest Halloween costumes yet

Elizabeth Harp, Co-Editor

October 31, 2013

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2013 so far has been full of pop culture mishaps and intrigue that impressed us all, and with Halloween right around the bend, these events are sure to influence costume choice. For those in need of some inspiration, here are some golden ideas that will be sure to impress. Miley Cyrus: Oh, I just can’t wait to see...

Luke Bryan – “Crash My Party”

Aly Shuster, Sports Editor

October 30, 2013

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Luke Bryan, Mr. Entertainer of the Year, is back once again with his fourth studio album, Crash My Party.  His newest album includes several steady-beat tracks, varying from your typical country beer songs to a tribute to his “Blood Brothers.” Released on August 13, 2013, Crash My Party sold 528,000 copies in its debut...

The PokeHype is real

Aly Shuster, Sports Editor

October 30, 2013

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October has already seen a lot of fantastic, highly-anticipated technological releases such as iOS7, GTA V, and the remake of Zelda:  Wind Waker for the Wii U.  October 12th will bring about yet another huge release for arguably one of the best franchises around:  Pokemon X and Y versions. Designed specifically for the 3D...

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