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Bridge of Spies stands alone

Teri Black, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

Let me start out saying that Bridge of Spies is in my circle of interests because it includes so many things I love: history, espionage, and an enticing ending. But even those who find themselves drifting off to sleep during ...

When 1989 predicted 2015

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

Back to the Future II was originally released in 1989. In the sequel to the classic 1985 film, Back to the Future, Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, heads to the highly futuristic year of 2015 in order to save his children and restore th...

Becoming the infamous Peter Pan

Mikaela Moorman, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

The unforgettable Peter Pan and his companion Tinkerbell have always been an iconic story for every child and even adult, but the timeless child's story is now being told from the beginning. From the orphanage in London to a ma...

Beyond the Fury Road

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

The highly anticipated sequel and fourth movie in the Mad Max saga, Mad Max: Fury Road, was released in May and has since been called one of the greatest action movies ever made. Taking place many years after the events of the...

The power of the handkerchief

Carlie Day, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

When 70-year-old Ben Whittaker walked into the senior intern interview, he had no idea what he was in for. After having three interviews and being mistaken by Becky (Jules assistant) for having a slight bought of Alzheimer’s...

Jurassic World: Dinosaurs return

Kassidi Welch, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

The movie Jurassic World, the sequel to the Jurassic Park that we all know and love, has even better dinosaurs than the first time around. In Jurassic World, viewers actually see connections between the dinosaurs and the peop...

Dying Light review

Christopher Sutsser, staff writer

October 5, 2015

Filed under A & E

Dying Light is a parkour zombie survival game made by Techland which has broken away from Deep Silver due to creative differences. This explains why it is so similar to its predecessor Dead Island.  Dying Light puts the player...

Not your everyday visit with grandma and grandpa

Kayla Flowers, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

What comes to my mind when you think of visiting grandparents?  Fresh baked cookies, fun Christmas activities, stories of their childhood?  Not for Rebecca and Tyler.  Their visit with their grandparents is a visit worth remembering! While...

Fallout 4 is going to make Game of the Year for 2015

Christopher Sutsser, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under A & E

The series of Fallout takes place 200 years after a nuclear fallout that happened in the 1960s. The survivors have survived in underground vaults that were built by a company called Vault-Tech. The company has a dark side; th...

The latest Snapchat update

Olivia Lee, staff writer

September 22, 2015

Filed under A & E

The popular social media app Snapchat recently released its latest update on September 15, 2015 introducing fun, new features.  The app has dramatically changed the way its users can capture pictures and selfies creating a brand ne...

A 70-year-old fashion intern, what could go wrong?

Carlie Day, staff writer

September 22, 2015

Filed under A & E, Movies

When one usually pictures an intern, one pictures someone who is young, inexperienced and new to the working world. But when Jules Ostin (Anna Hathaway) is in need of an intern, she doesn’t get a fresh and new twenty-two year...

From player to maker

Laurenz Moore, Staff Writer

September 22, 2015

Filed under A & E

In part of celebrating the 30th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. video game, Nintendo released Super Mario Maker, a video game that allows players to become the creator of their own Super Mario levels and share th...

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