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Not such a funny story afterall

November 16, 2010

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By Ben Palmer It’s Kind of a Funny Story isn’t as much a funny story as it is an awkward dark comedy that can hit close to home for some over-stressed high schoolers, while still providing laughs. The film...

G.O.O.D Friday music from Kanye West is great on any day

November 15, 2010

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By Brianna Toney Kanye West has done it again. No, he didn’t stop Taylor Swift in the middle of another speech. Deciding to leave the auto-tune behind with his last Album 808s & Heartbreaks, he’s been proving why he’s...

Doo-Wops and Hooligans anyone?

November 15, 2010

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By Nicole Jacobs You might have heard him on B.O.B’s hit single, Nothin on You, and Travie McCoy’s, Billionaire, but this young, talented singer has dreams for himself. Who might this gifted artist on the rise be?...

Burton’s Alice in Wonderland puts odd spin on old story

June 7, 2010

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By Amanda Ruiz Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” is inspired by Lewis Carroll’s 1865 version of the same name and his 1872 novel, Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There. Odd? Of course! Then...

Iron Man: not as satisfying at first

June 7, 2010

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By Gabrielle Williams With everything from adrenaline-rushing, action-packed fight scenes to hot new co-stars and vicious villains, Iron Man 2 is a box office hit. This superhero sequel included a second Iron...

Slam team spits fire at 2010 Louder Than A Bomb Poetry Competition

May 17, 2010

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By Safiya Merchant After the announcer calls her name, Jelaila Gonzalez, Div. 165, steps onto the platform and faces the audience at Columbia College. Skyscrapers can be seen through the large window behind her, and she...

Absolutely True Diary tells story of part-time Indian

February 19, 2010

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By Karen Baena With witty and quick writing, a strong message, and explicit language that references sexuality and violence, Sherman Alexie author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (True Diary) captivates...

Turquoise Cafe gives tasty Mediterranean experience

February 19, 2010

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By Julie Dimas The Turquoise Cafe is located on Roscoe and Leavitt, which is around a 10-15 minute walk from Lane. This is a well suited name for this restaurant, since the color turquoise reminds me of the ocean, which...

Gamers answer Call of Duty

February 19, 2010

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By Ricardo Guzman The most anticipated video game of 2009 had gamers flooding into any and every game store in the country back in November. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, rated M, is a direct sequel to Call of...

Will you be Left 4 Dead 2?

February 19, 2010

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By Maria Murczek A horrible infection has spread across the area. Everyone except you and three others have turned into zombies. The apocalypse has begun. Armed with the best of the best, can you survive? Left 4...

Students shine at Playwright Festival

February 9, 2010

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By Shanae Joseph On Wednesday Jan. 13, 2010, I went on a field trip with my Creative Writing class to the Pegasus Players 24th annual Young Playwrights festival. It was one of the greatest academic experiences of my life. ...

Scribblenauts creates endless possibilities

February 9, 2010

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By Grace McQueeny A shining gold star lies above you in a tree. How can you reach it? Could you summon a ladder, or ride on the back of an elephant? Imagine yourself in a world where you could summon anything you can think...

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