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Review of “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Review of “A Series of Unfortunate Events”

Aliyah Verness
March 23, 2017
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A Series of Unfortunate Events written by Lemony Snicket (the pen name of Daniel Handler) follows the life of three orphans after the parents perish in a fire. The book series was made into a movie in 2004 starring Jim Carrey and has now been adapted as a series on Netflix. Each book of the series is...

Review of “The Lego Batman Movie”

Morgan Bjorklund
March 23, 2017
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Everything is awesome in the newest Lego Movie “The Lego Batman Movie,” which hit theaters Feb. 10. When the Joker teams up with every bad guy imaginable, including those from other movies, to take over Gotham City, civilians need Batman to save the day. He soon learns that he can’t do it alone....

Review of “The Space Between Us”

Review of “The Space Between Us”

Jasmine Becker
March 23, 2017
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Remember when water was found on Mars? And remember when it was heard that people were being recruited for a one way trip to the red planet? “The Space Between Us” combines a doomed teen romance with the wonder of scientific advancement on Mars. Gardner Elliot (Asa Butterfield) is a 16 year old...

Off the Shelf: Review of “The Memory of Things”

Off the Shelf: Review of “The Memory of Things”

Brenda De Rosas
February 10, 2017
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The author Gae Polisner author of “The Pull of Gravity” and “The Summer of Letting Go” recently published her new book “The Memory of Things.” The book is about a high school student, Kyle Donahue who watched the first tower go down, trying to escape the ash and broken glass not having time...

The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets

Kathryn Flaherty
February 10, 2017
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The Secret Life of Pets” is an animated, gripping tale following the journey of a terrier, Max. At the beginning of the tale, Max is a happy pup who is enjoying his life with his owner, Katie. His life starts to take a turn for the worst when Katie adopts another dog, a huge dog named Duke. Max, of...

“And We’re Still Alive”

“And We’re Still Alive”

Jasmine Becker
December 8, 2016
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On Dec. 3, I had the privilege of seeing Stevie Nicks, an award-winning American legend. She is best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and her solo career, beginning with the album “Bella Donna”. At 68, Nicks still displays her youth in her long blonde hair. Her ageless voice is still as rich...

Off the Shelf: Review of “Jackaby”

Off the Shelf: Review of “Jackaby”

Kylie Brown
December 8, 2016
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Abigail Rook moves to New Fiddleham, New England and without a place to live she needs to find a job. She finds Jackaby, he is a detective that doesn’t exactly work with the investigative services. She soon becomes his assistant. Her first day on the job, Jackaby brings Abigail to a crime scene and...

Let’s All Have a Drink

Let’s All Have a Drink

Natalie Weiland
December 8, 2016
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I like drinking Caribou coffee and supporting Minnesota-based companies. I tried all the holiday drinks and it was delicious... mostly. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Mocha- This is okay-ish if you have it hot, but getting it blended is a mistake, unless of course you like the taste of splenda. The ...

Off the Shelf: Review of “Taking Flight”

Off the Shelf: Review of “Taking Flight”

Kylie Brown
October 7, 2016
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Discrimination happens for all sorts of reasons; from being different to even being a girl. Girls can do anything if they put their mind to it, no matter what their past is. In”Taking Flight” that is just the case. Michaela Deprince lived in an orphanage in West Africa for some of her childhood....

A Taste of the Bay Area

A Taste of the Bay Area

Izzy Sanchez, Issues Editor/Artist
January 25, 2016
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  Crowded bodies, strobing lights, and a little taste for the Bay Area is what G-Eazy--“the James Dean of rap”--brought to the stage in Des Moines, Iowa on the When It’s Dark Out Tour. The long-legged ladies’ man wearing “black on black with hair slicked back” captivated an audience ...

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