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Off the Shelf: Born a Crime

Off the Shelf: Born a Crime

Haley DeSart, Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Issue 2, Reviews

Born a Crime” by comedian and “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is an autobiographical account of Noah’s life growing up as a biracial child in Apartheid torn South Africa. As the son of a Xhosa mother and Swiss-German father, Noah recalls his childhood and early life under the rigidly enforced...

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


Filed under Reviews

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


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

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


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

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


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

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 ...

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