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Things to know about a Rangers game

Things to know about a Rangers game

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2012

A major league baseball season consists of 162 games, and of these, exactly half are home. Added to the fact that the Ballpark in Arlington is only an hour to an hour and a half away and that tickets can be purchased starting at as little as $10, chances are you might find yourself at a Ranger’s game...

Who’s the grittiest of them all?

Who’s the grittiest of them all?

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

June 13, 2012

When Alice In Wonderland made over 1 Billion dollars worldwide at the box office in 2010, nobody took its success as a sign of good marketing, 3-D love after Avatar, or Johnny Depp’s star power (power that has been questioned post-Dark Shadows). The main thing, in fact, that was carried away from the...

Third times the charm: Men In Black 3 Review

Third times the charm: Men In Black 3 Review

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

June 7, 2012

The world has changed since 1997, more so since 2002. You might wonder why I pick those two years specifically. It’s because those were the years a previous Men In Black movie was released, the first in 1997 and the second in 2002 respectively. Since those two were released, superheroes are the major...

Do’s and don’ts of summer music festivals

Do’s and don’ts of summer music festivals

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

May 30, 2012

Summer is getting nearer and that means it’s music festival time. Here are some dos and don’ts of festivals, from a true festival connoisseur. Bring a Camelbak – Trust me. You will thank me later. The benefits of a Camelbak at a music festival are insurmountable. There is nothing worse than fi...

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter book review

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter book review

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2012

It is quite possibly the strangest premise of a book written in the past decade. Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the United States, devoted father and husband, “Honest Abe”, and…vampire hunter? Strange as it sounds, the book actually works. The mash-up novel mixes in actual historical events and...

Austin City Limits lineup announced

Austin City Limits lineup announced

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

May 24, 2012

The coveted Texas music festival has finally announced its lineup for 2012. Music fans will want to mark October 12th through 14th off of their calendars and set aside $200 if they want to catch the three days of action in Austin.   Major Headliners: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, The Black...

Battleship: A hit or miss affair

Battleship: A hit or miss affair

Doug Laman, Guest Contributor

May 23, 2012

To the average American, $209 million sounds like a lot doesn’t it? For a big summer blockbuster though, it’s a drop in the bucket. That amount of money is understandable for something that’s guaranteed to bring in money (“Harry Potter,” “Transformers,” and “The Avengers”).  However,...

Pop Show ready to hit the stage

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2012

A fun filled, professionally lighted, choreographed performance will be coming to the high school auditorium on Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18.  The fourth and final choir concert of the year, Pop Show is an annual tradition. “Pop show is a display of all the great pop music in the world,”...

American Idiot comes to Dallas

American Idiot comes to Dallas

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2012

Broadway’s latest hit, American Idiot, inspired by the music of Green Day, came to the brand new name Winspear Opera House/AT&T Performing Arts Center in the Arts District of downtown Dallas last week as part of its first US tour. Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer’s one-act musical tells th...

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