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Joyful Noise rings true but a little flat

Joyful Noise rings true but a little flat

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2012

Good moral, bad organization, Joyful Noise, the "gospel pop fairy tale." The mix of Glee with gospel and pop music combined leads to some very different combinations, leaving people curious to what the movie would be like. The story is based on a church choir who goes to a competition every year and...

2012 Grammy nominees

2012 Grammy nominees

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

January 27, 2012

Record of the Year:   “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele “Holocene” by Bon Iver “Grenade” by Bruno Mars “The Cave” by Mumford and Sons “Firework” by Katie Perry   Song of the Year   “All of the Lights” by Kanya West feat Rihanna, Kid C...

Work It works its way out of business

Work It works its way out of business

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

January 25, 2012

ABC’s new (attempted) sitcom “Work It” premiered last week to dismal ratings. This same show would have been the one in which junior Kacie Lynch would have appeared. The show follows two out-of-work car salesmen who can only find jobs available to women, and so they (unbeknownst to their respective...

2012 Oscar Nominees

2012 Oscar Nominees

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

January 24, 2012

Best Picture "The Artist" Thomas Langmann, Producer "The Descendants" Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" Scott Rudin, Producer "The Help" Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers "Hugo" Graham King and Martin ...

Be proud: sing it loud!

Sam McCorcle, A&E Editor

January 19, 2012

I’m a music nerd. My iPod is full of more than 10,000 songs and includes just about every genre from almost every time period. That being said, there are some songs on my iTunes I’m not exactly proud of listening to, but I love them nonetheless. For some reason I chose to share them with the Internet,...

Matt’s serves as solid addition to Allen

Matt's serves as solid addition to Allen

Autumn Keefer, News Editor

January 19, 2012

With numerous other businesses attempting to make their homes on the McDermott strip near On the Border and IHOP, the newest addition, Matt’s, looks like it may be here to stay. This Tex-Mex restaurant was recommended by peers and became a highly anticipated choice that had to be tried out. Warm...

Five new additions to the All-State Choir

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

January 18, 2012

The choir department continues to impress as a rare but remarkable number of five students qualified for the All-State Choir. “It’s probably one of the most exciting moments of my life because singing is my passion and I get to go and sing with the best high school singers in the whole entire...

From print to the big screen: best books turned into movies

From print to the big screen: best books turned into movies

Anisha Srivastava, Staff Reporter

January 11, 2012

Having a favorite book turned into a movie can leave the viewer amazed and excited as they experience the books in a new way. However it can also leave the viewer disappointed, regretting ever walking into the movie theater. Either way, turning a book into a movie can be a difficult task.  Here’s...

The Best (and worst) Christmas Movies of all Time

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2012

  20. Silent Night, Deadly Night – A disturbed teen dresses up as Santa and goes on an ax-wielding killing spree. What next, a terrorist dressed up as the Easter Bunny? 19. Santa’s Slay – In this film, it is revealed that Santa Claus is actually a demon who returns to his evil ways. New ...

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