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Review: St. Vincent’s ‘Fear The Future Tour’ is an absolute blast

Review: St. Vincent’s ‘Fear The Future Tour’ is an absolute blast

Joe Cross, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


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Where other modern indie artists act disinterested on stage, Annie Clark, known by her stage name St. Vincent, puts on a show. Not content with simply standing and singing a couple of songs, her performances routinely feature multitudes of elaborate costumes, improvisation, and sets straight out of a horr...

Review: ‘Annihilation’ is a flawed but profoundly affecting sci-fi spectacle

Review: ‘Annihilation’ is a flawed but profoundly affecting sci-fi spectacle

Joe Cross, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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The latest in a stretch of extremely daring movies to be inexplicably widely released by Paramount (see also: “Silence,” “mother!”), Alex Garland’s “Annihilation” is a very good film that is bound to frustrate and possibly even infuriate audiences. A sci-fi spectacle where the answers are...

Review: MGMT’s ‘Little Dark Age’ is sure to please fans of all stripes

Review: MGMT’s ‘Little Dark Age’ is sure to please fans of all stripes

Noah Van Hooser, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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After what was essentially a five year drought for psychedelic-pop savants MGMT, the duo reinvigorated the interest of fans with an onslaught of new singles in late 2017. An indication of a return to streamlined, simple synthesizer pop was welcomed by indie listeners, who still had fond memories of ...

Review: ‘Black Panther’ roars to life in nearly flawless film

Review: ‘Black Panther’ roars to life in nearly flawless film

Anna Stockton, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


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In 2016, Marvel released its third installment in the Captain America franchise and introduced to the world a character who stole the show. From the moment he appeared on screen, the Black Panther captured the audience’s attention and left Marvel fans to excitedly anticipate a standalone movie. Picking up ...

Student run art show to debut

Student run art show to debut

Nicole Genrich, Section Editor

February 20, 2018


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The art program will debut its first student-curated show tonight with the Lovejoy Visual Arts Spotlight Exhibition in the high school gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. and will be on display until March 6. The exhibition will display over 40 pieces, including 10 sculpture pieces. “This is the first time we have done a hig...

Review: Kura Revolving Sushi Bar creates unforgettable experience

Review: Kura Revolving Sushi Bar creates unforgettable experience

Katie Felton, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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One foot in the door is all it takes to tell Kura is a very unique restaurant. There’s a prize machine that spits out a toy if you order a lot of food, no host to take your name, and no menus to fiddle with while you decide what you want. But most importantly, sushi is circling around on a conveyo...

DMA shines spotlight on student art

DMA shines spotlight on student art

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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After the halls have emptied and students have begun to unwind from the school day, many of the art students file into the place that allows them to express themselves freely. With choices of media ranging from stone carving to ball point pen and through the use of personal experiences, eight students c...

Beneficial apps for a better 2018

Beneficial apps for a better 2018

Falyn Brothers, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


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With resolutions starting to slip through the cracks now that February has arrived, here's a list of apps essential to surviving 2018. Cooking: Kitchen Stories How it works: The app comes with five different tabs to create a foundation for people to grow their cooking skills. The first tab has ...

Review: Newest season of ‘The X Files’ converges old and new

Review: Newest season of ‘The X Files’ converges old and new

Nicole Genrich, Section Editor

February 2, 2018


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In 2015, the first attempt at a reboot season of “The X-Files” was more of a tribute to the series, trying to provide several monster-of-the-week episodes, without creating a solid core storyline and failing to give viewers the same “X-Files” that enthralled so many nearly 20 years ago. Howev...

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