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The top prom scenes

Ashley Smith and Krystal Walker, culture editor and editor in chief

April 13, 2012

Seniors are in the middle of planning possibly the biggest night of their high school career: Prom. With fancy floor length dresses, flocks of limos, and expensive gourmet dinners, a lot can go wrong. Hollywood has emulated every...

Movie Review: The Hunger Games

Hannah Sommerville, staff writer

March 26, 2012

[Warning, this may contain spoilers] As I sat in AMC Southdale on Friday after school, I could hardly contain my excitement. So many questions were going around in my head. Does the movie stick to the book? Are the character’s...

What you didn’t know about SpongeBob

Michael Jacobson, news editor

March 14, 2012

“Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBoy SquarePants!” You read that right, “SpongeBoy,” and that’s not a typo, it’s what that talking yellow square sponge that we have grown to love would have been called ...

Let the games begin

Stephanie Coleman, news editor

March 12, 2012

"The Hunger Games" phenomenon has often been compared to the famous "Harry Potter" and "Twilight" series, but really, how will it compare on screen? Until March 23rd, 2012, when the movie is released onto the big screen, we won...

Movie Review: A Separation

Tara Gupta, staff writer

February 27, 2012

“A Separation” is impossible to classify as a movie about marriage, legal systems, love, or pride. The plot’s intricate web of conflict and deception creates a robust storyline that touches on numerous social and psychological...

Movie Review: The Artist

Tara Gupta, staff writer

February 16, 2012

Directed by Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist” is a silent, black-and-white film set in the 1920s and Great Depression. The movie shows the story of George Valentin (played by Jean Dujardin), a silent-film actor whose decline...

Movies not to watch with your parents

Michael Jacobson, news editor

February 6, 2012

The Notebook Plot: An elderly woman listens to the romantic tale of two young lovers as told from a notebook. In the story, a young poor boy falls for a rich girl, as they both attempt to be with another despite their class diff...

Don’t judge a book by its movie: The worst book-to-movie adaptations

Jake Freeman, staff writer

January 4, 2012

Each year, bestselling novels are adapted for the big screen. As teenagers, we build these books to movies adaptations up and are usually let down. Some of the controversial book to movie adaptations are the “Harry Potter”...

The Lunatics of the Looney Tunes

Michael Jacobson, news editor

January 3, 2012

The glory days of the Looney Tunes has come and gone but thanks to reruns being on while we were kids their antics live on. But there is more to the beloved show than meets the eye. It’s spelled Looney TUNES not Looney Toons. Befo...

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