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Review: Jupiter Ascending

Review: Jupiter Ascending

Daniel Kibbe, Contributor
February 17, 2015
Filed under Blogs, The Media Room

It's nice to see a big blockbuster with a strong female protagonist, but Jupiter Ascending consistently feels like The Wachowski's attempt to adapt a bad comic book: their unique stylistic flourishes only shine through in brief moments, and the rest feels mundane. This could have been a fun throwback, but it...

The Art of Being You: Sedric Bostic

The Art of Being You: Sedric Bostic

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 3, 2015
Filed under Blogs, The Art of Being You

Senior and varsity boys basketball team captain Sedric Bostic reflects on his team and his career as the team experiences a record 18-game winning streak.

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Review: American Sniper

Review: American Sniper

Daniel Kibbe, Contributor
January 29, 2015
Filed under Blogs, The Media Room

While the premise has potential, the film suffers from an extremely weak script and little to no unique flair to keep the viewer interested.

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Review: Selma

Review: Selma

Daniel Kibbe, Contributor
January 22, 2015
Filed under Blogs, The Media Room

Much less a biopic and more a straight historical drama, Selma succeeds where other films have failed.

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College Application Guide: Baylor University

College Application Guide: Baylor University

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Texas Colleges

Ranked among the best Southern Christian Universities, Baylor University prides itself in offering students a top-tier education and research opportunities while maintaining a basis in Christian morals. As the school’s mission statement says: “The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and wome...

College Application Guide: University of Houston

College Application Guide: University of Houston

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Texas Colleges

Founded in 1927, The University of Houston is a public college with over 40,000 students attending both graduate and undergraduate school. The college is a research hub located in the business section of Houston, with several contacts to Fortune 500 companies. It is also the second most diverse majo...

College Application Guide: University of Texas at Austin

College Application Guide: University of Texas at Austin

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 2, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Texas Colleges

When you apply for the University of Texas at Austin, one of the required statements you must agree to is the University Code of Conduct: “The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of...

Swift embraces new genre, tops the charts

Swift embraces new genre, tops the charts

Sara Saavedra, Entertainment Editor
November 2, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Replay

Known for her quirky personality and love songs, Taylor Swift’s 1989 effortlessly transitions her sound from country crooner to pop sensation. Along with the genre switch, Swift’s usual boy-centric theme is thrown out almost completely, centralizing instead on new beginnings and embracing oneself....

Sticking to the top

Sticking to the top

Sara Saavedra, Entertainment Editor
October 15, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Replay

Every so often the music industry is rocked with major acts originating from a specific country. The 90s were defined by the British, as Oasis and Blur battled each other on the charts while the Spice Girls and Sclub 7 took over the world’s biggest pop bands. Now, Australian musicians are starting to get more recognition with Chet Faker, Flume and Tame Impala, and most recently with Sydney-based band Sticky Fingers.

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The Art of Being You: Zoe Heuser

The Art of Being You: Zoe Heuser

Sofia Guevara, Co-Editor-In-Chief
October 15, 2014
Filed under Blogs, The Art of Being You

The Art of Being You highlights a random individual’s gifts and talents.  Each blog tells the story behind an individual's life and appreciates them as a valued masterpiece.   Her arms take hold of the wooden frame that hovers over her body. Her mind goes elsewhere, beyond reality, blending the soun...

Quiz in moderation

Quiz in moderation

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief
April 15, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Cartoons

‘Drowning’ in the Beats

‘Drowning’ in the Beats

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer
February 20, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Replay

If there was a way to combine The Strokes’ first few albums with The Smiths and add a pinch of Arctic Monkeys’ older sounds, you would get Drowners, an up-and coming New York based band. It formed back in 2011 when front man Matt Hitt moved from Wales to the Big Apple to pursue a career in modeling,...

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