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Beck enters new ‘Phase’: New album revisits old sound with a twist

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief
April 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Each of Beck’s albums has something special about them. They each have a special personality but still remain true to Beck’s style. But his latest album, ‘Morning Phase,’ is not really an album all its own. It is more of a sequel to his 2002 album ‘Sea Change’ which is known for its slow,...

Wild Moccasins concert review

Wild Moccasins concert review

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor
April 2, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

From the cool, whipping air and the majestic skyscrapers, still lit by the fluorescent lights of the offices that inhabit them, Discovery Green Houston made an incredible backdrop for Wild Moccasins’ latest home-town show. With her blue and yellow patterned Kimono, yellow tights, strappy Mary Janes...

Wes Anderson, Grand Budapest Hotel impress

Wes Anderson, Grand Budapest Hotel impress

Maura Rowell, Rachel Childress, Entertainment Editor, Digital Media Editor
April 2, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

"Dear Suzy, here is my plan..." "Dear Sam, my answer is yes."   The Legacy  Wes Anderson has created perhaps some of the most enticing and magical films of the 21st century. From the charming, romantic world of Moonrise Kingdom to the chaotic and troubling lives of The Royal Tenenb...

Mind Over Matter: Young the Giant wins with second album

Maura Rowell & Sara Saavedra, Entertainment Editor, staff writer
February 18, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Entertainment, Replay

Defying the infamously difficult second-album syndrome, Young the Giant’s “Mind Over Matter” album is brilliantly relevant and equally as memorable as its debut. It may seem an impossible feat to upstage classic fan favorites such as “Cough Syrup” and “My Body”, but with reverberating...

Alexandra Robbins novel examines modern teenagers

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief
February 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

Seven students who are just trying to get by. That is what Alexandra Robbins’ novel “The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth” is about. Sure, it follows seven stereotypical teens that are not what they appear to be, but it is really about just surviving high school. The novel was inspired byRobbins’...

Four book-to-movie adaptations to look out for in 2014

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
February 11, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

The Fault In Our Stars: The popular young adult novel, authored by internet sensation John Green is one of the most highly anticipated book to movie adaptations of 2014. It follows the story of 16-year-old cancer patient Hazel Grace, and as the movie poster claims “Is one sick love story”. The recently...

Minds Changed “Because of…” New Album

Minds Changed “Because of…” New Album

Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor
December 19, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Childish Gambino released 'Because of the Internet," December 9th, the second in the fast spitting rappers career. Gambino also known outside of his stage name as Donald Glover, had made his initial mark in comedy, but nothing's funny or off limits in his newest album. The rappers new sound specializes...

They’re Basic-ally Amazing

They’re Basic-ally Amazing

Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor
December 19, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

The Cinderella story of the east coast band, Basic Vacation has hit mainstream attention. The indie band composed of vocalist and guitarist Chris Greatti, bassist Jon Paul, and Drummer Mike Montalbano is currently on tour playing their self titled EP. Though the bands current success with hit songs like...

Two Door Cinema Club rocks Bayou Center

Two Door Cinema Club rocks Bayou Center

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer
December 18, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Two Door Cinema Club, an indie  band from Northern Ireland consisting of Alex Trimble (main vocals), Sam Halliday (main guitar and backing vocals) and Kevin Baird (main bassist and backing vocals), have gained a massive underground  fan base since their early days in 2007. They mostly rose to populari...

Miley Cyrus back with a ‘bang’

Miley Cyrus back with a ‘bang’

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer
December 17, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

After a three year hiatus Miley Cyrus was hoping for a big comeback into the Top 40 world, and without a surprise, she got it. Her new album, ‘Bangerz,’ was able to reach number one worldwide upon its release date and was all anyone could ever talk about. Cyrus’ new sound was quite a change fro...

Timberlake ‘Takes Back The Night’ at Toyota Center

Timberlake ‘Takes Back The Night’ at Toyota Center

Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor
December 17, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

Justin Timberlake visited Houston for his December 5th concert at the Toyota Center, as a part of his newest exploit, 20/20 Experience World Tour. Originally kicked off November 6th, in New York the artist only recently re-released part two of the tour's title album. As always Timberlake gives his fans...

Gravity gets real

Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor
October 30, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Features

As cinematography becomes more realistic, Director Alfonso Cuaron uses cutting edge graphics to create a new bone chilling reality in his new film Gravity, which is one of the most intense movies in theaters now. Sandra Bullock, plays astronaut Ryan Stone who travels up to space on a trial mission a...

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