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The return of David Bowie

The return of David Bowie

Trevor Nichols, News Editor

March 20, 2013

Music legend David Bowie released his first album in ten years, The Next Day, on March 12. After a decade of Bowie’s supposed retirement, the album is a magnificent comeback. The cover art is comprised of a simple white square imposed on top of the artwork of Bowie’s classic 1977 album, Heroes. ...

‘Warm Bodies’ warms hearts

‘Warm Bodies’ warms hearts

Rachel Childress, Staff Writer

February 21, 2013

Warm Bodies follows the story of Julie, played by Teresa Palmer and R, played by Nicholas Hoult, who unknowingly start a bond between human and zombie kind in a post apocalyptic world. The film is an adaptation of Isaac Marion’s “Warm Bodies" was relased on Feb. 1. Julie, a human teenager, lives at the huma...

New year, new cartoons: Animated movies new releases set up for an expanding industry, audience

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor

February 19, 2013

With the new year comes new entertainment and with new entertainment comes new animated movies. Family films from each of the biggest studios in animation are bringing out movies that were announced at least a couple of years ago. The increase of interest in the animation industry has caused studios...

Twenty-two years later, band still wows

Twenty-two years later, band still wows

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

February 14, 2013

I was in seventh grade when I first heard of the Irish band My Bloody Valentine. It was a warm June night and I sat in my bedroom, going from one Youtube video to another. Then, I saw a link to a song called “Sometimes” off of the group’s 1991 album, Loveless. Immediately the heavy silence ...

Bravo set to light up stage

Bravo set to light up stage

February 7, 2013

"Life in Technicolor" comes to the CRHS stage as the group of singers and performers from the Bravo Show Choir presents their Spring Show on February 7, 8, and 9. This show will feature performances of current and popular songs such as "Titanium," "Somebody That I Used to Know," "Little Lion Man,"...

Yo La Tengo brings fresh sounds to indie rock

Yo La Tengo brings fresh sounds to indie rock

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

January 29, 2013

Fade is the thirteenth studio album from New Jersey band Yo La Tengo. Since 1984 this group has always stayed true to their particular signature sound. This album offers Yo La Tengo’s at times jaunty, largely low-key side with a mellower side and quiet pep. Each track proves to be layered with h...

Les Misérables hits box office, fails to live up to hype

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor

January 24, 2013

Les Misérables has had a long history of adaptations since the book by Victor Hugo was first written. On Christmas Day, the newest of those adaptations was released in theaters. Being the first take on Les Misérables to be both a movie and a musical, Working Films and Universal Pictures had something...

Winter activities on a budget

Winter activities on a budget

Camryn Fuller, Staff Writer

December 18, 2012

1. You can go to any dollar store and find string and flitter and other little things to make your very own Christmas ornament. Not only is it affordable, but ornaments are treasures that can be saved and passed on for genertions. 2. Although a white Christmas is unheard of in Texas, you can still make ...

‘Oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer…’

‘Oh, bring us a figgy pudding and a cup of good cheer…’

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2012

The colorful splendor from the lights across the street and the taste of hot chocolate on the tip of the tongue are just two clues that Christmas is here. Soon enough, the smell of cookies will fill the air as hungry relatives occupy your house for the holidays. Gift giving can be tricky at times, but...

You Should See What I See: Playing for Keeps, Les Miserables, The Hobbit bedazzle holiday season

You Should See What I See: Playing for Keeps, Les Miserables, The Hobbit bedazzle holiday season

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer

December 12, 2012

Playing For Keeps- From the director of The Pursuit of Happiness and Seven Pounds, Playing for Keeps stars Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Uma Thurman and Dennis Quaid. Not your traditional romantic comedy, the plot follows a former soccer star that has lost his job and fame. As reali...

Stars shine at open mic night

Stars shine at open mic night

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

November 5, 2012

With the hushed murmurs of a crowd of about forty people and the smell of freshly brewed coffee lingering in the air, a series of local performers made Nov 2’s open mic night at Starbucks a memorable experience. The three-hour venue included performers such as Crimson Arrow, a well-known local band...

‘ Everything Has Changed’: Swift impresses with “Red”

‘ Everything Has Changed’: Swift impresses with “Red”

Gabrielle Deckelman, Features Editor

November 5, 2012

Taylor Swift released her fourth album titled “Red”, on Monday, Oct 22.  Known for her bitter love songs aimed towards the hearts of ex-boyfriends, Swift’s album hit number one on iTunes in 31 countries after being released for only one day. “Red” reclassifies Swift. Previously known for...

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