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Hacksaw Ridge Review

Hacksaw Ridge Review

John Walsh, Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

On November 4, Hacksaw Ridge made its debut in theaters. The movie follows the story of a man named Desmond T. Doss (played by Andrew Garfield) who lives in Lynchburg, Virginia. Doss, after helping an injured man to the hospital, meets Dorothy Shutte, whom he instantly falls in love with. Doss, however, i...

11.22.63 is a 10/10

11.22.63 is a 10/10

John Walsh, Reporter

October 19, 2016


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11/22/63 is an eight part sci-fi series airing on Hulu about the events leading up to John F. Kennedy's assassination. The story follows Jake Epping (played by James Franco) who is a history teacher that is sent back in time with the purpose of preventing Kennedy's death. Epping then has to navigate the p...

Expectations for ACL 2016

Expectations for ACL 2016

Hudson McCabe, Senior Reporter

October 3, 2016


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On September 30th, ACL will kick off the first weekend of its annual music event. While last year's festival was packed with amazing bands, like The Strokes, Tame Impala, UMO, and Gary Clark Jr., this year's festival consists mostly of electronic bands such as the Chainsmokers. However, don’t be discouraged...

Snowden Movie Meets Expectations

Snowden Movie Meets Expectations

John Walsh, Reporter

September 27, 2016


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On September 16, the movie Snowden made its debut in theaters. The movie follows a dramatized version of the events leading up to Edward Snowden, a contractor for the United States, who leaked classified American documents to the public. Snowden believed the documents, containing information on the U....

Together : A Story of Shared Vision Review

Together : A Story of Shared Vision Review

Faith Stapleton, Photography Editor

September 26, 2016


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Together: A Story of Shared Vision by Tom Sullivan and Betty White is undeniably adorable. This heart-warming novel shares the story of a man who loses his sight after a mountain climbing accident and a guide dog who is searching for the right master; these two end up being exactly what the other needs and...

‘Fall’ing into the Latest Trends

‘Fall’ing into the Latest Trends

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

September 26, 2016


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As the leaves start to turn and pumpkin spice everything arrives, we know fall is quickly coming upon us. These fall fashion looks will transform your wardrobe from summer tank tops and cut offs, as sad as we are to see them go, to furs, booties, and jackets galore. One of the biggest trends to transition...

Drugstore Makeup Guide

Drugstore Makeup Guide

Miranda Downe, Junior Writing Editor

September 15, 2016


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This list of tried and tested products can compete with any luxury makeup counterpart. These drugstore favorites will leave you with a flawless look without breaking the bank. Face: L’oreal Magic Lumi Primer   $12.99 This light-infusing primer will boost your skin’s natural luminosity and blur imperfect...

Keep Gene Wilder’s Memory Alive

Keep Gene Wilder’s Memory Alive

John Walsh, Junior Reporter

September 2, 2016


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On Monday, Aug. 29, beloved actor and comedian Gene Wilder passed away due to complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was a kind, eccentric man who “couldn’t stand the idea of one less smile in the world”, says long-time friend Walker Pearlman. He was a great actor who loved to make people la...

Mod Market: A Healthier Option

Mod Market: A Healthier Option

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

August 22, 2016


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For all those organic/healthy food lovers out there, Mod Market provides close and convenient access to farm fresh, delicious cuisine. The restaurant, located right across from the Highland Village square, offers a variety of light and tasty options mixed in with a relaxed and open atmosphere. Mod Ma...

Blue Neighborhood

Blue Neighborhood

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

August 21, 2016


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Selling over 55,000 copies worldwide within its first week, Australian singer Troye Sivan's debut album, Blue Neighborhood, has certainly done well. On this phenomenal piece of music, one will find love songs, songs to relax to, and a few sorrowful tunes. With catchy beats and beautifully written lyr...

Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’: A Sonic Masterpiece

Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’: A Sonic Masterpiece

Chad Lyle, Reporter

July 24, 2016


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Beyonce has always been an innovator, but her latest release, the genre-bending, elusively-titled Lemonade, is a triumphant work of sonic genius. In all seriousness, Lemonade might just be the album of the year. Or decade. Here's why: While every song on the record is a start-to-finish masterpiece, the first trac...

“Unbreakable Smile” Will Leave a Smile on Your Face

“Unbreakable Smile” Will Leave a Smile on Your Face

Faith Stapleton, Reporter

July 22, 2016


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Extraordinary new artist, Tori Kelly, has captured thousands of hearts with her debut album, Unbreakable Smile. She has earned a Grammy nomination for Best New Artist at the 2016 Grammys. Although she released the album in late June, she re-released it Jan. 29, with two new tracks, including her new...

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