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House of Cards Comes Back Swinging

Chad Lyle, Reporter

March 9, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

It’s House of Cards season again on Netflix, and the political thriller is back with a vengeance. Fresh off last year’s jaw-dropping season finale (season 4 picks up within hours of where season 3 left off), Frank and Claire are officially at odds with one another. If you thought that the previous...

Chelsea Handler Takes On America’s Issues in “Chelsea Does”

Chad Lyle, Reporter

March 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Chelsea Handler has burst back onto the scene with 4-part documentary series Chelsea Does. Two years after departing from her late-night show on E!, the docu-series comes shortly before the premier of Handler’s upcoming Netflix talk show, and explores four complicated/controversial topics from her r...

‘American Crime Story’ Ups the Ante for True Crime TV

‘American Crime Story’ Ups the Ante for True Crime TV

Chad Lyle, Reporter

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

At the beginning of the month, FX premiered its groundbreaking retelling of the 1994 trial of OJ Simpson, American Crime Story: The People Vs. OJ Simpson. A spin-off of the network’s widely successful American Horror Story franchise, Crime Story is unique in that it will present true-crime stories ...

Denton’s Newest Pizzaria Offers a Range of Options

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

February 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

If you find yourself craving an atypical meal but have no ideas in mind, allow me to recommend Pizza Snob in downtown Denton. As made clear from the name, Pizza Snob specializes in pizza. However, it’s not your average crust, marinara sauce, and cheese dish--unless you want it to be. There’s one...

Local Events to Brighten Up Valentine’s Day Weekend

Local Events to Brighten Up Valentine’s Day Weekend

Avery Austin, Reporter

February 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Valentine's Day is a fun day to show appreciation for your boyfriend or girlfriend. It's also a fun day to spend with your friends and family. Along with buying gifts, you also have to plan the perfect day to make it special. Here are some fun ways that can be spent in Dallas on Valentine's Day. Dallas Arboret...

Rihanna Forges New Sound On ‘Anti’

Rihanna Forges New Sound On ‘Anti’

Chad Lyle, Reporter

February 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Rihanna’s much-hyped eighth studio album, Anti, was widely released online this past week, with hard copies being shipped to retailers February 5th. The album has been anticipated for over a year, however previous singles like “FourFiveSeconds” and “American Oxygen” were not included on the ...

7 Things for Singles To Do over Valentine’s Day Weekend

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

As Valentine's Day quickly approaches, singles cringe at the sight of hearts, flowers, and the chocolate boxes covered in "I love you's". Yet maybe this Valentine's Day doesn't have to be another lonely weekend. Here are a few ideas for groups of singles to do this weekend to make them feel a little...

X-Files Come Back

Emma Malone, Reporter

February 4, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

The X-files first aired in 1993 and was an instant success. It follows two FBI agents who are on the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life. The X-files was the longest airing science fiction  TV show in history. It's popularity gained it mass amounts of fans even to this day. In fact the series...

Senior Advice for Class Registration

Senior Advice for Class Registration

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

February 3, 2016


Filed under Front Page, Reviews, Student Life

As the seniors observe the younger grade's decisions pertaining to signing up for next years classes, they give advice based off their last 4 years of high school classes. Most students highly recommend taking Dual Credit classes because they believe that the outcome is definitely worth it. "Defi...

Coasts Release Exceptional Self-Titled Debut

Coasts Release Exceptional Self-Titled Debut

Chad Lyle, Reporter

February 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

British band Coasts recently released their eponymous debut album to music consumers all over the world. The record is an upbeat, alt-pop collection of mostly love songs that have a strong appeal despite not necessarily being "one-of-a-kind". What the record lacks in originality, it makes up in slick pro...

Jessica Jones TV Show Review

Avery Austin, Reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

A Netflix original series, Jessica Jones, premiered it's first season in November 2015 and recently earned its rights to a second season. Since the show is a Netflix series the whole season is released together, which made Jessica Jones a perfect show to spend your day binge watching. Marvel's Jessica...

New Trends Take Over Winter Season Wardrobes

New Trends Take Over Winter Season Wardrobes

Emma Malone, Reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

Winter fashion is a major part of the seasonal trends. Beginning in mid October the style begin to shift from bright summer colors and shorts, to a darker color scheme and warmer clothes. Every year the trends change and only the best of last seasons styles last to the current year. Honorable mentions...

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