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How to “Dress to Impress” at This Year’s Homecoming Dance

How to “Dress to Impress” at This Year’s Homecoming Dance

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

October 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

A recent change in the tradition of the homecoming dance has caused distress among the female's due to the uncertainty of what to wear. For 13 years, the tradition of having a homecoming dance has assured students a good time, a date, and an idea of what will make the "best dressed list." Yet this...

Selena Gomez Breaks New Ground With ‘Revival’

Chad Lyle, Reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Selena Gomez is just another of the many Disney-produced stars trying to shed their childhood persona. With Revival, her latest full-length record following a two year musical hiatus, she successfully sheds her Disney image without taking it too far (in other words to Miley Cyrus-like lengths). S...

Top 10 Things Texans Can Relate To

Top 10 Things Texans Can Relate To

Micki Hirschhorn, Senior Writing Editor

October 15, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Uncategorized

Getting asked if you ride your horse to school: Typically it occurs when you travel, but as soon as people hear you say "y'all" or you simply tell them you are from Texas-- the question always occurs. "Do you ride your horse to school?" with the typical reply "No. I own a car and I drive that to ...

Disclosure Adds to Solid Record with ‘Carical’

Disclosure Adds to Solid Record with ‘Carical’

Chad Lyle, Reporter

October 14, 2015


Filed under Reviews

English electronic duo Disclosure (composed of brothers Howard and Guy Lawrence) attempt to recreate the success of their first album with Caracal, a sophomore record full of A-list guests and a more refined sound. Lead single, “Magnets”, featuring Lorde, is a prime example of Disclosure’s musi...

Juliet’s Jewels Reveals Hidden Gems

Juliet’s Jewels Reveals Hidden Gems

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

October 10, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Downtown Denton has become a hangout for the local hipsters with its unique coffee shops and quaint book stores. And now, to add to it’s appeal, a Bohemian, chic clothing and jewelry store has opened just outside of the square,  Juliet’s Jewels. The store is in a renovated home, standing o...

What to Wear this Friday Night

What to Wear this Friday Night

Ally Atkinson, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

High Waist Denim Shorts: High-waisted shorts have made a comeback. This is not a new fashion trend by any means; women up until the 1990s wore nothing except high-waisted shorts. They make for the perfect outfit when it comes to Friday night lights and going to support a football team. One wa...

Halsey Establishes Her Place As One of 2015’s Breakout Artists With Impressive Billboard Debut

Halsey Establishes Her Place As One of 2015’s Breakout Artists With Impressive Billboard Debut

Chad Lyle, Reporter

October 8, 2015


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

Every once in a while a musician comes out with a project that redefines the way music is engineered. This is precisely the case with Halsey’s debut album BADLANDS. A combination of a true lyrical genius (“Colors”, “Drive”, and “Young Gods” highlight this), and completely original prod...

Scream Queens Review

Chad Lyle, Reporter

October 6, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

For fans of American Horror Story, Ryan Murphy’s latest television endeavor, Scream Queens, is familiar territory. Murphy - the mastermind behind Glee, Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story, and soon to be American Crime Story - is the creator of the Fox horror/comedy. The show follows the residents of the Kap...

Top 8 Underground Bands You Should Be Listening To

Emma Malone, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

2015 is full of new hot music, Taylor Swift has stayed at the top of the charts worldwide and artists like the Weekend and Miley Cyrus have dropped new albums that are breaking records with their popularity. Although these artists are coming out with new fresh sounds there are a few bands that are under...

Local Movie Theaters’ Reviews

Avery Austin, Reporter

September 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Living in the DFW area, it can be difficult to choose where to go to the movies with so many options. When deciding which place to go, you must take price and food quality into consideration. The following theaters are the closest and most reviewed ones in the area. AMC Highland Village 12 AMC Highland Village...

Troye Sivan’s WILD Review

Chad Lyle, Journalist

September 24, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

The morning of September 4th was a game-changer for Australian YouTuber-turned-musician Troye Sivan. Upon the release of his latest EP (short for extended play; a mini album), WILD, he enjoyed a swift journey to the center of the public eye. In its first week, WILD debuted at number 1 on the Billboar...

Famous ‘Hoppin’ Burger Restaurant Moves to Dallas

Famous ‘Hoppin’ Burger Restaurant Moves to Dallas

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

September 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

It goes without saying that Texas knows how to make a good burger. If you’ve ever been to South Congress street in Austin, you’ve most likely heard of, or tried, the famous Hopdoddy Burger Bar, where the lines always wrap around the building. This popular burger joint has made its way to Dallas and ...

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