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Edgefest 2015 Receives Great Reviews from Argyle Students

Edgefest 2015 Receives Great Reviews from Argyle Students

Erin Eubanks

May 14, 2015


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Edgefest is an outdoor music festival at the Verizon Theater in Frisco put on by 102.1 “the Edge”. This year, the festival included a combination of various genres including alternative rock, blues, indie folk, and singer-songwriter. With the diversity of the music selection in this year’s lineup,...

Layout Turns the Minimalist Collage into a Work of Art

Chad Lyle, Social Media Editor

April 8, 2015


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There is considerable truth in saying that Instagram gives people a false sense of being considered a "good photographer". Whether it is a family friend who posts the same waffle candid every morning or grandma’s nasty habit of over-filtering, it is an unspoken misconception that one cannot post a...

Bloodline Review: Netflix Turns Fuel to Fire with Cunning Melodrama

Bloodline Review: Netflix Turns Fuel to Fire with Cunning Melodrama

Chad Lyle, Social Media Editor

March 28, 2015


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Bloodline is a strange animal. There is nothing else like it on television, and that is both good and bad. Good; because it is in no way formulaic. Bloodline knows exactly what it is/isn't and makes no attempts to shy away from that or conform to a natural mold. Bad; because at times the show encounte...

Tasty Treats to Devour at Roots Restaurant

Tasty Treats to Devour at Roots Restaurant

Erin Eubanks, Reporter

March 18, 2015


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A small but growing community of cappuccino lovers has established its “roots” in Highland Village’s new craft coffee shop, Roots. This all-natural brewery makes each drink carefully by hand and takes pride in their peacefully cozy atmosphere. The urban furniture and artistic decorations create the pe...

Best Coast Releases New Songs Before Album Debut

Best Coast Releases New Songs Before Album Debut

Chad Lyle, Social Media Editor

March 11, 2015


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When Best Coast announced their new album California Nights this past month, it was immediately evident that this project was much bigger than any other album release. Along with word of the new album came the news that the duo had signed a major label deal with Harvest Records, a subsidiary of Capito...

House of Cards Delivers Best Season Yet

House of Cards Delivers Best Season Yet

Chad Lyle, Social Media Editor

March 4, 2015


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House of Cards is easily the best-written show on television. Period. There is no argument, no close seconds, not even a glimmer of competition. It blows everything else out of the water to a point where there really is no valid contender. This fact (yes, fact) is accompanied by serenely beautiful cam...

Weekly Spotlight: Best Coast

Chad Lyle, Social Media Editor

February 18, 2015


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Bethany Cosentino has come a long way with her fun-loving, sometimes ironic, and always irreverent lyrics and musical persona. However, there is no doubt that the current state of her career wouldn't be possible without hard work. Cosentino was raised amidst the West Coast music scene, and the products...

Review: The 57th Grammy Awards

Review: The 57th Grammy Awards

Evan Welsh, Senior Writing Editor

February 12, 2015


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The 57th Grammy Music Awards took place this past Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. The award show, hosted by LL Cool J, honored musicians from all different categories and contained performances from many of the industries biggest stars. The show began with a performance by the rock...

Review: The Neighbourhood Seizes National Attention

Review: The Neighbourhood Seizes National Attention

Chad Lyle, Social Media Editor

February 6, 2015


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There aren't many people out there that wouldn't recognize the opening lines of "Sweater Weather", the West Coast anthem by alternative band the Neighbourhood. "All I am, is a man/I want the world in my hands/I hate the beach, but I stand/In California with my toes in the sand". A laid back, yet undeniably...

Review: “Serial” Revolutionizing the Podcast Genre

Chad Lyle, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Whether you spend your days/nights watching television, listening to music, or scrolling through endless posts on your timeline, you are always participating in storytelling of some kind. Humans have an extensive and forever evolving history of storytelling. With modern technology, humans now have thousands...

Review: The 72nd Golden Globes

Review: The 72nd Golden Globes

Evan Welsh, Senior Writing Editor

January 14, 2015


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Sunday, Jan. 11, marked the 72nd annual Golden Globe Award show, an award show honoring both television and films. The award show, held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, was hosted for the third time by veteran comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Like most award shows, the ceremony had...

Mockingjay Part 1 Offers Intensity, Prepares Way For Ultimate Battle in Final Hunger Games Film

Mockingjay Part 1 Offers Intensity, Prepares Way For Ultimate Battle in Final Hunger Games Film

Taylor Klusman, Design Editor

December 31, 2014


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‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ stars Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Liam Hemsworth as Gale. With the ending coming near, all fans of the ‘Hunger Games’ series know how depressing ‘Mockingjay’ is. With the revolt of the people against the capitol, the movie does not shy a...

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