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Delirium will not be forgotten

Carrie Noblitt, Profiles Editor

April 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The Delirium series by Lauren Oliver was a trilogy I will not be forgetting soon. It is a dystopian, futuristic based series in which love is considered a disease, called Amor Deliria Nervosa. Like almost every other dystopian novel, the government is corrupt and some people are reluctant to give...

Phantom of the Opera Perfects

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor

March 5, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Walking into St. Louis’ beautiful Fox Theatre on Wednesday, March 4 on Opening Night, I knew that the  US Phantom of the Opera Tour would be the best musical I would ever see. I had no doubt; I had seen several musicals before, but I was especially excited since this was absolutely one of my favorite...

The DUFF succeeds for teen viewers

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor

February 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Most high school movies tell you absolutely nothing about high school and give students unrealistic expectations about freshman through senior year. Whether students burst out into song, get in drama with the different cliques, or are run over a school bus, most movies don’t help with the eighth grader’s...

Mockingjay Tops The Charts

Carrie Noblitt, Profiles Editor

December 1, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

The third book in the Hunger Games Trilogy, “Mockingjay,” hit the screens as a major motion picture on Thursday, Nov. 20. Mockingjay: Part One is about 18-year-old Katniss Everdeen after she was rescued by the rebels from the arena. The second movie, Catching Fire, ends with Katniss shooting an...

Heavy Rain: The Best Game of PS3?

Sydney Hallett, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 11, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

22 different endings. Four characters. One murderer. The 2010 Quantic Dream game Heavy Rain, you play as four different characters who are trying to find a murderer known as the Origami Killer. A race to find one of the main character’s son, you play as a FBI agent, a private detective, a journa...

The not-so amazing Spider-Man

Carrie Noblitt, O-zone Editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

It’s hard to top the original Spider-Man movies. Tobey Maguire did an amazing job of portraying the hero, and his love story with Mary-Jane (Kirsten Dunst) was sensational. The movies were classics. However, the talk now is The Amazing Spider-Man. Maguire was replaced by Andrew Garfield, and Dunst...

Scrumptious slices

Carrie Noblitt, O-zone Editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

If you’re looking for a 4-star rated pizza joint that always satisfies, Dewey’s Pizza in St. Louis is perfect for you. Good pizza is hard to find if you want to sit down somewhere. Take out is easy. There’s Imos, Dominos, Papa Johns and the list goes on, but what if you’re craving pizza on...

Build-A-Burger

Build-A-Burger

Lauren Gianino, Reporter

May 20, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Everyone likes a good burger now and then, and I have recently found the best place to satisfy this craving! Stacked Burger Bar, on Ivory Ave. in St. Louis, was a very unique place that I can definitely see myself visiting again. At this restaurant, there is a menu you can chose from which include...

Reading Tuesday

Megan Haislar, Copy Editor

May 13, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

When I think of prejudice, I think of the times when foreigners were turned away, signs marked segregated sections, and when anyone who was even slightly different was shunned from society. I was under the impression that our society had moved on and reached a level of tolerance and acceptance for everyone,...

Divergent falls flat in movie adaption

Divergent falls flat in movie adaption

Sydney Hallett, News Editor

March 26, 2014


Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

Book-to-movie adaptations are either a hit or miss. But some are extremely well executed adaptations, such as the Hunger Games Trilogy, the Harry Potter Franchise, and the Hobbit. There are also horrendous adaptations like the Percy Jackson movies, The City of Bones, and The Host. Rarely any book-to-...

Hunger Games spoof will have you starving for more

Kayla Schimmer, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2014


Filed under Reviews

Spoof movies have become a huge trend, with their entire purpose is to make fun of multiple movies, celebrities, and pop culture in general. Made popular by the Scary Movie franchise and movies like Vampires Suck, these outlandish comedies have taken it a step further with The Starving Games, a movies tha...

Too much music, too little space

Too much music, too little space

Ally Schellhase, Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2014


Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

These days more and more people seem to be combining their phone and iPod into one. I keep all of my music is stored on my phone, an 8gb IPhone 4. While this is great at times, the limited storage can be problematic. Within a few months of having my phone I quickly ran out of space for all of my music ...

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