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City of Bones movie review

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

September 12, 2013

As a middle school student -- an outcast -- I often found, and still find, books to be an escape. Anyone who takes pleasure in reading knows that feeling: being whisked away to make-believe lands, falling in love with unforgettable...

Good times are coming to Cedar Park

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

March 27, 2013

Ever sat at home, bored out of your mind on a weekend? Was it because you didn’t have money to do anything or simply because you were lazy? Fear not, fellow Cedar Park citizens, for there is plenty to do in our little town,...

Prepare to Go Spelunking Down ‘The Cave’

Jake Kralovansky, Guest Reporter

February 25, 2013

Double Fine’s spelunking tour has been released to PSN and XBLA. Is it a beautiful adventure or will it leave you with the smell of guano? Design The Cave is a puzzle platformer created by Double Fine and written by ...

Wii U Carnival Comes to Town

Jake Kralovansky, Guest Reporter

February 12, 2013

The Wii U’s carnival has come to town. But is it a new wonderland or is it not worth the price of admission? Design Nintendo Land creates a theme-park style with its launch title for the Wii U. These 12 attractions are ...

The Oscars

Alicia Davis, Researching

January 24, 2013

The Oscars is the motion picture event of the year. Hollywood comes together on one special night to show appreciation and to be congratulated on their accomplishments. Oscars are schedule is air Feb. 24 at 7:30 pm on ABC, h...

Devil May Cry, or should Dante be crying?

Jake Kralovansky, Guest Reporter

January 22, 2013

Ninja Theory's new design of Dante for DmC has stirred up more than a few arguments, but does the gameplay fix all of that? In the fifth iteration of the Devil May Cry saga, you control a new punk style Dante that doesn't care for the...

Choir Competes in TMEA

Allyssa Rodriquez, Reporter

December 14, 2012

On Oct. 30, 13 choir members auditioned for the pre area choir at East View High School.  Up to this point, these 13 singers have already auditioned at the District and Regional level. “In district you get your music, and...

Top 10 Classic Christmas Movies

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

December 6, 2012

1. A Christmas Carol (1984) This movie follows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge (George Scott), a grumpy old man, who is visited by three ghosts in order to learn what Christmas is really about. 2. A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965) Do you...

“Lincoln” Movie Review

Madelaine Clay, Reporter

December 4, 2012

Well-known director Steven Spielberg has created another masterpiece of powerful historical nonfiction. Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, takes place during the rage of the Civil War and the debate to emancipate ...

10 Thanksgiving Treats

Regan Fruge', Reporter

November 15, 2012

Turkey Oreo Pops Ingredients: sugar for dusting work surface 18 assorted candy fruit slices 6 caramel squares 1 package Wilton candy melts 6 Oreos 6 orange mini-M&Ms 12 Wilton candy eye balls 6 heart sprinkles Supplies: ...

Free Places to Download Music

Madelaine Clay, Reporter

October 26, 2012

Word up, Rangers. Who doesn’t like free music? Here are the top ten places to download mp3’s anytime, anywhere. Yes, it’s free. And it’s perfectly legal.   1.      Spotify: Spotify is a digital music service that gives you access...

Top Ten Halloween Movies

Lizzy Parrish, Writer, Cartoonist

October 26, 2012

The Top Ten Movies To Watch For Halloween: 1. Silent Hill (2006) Silent Hill is one of those terrifying new instant-classics that everyone seems to enjoy. While it is a horror film, it is not one of your typical B-rated, low-budgeted films. It’s complete with an intriguing plot full of suspense an...

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