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‘The Martian’ delivers nice balance of suspense, comedy

Dalton Marshall, Reporter

October 19, 2015

  During a freak storm on the surface of Mars, the ARES III crew is forced to abandon their manned mission and quickly evacuate. During the evacuation, astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is hit by debris and presumed dead by the cre...

ACL Essentials

Emily Gilby, Reporter

October 8, 2015

    As the summer comes to a close, festival season arises. The second weekend of Austin’s biggest music festival, Austin City Limits, is this weekend Oct. 9 to Oct. 11 with headliners such as Drake, Florence + Machi...

Summer Playlist – Upcoming Concerts Summer 2015

Sydney Mitchell, Reporter

April 16, 2015

  LOS LOBOS AND LOS LONELY BOYS The Who Hits 50! 50th Anniversary Tour with Special Guest Joan Jett ZZ Top and Jeff Beck Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga THE SING OFF Fall Out Boy and Wiz Khalifa with Hoodie Allen ...

How to Create a Minimalist Wardrobe for College

Sydney Mitchell, Reporter

April 16, 2015

Alright ladies, and of course our fashionable men as well, we all know that narrowing down our wardrobe for college is a daunting task. But no worries, I’ve done the research for you so that I can present to you these simple...

Exodus: Gods and Kings Review

Louden Sharpe

February 19, 2015

Director: Ridley Scott Cast: Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley Release Date: December 12 Rating: 6.3 “Exodus: Gods and Kings” relives the most fascinating story from the Bible. Moses (Christian Bale)...

Ruby Red

Kathya Celia, Reporter

February 17, 2015

Kerstin Gier is a German author. She has written 22 books, 6 of which are young adult novels. Ruby Red is her first debut as a YA novel author. It is the first book of The Ruby Red Trilogy. The books have been translated from...

One For the Disney Fans

Sydney Mitchell, Reporter

January 28, 2015

On January 11th, Disney In Concert came to Austin’s very own Long Performing Arts Center to deliver to an eager audience what they describe as “Magical Music from the Movies”. And magical it was. Four broadway vocalists...

Top 5 Movies Coming Soon

Lauden Sharpe, Reporter

January 20, 2015

In the Heart of The Sea Everybody has read “Moby Dick”, which is about Captain Ahab on his vengeful quest to kill the white whale. Did you know there was a true story behind Herman Melville's novel? Based on the 1820 event, a whal...

Talking ‘Dead’

Carolyn Glaesener, Guest Reporter

December 12, 2014

On Nov. 30, more than 14.8 million viewers watched the mid-season finale of AMC’s zombie-apocalyptic drama series “The Walking Dead” which airs every Sunday at 9/8c on AMC. In “Coda,” the last episode of season five...

The A-MAZE-ing Runner

Seejin Kim

December 12, 2014

Book series published date: October 6th, 2009 Author: James Dashner Movie release date: September 19, 2014 Director: Wes Ball The Pitch: Based on James Dashner’s first novel of a series, The Maze Runner is a...

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