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The Book Thief: Film Stays True to Original Plot

Leila Simmons, Guest Reporter

January 22, 2014

‘The Book Thief’ Director:  Brian Percival Release date: 27 November 2013 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars The Book Thief, based off the novel by Markus Zusak, follows a young Liesel Meminger as she struggles in her new fo...

The Great Debate: Miley Cyrus

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

January 14, 2014

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Delivery Man review

Chris Radpay, Writer

January 6, 2014

Delivery Man (2013)   In this comedy/drama, nVince Vaugh plays the main character David, along with his girlfriend Emma who is played by Cobie Smulders, and his best friend/lawyer Brett who is played by Chris Pr...

Winter Game Guide 2013

Peyton Engh, Reporter

January 6, 2014

2013 was the quintessence of shoot em' up, action, and adventure games. Ranging from GTA V to even The Last of Us. And although this is true, I will be writing about my Top 5 favorite.   5. Call of Duty: Ghosts Call of Duty...

Catching Fire Hits Theaters

Peri Adamson, Guest Reporter

November 21, 2013

At midnight on Thursday, Nov. 21, “The Hunger Games” Series will return. The production of Catching Fire has been eagerly awaited by millions of fans. The popular book series, which are written by Suzanne Collins, is the base ...

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Review

Peyton Engh, Reporter

November 8, 2013

Are you tired of playing Black Ops 2 or Battlefield 3 and want a new First-Person shooter to play? Well, there’s a fairly new game that came out in 2012 called Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Once again, this game was made by my favorite video game developer, Valve. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is pretty much a ...

November Music Lineup

Meghan Klein, Reporter

November 6, 2013

Music Line-up For November 2013, For Austin and San Antonio   Nov. 4 -  Cults at Emo’s East Nov. 5 - Sense’s Fail, and For The Fallen Dreams at The Korova Nov. 8 -  FunFunFun fest featuring, Snoop Dogg, Cut Copy, Beach Fos...

The Game is Afoot

Peyton Engh, Reporter

October 29, 2013

Are you finished watching every season of "Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad?" Now there’s a show on BBC and Netflix that you can watch called "Sherlock." It is a modern-day version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “Sherlock H...

Fall Shows Guide: What to Watch

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Returning Shows: We all have our favorite shows we look forward to seeing after a long week of school. But sometimes we get tired of the same old same old, or find ourselves with nothing to watch on a particular day. So why not...

September Movie Reviews

Megan Hippe, Reporter

October 4, 2013

“The Family” “The Family,” a movie shot in a present-day Italian village follows an old-time mafia boss (De Niro) and his family after he has ratted on some of his “old friends,” proves to be anything but appropriate for the family. Not o...

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...

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