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Kelly’s Album of the Week: From The Fires

Kelly’s Album of the Week: From The Fires

By Kelly McBride

December 8, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Showcase

Listen on YouTube Have you ever wondered when rock music will be revitalized? If so, the wait is over. Greta Van Fleet has the power to bring back the wonder of bands like Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, and The Grateful Dead. 2017 has been an awesome year for this young band, and the sky’s the limit. Their...

Cookin’ with the Boys: Ep. 2 – Pumpkin Bread

Cookin’ with the Boys: Ep. 2 – Pumpkin Bread

By Alex Gibbs

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

  Conor McGregor once said, “Life is about growing and improving and getting better.” My fellow amateur cooking instructors and I could only heed this great Irish philosopher’s advice (Note: Some of his other philosophies should probably not be followed, as they might advocate for some ...

REVIEW: Stephen Chbosky’s new movie leaves the audience in “Wonder”

REVIEW: Stephen Chbosky’s new movie leaves the audience in “Wonder”

By Tori Newsome and Preston Dubberly

December 5, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Wonder was released into theaters on November 17, 2017.   This movie was based on a true story originally presented in a book written by R.J. Palacio.  The main character, August Pullman, better known as Auggie, suffers from a facial deformity and has been homeschooled his whole life.  His par...

REVIEW: Taylor Swift redefines “Reputation” with new album

REVIEW: Taylor Swift redefines “Reputation” with new album

By Ainsley O'Quinn and Allie Wise

December 4, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

On Friday, November 10,Taylor Swift released her highly anticipated sixth album, Reputation.  This 15 track record pleasantly surprised fans and critics with its edgy sound and raw lyrics. With the release of “Look What You Made Me Do,” people expected this album to be different from the ones in her past, and ...

New emojis released

New emojis released

By Mara Liston and Sarah Cory

November 27, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever been in a situation in which you had to express a certain idea but did not have the words or had a lot to say but no time to text? The solution is right there on your keyboard and it is called an emoji, a small icon used to express an emotion or idea. Emojis were created in Japan in the la...

MOVIE REVIEW: Geostorm less of a storm, more of a bore

MOVIE REVIEW: Geostorm less of a storm, more of a bore

By Kennedy Marble

November 18, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Are you ready for an amazing natural disaster movie that will leave you on the edge of your seat? Have you been waiting to see special effects that will blow your mind? If your answer to these questions is yes, do NOT go see Geostorm. Though the trailer will most likely capture your attention, it is muc...

Thor and Hulk team up for a ragnarokin’ good time

Thor and Hulk team up for a ragnarokin’ good time

By James Threadgill

November 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

On Friday, November 3, Marvel released Thor: Ragnarok, earning $115 million on opening weekend.  The movie had a highly-billed cast with Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, and Idris Elba returning to their respective roles in the Marvel Universe, and new actors Cate Blanchett, Tessa Thomp...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: II

Kelly’s Album of the Week: II

By Kelly McBride

November 17, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube In 1984, Meat Puppets released their critically acclaimed album entitled II. The only way to describe II is by saying it’s the creative paint splatter of Curt Kirkwood, Cris Kirkwood, and Derrick Bostrom. This three piece used their talents to create music that doesn’t lend itself to o...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Elephant

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Elephant

By Kelly McBride

November 10, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

Listen on YouTube If you were to ask someone who was a teen in the early 2000s what a defining album of their high school years was, they would almost certainly say Elephant by The White Stripes. Jack and Meg White started the twenty-first century out with this rock album that incorporates traditional blues with exp...

GAME REVIEW: Trails in the Sky FC

GAME REVIEW: Trails in the Sky FC

By Barron Liston

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

In comparison to the popularity of game genres such as FPS, sports, and online multiplayer, JRPGs (Japanese Role Playing Games) are a niche interest - Trails in the Sky First Chapter is a hidden gem within this niche interest. Released in 2004 for the PC by Falcom, Trails in the Sky FC is a relaxing...

TV REVIEW: Meet your new worst best friends on “Always Sunny”

TV REVIEW: Meet your new worst best friends on “Always Sunny”

By Hogan Privitt

November 8, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia premiered in 2005. Seasons 1-11 can be found on Netflix (but not for long; the show will be taken off Netflix in December), and the twelfth season recently aired on FXX; the upcoming 13th and 14th seasons will be found there as well. The plot in the first seaso...

An Evening with Dawes

An Evening with Dawes

By Madeline Claire Hughes

November 2, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Dawes, an American folk rock band from Los Angeles, California, made their Jackson debut at Duling Hall on Tuesday, October 24th. Dawes has been touring with Kings of Leon on their fall North American tour while they have also been on an individual toured called An Evening With Dawes. Dawes band consi...

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