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REVIEW: Murder on Orient Express kills it

REVIEW: Murder on Orient Express kills it

By Camp Carter, Olivia Moore, and Elizabeth Downing

December 15, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Armed with intellect, Charles Dickens and a high-maintenance mustache, Hercule Poirot attempts to solve a seemingly impossible murder case in the movie Murder on the Orient Express. The movie is based on the book with the same name by Agatha Christie.  As it is one of her most well-known books, the...

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Siamese Dream

Kelly’s Album of the Week: Siamese Dream

By Kelly McBride

December 15, 2017


Filed under Audio, Entertainment

              Listen on YouTube In 1993, The Smashing Pumpkins were challenged with following up on their debut album, Gish. Gish was an unexpectedly popular album, so frontman, Billy Corgan, felt immense pressure to make an album that superseded the band’s expectations – Siames...

Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite Archive (AaAAA)

Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite Archive (AaAAA)

By Allie Wise, Ainsley O'Quinn

December 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

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The battle between two swanky Mexican restaurants

The battle between two swanky Mexican restaurants

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

December 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

For this issue, we decided to compare two local upscale Mexican restaurants: Sombra Mexican Kitchen in the Township in Madison and Cantina Laredo in the District at Eastover. We went to Sombra first, and we were not impressed with the quality of their food. The environment is inviting, but the food...

M7 Coffeehouse vs. Lakeland Coffee Company: who brews the best?

M7 Coffeehouse vs. Lakeland Coffee Company: who brews the best?

By Allie Wise and Ainsley O'Quinn

December 13, 2017


Filed under Around Town, Entertainment

Welcome to Allie and Ainsley’s Appetite. Each issue we will contain a head to head competition comparing two similar restaurants and give our opinion on which we like better. Our first restaurant in this comparison is M7 Coffeehouse. The coffee is above average with many options to choose from,...

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

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

  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

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

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...

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