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New Nintendo 3DS Review

New Nintendo 3DS Review

By Ian Payne

April 20, 2015


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It is becoming more and more apparent that Nintendo thinks the world is still in the 1980’s and they can do whatever they want because they’re still the titan of the video game industry. At least, that is the idea that I get from the circumstances surrounding the New Nintendo 3DS, their new console r...

Making a World Playlist

Making a World Playlist

By David Velazquez

April 8, 2015


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One of the cool things about America is that our culture is one of our biggest exports. While we may know little about other countries’ pop culture, other countries know quite a bit about ours. This is especially true when it comes to music; America has the largest music market in the entire world....

MOVIE REVIEW: “Cinderella”

MOVIE REVIEW: “Cinderella”

By Sarah Kennedy Duncan

April 7, 2015


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Even though Snow White was the first Disney Princess, most people immediately think of Cinderella. She is the classic princess with her rags-to-riches tale. The strength of the new live-action rendition of Cinderella is that it remains just that: classic. Director Kenneth Branagh took the novel approach...

Into The Woods Falls Flat

Into The Woods Falls Flat

February 20, 2015


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Disney is attempting to move into the live action side of things. Over the next few years they will be turning some of their classic animated movies into live action. Cinderella will hit theaters in March and Beauty and the Beast is slated to come out in 2016. (Just a side note: Emma Watson has officia...

Drama/Film Classes Vote on Oscars

Drama/Film Classes Vote on Oscars

February 20, 2015


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This week, Mr. Kenneth McDade's Drama and Film classes took a vote on the current Oscar nominees. These are their predictions for Sunday's awards: (The class prediction is bolded and italicized. You can fill out your own ballot online at http://oscar.go.com/mypicks) BEST PICTURE “American Sniper” “Birdman or (The Unex...

Agent Carter: One Tough Dame

Agent Carter: One Tough Dame

February 19, 2015


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ABC’s new TV show Agent Carter premiered January 6th. The show is a spinoff of the Captain America movie franchise and stars Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter. It takes place after World War II and Captain America’s “death.” The war has ended and, although she was a valuable agent during the war, Peggy...

Monster Truck Rally Comes To Jackson

Monster Truck Rally Comes To Jackson

February 6, 2015


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The Monster X Tour continues a proud American tradition- Monster truck rallies. This past month the tour came to Jackson, MS to perform at the Mississippi Coliseum on January 16th and 17th. This year’s tour featured four different trucks: Bigfoot, USA-1, Beast, and Son of a Beast. There was a wide...

Rae Sremmurd Unlocks The Swag With Sremmlife

Rae Sremmurd Unlocks The Swag With Sremmlife

February 6, 2015


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After taking the rap game by storm with two major hits “No Flex Zone” and “No Type,” Tupelo natives Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy (Real names Khalif and Aaquil Brown respectively) have finally graced us all with their debut album Sremmlife, which was released on January 6th of this year. But can...

Cookin’ With Sam: Learning to Cook is No Cakewalk

Cookin’ With Sam: Learning to Cook is No Cakewalk

January 6, 2015


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I am by no means a good chef.  In fact my cooking can only be described as dreadful. I am truly a miserable cook.  But one day, I aspire to  become an average one, through practice (my parents taught me to aim high in life).  To begin my introduction into the world of cooking, I knew I needed to start ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One

MOVIE REVIEW: Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One

December 15, 2014


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The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 hit the box office on November 21. The movie made $121,897,634 during the opening weekend. This movie is Part 1 of the Mockingjay story which is the third novel in trilogy of The Hunger Games. All of the actors from the first two movies are back in Mockingjay. Jennifer...

Competitive Gaming is the New Sport

Competitive Gaming is the New Sport

November 10, 2014


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The video game industry started small in the 80s, and it’s changed a lot since then. My father’s generation was the age of the arcade: huge hulking machines lined wall to wall with crowds of kids putting quarters on the edge of the screens. The only type of competition in the arcade room was play...

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