Posts tagged Review

Movie review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

Movie review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’
By Mayeesa Mitchell, Staff Writer April 24, 2013 Within the sea of sci-fi, fantasy and novel-to-Hollywood movies that have flooded the film entertainment industry in the last few years lies within one movie that reminds its viewers of the impact that a film can have on our lives. This movie is “Zero Dark Thirty,” an intense and relatively rea [...]

‘The Host’ review

‘The Host’ review
By Brailey Lisath, Staff Writer April 10, 2013 “Twilight” fans can rest easy. Though the phenomenon has ended, another epic love story is just beginning. “Twilight Saga” creator and worldwide bestselling author Stephenie Meyer is at it again, bringing millions to the box office for a new novel-to-film adaptation. “The Host” debuted in theater [...]

A can’t-miss spring book

A can’t-miss spring book
By Anne Davey, Staff Writer March 27, 2013 It’s that time of year again, the pools are open all across campus and the sun is shining bright. No longer are you forced to hide in the warm confines of your room or the library to escape the chill and take a homework break. With this distraction from class work, impending projects, finals, and dea [...]

James Bond is back- Skyfall succeeds ...

James Bond is back- Skyfall succeeds in the box office
By Savannah Simons, Staff Writer December 5, 2012 The 23rd film of the James Bond series, “Skyfall,” made its long-awaited debut Nov. 9, becoming the most popular Bond movie in history. While moviegoers were hesitant at first to rush out to the theaters to see the “Skyfall” debut due to the negative reviews and commentary of “Quantum of Solac [...]

Matchbox 20 surprises fans with new s...

Matchbox 20 surprises fans with new sound on their latest album
By Nolan Stout, Staff Writer November 9, 2012 As many expected, Matchbox Twenty’s first studio album in a decade is a bit different than their past albums. On Sept. 4, Matchbox Twenty released North; their first studio album since More Than You Think You Are in 2002. This album is a departure from much of the old Matchbox Twenty sound. There [...]

‘No Easy Day’ book review

‘No Easy Day’ book review
By Pat Budd, Staff Writer October 3, 2012 May 2, 2011. It’s one of those days where you can look back and say, “I remember exactly where I was when this happened.” “Bin Laden, DEAD.” Read the Fox News ticker. It was one of the happiest moments in my life. So when a retired Navy SEAL, who was on the mission that killed the most wanted man in t [...]

Business and Baseball – two mus...

Business and Baseball – two must-read books
By Anne Davey, Staff Writer September 5, 2012 “No B.S Business Success in the New Economy” By Dan S. Kennedy Dan Kennedy is hailed by the business community as one of the foremost business experts of our time. As a seasoned novelist, multi-millionaire entrepreneur, accomplished teacher and leader in the business world, his book offers powerfu [...]

The Hunger Games book vs. movie ̵...

The Hunger Games book vs. movie – which is better?
By Mayeesa Mitchell, Staff Writer September 5, 2012 What does The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, The Notebook, Twilight, Holes, and The Help all have in common? Originally, they were books before Hollywood turned them into blockbuster hits. For book lovers, these adaptations can be both a blessing and a curse. They either create a perfect visual [...]

Albums you might not know, but are wo...

Albums you might not know, but are worth the listen
By Nolan Stout, Staff Writer September 5, 2012 The Way It Was (2011) Parachute Reaching #19 on the Billboard 200 chart in 2011, this album carries just enough elements of pop, rock, hip-hop, and jazz to warrant a listen. This second studio album for Parachute may only have nine songs, but each song is special in its own way. Opening the album [...]

Three books to start off the new seme...

Three books to start off the new semester
By Anne Davey, Staff Writer August 18, 2012 As the summer comes to its end, and the fall semester begins, reading for fun might be the last thing on your mind. Textbook purchases high in the hundreds of dollars, along with all of your required books might have taken their toll on your desire for fresh reads, not to mention the weekends at the [...]