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Paramore Review

Paramore Review

Josh Taylor, Columnist, 2012-2013
April 22, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

The band Paramore has certainly stood the test of time. They have been nominated for more than 44 different awards, garnered one of the largest followings of any punk-rock band ever, and have over twenty million fans on Facebook. If that doesn’t spell success, then I don’t know what does. Like o...

Music Genre Sterotypes

Music Genre Sterotypes

Natori Cruz, Columnist
April 15, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

Over the decades, artists have come and gone, creating new genres of music along the way. A genre is a way to categorize musicians that share with similar sounds or origins. Through the development of new genres, stereotypes have arisen for each category. Pop fans are stereotyped as being shallow and ...

Video Game Fandom

Video Game Fandom

Aaron Ruacho, Columnist, 2010-2013
April 15, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

Video games are fun and addicting; they immerse the player into a whole new world to explore and create, as well as give players a chance to spend countless hours delving into every book and piece of lore available, or just playing and loving the games. For these reasons, some video games have gained ...

Bioshock Infinite Reaches for the Sky

Bioshock Infinite Reaches for the Sky

Devin Jones, Editor in Chief
April 9, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

Bioshock Infinite is the long awaited addition to the award winning Bioshock series by 2K games, which is known for its horrifying themes, gruesome storylines, and terrifying characters. 2K Games have established themselves as a powerhouse of good storytelling because of their ability to put forth th...

Album Review: Sempiternal by Bring Me the Horizon

Album Review: Sempiternal by Bring Me the Horizon

Josh Taylor, Columnist, 2012-2013
March 15, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music

Bring Me the Horizon, a British metalcore band from Sheffield, Yorkshire, has gained many fans and critics over the years. What is truly undeniable is the fact that the band has grown immensely since their releases in 2006 and 2008. When their third studio album was released in 2010, many had come to en...

Lego Lord of the Rings: Some Good Worth Paying For, Mr. Frodo

Lego Lord of the Rings: Some Good Worth Paying For, Mr. Frodo

Aaron Ruacho, Columnist, 2010-2013
March 4, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

People say that once you’ve played one Lego game, you’ve played them all. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Each new game Travellers Tales, the company behind the Lego games, has added proves to be a fun addition to the rich and charming formula. Lego Lord of the Rings, the latest install...

The Time Consuming League of Legends

The Time Consuming League of Legends

Devin Jones, Student Opinion Editor
February 27, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Video Games

When you think of time consuming video games, what comes to mind? Call of Duty? World of Warcraft? Runescape? Sure, these are all a fantastic way to waste a day, but if raging at 12-year-old “squeakers” on Call of Duty or getting ganked by those maxed out level warriors aren’t doing it for you...

Warm Bodies Review

Warm Bodies Review

Natori Cruz
February 26, 2013
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

Warm Bodies is a romantic-comedy, starring British actor Nicholas Hoult and Australian actress Teresa Palmer, and is about a zombie who begins turning back into a human after he falls for a zombie hunter. It was originally a book written by Isaac Marion in early 2010. Jonathan Levine directed the film beg...

Skyfall Review

Skyfall Review

Aaron Ruacho
November 29, 2012
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Movies

The third James Bond film featuring Daniel Craig , Skyfall, was released on November 9 and has been hailed by critics as the best Bond film ever. Not only was it full of the traditional action and intrigue of a Bond film, it also explored 007’s past, and introduced one of the most memorable villains in t...

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