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Magical New Changes to an Old Favorite

Magical New Changes to an Old Favorite

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

October 28, 2015


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Everyone knows the tale of Harry Potter, "The Boy Who Lived." We grew up with him, following his every move for almost a decade as he fought against the Dark Lord. Harry Potter was a big part of all our lives, and whether it was a new book or the next movie, we were never at loss for new material. Howe...

Grey’s Anatomy: Is 12 Seasons Too Many?

Grey’s Anatomy: Is 12 Seasons Too Many?

Shannon McHale, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 23, 2015


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Car, ferry boat, and plane accidents; the doctors at Grey Sloan Memorial have been through a lot. The hospital has been through many doctors and many names. For 12 seasons, Shonda Rhimes has given viewers characters to fall madly in love with before killing them traumatically. The most recent death has been ...

Video Games: Parents frown on them, but are they actually helping their children?

Deanna Tabibzada, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 22, 2015


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There are 1.23 billion people worldwide who spend an hour a day, on average, playing video games. But do they have the right idea? “Playing video games change the brain’s physical structure the same way as do learning to read, playing the piano, or navigating using a map. Much like exercise can build ...

Vampire Diaries Season Premiere Hits the Mark

Vampire Diaries Season Premiere Hits the Mark

Julia Fisch, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 22, 2015


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In case you spent the last year in a coffin and needed a Vampire Diaries refresher, here is what happened last season: Sheriff Forbes died. Jo died. Liv died. That other twin died. Kai died. (RIP all, except Kai.) Tyler left. Jeremy went somewhere. Stefan and Caroline are a thing (Steroline). Witch ...

Revival of the Fittest

Revival of the Fittest

Tiffany Chuen, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 22, 2015


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We all have those shows that we live and breathe for…until they end. Then it feels as if your very essence has been sucked out of you and destroyed in front of your eyes. (Or is that just me?) Regardless, anyone who has ever watched and loved a show probably also knows the pain that comes with the ca...

Nintendo’s New Console…The NX?

Nintendo’s New Console…The NX?

Efrain Citle Palestino, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 19, 2015


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Nintendo has made many amazing consoles, including the Wii and the latest 2012 console, the Wii U. But many clues are hinting that a new console will emerge into the public around 2016, called the “NX.” This so-called product is alleged to be similar to the Wii U, with just with a few more tweak...

Dancing With the Stars: Meet the Cast

Dancing With the Stars: Meet the Cast

Lauren Brown, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 19, 2015


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Dancing With the Stars, the award-winning televised dance competition, is well into its 21st season. The show features a variety of celebrities and many outstanding professionals including Allison Holker, Derek Hough, and Emma Slater, all competing to receive the Mirror Ball Trophy. Season 21 has a ve...

Throwback Halloween Movies

Throwback Halloween Movies

Tiffany Chuen, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 14, 2015


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Halloween is just around the corner – actually, it’s in 19 days, but who’s counting? – and the first thing that always comes to mind (after trick-or-treating of course) is movies! It’s time to kick back with a few Halloween classics. So grab a warm blanket, some popcorn and some friends, because...

From the Bookstore to the Big Screen: The Scorch Trials

From the Bookstore to the Big Screen: The Scorch Trials

Deanna Tabibzada, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 14, 2015


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From Divergent to Paper Towns to Percy Jackson, authors of popular YA books are selling their movie rights at every turn. Some authors ultimately regret this decision, but sometimes, the movies are a huge success. On September 18, The Scorch Trials, based off the 2010 book by James Dashner, was rel...

Ben Higgins Holds the Rose

Katie Batkin, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 14, 2015


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Get ready, Bachelor Nation. Ben Higgins has just been announced as the next Bachelor! Viewers were heartbroken when 26-year-old Higgins, a charming software salesman, was sent home by Bachelorette Kaitlin Bristowe last season. It was certainly not a walk in the park for America’s latest heartthrob,...

ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved

David Grajales, Arts and Entertainment Writer

October 14, 2015


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ARK: Survival Evolved is a multi/single-player game where you spawn on the coast and must survive through dangerous dinosaurs, droughts and starvation. There is not too much of a backstory to this game—for now, all that is known is that you awake on the coast freezing and naked on a mysterious island. ...

Book Review: The Martian

Book Review: The Martian

Hans Bas, Lifestyle Writer

October 5, 2015


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“Bring him home.” Andy Weir’s impressive literary debut, The Martian, is a sci-fi thriller that will leave you hastily turning its pages and begging the author to give the main character a break. The Martian revolves around Mark Watney, an astronaut/botanist sent on the Ares 3 mission to b...

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