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The Bachelor: Approaching the Final Rose

The Bachelor: Approaching the Final Rose

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Episode six of The Bachelor (which aired Feb. 8) was one that got everyone in America cheering. The fact that Olivia got sent home on a two-on-one with Emily, the most outspoken and sassy of the group, was so satisfying that I actually started crying. However, now that the single-most hated girl i...

The Top Five Super Bowl 50 Commercials

Zack Davis, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2016

Through the past 50 years, about $4.5 billion has been spent by companies on advertising during the Super bowl, according to “adage.com.” The average cost for a commercial spot that aired during Super Bowl 50 is $4.8 million.   Pepsi sponsored the halftime show this year, and had done so no...

The 5th Wave Movie Review

The 5th Wave Movie Review

Madelyn White, Revolution Correspondent

February 9, 2016

The 5th Wave is an amazing, action-packed film that grabs attention from the start. As a book to movie adaption The 5th Wave does a great job of bringing Rick Yancey’s story to the big screen. To those who don’t know, The 5th Wave is set in the future after the Others have invaded. The Others...

The Bachelor: Week Four

The Bachelor: Week Four

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2016

The ever-famous reality show focused around a single individual searching for love among a group of over 20 suitors has, in all its glory, recently started up again for its twentieth season. The Bachelor has chosen Ben Higgins, an incredibly handsome and down to earth 26 year-old software salesman from Indiana...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens and My Heart Yearns

Star Wars: The Force Awakens and My Heart Yearns

Alex Leslie, Editor-in-Chief

December 28, 2015

The most anticipated movie of the year came out December 18 and exploded the box offices. And no, I’m not talking about Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip. I am talking about the highly-touted Star Wars movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But before I discuss and review the actual movie I w...

The Best and Worst Christmas Hallmark Movies

The Best and Worst Christmas Hallmark Movies

Alex Joncas, Revolution Reporter

December 15, 2015

  Hallmark Movies. There are the good and the bad. Well actually, most of them are great, but occasionally you will watch one that makes you rethink watching any other movies. I am going to let you know which movies are a must watch and which are a “don’t even click on the summary” kind o...

Netflix review

Netflix review

Ayushi Singh, Revolution Correspondent

December 15, 2015

Narcos    The series tracks the rise and fall of “the king of cocaine,” Pablo Escobar (played by Colombian actor Wagner Moura), and his war with the American Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Narcos takes an unflinching look at the war on drugs; one of this country’s most viole...

Creepy, Kooky, Spooky: The Addams Family Musical

The cast of The Addams Family poses during a rehearsal.

Ellie Forney, Revolution Correspondent

May 1, 2015

It’s that time of the year again, Albemarle’s annual spring musical is finally here! The Addams Family; a new musical comedy will bring a kooky show with gloom, giggles, and googly eyes, according to this year's leads. To the Addams Family, strange is normal. Morticia and Gomez Addams want to con...

A Review of Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg performing at the Ntelos Wireless Pavilion on April 15.

Alex Leslie, Online Editor

April 27, 2015

“Is anybody having a good time yet?” Snoop Dogg asked. The crowd at the Ntelos Wireless Pavilion on April 15 responded with a cacophony of shrieks, whistles and wails after restlessly waiting more than two hours to hear the popular hip-hop artist. DJ Nasty supposedly opened for Snoop Dogg;...

Fifty Shades of Grey Review

Fifty Shades of Grey Review

Mattie Burris, Staff Correspondent

March 23, 2015

Red lipstick, dark jeans, and black crop-top sweater and I’m ready to enter the realm of Fifty Shades of Grey. As I handed the middle-aged man my ticket, I felt sophisticated and immature at the same time. The mischievous side of me was exuberant and squeamish to finally come face to face with the Mr...

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