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“I eat cereal out of wine glasses.” The Mindy Lahiri Story

Sarah Lemley, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2015

With the appetite of a 300 pound lineman or Paula Deen, and a love for overpriced throw pillows, I could almost call Mindy Lahiri my unbiological twin sister. Mindy, the starring character in the self-entitled show The Mindy Project, is a partner and OB GYN in a practice in New York City and carries hersel...

The DUFF: Movie Review

The DUFF: Movie Review

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2015

Directed by Ari Sandel and starring Mae Whitman and Robbie Amell, The DUFF (Designated Ugly Fat Friend), follows the story of two very different twelfth graders who experience hardships associated with cyberbullying and the social hierarchy of high school. Bianca (Whitman), a quirky, alternative, a...

The Masterpiece of Downton Abbey

The Masterpiece of Downton Abbey

Melanie Arthur, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2015

The television illuminates as the first chords of a violin sound, Isis the dog wags her tail, and my heart beats faster with overwhelming joy. These are the first moments of a Downton Abbey episode. This British, award-winning masterpiece follows the extravagant lives of Lord Grantham, his wife Cor...

Movie Review: American Sniper Moves Viewers

Movie Review: American Sniper Moves Viewers

Sarah Lemley, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2015

As I entered the theater, popcorn in hand, I thought this movie would be like any other war movie; violent and suspenseful, and in my opinion, mostly just showing camouflage-clad soldiers riding around in tanks. But as I left the awestruck theater that day, I realized I was completely wrong. For two...

The Truth About Trivia Crack

The Truth About Trivia Crack

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2015

What is this popular new app that has everyone discretely ignoring their teachers in class? It’s “Trivia Crack,” an interactive game that tests your knowledge on several subjects while playing against your friends. Released late in 2014, it quickly topped the charts with a rate of 500,000 downloads...

Netflix Welcomes “Gilmore Girls”

Kate Edson, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2014

Online Exclusive Netflix frequenters in search of a warmhearted and witty TV dramedy, look no further. As of Oct. 1, the WB’s critically acclaimed "Gilmore Girls" became available on demand, ready to attract a new generation of high school and college students - and their moms. The show, which ran ...

Mockingjay: Part 1 Review

Mockingjay: Part 1 Review

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2014

Intense, shocking, terrifying, thrilling, nail-biting, uniquely satisfying. These all describe The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1. Based on the last book of the bestselling trilogy by Suzanne Collins, and directed by Gary Ross, Mockingjay crushed expectations. Towards the end of Catching Fire, in which a...

The Best of Me is Sparks’ Best

The Best of Me hit theaters on Thursday, October 17.

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2014

When I watched The Best of Me, there was an element present that completely paralyzed me throughout the movie. I couldn’t move in my seat, I couldn’t pick up the popcorn bucket, I couldn’t get up to go to the bathroom. I was frozen. I experienced the feeling every kid gets their first time at Dis...

Students Submerge in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sarah Lemley, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014

All around the globe, people and celebrities alike have been participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurological disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The decreasing of the motor neurons event...

If I Stay Movie Review

If I Stay, a romance with elements of tragedy and comedy, hit theaters in August.

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2014

America’s new sweetheart Chloe Grace Moretz takes the stage in the movie If I Stay,  based on the bestselling book by Gayle Forman.  Never having read the book, I can’t make a fair judgement on which is better, but I can make a judgment on the movie. The storyline was something different, for a ...

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