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"Blown Away" redefines country music

May 21, 2012

Danielle Church News Editor Carrie Underwood released her fourth album “Blown Away” this month. The album features songs such as her hit single “Good Girl” along with “Good in Goodbye,” “Cupid’s Got a Shotgun,” “Forever Changed,” “Blown Away” and many more amazing songs. Underwood...

Jack White’s new album, Blunderbuss: an explosion of average music.

April 30, 2012

By Zak Buciznsky In-depth Editor When I heard that Jack White had come out with his first solo album, Blunderbuss, I flew to my computer with an urgent sense of desperation.  As a huge fan of Jack Whites other musical projects, (The White Stripes, The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs,) I had over-l...

‘Lucky One’ more than a movie

April 23, 2012

By Danielle Church Staff Writer If you talk to any teenage girl about Zac Efron she will probably tell you that he is extremely hot. I have to agree with those girls, and for that reason the new movie “The Lucky One” based off of Nicholas Spark’s bestselling novel deserves two thumbs up. Efron p...

'Carter' fails to escape Disney's leash

March 26, 2012

By Matt Bajkowski Sports Editor After seeing a commercial for Disney’s most recent movie, “John Carter,”  you were probably left wondering what you had just seen (if you haven’t, here you go http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNVJx7nLDs4&feature=related). I was was left wondering the same thing too, but that was after I had seen the movie.  Going into Arlington Theaters, I was ...

Daydreaming of Davy Jones

March 26, 2012

By Matt bajkowski Sports Editor With the death of musician, Davy Jones, I recently started listening again to one of the best pop groups of the 60’s, The Monkees.  There are more than a few songs Jones sang throughout his time with the Monkees, since he was one of two members to carry the band on after the original line up was broken.  But when I think of the songs that Jones sang, one always comes to mind, “Daydream Believer” from The Monkees’ ’68 album, The Birds, The Bees, and The Monkees. Read More »...

100 minutes, less than 10 words

March 19, 2012

By Spencer Ball Staff Writer The Statue of Liberty is often thought of as an American symbol that represents freedom and, as the name suggests, liberty; however, the monumental structure was not even designed by an American, but by Frédéric Bartholdi, a frenchman. The Academy Awards are also an Amer...

'Vow' not promising

March 6, 2012

By Meghan Doyle Executive News Editor I brought my tissues. That's right; I brought a whole box of tissues — don't laugh at me. I wanted to cry; I was obviously prepared to cry. But I didn't. Nope, not one single tear rolled down my cheek. "The Vow," directed by Michael Sucsy and released on Feb. 10, follows the story of Paige (Rachel M...

Tuning into static

March 6, 2012

By Kyle Brown Entertainment Editor Queens of the Stone Age: A twist for the darker There are few alternative rock artists these days whose sound you can pick up in an instant. At least to me, they all bleed into the formula of a whiny, egotistical vocalist with his backing band of soft men hiding behind ...

'Gone' a mystery worth solving

March 6, 2012

By Danielle Church Staff Writer On Halloween, I went to a friend’s house and saw “Paranormal Activity” for the first time. When I say I watched the movie, I actually mean that I looked at what was going on every once in awhile. I’m proud to say I am a huge chicken when it comes to really scary movie...

Best Dahm Songs

February 28, 2012

By Aungelina Dahm Staff Writer Track: Good Girl Artist: Carrie Underwood Album: (Going to be released on May 1) Genre: Country Release Date: February 24, 2012Before you skip over this article because you’re thinking to yourself, “Ew I hate country music, it’s not mainstream enough,” don’t...

'Stalks' has deep roots

February 16, 2012

By Nabi Dressler News Editor It isn't too often that a band produces an album composed of songs with such lyrical depth as of Montreal's latest album, Paralytic Stalks. Just the album cover and the album name hint at what the theme of the album is. Interpret both of these aspects as you will, because...

Funny ‘Camp’ sends serious messages

February 16, 2012

By Andriana Hayes Staff Writer Upon approaching rapper Childish Gambino’s album Camp, who is also known as comedian Donald Glover who stars on NBC’s sitcom Community, alongside Chevy Chase and Joel McHale, I wondered what this album was about. With cute song titles like “Letter Home,” “Fir...

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