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13 More Reasons Why

Violet Krause, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
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For those who had been fans of the best-selling young adult novel “13 Reasons Why” by Jay Asher, the miniseries that hit Netflix, March 31 was an exciting chance to see some of the story’s memorable characters come to life. The series has collected a noticeable amount of buzz from both those...

Bill Nye Saves the World

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under A&E

On April 21, William Sanford Nye, better known as Bill Nye the Science Guy, will make his long-awaited return to popular media with his upcoming show “Bill Nye Saves the World.” Although most individuals remember Nye as the man of 90s and early 2000s science classroom televisions, “Bill Nye Saves...

Things to Do

Leo Rocha, Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under A&E

Edgefest When: April 1 Where: Toyota Stadium in Frisco Price: $45 - $299 Despite the closing of its parent radio station 102.1 KDGE, the Edgefest music festival lives on. This year’s headliners are Blink 182 and The Offspring. This event is coming up soon so make sure to buy your ticket...

Fashion Week Rocks New York

March 29, 2017
Filed under A&E

The first fashion week of the year has come and gone, leaving us all caught up on the latest with some of the world's top designers and supermodels. The New York fall and winter fashion week took place Feb. 9-17 full of shows hosted by designers such as Jeremy Scott, Marc Jacobs and several other high ...

CBS Dramedy “Limitless” Makes its Debut

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 14, 2017
Filed under A&E

A hybrid channeling the hyperactivity of the CBS dramedy “Limitless” and the psychedelia and spontaneity of BBC’s “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”, the newest FX action series “Legion” bites off more than it can chew. The trailer appeared promising, doused with the familiar humor...

The Controversy Behind Coachella

Harrison Sites, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Music

When the artist lineup for the 2017 Coachella festival was released on January 3, 2017 the major story surrounding the festival were the headlining acts including Beyoncé, Radiohead and Kendrick Lamar. In less than 24 hours following the announcement of the artist lineup it was released that Phil Ans...

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Violet Krause, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under A&E

The Netflix Original “A Series Of Unfortunate Events” starring Neil Patrick Harris premiered Jan. 13, eight years after the original movie starring Jim Carrey was released. Both productions are based on the book series of the same name written by Daniel Handler under the pseudonym Lemony Snicket a...

New Show Alert: Riverdale

New Show Alert: Riverdale

Leo Rocha, Co-Editor in Chief
February 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Movies

For teen soaps, there are certain requirements needed to be met in order to achieve a successful fan following: a forbidden relationship, a love triangle, mean girls and, of course, a good murder or two. Rarely, however, is this formula executed well—countless shows have been cancelled over the years ...

Things to Do in the Dallas Area

Gina Quatrino, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under A&E, Event Calendar

Art and Nature in the Middle Ages When: Jan. 5- March 19 Where: Dallas Museum of Art Price: $16 Visit the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) to explore European medieval art from as early as the 12th century. Travel back in time to the Middle Ages of Europe. Walk around the museum and enjoy the...

Sherlock S4 E3: The Fascination Behind the Final Problem

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 17, 2017
Filed under A&E

If one thing can be said about this season, it is that each episode had a riveting concluding twist that left fans craving more. With each episode, the intensity and the immensity of the cases became wider, stretching like a rubber band to encompass more and more material. The foreboding nature of the episod...

Sherlock S4 E2 Review: The Allure of The Lying Detective

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 17, 2017
Filed under A&E

Mary’s death sent John spiralling into a fit of grief which leads us into the second episode: The Lying Detective. After last season’s finale, it seemed as if Sherlock was transitioning from less of the smart aleck detective with the brain operating at a mile a minute, ten steps ahead in every ...

Sherlock S4 E1 Review: The Surprise of The Six Thatchers

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 17, 2017
Filed under A&E

The British Broadcasting Network (BBC) aired the first episode of the fourth season of “Sherlock” on Jan. 1, 2017, kicking the new year off with a figurative bang (and ironically, the literal bang of a gun). Because the show is expertly lead by the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman and...

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