The Controversy Behind Coachella

Harrison Sites, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Movie Review: Marvel’s Doctor Strange

Michael de Silva, Staff Writer

December 12, 2016


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With Marvel’s Phase Three of movies being kicked off with “Captain America: Civil War” earlier this year, “Doctor Strange” is here to continue the new wave of superhero films. While it definitely feels like a Marvel creation, it brings a lot of new elements to the table. Although it has some...

What’s the Buzz?

Leo Rocha and Elizabeth Price

December 8, 2016


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Highlights of pop culture from the past month.   Moana Disney’s newest princess, Moana, made her debut on Nov. 23. Introducing Auli’i Cravalho alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the film opened to critical acclaim and added more diversity to the Disney Princess lineup. &nbs...

Gilmore Girls Revival: Where They Lead, We Will Follow

Violet Krause, Staff writer

December 1, 2016


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After countless cups of coffee, a couple of nights of stress-relieving tap dancing, a funeral, a few run-in’s with the ‘Thirtysomething group’ and even a rare sighting of Emily Gilmore in jeans, the “Gilmore Girls (GG) Revival: A Year In The Life” came to an end, leaving an even bigger wave of...

The Growing Garden

Violet Krause, Staff Writer

November 28, 2016


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It is the Halloween of 2016. Fletcher and Wyatt Shears of the transcendent band, The Garden sat down in a grimy club in Deep Ellum and spoke about their music and charity of choice, Doctors Without Borders. The Shear twins hail from sunny Orange County California, where they both began modeling and w...

Bruno Back at it Again

Chloe Oani, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


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“24K Magic,” Bruno Mars’ next album is set to be released by Atlantic Records on Nov. 18, 2016. This will be Mars’ third full length studio album, the first in four years since the release of “Unorthodox Jukebox” in December 2012. The title of Mars’ album shares the same name as his first sin...

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