Things To Do Around Dallas

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015


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2015 Mardi Gras Festival & Parade When: Feb 17, 2015 10:00am-6:00pm Where: Dallas City Hall Price: Free If you are not going to Louisiana for Mardi Gras, try not to dismiss the festivities because of it! Dallas is having its own Mardi Gras parade and festival downtown with Southern favorit...

Revealing the Oscar Nominees

Kaid Walters, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


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With a new year comes the huge event in the entertainment business: award season. The Golden Globes aired on Jan. 11, and that was just the beginning. The nominees for the Academy Awards were announced on Jan. 15, and there has been a bit of controversy surrounding the nominees. The Lego Movie, a huge h...

Get Lost in The Maze (Runner)

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


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The Maze Runner by James Dashner is the bestselling novel that has recently been made into a film. The book is centered on a sixteen year-old named Thomas, who has been placed inside a community that is surrounded by a maze. He arrives remembering nothing from his life before he woke up in the cage. Th...

Kim Kardashian’s Book of Selfies

Marisa Pisterzi, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015


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Kim Kardashian has taken social media by storm and exacerbated the trend of posting pictures of oneself, notoriously dubbed "selfies." It is no secret that Kardashian enjoys taking pictures of herself; however, this A-Lister took the game to a new level in her recent summer trip to Thailand. After...

The Good Lie

Bella Cook, Story Submission

January 16, 2015


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The Good Lie is a must-see movie – not because it is an amazing cinematic feat, but rather, its subject matter. The movie follows five of the Lost Boys of Sudan as they attempt to escape the civil war of Sudan and surrounding countries. As they walk hundreds of miles to a refugee camp, they lose and gai...

Mockingjay Flies Into Theatres

Marisa Pisterzi, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


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Fans of Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have been anticipating the debut of the science fiction film, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1, and are ready for its release in November. This sequel is based on the first half of the third book in Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, a multimedia franchise, which...

A Toy Story for Every Teenager

Meraal Hakeem, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


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Whether it is the lovable characters, the adventurous plotline or just the whimsical idea that toys are alive, there is so much to love about Disney Pixar’s Toy Story series. With rumors about a possible Toy Story 4 floating through the air, people are excited for what is in store for the franchise...

Things to Do Around Dallas

Daniel Gooding, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


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Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus When:  Sept. 19 – Nov. 1 Where: Irving Mall Price: General Admission $35; VIP Admission $58 One of the most unique Halloween experiences in Dallas, the Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus, features 26 custom tractor trailers filled with creepy clowns,...

Fall in Love With New TV Shows

Talia Kussman, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015


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This fall, there are many new and exciting T.V. shows that will keep you on the edge of your seat all season long. Different series such as Red Band Society, Selfie and A-Z are among the most popular shows that will give you a good excuse to stay home on Friday nights. Red Band Society premiered on Sept...

Live-Tweeting Royalty

Taylor Watkins, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


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Recently, Twitter was graced with the presence of British royalty. The Queen of England created her own Twitter account and dubbed it @BritishMonarchy. This might have come as a surprise to people due to the highly upheld traditional views of the monarchy. However, social media has erupted in support...

Naruto Comes to a Close

Kaid Walters, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


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On Nov. 10, we said goodbye to the third best-selling manga series of all time, Naruto by Masashi Kishimoto. The series depicts Naruto Uzumaki, a ninja dressed in orange, working to achieve his dream of becoming Hokage, the strongest ninja of his village. As a child without any parents and with an unfortunate...

The Hobbit Hits the Big Screen for its Finale

The Hobbit Hits the Big Screen for its Finale

Daniel Gooding, Staff Writer

December 9, 2014


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For decades, novelist J.R.R. Tolkien’s work has captivated readers and audiences with stories of brave heroes, enormous battles and several determined hobbits. On Dec. 17, a chapter of that story is coming to a close. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the third and final installment of The...

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