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Is Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ a Hit or Miss?

Is Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ a Hit or Miss?

Virginia Jacobs, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Opinion

Taylor Swift’s new album, named ‘1989’ for the year she was born, is jumping up in the charts, since being released on October 27. It sold about 1.287 million copies just within the first week, leading the album to get to the top of the Billboard music charts. Swift has always had a great deal...

La Salle’s Fall Play: Hollywood Arms

La Salle’s Fall Play: Hollywood Arms

Hannah Markowski, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News, News

La Salle's fall play is "Hollywood Arms," a fictionalized dramatization of famous actress Carol Burnett's childhood. It opens on Friday, November 14th at 7:30 pm, and continues its run on November 15, 20, 21, and 22. Tickets are available at the door and cost $12 for adults and $10 for students and...

Birdman Review

Birdman Review

Ruben Estrada, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) recently earned a wide release, and has already proven to be one of the year’s best movies. Full of dark comedy and amazing acting, Birdman is a beautiful story dealing with ego, relationships, failure, and passion. The film stars Michael Keaton as Rig...

Movie Review: Gone Girl

Movie Review: Gone Girl

Clarice Beasley, Editor

October 24, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

With Halloween nearing, Gone Girl is a perfect movie to leave you both chilled and confused without being completely frightened. Released October 3rd, Gone Girl, a proclaimed thriller/drama, is one of the most intense movies to be released in 2014. Based off the novel Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn,...

Best TV Shows of the Fall

Best TV Shows of the Fall

Ruben Estrada, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

While fall may bring some unwanted things, such as school and rainy weather, there are also some positives. One of things people look forward to every year is the return of their favorite television shows. Here are just of the most popular returning shows. The Walking Dead returned Sunday, October...

Old Is Gold When It Comes to Art

Old Is Gold When It Comes to Art

Ruben Estrada, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

In the age of iPods, YouTube and digital downloading, everything is all about easy access, not quality. Today, everything is all about getting everything right away, from the comfort of our own homes, which hurts the way we think about things like music, movies, and many other forms of art that have...

As Fall Comes Along, So Do Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

As Fall Comes Along, So Do Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

Veronica Horton, Editor

October 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Entertainment News, Showcase

With Halloween right around the corner, haunted houses, corn mazes, and pumpkin patches are in season. Around the Portland area, there are many fun festive activities for all ages. For example, haunted houses have become more popular over the years, like Fright Town at the Moda Center, or for a more...

Four Cool Apps Everyone Should Try

Four Cool Apps Everyone Should Try

Hannah Markowski, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2014


Filed under App Reviews, Entertainment

Tired of playing Flappy Bird and Instagramming? Don't know much about other apps? These four apps are super cool and are sure to entertain the user. Far from the mainstream social media, these are a variety of useful apps, that are also free! 8tracks: Looking for new music? Download 8tracks, a music playing phenomena....

Maze Runner Bursts to the Top of the Box Office

Maze Runner Bursts to the Top of the Box Office

Ruben Estrada, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Movie & TV Reviews

As summer comes to an end, most blockbusters leave the theaters, making room for more dramas, independent movies, and horror films come October. That being said, there are still a few wide range audience movies that keep seats filled. The first major one out this fall is The Maze Runner. Based on the...

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