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D-BOX adds nothing to movie experience

D-BOX adds nothing to movie experience

Nate Perez, Reporter

May 2, 2012

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The D-BOX warning label states that hot liquids should not be anywhere near the motion-enabled seats. Nor should pregnant women, the elderly, people with...

Jack White storms back with new album

Jack White storms back with new album

May 2, 2012

With “Blunderbuss,” Jack White’s first solo album, White has released a collection of songs that, not only show his skills as a musician and songwriter,...

Planetarium shows off beautiful side of universe

Crystal Sanchez, Reporter

May 2, 2012

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The planetarium’s showing of “Two Small Pieces of Glass” was really mind-boggling and wonderful to see. When I first walked into the planetarium, I couldn’t help but notice the beautiful purple-and-blue colored ceiling. It made me feel like I was in a spacecraft about to take off. The astronomy professor, Nick Strobel, had recommended I sit from the third row back,...

‘The Three Stooges’ weak plot boosted by casting

Omar Oseguera, Reporter

April 18, 2012

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“The Three Stooges” is a ride back to the 1930s, when slapstick comedy was thriving in film and an experience for the whole family to enjoy. For the average young adult not familiar with “The Three Stooges,” this film may be somewhat of a bore, with the exception of a cameo from the “Jersey Shore” cast. The film reaches out to the older crowd, those familiar...

Madonna’s ‘MDNA’ lacks the punch of classic hits

Megan Luecke, Photography Editor

April 18, 2012

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So many great songs and music videos come to mind when you hear the name “Madonna,” so needless to say I was rather excited when I found out that she would be releasing a new CD. A four-year break is more than enough, especially for an artist like her. My hopes were high, but I tried to keep them in check seeing as her music has declined over the years, and with each...

DIY style of Gibbons try new sound

Breanna Fields, Reporter

April 18, 2012

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If you have never heard the melodic sound of a musical saw, you wouldn’t be the first. The DIY styling of indie-folk strummers Gibbons and the Sluts have managed  to combine the ethereal sound of this instrument along with nonsensical lyricism on their debut album, “Mama’s Milk.” On its surface, the album has taken a bold step by offering audiences puzzling tales...

Bakersfield sound back with Austin’s ‘Dozen’

Bakersfield sound back with Austin’s ‘Dozen’

Breanna Fields, Reporter

March 28, 2012

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Local musician Stephen David Austin has made it clear that he is determined to carry on the vision of country western music through the legendary sounds...

‘The Hunger Games’ is a classic story of good versus evil

Hannah Breeland, Reporter

March 28, 2012

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In a game of life and death, an extraordinary girl with no magical powers or training must find a way to survive. With the world watching, Katniss is challenged with family loyalty and doing whatever it takes to stay alive, even if that means destroying the one person who helped her in her time of need. In “The Hunger Games” there is a futuristic world where North America...

Lotion works as promised

Lotion works as promised

Crystal Sanchez, Reporter

March 28, 2012

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Spring is upon us and it is just a matter of time before girls start driving to the tanning salons to get that perfect summer tan. If you’re anything...

Avengers narrative confusing

Avengers narrative confusing

Jackie Gibson, Reporter

March 28, 2012

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Hitting theaters in early May is the much awaited and anticipated action-packed superhero  “The Avengers” movie. With any new movie, you can expect...

Video game trilogy sees tremendous finale to series

Video game trilogy sees tremendous finale to series

March 14, 2012

Mass Effect 3 tells an in-depth story with many great moments, from an alien race nearly wiped out by the horrors of war, to  the tragic deaths and unsung...

‘Lorax’  wins over Seuss fan with visuals

‘Lorax’ wins over Seuss fan with visuals

March 14, 2012

The three types of films I despise the most are crappy adaptations of books I love, musicals and morality tales. I don’t need “Naked Lunch” made...

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