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Slumdog Millionaire

March 12, 2009

v  By Evia Zack Box Office - $115,024,121 in the US, $189,424,479 worldwide    Slumdog Millionaire was the winner of eight Academy Awards, four Golden Globes, and topped numerous critics’ lists. Some wonder whether or not it d...

Melting Pot: a dining experience

March 10, 2009

v  By Evia Zack    One wouldn’t think that a pot of melted cheese could be a meal, but the Melting Pot has taken this idea and created an amazing restaurant. From six different cheese appetizers to an even wider selection of ch...

He’s Just Not That Into You

March 6, 2009

v  By Kaitlin Hutson    He’s Just Not That into You storms through the box office bringing a total of $27,785,487 opening weekend. It is the romantic comedy of our generation with a whole lot of truth, fun and excitement.   Ma...

Goat-man arrested for auto theft

March 2, 2009

v  By Ashley Bagwell When most Americans think of black magic they go immediately to old movies or myths involving some sort of voodoo and sorcery. Rarely does a goat come to mind, unless of course you are up to date on the latest Nigeria...

Valentine’s Day… Con

February 12, 2009

    v By Alyssa Bickford    Boxes shaped like hearts full of varieties of chocolates… Tasty chalk-like hearts with cheesy sayings written all over them… Heart shaped cookies… Roses, flowers everywhere…  ...

Valentine’s Day…Pro

February 12, 2009

v  By Kaitlin Hutson  Valentine’s Day is the one day every year that people all over the world comes together in the spirit of love. It is the holiday of love, were people bestow flowers, candy, and many more things that show affection...

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

February 12, 2009

v  By Alyssa Bickford Box Office- $79,011,000    Curious Case of Benjamin Button, an adaption of an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story. Director David Finch, has already won three British Academy Awards.  The movie stars Brad Pitt as B...

Sushi: fast becoming a favorite

January 23, 2009

v  By Alyssa Bickford         Americans taste for food has broadened rapidly throughout the years from a simple meal of a burger and fries, to what now is popular, sushi. Originating from China, sushi was a way to preserve the fish. Th...

Lower electric bills come at high costs

January 20, 2009

v  By Claire Toomey      Finals after winter break? Really? Do people seriously expect us to study on our days off? Who came up with this?    Starting last year our school schedule was majorly reconstructed. School...

Ugly Americans

January 15, 2009

v  By Ashley Bagwell    The ugly American is a common stereotype that exists not only in pop culture but also in the minds of most Americans. It is the common cliché of the rude and ugly American tourist vs. the beautiful but arroga...

Bedtime Stories

January 5, 2009

v  By Kaitlin Hutson    Behind Marley and Me, and the Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Bedtime Stories is currently ranked third in the box office with a weekly total of $23,592,144, and a total gross of $88,629,973.    In Bed...

Raw Danger

January 5, 2009

v  By Evia Zack    Everyone is aware of the vegetarian and vegan diets, but few are conscious of the ridiculous “raw foodist” movement. Contrary to other no-meat diets, this lifestyle is unhealthy and dangerous, not t...

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