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Le Petite Prince

Le Petite Prince

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

August 31, 2016


Filed under TV

"The Little Prince" was originally released in 2015 in France, but was recently added to Netflix this summer. This movie is an amazing story about friendship, love, acceptance and embracing one’s childhood. The movie starts with a little girl trying to get into a prestigious school. Getting he...

The Cellar Goes Real World

The Cellar Goes Real World

HaleyB, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Natasha Preston's book, The Cellar, is a novel that has made its way to the top of the "must read" books. I came across this book at the book store under "best seller" and wanted to see for myself if this book really should be a "best seller." Immediately when I got home I started reading. The begi...

Not in this Lifetime!

Not in this Lifetime!

SujeanS, Co-Copy Editor

August 6, 2016


Filed under Music

A sore throat and half deaf. These are the two signs of a good concert; Guns N’ Roses delivered this and more at their show at NRG Stadium. Even though the doors were supposed to open at 6:30 pm, they did not actually open until around 7:00 pm, which irritated many fans, but gave me a chance to tak...

Your Guide to Pokemon Go

Your Guide to Pokemon Go

BillyS, Online Editor

July 12, 2016


Filed under Reviews

If you are reading this article, then you have probably already downloaded Pokémon Go and are now looking for advice on how to create a better and more powerful stable of Pokémon so you can knock the spit out of the opposing players. You came to the right place. Pokémon go is Nintendo’s biggest...

This Book Gave Me the Sun

This Book Gave Me the Sun

SujeanS, Copy Editor

July 5, 2016


Filed under Reviews

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson is an amazing teen novel about a pair of twins facing the world. The first thing that stood out to me was the way it was written. Nelson uses such vivid adjectives when she describes colors and feelings as well as deep, meaningful metaphors and personifications....

Simon vs. The Money-Hungry Y/A Business Agenda

Simon vs. The Money-Hungry Y/A Business Agenda

Leah T, Staff Reporter

July 2, 2016


Filed under Reviews

This book, well... tried. Simon vs. The Homo Sapien Agenda is psychologist Becky Albertalli's first book and it shows. It follows Simon, a closeted high school junior, who emails another closeted junior who goes by the name Blue. Just as they begin to fall for each other over the internet, Simon makes...

“Daredevil” Season Two Impresses

“Daredevil” Season Two Impresses

BennettR, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2016


Filed under TV

I am just gonna say it. Daredevil was on of the best shows of 2015. A blind lawyer named Matt Murdock fights crime by night using his superhuman senses and extreme combat skill. The show explores darker themes than what marvel has put forth previously and completely delivers in action, drama, and pacing. I...

“Miyazaki’s Epic Masterpiece”

“Miyazaki’s Epic Masterpiece”

SujeanS, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Movies

"Miyazaki's epic masterpiece" is how Studio Ghibli's 'Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind' is described on the movie's case, and I could not have put it any better myself. This animated fantasy movie was released in 1985 and directed by the genius Hayao Miyazaki. It is about a young princess named Nausicaä...

My Day in Austin

My Day in Austin

BillyS, Online Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Reviews

I took a campus visit to the University of Texas in Austin in a desperate attempt to narrow my search of prospective trains into a successful future. After this visit, I can certainly say that the University of Texas is certainly a forerunner right now in that search. From what I learned from an extremely...

The Good Girl: An Adrenaline-Filled Bestseller by Mary Kubica

The Good Girl: An Adrenaline-Filled Bestseller by Mary Kubica

Jordan Miller, Acting Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2016


Filed under Reviews

Mary Kubica’s bestselling novel, The Good Girl, is a novel that may replace Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl in the mother of all plot twists. I began the book as the result of an offhand comment made to me by a friend, and considered it a mere pleasure read. However, once I approached the meat of the n...

Anchor Down: A Review of Vanderbilt University

Anchor Down: A Review of Vanderbilt University

JordanM, Managing Editor

December 7, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Reviews

Driving to Nashville, where the university is located, gave me an indicator of just how gorgeous the campus would be. Rolling hills covered with fall foliage greeted my eyes on the road to the music city, and the crisp air was overwhelmingly different than the 70-ish humidity that’s the norm fo...

Maddie and Tae, Start Here

Maddie and Tae, Start Here

BennettR, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Music

While I am not an expert on country music, Maddie and Tae's "Start Here" was an enjoyable album that contained some very endearing pieces.  "Start Here" is their debut album, and it gave me a good impression of their unique style. They both have beautiful and soulful voices that, combined with the...

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