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M.I.A. ‘Matangi’ controversial, loud and proud

Eric Casey, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

M.I.A. is coming back with "power, power," as heard at the end of her new song "Come Walk with Me."  M.I.A.’s long awaited fourth album titled "Matangi" was released November 1st and has landed at number 23 on the Billboar...

Scott’s ‘The Counsellor’ discussion worthy, but messy

Jake Cochran, Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Reviews, Uncategorized

The movie “The Counsellor,” is a movie that people will say should be liked. It has everything that a good movie should have, the only problem is that it essentially feels like it is borrowing some of the most popular aspects...

Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black

October 21, 2013

‘Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls’ a real hoot

Anne Yoskoski, Managing Editor

October 8, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

When one spends as much time at Barnes and Noble as I do, the journey to the location of certain authors’ works becomes automatic. One author that has surprised me for the past couple of years by popping up in different and...

Gripping new film ‘Gravity’ a worthwhile experience

Bill Amos, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Have you ever been in a car just as it is about to collide with another object and you know there is nothing you can do to stop it?  Your body tenses, muscles feel like stone and you momentarily lose your breath as the world...

We love it! Icona Pop album has flavor, power

Eric Casey, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

September 22, 2013 will never escape my mind. That night my friend Zobaida and I went to see the Swedish electro- pop-punk duo Icona Pop at the Theatre of Living Arts in Philadelphia. In fact, I’m still on a concert high from...

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