Queen of the Couch: TV show, Revolution, has strong plotline

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As a fateful J.J. Abrams devotee, I tuned in Monday night at 10 p.m. to watch his newest TV show, Revolution, in the hopes that it would indeed be the next Lost or Alias.  I hoped that J.J. Abrams had finally found the next great cult hit and I wanted to be able to say […]

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Review: Get pumped: Exploring local gas stations

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With the Doherty Drive closure now upon us, students must adjust to the new realities of longer routes to school and a higher gas bill. It’s a perfect time to reevaluate priorities when it comes to buying gas. We will surely be spending more money than we’re used to at virtually any station, so why […]


Blending the rules with unconventional smoothie recipes

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Summer is almost over, but people can still enjoy a refreshing smoothie. The Bark compiled this list of unconventional and fruity drinks, which outstrip the stereotypical “banana berry” and “mango peach” smoothies you can get at any smoothie shop. The next time you are craving a sweet, creamy beverage, drive past your local smoothie shop […]


Finding words for a failing plotline

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The tale of a successful writer who steals another man’s life story seems like a compelling premise for a movie, but The Words, released Sept. 7, is nothing but an atrociously directed 96 minutes of monotony. The movie attempts to mesh three different storylines into one melodramatic and artsy piece of cinema. Co-directors and writes […]

Many character options and an abundance of weapon choices ensure that players will have a unique experience with Guild Wars 2.

Guild Wars 2 thrives in field of strong competitors

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Boots trample the ground as troops rush to take positions in the coming battle. The air is thick with anticipation as the enemies draw closer. Its kill or be killed. This is a battle you won’t want to miss. Arenanet launched Guild Wars 2 on August 24, and since then things have been heating up […]

Cam Brady (Will Ferrell) takes on the ridiculous underdog, Paul Huggins (Zach Galifianakis), in this raunchy political parody.

The Campaign lacks originality

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All right ladies and gentlemen: presenting The Campaign, which essentially is Will Ferrell playing the same character he always does! The Campaign, satirizing modern American politics, pits Democratic Congressman Cam Brady (played by Ferrell) against Republican newcomer Marty Huggins (played by Zach Galifianakis) in a struggle for a crucial North Carolina district. This movie intended […]

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What to watch on television now

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When I turned off the TV on a late night in May, my heart sank as I realized I had to wait five more months for my favorite show to return.  Even though most shows go off the air during summer months, television viewers do not have to resort to reruns on Wednesday evenings.  Summer […]


“Sleeping Dogs” impresses

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Do I follow a code of honor? Whose side am I on now? More importantly, who can I trust? I know the promises I made, and I can recite them from memory, but I don’t know which one I’m supposed to believe in anymore. There are only two rules. There are only two absolutes left […]

Music streaming hits the spot

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Your cursor hovers over the “buy” button, just one click away from spending $1.29 on a song that after a month of nonstop playing will undoubtedly end up making your ears bleed with each repetitive listen. As you contemplate your purchase one last time, your feelings change from excitement for the song you are about […]