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Fall Out Boy does it again with new album “American Beauty/American Psycho”

Fall Out Boy does it again with new album “American Beauty/American Psycho”

January 29, 2015


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The new album American Beauty/American Psycho is an upbeat, headbanging and brilliantly crafted by the minds of the pop punk band Fall Out Boy. They released their new album January 20th, 2015. The band had already released their single Centuries, yet their album  hadn’t been released. They hav...

Taken 3 Review

Taken 3 Review

January 27, 2015


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Taken 3 is the final installment of the action-packed trilogy. In the previous Taken movies, Liam Neeson has been our favorite dad-to-the-rescue helping retrieve his daughter in the first movie and his ex-wife in the sequel. In this movie the game changes as, Bryan Mills (Neeson), is on the run from the po...

10 ways not to slack this semester

10 ways not to slack this semester

January 22, 2015


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Get a planner: I know this seems so basic and old fashion but trust me it will keep you organized. You might think “I can just do that on my phone” but a planner won’t die on you, sometimes is good to go old school. Have a binder with dividers for each class: Even if you don’t think you ...

Brio Restaurant gives you a little taste of Italy

Brio Restaurant gives you a little taste of Italy

January 21, 2015


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Brio. A restaurant filled with long silk drapes, palm trees, and the aroma of authentic Italian pleasures fill the air. Brio Tuscan Grille is a place who's menu is diverse in its Italian based culture, ranging everywhere from chicken Alfredo to calamari. The place is romantically lit, with a very n...

Eat up at the Gnarly Barley

Eat up at the Gnarly Barley

December 15, 2014


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If you’re seeking a chill, laid back environment not too far from home Gnarly Barley Bites and Brews is the place to be. With its optional indoor/outdoor seating and an outgoing, friendly staff who await customers looking to have a taco or two. I have been eating out at this joint for quite some t...

Putt through horror and space at Hollywood Drive-In Golf

Putt through horror and space at Hollywood Drive-In Golf

December 15, 2014


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Surrounded by flashing lights, tombstones in which Dracula and other monsters lay beneath, mazes, giant spiders and golf balls. You would've thought I was setting a scene for a horror movie, and instead I'm describing the set of the mini golf course, Hollywood Drive-In Golf. Located at Universal CityWalk, rig...

Mockingjay Part 1 plays up politics

Mockingjay Part 1 plays up politics

December 8, 2014


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Highly anticipated, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” kicks off with Katniss Everdeen waking up in a hospital. Where is she? Who took her in? These questions are answered as Katniss discovers District 13 is alive, upset, and ready to take down the Capitol. Their main weapon? The Mockingjay herself....

Penguins of Madagascar brings out the child in everyone

Penguins of Madagascar brings out the child in everyone

December 8, 2014


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We all have a little child living within us. No matter how old we get those cute movies that warm our hearts and fill us with joy and laughter are essential to our lives. Penguins of Madagascar will fill you up with giggles and laughs as you follow the lives of the riveting group of Skipper, Kowalski,...

Taylor Swift’s “1989” makes you wanna party like 1999

Taylor Swift’s “1989” makes you wanna party like 1999

December 2, 2014


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Taylor Swift’s new album “1989” was released on October 27, 2014, cultivating a million copies sold in the first week and making it the best-selling album of 2014. Upon first hearing the album, I was in my sister’s car and all of a sudden she turns on “Bad Blood” one of Swift’s more popular...

Dumb and Dumber To a must-see [Review]

Dumb and Dumber To a must-see [Review]

November 20, 2014


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If you're looking for a ridiculously dumb yet highly entertaining and hilarious movie, Dumb and Dumber To is the movie to see. It's been twenty years since Harry and Lloyd's first adventure, and the dim-witted pair of best pals return as hysterical and adventurous as ever. The two set out on a road trip...

REVIEW:Pop Psychology Tops Charts

May 1, 2014


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“Pop Psychology” is pop band Neon Trees’ third and latest album which was released Apr. 22. You may know the band by their hit single "Animal",which was played on nearly every radio station back in 2010. The album features the newly popular single "Sleeping With a Friend" which appeared on the...

Divergent kicks butt in the theater

Divergent kicks butt in the theater

April 30, 2014


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Based on the new futuristic book series, the first movie in the Divergent trilogy was very well done. With only one or two changes, the movie exceeded my expectations. The theater was packed to begin with. Even opening scenes had me at the edge of my seat. The movie starts off explaining how this new...

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