‘White House Down’ fails to wow audiences

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

July 9, 2013

Filed under Features, Movies

There’s a trend resurfacing lately in the world of movies where America is the target of an invasion by an enemy force. In “Battle: Los Angeles,” aliens invaded, it was the North Koreans in “Red Dawn” and in the latest...

Neither side a winner in ‘World War Z’

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

June 28, 2013

Filed under Features, Movies

Although they differ in terms of how scary they are, most zombie films are generally the same- an unknown plague sweeps across the world, a strong person or group of people stand against it and by the end of the film, no cure...

‘This is the End’ achieves divine success

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

June 18, 2013

Filed under Features, Movies

Admittedly, we’ve all wondered what it would be like to experience the apocalypse and how it would be if we were surrounded by our best friends. Giving into to such an idea, the minds behind comedies such as “Superbad” and...

“Into Darkness” dazzles and defines sci-fi genre

Danielle Bellavance, Staff Writer

May 20, 2013

Filed under Features, Movies

“Star Trek: Into Darkness” was the first of many great movies set to release this summer. The team of Chris Pine as Captain James Kirk and Zachary Quinto as Commander Spock, as well as appearances from the rest of the characters...

‘Iron Man 3’ brings the action and comedy back to the big screen

Curtis Manlapig, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2013

Filed under Features, Movies

Tony Stark is back in the third installment of the popular Marvel series” Iron Man”, directed by Shane Black and starring Robert Downey, Jr. The film begins with a flashback to the late 90’s where Stark and a mystery...

Luhrmann’s ‘Gatsby’ not so great

Danielle Bellavance, Staff Writer

May 14, 2013

Filed under Features, Movies, Top Stories

The Great Gatsby, the great American classic, has been remade into a movie for the fifth time since the book’s publishing in 1925. The film was originally was supposed to be released on Christmas of 2012 but was pushed back...

‘Riptide’ replicates problems of the first

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

May 14, 2013

Filed under Features

It has been said throughout time that “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Apparently, the developmental minds at Deep Silver took this a bit too literally with their release of “Dead Island: Riptide,” the sequel to...

“The Heist” touches and teaches

Rashad Muhammad, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Features, Music

“The Heist” paints Macklemore and Ryan Lewis as the ultimate machine. Even though it was originally released in 2010, the album didn’t seem to pick up speed in mainstream until this year following the video release of...

Staff Ed: ‘Outing’ Becoming In Style

Rashad Muhammad, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2013

Filed under Features, Opinion

There is no deadline when it comes to acquiring bravery. Some feel that they’re born with a sense of valor and others are waiting for courage to grow within them. “Imagine you're in the oven, baking. Some of us know and accept ...

‘Stars aligned’ to bring Julianna Barnes to Mesa

Kate Fraser, Staff Writer

April 23, 2013

Filed under Features

Julianna Barnes, Ed. D., is new to Mesa this semester, but she looks right at home in her office at the new Student Services Center. As Vice President of Student Services, Barnes has a busy schedule, but she made the time to talk...

Fall Out Boy makes return with ‘Rock and Roll’

Joe Llorin, Features Editor

April 18, 2013

Filed under Features, Music

After a long four years away from both eachother and the music scene, Fall Out Boy returns to save their fans from further distraught with “Save Rock and Roll,” the band’s fifth studio album, which was released on April...

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