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Comedy Central offers great Thursday night lineup

Misha Emanoil, Reporter
March 14, 2010
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Every Thursday at 9 p.m., Comedy Central hosts an hour of hilarious television.  First up is Important Things with Demetri Martin, a show in which comedian Demetri Martin tackles a wide variety of "Important Things," such as ability, strategy, and money. Martin's style is very satirical, because ...

Burton does it again with “Alice in Wonderland”

Leanne Beasley, Reporter
March 14, 2010
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This well-known child's tale has been remade into a strange fairytale with the help of Tim Burton. Alice In Wonderland opened in theaters last Friday which eagerly pleased the anxious fans. I arrived at the Chesterfield AMC and saw my fair share of top hats, bunny tails and girls with the Queen of...

Frightened Rabbit’s new album gets a thumbs up

Alyssa Knowling, Reporter
March 14, 2010
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Scottish indie-band Frightened Rabbit released their third album The Winter of Mixed Drinks on March 11. I will admit I was a bit skeptical when I first heard the album. Frightened Rabbit’s last album The Midnight Organ Flight was so impressive to me. I wasn’t sure how the band could top th...

Changes in the 24 formula are worth it

Caleb Cavarreta, Reporter
March 14, 2010
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The past few years of 24 have been complete successes, as Jack Bauer has battle everything from Russians to corrupt politicians. The hit show took a yearlong break in 2008 due to the Writers Guild of America strike, the show came back with another intense season full of action and political intrigue...

Bad Company 2’s campaign mode lacks, multiplayer excells

Daniel Clutter, Reporter
March 14, 2010
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Bad Company 2 had a lot going against it entering into the stacked genre that is the First Person Shooter (FPS). With major players like Halo 3 and Modern Warfare 2, it’s hard to make a game that can hold its own. So does Bad Company have enough firepower to knock these juggernauts off their throne? When...

Pearl Jam returns to roots with Backspacer

Chelsea Coleman, Print Managing Editor
March 14, 2010
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Back from a small hiatus to work on various side projects, Pearl Jam released their ninth studio album Backspacer in September of 2009. After weathering the Grunge era of the 1990s into the new millennium, this album has a bit of influence from all their past releases, almost chronicling the band...

Fish Fry Review: St. Claire of Assisi

Courtney McBay, Editor in Chief
March 2, 2010
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St. Claire of Assisi’s Fish Fry was my first, so I could be a little biased when I say it was one of the best things ever. I have had my fair share of fried fish, so I think I know a good one when I taste it. And St. Claire’s got some good ones. My younger brother and I went to the church, which...

Review: Shutter Island

Maddie Johnson, Reporter
February 25, 2010
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Movie-goers looking for a suspenseful, mind-blowing, dramatic thriller to keep them on the edge of their seats needn’t look any further. Based off of a novel by Dennis Lehane, Shutter Island, a film by Martin Scorsese, was released Feb. 19. With a plot twist that will leave the audience stunned,...