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Treat Yo’ Self

Treat Yo’ Self

Auston Abrego, Entertainment Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

On October 13, 2011, a great tradition was introduced to the world on the show Parks and Recreation by Donna Meagle and Tom Haverford. Every year Donna and Tom celebrate Treat Yo’ Self Day: a day full of fragrances, massages, mimosas, fine leather goods, and the three S’s (spa, shopping, and sugar)...

Morgan the Movie Just Scientifically Stupid

Morgan the Movie Just Scientifically Stupid

Luke “Luke Nukem” Myslik, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

For those who don’t know, Luke Scott is the son of one of the most famous and influential directors of this generation, Ridley Scott, who made films like Alien and Blade Runner. Luke has been waiting a long time to make his directorial debut, but now he has finally gotten the chance to do so. With his father as a p...

Frank Ocean Explores Humanity with “Blonde”

Frank Ocean Explores Humanity with “Blonde”

Luca Cendon, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Blonde is the new album released by Frank Ocean. It’s his first large release since Channel Orange and it’s entirely different from any of his past work. Ocean utilizes more auto tune and sampling in his 2016 album as a successful attempt at creating a modern sound. There have been drastic changes in music post-2012 and Frank Ocean has adapted skillfully.

Rebuking with LukeNukem

Rebuking with LukeNukem

Juliana Sink, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Junior Luke Myslik creates videos where he critiques movies and uploads them to YouTube.

Firewatch

Firewatch

Ian Smith, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Over the course of the digital revolution, video games have been aiming towards younger demographics. Fast-paced action and online adventure games flood the market every year and rake in the most profits in the game developer community. However, some companies are changing the way people play games by cr...

A Real Life ‘Joy’ To Watch

A Real Life ‘Joy’ To Watch

Mary Blanchard, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

‘Joy’ is a 2015 movie directed by David O. Russell, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, and Robert De Niro.

Star Wars: Battlefront

Star Wars: Battlefront

Tyler Scott, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The Star Wars franchise has seen a recent revival that’s been a long time coming, with Episode 7 and the long awaited sequel to the last Battlefront coming out, a game that many consider a masterpiece, myself included.

20 Must-See Halloween Movies

20 Must-See Halloween Movies

Amity Hibler, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

20 Must-See Halloween Movies ranging from Kooky Kids' Movies to the Haunting Horrors.

The Lazarus Effect

The Lazarus Effect

Matthew Craft, Staff Writer

March 13, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The Lazarus Effect brought high hopes with its all star cast, including Olivia Wilde, Evan Peters and Donald Glover. If you judge a scary movie by how many jump scares are in it, then I might as well rate this movie a 10/10.

The Deer in the Spotlight

The Deer in the Spotlight

Elias Huerta, Sports Editor

January 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

As musicians continue to sprout all across Austin, local bands are scrambling to rise above the rest with back to back shows and touring. One local band, The Deer, have set themselves up in a good position for the spotlight, recently releasing their second album, On the Essence of the Indomitable Spirit.

Award-Winning Film Mirrors Current Issues

Award-Winning Film Mirrors Current Issues

Eleanor Estrada, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

When I first stumbled upon the preview for the newly released Selma, I couldn't help myself from scrolling through Youtube comments searching for clues as to whether or not this Golden Globe nominated film was really worth seeing.

Feather in Your Cap-puccino

Feather in Your Cap-puccino

Lauren Mangold, Staff Writer

December 29, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Before you wander into a Starbucks for the 37th time this winter, you may want to consider a few of these less “mainstream” cafes to delight your palette.

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