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American Sniper: A Faithful, If Not Complex, Adaptation

American Sniper: A Faithful, If Not Complex, Adaptation

February 9, 2015


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In a post 9/11 world, jingoism has found renewed fervor as we continue the fight against violent extremism. In this atmosphere of exceptionalism, the film American Sniper finds a niche. Bradley Cooper’s portrayal of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle is the highlight of the film, as is Sienna Miller rising...

Grand Budapest Hotel: Review

Grand Budapest Hotel: Review

February 2, 2015


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Once in a while there is a filmmaker that makes something unlike anything done before. Wes Anderson has a received critical acclaim for critics, fellow filmmakers, actors, and audiences for fantastic visuals, idiosyncratic characters, and witty humor. Not only does Grand Budapest Hotel have all of these...

Food Review: &pizza

Food Review: &pizza

February 2, 2015


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&pizza: Friends, Family, and Pizza     Just as the name entails, &Pizza is designed to be a part of something greater. Everything that the restaurant provides is upgraded when friends or family come together; at least that is what seems to be advertised.   &Pizza stands at the corne...

Tech Review: PhotoMATH

Tech Review: PhotoMATH

November 25, 2014


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With finals quickly approaching a new app from MicroBLINK may be your saving grace this semester. PhotoMath, the application by MicroBLINK, extends the capability of a calculator to the functions of YouTube videos by math instructors.   The application takes pictures of printed math equations and in ...

Tech Update: Citations Galore

Tech Update: Citations Galore

November 21, 2014


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  Having a tedious time trying to do citation for a class project, or have multiple projects and find it time consuming to finish all the citations?   Well, look no further! RefME just might be your solution. The application by ReferenceME, LTD. allows any user to take a picture of j...

Daniel’s Decisions: Week 12 in the NFL

Daniel’s Decisions: Week 12 in the NFL

November 20, 2014


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The NFL’s Week 12 is upon us, and there are many intriguing matchups this weekend which have huge implications on the playoff picture in both conferences. With that said, this week is vital for many teams--it’s win, or sit at home in January.   Sunday, Nov. 23: 1:00 pm: Detroit @ New En...

Silk Road Choyhona: A Culinary Dive into Uzbekistan

Silk Road Choyhona: A Culinary Dive into Uzbekistan

November 17, 2014


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    The Silk Road, located next to Giant on Quince Orchard Drive, is a plain looking restaurant compared to the ones normally found throughout town. What this restaurant lacks in reputation and flashiness, it makes up in a comfortably pleasant environment that invites explorers that are interes...

Reckless: More than a Christmas Fable

Reckless: More than a Christmas Fable

November 17, 2014


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Review: Reckless   Montgomery college wraps up its fall theatre season with Reckless. This erie and thought provoking show follows its star vehicle Rachel, played by Geocel Batista, as she experiences a life changing holiday run-in with a hitman.   Batista is practically on stage the whole run of th...

Review: Big Hero 6

Review: Big Hero 6

November 17, 2014


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      The creators of “Wreck-It Ralph” and “Frozen” have proven to be heroes once again with the production of their latest critically-acclaimed animation: Big Hero 6.   Big Hero 6 excelled its first week in the Box Office, and for good reason.   This action-f...

Daniel Decides: NFL Week 11

Daniel Decides: NFL Week 11

November 16, 2014


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NFL WEEK 11   Welcome to the first installment of Daniel Decides, your weekly dose of my football expertise on the premier games each week for the remaining NFL season. I will give you not only my take on who will win, but the score and the x-factors for each game as well. Enjoy my week 11 predic...

Review: Ouija

Review: Ouija

November 13, 2014


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  The Halloween horror season was brought to a close with the lackluster Ouija, which initially outshined expectations but then proved to be less than acceptable. The film follows Laine, played by Bates Motel’s Olivia Cooke, who turns to the board game, Ouija, after her best friend dies. She meets four other frie...

NFL Midseason Report

NFL Midseason Report

November 7, 2014


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2014-2015 NFL Midseason Report    It is hard to believe the NFL regular season is already halfway over. There have been many surprises thus far, including the Cowboys being as successful as they’ve been (their record is 6-3), the Lions and Dolphins having the dominant defenses of the league, and the struggle of the Bears, 49ers and ...

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