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Song of the Week 2/5/16

Song of the Week 2/5/16

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

"All My Friends" by LCD Soundsystem LCD Soundsystem, a critically acclaimed band led by musical genius James Murphy, broke up in 2011. They had a final concert in Madison Square Garden in NYC, spawning a documentary and live album from the legendary concert. However, in December of last year, critics a...

Kung Fu Panda 3: Skidoosh!

<i>Kung Fu Panda 3</i>: Skidoosh!

Lucas Saacks, Senior Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Our favorite animated, personified, karate-chopping animals are back for a third installment of the Kung Fu Panda series. Expectations were high for this movie after the huge success of its two predecessors. Fortune cookies all around the country advertised the film months before the release, hyping up t...

Sia: This is Acting

Sia: <i>This is Acting</i>

Ben Needham and Alec Critser, Staff Writer and Student Life Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE

Australian electro-popstar Sia just dropped her brand new album, This Is Acting, on January 29th, which quickly climbed the iTunes charts to #2 in the “Top Albums” category. It features her newly released singles “Alive,” “Cheap Thrills,” and “Bird Set Free.” This Is Acting is a highly...

Master of None, the Best Show You’re Not Watching

<i>Master of None</i>, the Best Show You’re Not Watching

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Television

With the constant stream (ha, get it?) of new shows premiering on Netflix, it is easy to overlook a hidden gem. The streaming service makes quality shows like Narcos, House of Cards, and Orange is the New Black in addition to the hundreds of shows it already provides. Aziz Ansari, a comedian known for ...

The Best “Med”icine is Good Food

The Best “Med”icine is Good Food

Maddy Lips, Food Writer

January 27, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

If you ever find yourself wandering around Franklin Street in Chapel Hill with an empty stomach, you have got to go check out Med Deli. This Mediterranean  deli has had foodies buzzing about their to-die-for tabouleh and fragrant falafel. If your a chip and dip type of person, I highly recommend ...

Frankly, Tasty 8’s is Delicious

Frankly, Tasty 8’s is Delicious

Maddy Lips, Food Writer

January 21, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Fellow foodies, if you are in the mood for a classic American meal with a slight gourmet twist, Tasty 8's is the place for you. Located smack in the middle of Fayetteville street in downtown Raleigh, not only is this little hot dog and shake place in a great location, but it has great food as well. Tas...

The Force of Baking

The Force of Baking

Maddy Lips

January 5, 2016


Filed under FINE ARTS, Food, SHOWCASE

Before break, the Green Hope Art classes held an in-class competition to design Star Wars-based food art. Here are some of their products.    

The Force is Awake and Spoiler Free

The Force is Awake and Spoiler Free

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

And so it begins, the beloved Star Wars series rears its head, once again controlling the spotlight. Opening the movie with the classic three paragraphs of important info, I was forced to read every line in grueling anticipation as I waited for the long awaited movie to begin. Beginning with a shady t...

Holiday Spirit Week Photos: Reindeer Day

Holiday Spirit Week Photos: Reindeer Day

December 16, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Oh, Hello Deer!

Best Albums of 2015

Best Albums of 2015

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

2015 has been an important year for music, with masterpieces from artists in various genres. Below, I have compiled a list of the 10 best albums of 2015 based on their relevancy, lyrics, musical content, production, and critical acclaim. Honorable Mentions: Jamie XX’s In Colour, Grimes’ Art Ang...

Katniss Everdeen Returns to District 12

Katniss Everdeen Returns to District 12

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


Filed under Movies, STUDENT LIFE

This holiday season is alive with excitement as Jennifer Lawrence becomes the girl on fire, Katniss Everdeen, for the last time in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2. Over the past three years, young Katniss Everdeen from District 12 leapt from the well-written pages of The Hunger Games trilogy t...

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