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App Review: Stack

App Review: Stack

Zach McGee, Reporter
March 9, 2016
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One of the latest free and addictive games on the App Store is a game called, "Stack". Stack was created by a group of App developers that call themselves Ketchapp. Ketchapp aims to create the best and most addictive games they can, and then put them on the App Store to offer entertainment for people...

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Review: Are Free Games on The App Store Worth Your Time?

Zach McGee, Repoter
March 9, 2016
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The App Store is chalk full of free games that are either very entertaining, very boring or just not worth your time. After taking a random sample of three of the newer versions of some of these free games, I have learned one thing. Most of these are not worth your time. I choose some of the top rated...

Review: “Bridge of Spies” is More than Meets the Eye

Review: “Bridge of Spies” is More than Meets the Eye

Kaitlyn Cashdollar, Reporter
March 1, 2016
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"Bridge of Spies," is a true story about an defense attorney who is hired by the government to defend a Soviet spy in 1957. As the movie progresses, an American spy is also captured by the Soviet Union, and the attorney is hired to handle the exchange between the two. Things get complicated when yet...

Review: Deadpool Hits Theaters, Amazes (Mature) Viewers

Review: Deadpool Hits Theaters, Amazes (Mature) Viewers

Bryce VanDerveer, Reporter
February 17, 2016
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Put simply, Dead Pool is a crude blood bath of a film that was in no way suitable for children, which in itself was part of the fun. The profanity and gore not only allowed the movie to stick to its comic roots, but also made for some good laughs along the way. But really, more than anything, it should...

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Review: Annual One Acts Join Coffee House to Showcase Talent

Bryce Vanderveer, Reporter
February 10, 2016
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Theater is among the largest clubs in the Manitou School District, sporting multiple first place awards for their one act performances. The group has entertained the district for years with their many other annual plays. This, of course, does come at some cost. That is where the Coffee House progr...

Review: Is “The Revenant” Worth it?

Review: Is “The Revenant” Worth it?

Bryce VanDerveer, Reporter
January 29, 2016
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The Oscar-nominated film known simply as "The Revenant," starring Leonardo Dicaprio, has recently been praised for its intriguing plot and spectacular effects. But as far as I am concerned, this is about where the praise should end. The unbelievable quantities of blood used to create the film wer...

Review: Panic! at the Disco Releases New Album

Review: Panic! at the Disco Releases New Album

Sage Stevens, Reporter
January 27, 2016
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"Death of a Bachelor," released on January 15, is the fourth album released by Panic! At The Disco. This album contains a new sound, which is unexpected for a band, but when the fact that Brendon Urie is the only remaining original member is taken into consideration, this is understandable. Unfortunately,...

Review: The Force Awakens

Review: The Force Awakens

Sita Ahlen, Senior Reporter
January 5, 2016
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The following article contains major spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The Force Awakens was officially released on December 18, 2015, ten years after Revenge of The Sith was released. It has already raked in over 1.5 billion dollars in the box office, it has surpassed Titanic in earnings. ...

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Review: The Hobbit: Proof That New is Not Always Better

Harrison Sokol, Correspondent
December 1, 2015
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The final installment in The Hobbit movie trilogy is already nearly a year old, and is finally starting to fade from the public's memory. Thus, it is an excellent opportunity to return to the source material and see how it stacks up against the film adaptation. From the start, The Hobbit esta...

Change brings new dimensions to the Zac Brown Band

Change brings new dimensions to the Zac Brown Band

Anne Riley, Correspondent
November 19, 2015
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When it comes to Zac Brown Band (ZBB), the headlines speak for themselves. All three of their previous studio albums have gone platinum, and they’ve sold out shows at venues like Fenway Park and the Hollywood Bowl. Scoring 13 top 10s on the Hot Country Songs chart prior to their newest album, "JEKYL...

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