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Book Review: You’ll Be Starving for The Hunger Games

October 5, 2010

Katie Owens Staff Writer Imagine our world, thousands of years from now. The only thing not under water is most of the United States. Now imagine that the government in this world is so afraid of a rebellion that it forces civilian teenagers to partake in a battle t...

A Whole New Generation of Reading

October 5, 2010

Katie Owens Staff Writer As I sit down in the Marywood library to begin writing this article, it occurs to me that if and when eBooks do replace actual books, libraries will be a thing of the past. At least in their original form, as a place to find and borrow books from. With the ...

Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

October 5, 2010

Vincent Mecca Staff Writer Over the summer I was invited to a movie called Scott Pilgrim vs. The World. The only thing I knew from the previews I saw on TV was that a boy was going to have to fight the seven“evil exes” of his girlfriend in order to be with her. What I expected to watch was a sappy lov...

The Summer of Love (and Heartbreak)

October 5, 2010

Image by Daniel Semper via Flickr Owen Karoscik Staff Writer This has not been the most illustrious summer of blockbusters. However, there have been some exceptions but isn’t that how it’s supposed to be? Summer movies ...

The Like: Release Me – Current Retro Music!

October 5, 2010

Jeremy Barket Staff Writer Girl groups.. Girl groups.. Well Taylor Swift is on top of the pop/country charts, Lady GaGa has control over the dance club hits, and Rihanna keeps getting more famous. But where are those all-girl gro...

From the Library: Rear Window

October 5, 2010

Alison Trautmann Editor-in-Chief The library at Marywood sometimes seems like a large donut shaped labyrinth. You walk in circles in the hope that you just MIGHT find an exit. However, one of the easiest things to find in the library is ...

Album Review: Arcade Fire – The Suburbs

October 4, 2010

by Carly Moore Arcade Fire has done it again. With the release of their third album, The Suburbs, the band has aimed high for a positive reaction, and has succeeded. Since the release date on August  2  in the United Kingdom a...

"Date Night" Movie Review

April 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia By Anthony Castellano Staff Writer Date Night is a movie about a family man (Steve Carell) and his wife (Tina Fey) who are lacking something in their marriage. As a way to help fix this problem Phil ...

“Date Night” Movie Review

April 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia By Anthony Castellano Staff Writer Date Night is a movie about a family man (Steve Carell) and his wife (Tina Fey) who are lacking something in their marriage. As a way to help fix this problem Phil ...

"Clash of the Titans" Movie Review

April 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia By Anthony Castellano Staff Writer During the big Easter Holiday weekend that recently passed, one movie stood above them all for the heated box office crown, and that movie was the “Clash of the Titans.” If that film...

“Clash of the Titans” Movie Review

April 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia By Anthony Castellano Staff Writer During the big Easter Holiday weekend that recently passed, one movie stood above them all for the heated box office crown, and that movie was the “Clash of the Titans.” If that film...

Amelia Review

April 21, 2010

Cover of Amelia By Cassie Scannella Staff Writer I recently went to see the movie Amelia that just came out in theaters a few weeks ago.  I wasn’t actually sure what to expect because sometimes historical movies are either too drawn out and can be a little boring, or they aren’t at all based on the historical situation.  However, knowing that...