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Sound Around St Cloud: Installment 2

Sound Around St Cloud: Installment 2

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
December 3, 2015
Filed under Events, Features, Music, Sound Around St Cloud, Uncategorized

Sound Around St Cloud is a bi-monthly showcase of the best live events in the area. In my personal and semi-professional opinion, December is a fine and loaded month for live shows in the area. The calendar displays events for the next two weeks, with a few in-advance additions. For descriptions, info,...

Buffets coming your way

Buffets coming your way

Kayley Isaacson, Journalist
December 3, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Food, Opinion, Reviews

Two new buffets popped up on the Central Minnesota food scene this November. I had the honor of visiting both "Spice" in Waite Park and "Cornerstone Buffet" in Sartell. From encountering seaweed to milkshakes, I had a unique experience at both venues. Spice is a south Asian restaurant that is located...

Justin Bieber breaks back to top

Justin Bieber breaks back to top

Trevor Erickson, Journalists
December 2, 2015
Filed under Music, Opinion, Reviews

'Purpose' debuts atop the Billboard 200, Bieber posts a record-shattering 17 songs on the Hot 100. Breaking the Beatles/Drake's record. Justin Bieber released his new album, Purpose, on November 13th. It brought him back to the surface of the popular music culture. It was his first major album since 201...

Judging a book by its cover

Judging a book by its cover

Maiah Cameron, Journalist
November 30, 2015
Filed under Maiah's Book Nook, Movies and Books

We are told from the time we are born that we should not judge a book by its cover, because people like books, are not always as they seem. Now this incredibly cliché quote might be true when talking about that new girl who dresses a little different from the mainstream style we are used to it, I don’t...

Red cups brew controversy for Starbucks

Red cups brew controversy for Starbucks

Paige Pawlenty
November 27, 2015
Filed under Food, News

During the last week of October, Starbucks' debut of new holiday cups stirred up controversy among many people. Customers who are upset by the cups are going even as far as boycotting the coffee chain. Starbucks went for a simple and sleek "two-toned ombré design, with a bright poppy color on top...

Sound Around St. Cloud: Installment 1

Sound Around St. Cloud: Installment 1

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
November 20, 2015
Filed under Events, Features, Music, Sound Around St Cloud

Over many years, the St. Cloud music scene has not only grown into something worth listening to but also something worth writing and reading about. Sounds Around St. Cloud is your guide to all things auditory within a 25 mile radius of the Sartell/St Cloud region. For the nights when Spotify doesn't...

101 7th Street North: a memoir

101 7th Street North: a memoir

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
November 19, 2015
Filed under Food

This fall, a new restaurant called Cornerstone Buffet will try where so many have failed before it: 101 7th Street, Sartell. The Hair Gallery, Paula's Diner, Mickey D's, and Viet-Flavor have all done time on 7th Street, but none have lasted. I'm glad Sartell will be getting another dining option, ...

Justin’s Book Review: The Maze Runner

Justin’s Book Review: The Maze Runner

Justin Miller, Journalist
November 18, 2015
Filed under Movies and Books

The Maze Runner starts out with a boy named Tomas, with no memory of anything, going up what is described as a old mine elevator. Tomas learns that he and many other young boys are stuck in a maze. Photo via mazerunnerbooks.com under the Creative Commons liscense   The maze has a main ...

Current favorites playlist

Current favorites playlist

Holly Greer, Journalist
November 12, 2015
Filed under Music, Playlists

I'm back again with another playlist for you, and this week I decided to give you a short look into my own personal music collection. Here's what I've had on repeat over the last week... Spotify Link Little Do You Know by Alex & Sierra - Ugh these two… Not only are they the epitome of relationship goals, bu...

Essential Oils: An essential part to my life

Essential Oils: An essential part to my life

Kayley Isaacson, Journalist
October 30, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

es·sen·tial oil (noun)- a natural oil typically obtained by distillation, and having the characteristic fragrance of the plant or other source from which it is extracted.  Essential oils are little jars of scented and natural oil (or magic?) each with an individual scent and quality to it. There ...

Horrifying hits for Halloween

Horrifying hits for Halloween

Holly Greer, Journalist
October 30, 2015
Filed under Music, Playlists

For this playlist, I decided to go with something a little different than the typical 'Monster Mash' and 'Thriller' that everybody has heard probably a hundred times in the past. There's a few different genres listed here for you to try, but nonetheless, all of these songs will add a little fright to...

Book Nook: top ten romance recommendations

Book Nook: top ten romance recommendations

Maiah Cameron, Journalist
October 25, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Maiah's Book Nook

Since last weeks novel recommendation contained a bloody, thrilling novel, this week we are going to switch gears and take a peek at the top 10 romance novels I would recommend.   My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick Samantha Reed dreams of getting out of her perfect house, seemin...

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