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The reason Vine died

The reason Vine died

Marena Kouba, Journalist
November 29, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

In a matter of seconds, the app that is known for their six-second videos is coming to an end. The Vine app will be shut down in the next couple of months. The question that many "Viners" and watchers are asking is Why? For the many Vine stars that have made Vine their main source of income, they hav...

Top 5 Ryan Gosling movies to watch this Thanksgosling

Top 5 Ryan Gosling movies to watch this Thanksgosling

Matt Schnettler, Journalist
November 23, 2016
Filed under Matt's Movie Corner, Movies and Books, Showcase

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means celebrating thankfulness, family, and the guy that turned down People Magazine's sexiest man alive. Ryan Gosling is a national treasure of the purest kind. This Thanksgiving, we celebrate America's 2nd favorite Ryan (first is obviously Ryan Reynolds)...

Keeping exotic animals as pets

Keeping exotic animals as pets

November 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Keeping an exotic animal as a pet in your home is unsafe because it endangers the animal and the owner. In 2009, a family from Allentown, Pennsylvania tragically found that their 350-pound black bear had attacked one of their dear members. The bear, named Teddy, was raised with their family since...

Matt’s Movie Corner: Hacksaw Ridge

Matt’s Movie Corner: Hacksaw Ridge

Matt Schnettler, Journalist
November 18, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Matt's Movie Corner, Movies and Books, Showcase

This November director Mel Gibson brings us Hacksaw Ridge, the true story of the first conscientious objector to win the medal of honor. Hacksaw Ridge stars Andrew Garfield, Teresa Palmer, Luke Bracey, and Vince Vaughn. Hacksaw Ridge is based on the story of conscientious objector, Desmond Doss, (A...

A veteran view of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

A veteran view of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Hannah Kosloski, Journalist
November 16, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Showcase

  WELCOME TO THE LATE NIGHT DOUBLE FEATURE PICTURE SHOW!! It's a night filled with terror, pleasure, and so many other adjectives I couldn't fit them all into one sentence. The Friday night, before Halloween weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing and photographing The Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Pioneer Place. ...

Matt’s Movie Corner: Doctor Strange

Matt’s Movie Corner: Doctor Strange

November 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Matt's Movie Corner, Movies and Books

The most recent addition to Marvel's increasingly vast cinematic universe is Doctor Strange, another superhero movie about another superhero that manages to just be different enough to be good. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, and Rachel McAdams, Doctor Strange offers up yet another mo...

The Walking Dead’s new season fails in many aspects; succeeds in one

The Walking Dead’s new season fails in many aspects; succeeds in one

Matt Schnettler, Journalist
November 11, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Despite the disappointing season six finale and disappointing season premiere on October 23, The Walking Dead returned for the second episode of season 7. As a show with a pretty consistent drop in quality and ratings (the season 6 finale had the worst rating of any episode so far, here's a graph of episode ratings over time) it was really hurting f...

Everyday Encouragement: Girl Talk

Everyday Encouragement: Girl Talk

Ellie Lehto, Journalist
November 7, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Every year, girls from all around the world feel inadequate because of the extreme pressure put on them to look or act a certain way. November 14th is International Girls Day, and I wanted to write something in honor of this special day. Seven out of ten girls believe that they aren't good enough...

Escaping: A Form of Entertainment

Escaping: A Form of Entertainment

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
November 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

It's getting too cold for the Quarries. Parkwood 18 is overpriced. Netflix only goes so far. What's a Central Minnesotan to do for fun? Try St. Cloud's Escape Rooms! Escape rooms are puzzles on steroids. Teams of 2 to 8 people are locked in a room and have to use their surroundings to find clues,...

November Event Calendar

Erica Stambaugh, Journalist
November 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Here's what's going on in the area during the month of November. Use the links and photos for more information about events. Check back soon for a December event calendar, created and curated by yours truly.

Top 10 Books to read before they become movies

Top 10 Books to read before they become movies

Sydney Mumm, Journalist
November 3, 2016
Filed under Movies and Books, Showcase

 10. The Death Cure. We all know the Maze Runner series, whether you’ve heard of it, watched the movies, or read the books. Most know the story of Thomas, a boy who mysteriously wakes up in a metal box, which brings him to a place called “The Glades.” The Death Cure is the third book in the M...

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