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Mystery novel captivates readers

TAIJA TUCKER

January 16, 2015


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Over the course of winter break, I had the opportunity to consume my life with reading. I always had a fascination with mystery novels and this one was a hit. New York Times Bestselling Author Gillian Flynn of “Gone Girl” captivated my life once again with “Dark Places.”  It&rs...

Controversial film is just another comedy

Controversial film is just another comedy

JOSHUA ROUSE

January 16, 2015


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When a movie in one country is denied viewership by another country, you know something isn’t right. Now, you can argue that “The Interview” shouldn’t have been made in the first place, but is threatening another country with war over a joke really the right response? So I sa...

First impressions

NICK CAROLAN

December 14, 2014


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Live music is one of many pleasures in my life. Whether I’m familiar with what’s being played or not, it’s a rare occurrence when I walk away not enjoying what I’ve heard. I believe that rare occurrence happened last Wednesday night at Octopus Bar on College Hill where they ho...

“Mockingjay:” a lot of drama, not enough action

“Mockingjay:” a lot of drama, not enough action

JOSHUA ROUSE

December 14, 2014


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 I have never read the Hunger Games trilogy, so I went to these movies without the knowledge of how similar they are to the books but they seemed to be pretty close, or so I was told. I had not seen the movies until recently, so it was good to see them all in a close time frame. With the third...

Holiday spirit on Main

ALISHA HINZMANN

December 8, 2014


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Jingle and Mingle took main streets motto- “Where Good Friends Meet” to a new level. Every shop, bakery, eatery and brewery on Main Street participated in a Cedar Falls-wide celebration for the Christmas season.  The event was hosted by Cedar Falls Downtown, a non-profit organization. With lights ...

CAB celebrates the seasons

CAB celebrates the seasons

AMANDA SCHUELLER

December 8, 2014


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UNI’s Campus Activity Board held its annual Celebrate the Seasons in the Union last Thursday.  “It’s really fun for all the students,” during a “really stressful time” to be able to hang out with friends in a big group setting and get free stuff, said Zoe Mckim...

Theatre with a sweet twist

MEGAN GREGORSOK

December 4, 2014


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The Lampost Theatre is hosting its annual Dessert Theatre. They hold this event every year to entice customers with treats alongside a fun performance. This year it features desserts from around the world and reprising its appearance from a few years ago is “A Piffledywiff Christmas” which re...

Christmas carols for a cause

Christmas carols for a cause

MORGAN SMITH

December 4, 2014


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It’s been said that the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Although this may just be a line out of the holiday movie “Elf,” the Cedar Valley Christmas event put on a show to get everyone in the Christmas spirit.  This event, presented by the Ce...

Purple is Buddy’s favorite color

AMBER ROUSE

November 20, 2014


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The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all [UNI] to hear. To get that message across to students, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center turned on its Christmas spirit for a special Broadway production.  GBPAC decked the halls for a Broadway production of Elf the Musical f...

Film gets perfect paws?

JOSHUA ROUSE

November 20, 2014


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I read other reviews of “Interstellar” before watching and, for the most part, they have been mixed. I went into this movie with an open mind to both the good and the bad and, needless to say, I was impressed with what I was given.   This is a very heavy movie, both in the sentiment...

A different Atmosphere

NICK CAROLAN

November 18, 2014


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For the past 17 years, the underground rap scene has been dominated and controlled by the hip-hop collective, Atmosphere. The group, consisting of rapper Slug and producer Ant, have reached their success through rigorous touring and albums that all listeners can immediately sink their teeth into.  &ldqu...

“One Tree Hill” actor serenades campus

“One Tree Hill” actor serenades campus

MORGAN AARHUS

November 18, 2014


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Campus Activities Board hosted Tyler Hilton in the Maucker Union ballroom for a free concert Thursday night.  Hilton is most known for his role as Chris Keller on “One Tree Hill” and his acoustic music. Many students took advantage of the free show.  As students entered the ball...

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