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New Kanye West album ‘worth the hype’

Story by Ashley Diggs

November 21, 2010

Fourteen-time Grammy Award winning rapper/producer Kanye West will deliver one of the most anticipated albums of 2010 on Monday, Nov. 22. But is the album really worth the hype? Besides stacking the title with an unnecessary adjective or two, the answer is an overwhelming, emphatic yes. Bias aside, it...

MegaMind movie review

Story by Ellen Orr

November 10, 2010

MegaMind, which opened in theaters on Nov. 6, is a movie about an ingenious, misunderstood super-villain who ultimately rises above his evil tendencies when the love of a woman pushes him to do the unthinkable–become a hero. Although obviously intended for children, MegaMind is filled with political...

‘Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager’ Review

Story by Ashley Diggs

November 8, 2010

As the sequel to his 2009 critically acclaimed debut, Kid Cudi’s Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager drags the listener deeper than ever before into his mind. Taking a sharp step away from the senseless repetition that constitutes most of today’s hip-hop music, Cudi further steps into an ...

Haunted House-fantastically frightful

Story by Allison Fahrni

October 29, 2010

As I stepped onto the plywood walkway, I could hear the “gatekeepers” behind me yell into their talkies, “We got two in the yard boys!” And that was that. The fence behind me snapped shut and everything outside of it immediately fell silent. I got the chills. Honestly, I wasn’t sure what to...

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop: Review

Story by Dylan Pitman

October 29, 2010

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop may be new to Texarkana, but it is actually a well known franchise around other areas in Texas. I recently visited our new Fuzzy’s and ate a feast of baja tacos and two different sauces. I know that trying food from a place called Fuzzy’s sounds weird and gross, but I was willing...

Taylor Swift releases new album

Story by Jen Hickman

October 29, 2010

Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated third album was released Monday, the follow-up to 2008’s Grammy Award-winning, six times-platinum Fearless. Taylor Swift’s exciting new album Speak Now with songs solely penned by Swift, shows no signs of slowing down the whirlwind of success. Swift keeps the...

The artist behind the music

Story by Dylan PItman

October 29, 2010

She’s the Antagonist is Keith Tubbs from Texarkana who has showed potential to actually go somewhere in the music world. She’s the Anatagonist’s music has inspired people to think about the way they’re living and has given him a platform to spread his beliefs and voice to everyone. With catchy...

Original formula remains effective

Story by Davis Payne

October 29, 2010

There have been many horror movies over the years and they all have themes, story lines, or scenes in them that originated somewhere else. There are horror movies that were made forty to fifty years ago that made the iconic scenes and story lines that are so well known today. One of the most popular...

Halo lives up to reputation

Story by Duncan Stanley

September 29, 2010

If nothing else, Halo: Reach certainly had a reputation to live up to. The fourth installment of the Halo series, Reach, brings several entirely new elements to the game play formula. Notable additions include: Armor Abilities, New weapons, and a new take on the classic formula. Reach absolutely blew...

3-D technology brings movies to life

Story by Abigail O'Gorman

September 29, 2010

You watch in terror as a grotesque, mutated space beast lurches out at you, its slimy tentacles flailing. Your instincts scream, “Run away!” but you are motionless, transfixed at the pulse-pounding spectacle playing out before your eyes. This isn’t science fiction, far from it. What you see in...

Mile High Burger makes for tall order

Story by Dylan Pitman

September 29, 2010

The Mile High Burger. One ¾ lb. real beef patty, two fried onions, fried mushrooms, tomatoes, ham, two strips of bacon, two fried eggs, lettuce, mayonnaise, BBQ sauce, mustard, and all between two grilled cheese sandwiches. This is a challenge that seems unthinkable. But as for senior Connor Watson...

Seniors share hope for new year

Story by Julia Hurlburt, Staff Writer

August 23, 2010

There are two very important parts to a story; the beginning and the end. Both the beginning and the end are so significant that they capture people in a special way. The end is most special because everything seems so much more meaningful because it’s about to be over. So as the class of 2011’s...

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